One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Pride consists in a man making his personality the only test, instead of making truth the test. The sceptic feels himself too large to measure life by the largest things; and ends by measuring it by the smallest thing of all.
And pray where in earth or heaven are there prudent marriages? Might as well talk about prudent suicides.
Christianity is a superhuman paradox whereby two opposite passions may blaze beside each other.
Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out.
It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam.