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Virtue is not the absense of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers; virtue is a vivid and separate thing, read more

Virtue is not the absense of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers; virtue is a vivid and separate thing, like pain or a particular smell.

by G. K. Chesterton Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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A stiff apology is a second insult... The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been read more

A stiff apology is a second insult... The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt.

by G. K. Chesterton Found in: Insults Quotes,
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How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you
win.

How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you
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Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.

Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.

by G. K. Chesterton Found in: Courage Quotes,
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The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly.

The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly.

by G. K. Chesterton Found in: Angels Quotes,
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