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Man does not live by soap alone; and hygiene, or even health, is not much good unless you can take read more

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.

by Gilbert K. Chesterton Found in: Hygiene Quotes,
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The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder.

The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder.

by Gilbert K. Chesterton Found in: Wonder Quotes,
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"My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except a desperate case. It read more

"My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except a desperate case. It is like saying, "My mother, drunk or sober.".

by Gilbert K. Chesterton Found in: Country Quotes,
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Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc.

Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc.

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Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do read more

Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.

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