G. K. Chesterton Quotes

G. K. Chesterton Quotes

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"The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic." ~ The Innocence of Father Brown (The Blue Cross) by G. K. Chesterton. As it has been well expressed in the paradox of Poe, wisdom should reckon on the unforeseen. ~ The Innocence of Father Brown (The Blue Cross) by G. K. Chesterton. The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen. ~ The Innocence of Father Brown (The Blue Cross) by G. K. Chesterton. "The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all." ~ The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton. "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." ~ The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton. "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." ~ The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton. "Moderate strength is shown in violence, supreme strength is shown in levity." ~ The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton. "To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it." ~ The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton. 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. ~ The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton. I know that journalism largely consists in saying "Lord Jones Dead" to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive. ~ The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton.





 

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