Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.
Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
Contributed by: Zaady
The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.
Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
The grinding power of the plain words of the Gospel story is like the power of mill-stones, and those who can read them simply enough will feel as if rocks had been rolled upon them.
When you break the big laws, you do not get liberty; you do not even get anarchy. You get the small laws.
Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.
There is one thing which gives radiance to everything. It is the idea of something around the corner.
When people begin to ignore human dignity, it will not be long before they begin to ignore human rights.
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