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Gilbert K. Chesterton Quotes: What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.
         

What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.


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Tolerance is the virtue of people who do not believe in anything.

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Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.



I don't need a church to tell me I'm wrong where I already know I'm wrong; I need a Church to tell me I'm wrong where I think I'm right

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The more I considered Christianity, the more I found that while it had established a rule and order, the chief aim of that order was to give room for good things to run wild.

The more I considered Christianity, the more I found that while it had established a rule and order, the chief aim of that order was to give room for good things to run wild.



A really great person is the person who makes every person feel great.

A really great person is the person who makes every person feel great.



When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?

When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?



It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged.

It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged.



But the truth is that it is only by believing in God that we can ever criticise the Government. Once abolish the God, and the Government becomes the God.

But the truth is that it is only by believing in God that we can ever criticise the Government. Once abolish the God, and the Government becomes the God.





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