April 18th, 2014
The Cross cannot be defeated for it is defeat.

G.K. Chesterton in The Ball and the Cross

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April 17th, 2014
Jesus Christ made wine, not a medicine, but a sacrament. But Omar makes it, not a sacrament, but a medicine. He feasts because life is not joyful; he revels because he is not glad. ‘Drink,’ he says, ‘for you know not whence you come nor why. Drink, for you know not when you go nor where. Drink, because the stars are cruel and the world as idle as a humming-top. Drink, because there is nothing worth trusting, nothing worth fighting for. Drink, because all things are lapsed in a base equality and an evil peace.’ So he stands offering us the cup in his hands. And in the high altar of Christianity stands another figure in whose hand also is the cup of the vine. ‘Drink,’ he says, ‘for the whole world is as red as this wine with the crimson of the love and wrath of God. Drink, for the trumpets are blowing for battle, and this is the stirrup cup. Drink, for this is my blood of the New Testament that is shed for you. Drink, for I know whence you come and why. Drink, for I know when you go and where.’

G.K. Chesterton in Heretics

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April 16th, 2014

"Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously." G.K. Chesterton in the Illustrated London News, December 2, 1905

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April 15th, 2014
The two things that a healthy person hates most between heaven and hell are a woman who is not dignified and a man who is.

G.K. Chesterton in All Things Considered

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April 14th, 2014
There is no fear that a modern king will attempt to override the constitution: it is more likely that he will ignore the constitution and work behind its back. He will take no advantage of his kingly power: it is more likely that he will take advantage of his kingly powerlessness — of the fact that he is free from criticism and publicity. For the King is the most private person of our time. It will not be necessary for anyone to fight against the proposal of a censorship of the Press. We do not need a censorship of the Press. We have a censorship by the Press.

G.K. Chesterton in Orthodoxy

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April 13th, 2014
THE modern man thought Becket’s robes too rich and his meals too poor. But then the modern man was really exceptional in history; no man before ever ate such elaborate dinners in such ugly clothes. The modern man found the Church too simple exactly where life is too complex; he found the Church too gorgeous exactly where modern life is too dingy. The man who disliked the plain fasts and feasts was mad on entrees. The man who disliked vestments wore a pair of preposterous trousers. And surely if there was any insanity involved in the matter at all it was in the trousers, not in the simply falling robe. If there was any insanity at all, it was in the extravagant entrees, not in the bread and wine.

G.K. Chesterton in Orthodoxy

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April 12th, 2014
The only thing still old-fashioned enough to reject miracles is the New Theology.

G.K. Chesterton in Orthodoxy

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April 11th, 2014
"There never was anything so perilous or so exciting as orthodoxy."
-G.K. Chesterton
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"There never was anything so perilous or so exciting as orthodoxy."

-G.K. Chesterton

There is a limited supply of these G.K. Chesterton ‘Orthodoxy’ quote shirts on clearance for just $10 here. These are regularly around $25 on Zazzle. 

It features visual elements from the book by Chesterton - buses (that actually say ‘Hanwell’), angels (which fly, because they take themselves lightly), and a chariot (like the wild truth, reeling but erect).

April 10th, 2014
There are many definite methods, honest and dishonest, which make men rich; the only ‘instinct’ I know of which does it is that instinct which theological Christianity crudely describes as ‘the sin of avarice.’

G.K. Chesterton in All Things Considered

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April 9th, 2014
If a god does come upon the earth, he will descend at the sight of the brave. Our prostrations and litanies are of no avail our new moons and sabbaths are an abomination. The great man will come when all of us are feeling great, not when all of us are feeling small. He will ride in at some splendid moment when we all feel that we could do without him.

G.K. Chesterton in Charles Dickens

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