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G. K. Chesterton Quotes
Brief author info: G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936) English journalist, essayist, novelist, poet.
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Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.
If there is one thing worse than the modern weakening of major morals it is the modern strengthening of minor morals.
A good civilization spreads over us freely like a tree, varying and yielding because it is alive. A bad civilization stands up and sticks out above us like an umbrella-artificial, mathematical in shape; not merely universal, but uniform.
I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
A tragedy means always a mans struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Nobody notices postmen, yet they have passions like other men.
I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.
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