The only words that ever satisfied me as describing Nature are the terms used in fairy books, "charm", "spell", "enchantment". They express the arbitrariness of the fact and its mystery.
Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
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.
The more we are certain what good is, the more we shall see good in everything.
There is one thing which gives radiance to everything. It is the idea of something around the corner.
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