Think of all those ages through which men have had the courage to die, and then remember that we have actually fallen to talking about having the courage to live.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Employers will give time to eat, time to sleep; they are in terror of a time to think.
None of the modern machines, none of the modern paraphernalia. . . have any power except over the people who choose to use them.
Materialists and madmen never have doubts.
We need to be happy in this wonderland without once being merely comfortable.
Irishmen are best at the specially hard professions—the trades of iron, the lawyer, and the soldier.