Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.
Quote by Gilbert K Chesterton
Gilbert K Chesterton Quotes
A yawn is a silent shout.
'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying...
The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it...
Coincidences are spiritual puns.
Experience which was once claimed by the aged is now claimed exclusively by the young.
One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.
The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave...
With any recovery from morbidity there must go a certain healthy humiliation.
Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness...
All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
Ritual will always mean throwing away something: destroying our corn or wine upon the altar...
There is but an inch of difference between a cushioned chamber and a padded cell.
If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain,...
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then...
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.
In matters of truth the fact that you don't want to publish something is, nine...
The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the...