Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised.
Quote by Gilbert K Chesterton
New roads; new ruts.
True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting...
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger...
Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues; capable of...
A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read...
If you do not understand a man you cannot crush him. And if you do...
People who make history know nothing about history. You can see that in the sort...
Man is an exception, whatever else he is. If he is not the image of...
I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
Buddhism is not a creed, it is a doubt.
The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in...
Never invoke the gods unless you really want them to appear. It annoys them very...
The only defensible war is a war of defense.
The ordinary scientific man is strictly a sentimentalist. He is a sentimentalist in this essential...
Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.
The present condition of fame is merely fashion.
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.