G.K. Chesterton Quotes

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Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.

— G.K. Chesterton

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

— G.K. Chesterton

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

— G.K. Chesterton

It is the test of a good religion is whether you can joke about it.

— G.K. Chesterton

One may understand the cosmos, but never the self; the self is more distant than any star.

— G.K. Chesterton

The true object of all human life is play.

— G.K. Chesterton

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

— G.K. Chesterton

When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.

— G.K. Chesterton