Fable is more historical than fact, because fact tells us about one man and fable tells us about a million men.
Quote by Gilbert K Chesterton
Gilbert K Chesterton Quotes
If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
New roads; new ruts.
It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the...
I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in...
The present condition of fame is merely fashion.
The only defensible war is a war of defense.
Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is...
A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is...
The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.
Nothing is poetical if plain daylight is not poetical; and no monster should amaze us...
White... is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing,...
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
Some men never feel small, but these are the few men who are.
Being contented ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being...
We are justified in enforcing good morals, for they belong to all mankind; but we...
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven...
Journalism largely consists of saying Lord Jones is Dead to people who never knew that...