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Brief about Gilbert K. Chesterton: By info that we know Gilbert K. Chesterton was born at 1970-01-01. And also Gilbert K. Chesterton is English Writer.

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I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

Tags: Advice, Best, Success

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

Tags: Problem, Solution

The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.

Tags: Good, Him, Word

Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.

Tags: Love, Means, Virtue

The aim of life is appreciation; there is no sense in not appreciating things; and there is no sense in having more of them if you have less appreciation of them.

Tags: Less, Life, Sense

There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.

Tags: Clouds, Imagination, Rules

Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.

Tags: Great, Knowledge, Power

The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.

Tags: Poor, Rich, Sometimes

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.

Tags: Courage, Die, Strong

The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.

Tags: Family, Free, Freedom

If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.

Tags: Against, Preach, Pride

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

Tags: Best, Complete, Education

I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.

Tags: Cities, Found, Parks

A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.

Tags: Bad, Good, Truth

An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.

Tags: Adventure, Considered, Wrongly

The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried.

Tags: Christian, Difficult, Found

A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.

Tags: Puritan, Righteous, Wrong

Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.

Tags: May, Respect, Wish

The simplification of anything is always sensational.

Tags: Democracy, Giving, Politics

Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.

Tags: Art, Beautiful, Picture