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The criminal is the creative

“The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic.”

– G.K. Chesterton

My country right or wrong

“My country, right or wrong,” is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, “My mother, drunk or sober.”

– G.K. Chesterton

Christmas is built upon a

“Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.”

– G.K. Chesterton

The reason angels can fly

The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly.

– G.K. Chesterton

I would maintain that thanks

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”

– G.K. Chesterton

I would maintain that thanks

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”

– G.K. Chesterton

There are two ways to

‘There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.’

– G.K. Chesterton

There Are Two Ways To Get Enough

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
– G.K. Chesterton

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
– G.K. Chesterton

Fairy Tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
– G. K. Chesterton

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

Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.
– G. K. Chesterton

I say that a man must be certain of his morality for the simple reason that he has to suffer for it.
– G. K. Chesterton

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
– G. K. Chesterton

There are two ways to get enough: one is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.
– G.K. Chesterton

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
– G.K. Chesterton

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
– G.K. Chesterton

I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
– G.K. Chesterton

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
– G. K. Chesterton

I always like a dog so long as he isn’t spelled backward.
– G.K. Chesterton