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Gilbert Keith Chesterton

(1874-1936) English Essayist, Novelist, Journalist, Poet


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An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.


A man's friends like him but leave him as he is: his wife loves him and is always trying to turn him into somebody else.


An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.


Angels fly because they take themselves lightly.


I am not absent minded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.


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.


It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem.


One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.


One sees great things from the valley, only small things from the peak.


The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.


There are no uninteresting things, only uninterested people.


When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it.