GK Chesterton: Religion

“It has been often said, very truly, that religion is the thing that makes the ordinary man feel extraordinary; it is an equally important truth that religion is the thing that makes the extraordinary man feel ordinary. ”
—GK Chesterton.

English: G. K. Chesterton, 1920s. Silver gelat...

English: G. K. Chesterton, 1920s. Silver gelatin print. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

G.K. Chesterton: New Year

Young Chesterton

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“The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet, a new backbone, new ears, and new eyes. Unless a particular man made New Year resolutions, he would make no resolutions. Unless a man starts afresh about things, he will certainly do nothing effective.”
― G.K. Chesterton

 

 

G. K. Chesterton: Action

“I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on man unless they act.”
G. K. Chesterton

English: Drawing by Chesterton

English: Drawing by Chesterton (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

G. K. Chesterton: Granted gratitude

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, (b. 29 May 1874 – d....

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

~ G. K. Chesterton