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Favorite Chesterton Quotes.

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Melkor:
“The act of defending any of the cardinal virtues has today all the exhilaration of a vice.”

G.K. Chesterton

As someone who admires GK's sharp and intellectual assessments of both his own times and history; I often wonder what he would say about our current society.

Frank:
“It is quite futile to argue that man is small compared to the cosmos; for man was always small compared to the nearest tree.”

I quote I have always remembered in my scientific research.

Melkor:
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”

G.K. Chesterton

Melkor:
"Precisely because our political speeches are meant to be reported, they are not worth reporting. Precisely because they are carefully designed to be read, nobody reads them."

G.K. Chesterton

Melkor:
“If a boy fires off a gun, whether at a fox, a landlord or a reigning sovereign, he will be rebuked according to the relative value of these objects."

G.K. Chesterton

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