Quotes by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG, was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox".

Quotes by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.

WarGilbert Keith Chesterton
 
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The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

LoveGilbert Keith Chesterton
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The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.

TravelingGilbert Keith Chesterton
 
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There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.

Greed, SatisfactionGilbert Keith Chesterton
 
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The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.

NeighborsGilbert Keith Chesterton
 
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And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.

Rainbows, RainGilbert Keith Chesterton
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There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.

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The riddles of God are more satisfying than the solutions of man.

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Let a man walk ten miles steadily on a hot summer's day along a dusty English road, and he will soon discover why beer was invented.

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There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.

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When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.

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New roads; new ruts.

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And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.

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To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.

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The only way to be sure of catching a train is to miss the one before it.

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There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.

Imagination, ArchitectureGilbert Keith Chesterton
 
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The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

Love, Relationships, Satisfaction, LossGilbert Keith Chesterton
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Let a man walk ten miles steadily on a hot summer's day along a dusty English road, and he will soon discover why beer was invented.

BeerGilbert Keith Chesterton
 
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And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.

Rainbows, RainGilbert Keith Chesterton
 
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Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.

MarriageGilbert Keith Chesterton
 
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One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.

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The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.

TravelingGilbert Keith Chesterton
 
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The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.

Enemies, NeighborsGilbert Keith Chesterton
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Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.

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Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.

Fear, Fairytales, DragonsGilbert Keith Chesterton
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