Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.
Quote by Gilbert K Chesterton
Gilbert K Chesterton Quotes
Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had...
People who make history know nothing about history. You can see that in the sort...
The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to...
The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.
One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.
Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is...
Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and...
With any recovery from morbidity there must go a certain healthy humiliation.
The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it...
Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues; capable of...
It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam.
If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
New roads; new ruts.
The perplexity of life arises from there being too many interesting things in it for...
Some men never feel small, but these are the few men who are.
All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the...
What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply...