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\nGilbert K. Chesterton



    Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.

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    Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.

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    Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.

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

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    No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.

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    A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.

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

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    Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.

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    Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.

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    I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.

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    Man does not live by soap alone; and hygiene, or even health, is not much good unless you can take a healthy view of it or, better still, feel a healthy indifference to it.

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    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.

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    The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.

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    The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.

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