Gilbert Chesterton

1874 - 1936

A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on anger, discontent, and divinity

Human anger is a higher thing than what is called divine discontent. For you must be angry with something; but you cannot be discontented with everything.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on argument

The thing I hate about an argument is it always interrupts a discussion.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on art and limitations

Art is limitation: the essence of every picture is the frame.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

Source: Orthodoxy, Chap. 3

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on art and morality

Art, like morality, consists in drawing a line somewhere.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on cleverness, equality, men, and stupidity

The doctrine of human equality reposes on this: that there is no man really clever who has not found that he is stupid. There is no big man who has not felt small. Some men never feel small; but these are the few men who are.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on authors, good, heroism, novelty, and truth

A good novel tells us the truth about it's hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

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