Gilbert Chesterton

Gilbert Chesterton

English Christian thinker and writer of the late XIX - early XX centuries.
What life and death may be to a turkey is not my business; but the soul of Scrooge and the body of Cratchit are my business.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf is better than a whole loaf.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every sane man recognises that unlimited liberty is anarchy, or rather is nonentity. The civic idea of liberty is to give the citizen a province of liberty; a limitation within which a citizen is a king.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you do not understand a man you cannot crush him. And if you do understand him, very probably you will not.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The free man owns himself. He can damage himself with either eating or drinking; he can ruin himself with gambling. If he does he is certainly a damn fool, and he might possibly be a damned soul; but if he may not, he is not a free man any more than a dog.More Gilbert Chesterton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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