G. K. Chesterton Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old g. k. chesterton quotes, g. k. chesterton sayings, and g. k. chesterton proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Wit is a sword; it is meant to make people feel the point as well as see it.     

G. K. Chesterton

The timidity of the child or the savage is entirely reasonable; they are alarmed at this world, because this world is a very alarming place. They dislike being alone because it is verily and indeed an awful idea to be alone. Barbarians fear the unknown for the same reason that Agnostics worship it --because it is a fact.      

G. K. Chesterton

The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder.     

G. K. Chesterton

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.     

G. K. Chesterton

White is not a mere absence of color; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black. God paints in many colors; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.     

G. K. Chesterton

There are an infinity of angles at which one falls, only one at which one stands.     

G. K. Chesterton