G. K. Chesterton

  • Sep. 1st, 2013 at 2:25 PM
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To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.

G. K. Chesterton

  • Jan. 29th, 2013 at 7:39 PM
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Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.

G. K. Chesterton

  • May. 30th, 2012 at 7:32 PM
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People wonder why the novel is the most popular form of literature; people wonder why it is read more than books of science or books of metaphysics. The reason is very simple; it is merely that the novel is more true than they are.

G. K. Chesterton

  • Apr. 9th, 2012 at 5:56 PM
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Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.

G. K. Chesterton

  • Feb. 1st, 2012 at 6:50 PM
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Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.

G. K. Chesterton

  • Jun. 5th, 2011 at 1:30 PM
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Fairy tales are more than true — not because they tell us dragons exist, but because they tell us dragons can be beaten.

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