G.K. Chesterton Quotes

Amazing quotes from G.K. Chesterton:

  • All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change.

  • Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.

  • I believe in getting into hot water; it keeps you clean.

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

  • Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.

  • Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.

  • The simplification of anything is always sensational.