'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying 'My mother, drunk or sober.'
Quote by G K Chesterton
When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas...
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized
No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle...
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to...
The true object of all human life is play.
To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as...
Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
Wit is a sword; it is meant to make people feel the point as well...
People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons...
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Life exists for the love of music or beautiful things.
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells...
Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not...
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
The only words that ever satisfied me as describing Nature are the terms used in...
All that we call spirit and art and ecstacy only means that for one awful...
The wine they drink in Paradise They make in Haute Lorraine.
The worst of work nowadays is what happens to people when they cease to work.
To retire is to begin to die
Retirement: When you quit working just before your heart does