|Born||May 29, 1874|
|Died||June 14, 1936|
The repository contains 12 quotes from G. K. Chesterton.
Tradition does not mean that the living are dead but that the dead are living.
The only people who seem to have nothing to do with the education of the children are the parents.
Materialists and madmen never have doubts.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
It’s not that they can’t see the solution, it’s that they can’t see the problem.
An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.
Journalism consists largely in saying “Lord Jones died” to people who never knew Lord Jones was alive.
Nothing is so remote from us as the thing which is not old enough to be history and not new enough to be news.
A thing may be too sad to be believed or too wicked to be believed or too good to be believed, but it cannot be too absurd to be believed in this planet of frogs and elephants, of crocodiles and cuttlefish.
Marriage halves our griefs, doubles our joys, and quadruples our expenses.
To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.