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G. K. Chesterton Quotes - LitQuotes found 10 G. K. Chesterton quotes

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"The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic." G. K. ChestertonThe Innocence of Father Brown (The Blue Cross)
As it has been well expressed in the paradox of Poe, wisdom should reckon on the unforeseen. G. K. ChestertonThe Innocence of Father Brown (The Blue Cross)
The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen. G. K. ChestertonThe Innocence of Father Brown (The Blue Cross)
"The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all." G. K. ChestertonThe Man Who Was Thursday
"I don't often have the luck to have a dream like this. It is new to me for a nightmare to lead to a lobster. It is commonly the other way." G. K. ChestertonThe Man Who Was Thursday
"There is your precious order, that lean, iron lamp, ugly and barren; and there is anarchy, rich, living, reproducing itself--there is anarchy, splendid in green and gold." G. K. ChestertonThe Man Who Was Thursday
"Moderate strength is shown in violence, supreme strength is shown in levity." G. K. ChestertonThe Man Who Was Thursday
"To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it." G. K. ChestertonThe Wisdom of Father Brown
It was one of those chilly and empty afternoons in early winter, when the daylight is silver rather than gold and pewter rather than silver. G. K. ChestertonThe Wisdom of Father Brown
I know that journalism largely consists in saying "Lord Jones Dead" to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive. G. K. ChestertonThe Wisdom of Father Brown





 

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