The word good has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Quote by Gilbert K Chesterton
Gilbert K Chesterton Quotes
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
Coincidences are spiritual puns.
It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam.
Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not...
We are justified in enforcing good morals, for they belong to all mankind; but we...
If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.
It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should...
Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and...
How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.
All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like...
The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then...
True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting...
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read...
Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my...
A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing...
All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
The only defensible war is a war of defense.