Chesterton’s greatest quotes stand as guideposts helping Christians navigate the thorniest of modern day issues.


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 “If there were no God, there would be no atheists.”

One of the chief uses of religion is that it makes us remember our coming from darkness, the simple fact that we are created.

The riddles of God are more satisfying than the solutions of manMen do not differ much about what things they will call evils; they differ enormously about what evils they will call excusable.

Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.

In recent years I have put my faith not in politics, but where it belongs, in God. I have been far more joyful and peaceful.

It is perfectly obvious that in any decent occupation (such as bricklaying or writing books) there are only two ways (in any special sense) of succeeding. One is by doing very good work, the other is by cheating.”A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.

The truth is, of course, that the curtness of the Ten Commandments is an evidence, not of the gloom and narrowness of a religion, but, on the contrary, of its liberality and humanity.

It is shorter to state the things forbidden than the things permitted: precisely because most things are permitted, and only a few things are forbidden.”

Right is right even if nobody does it. Wrong is still wrong even if everybody is wrong about it.

The pursuit of pleasure is merely the pursuit of fashion. The pursuit of fashion is merely the pursuit of convention only that it happens to be a new convention…But the enjoyment of convention is not really the same thing as the enjoyment of liberty.

The catholic church is the only thing that frees a man from the degrading slavery of being a child of his age



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