Gilbert K. Chesterton

No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.

– Gilbert K. Chesterton

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

– Gilbert K. Chesterton

A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.

– Gilbert K. Chesterton

The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet, a new backbone, new ears, and new eyes. Unless a particular man made New Year resolutions, he would make no resolutions. Unless a man starts afresh about things, he will certainly do nothing effective.

– Gilbert K. Chesterton

A man who says that no patriot should attack the war until it is over… is saying no good son should warn his mother of a cliff until she has fallen.

– Gilbert K. Chesterton

If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
– Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

I’ve searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.
– Gilbert K. Chesterton

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