Art, like morality, consists in drawing a line somewhere.
Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
A good novel tells us the truth about it's hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
No animal ever invented anything so bad as drunkeness - or so good as drink.
Americans are a very backward people, with all the real virtues of a backward people; the patriarchal simplicity and human dignity of a democracy, and a respect for labor uncorrupted by cynicism.
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.
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