Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.

Gilbert K. Chesterton Music Quote

True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.

Gilbert K. Chesterton Power Quote

Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.

Gilbert K. Chesterton Respect Quote

Science in the modern world has many uses its chief use however is to provide long words to cover the errors of the rich.

Gilbert K. Chesterton Science Quote

I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.

Gilbert K. Chesterton Sports Quote

A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.

Gilbert K. Chesterton Teacher Quote

In matters of truth the fact that you don’t want to publish something is nine times out of ten a proof that you ought to publish it.

Gilbert K. Chesterton Truth Quote

It is not funny that anything else should fall down only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified.

Gilbert K. Chesterton Funny Quote

Democracy means government by the uneducated while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.

Gilbert K. Chesterton Government Quote

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind.

Gilbert K. Chesterton Health Quote