Gilbert K. Chesterton Quotes - DoolBug

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Other Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.

Swami Vivekananda

Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.

Norman Vincent Peale

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

Love sees roses without thorns.

German Proverb

For with god all things are possible.

Bible

We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.

Sister Busche

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.

Winston Churchill

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

And that's how you play "Get the Guests".

George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.

Lawrence LeShan

There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

Blaine Lee

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

Rodney L. Parsley

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?

Bruce Lee

Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.

Robert Sexton

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

Karen Casey

All love is sweet, given or returned.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Kahlil Gibran

One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.

Bruce Lee

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Theresa

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

Thornton Wilder

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret B. Runbeck

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan

Live with passion !

Anthony Robbins

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.

Unknown

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

Edwin Arnold

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.

Brian Tracy

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

La Rouchefoucauld

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson

If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.

Francis Bacon

Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda