Posts Tagged 'G.K. Chesterton'



Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/11/14

 

Chesterton Windmill

Chesterton Windmill (Photo credit: Lawrence OP)

Art consists of limitation.  The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.”   —   G. K. Chesterton

 

Master Yoda - origami.

Master Yoda – origami. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Prolific, and often profound, was Chesterton.  But, often he was the master of a kind of doubletalk.  Sort of the forerunner of Yoda.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/22/14

 

“Fairy tales are more than true; not because t...

“Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” -G.K. Chesterton (Photo credit: deeplifequotes)

A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.”   —   G. K. Chesterton

 

truth

truth (Photo credit: Erick-Pardus)

(What does this blog say about this blogger?  Usually the Cryptoquote gives me more trouble than the Jumble.  But today, I couldn’t solve the Jumble.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/23/14

America's Children In Poverty

America’s Children In Poverty (Photo credit: Monroe’s Dragonfly)

The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty.  The honest rich can never forget it.”   —   G. K. Chesterton

(It’s called having a social conscience.  Those with empathy and charity for others have it.  Those who are not honest with themselves do not understand John Bradford‘s words:  There, but for the grace of God, go I.  Be well, and always do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/17/14

Writer

Writer (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Journalism consists largely in saying “Lord Jones Died” to people who never knew Lord Jones was alive.   —   G. K. Chesterton

(Contempt for the readers???  Wow, it looks like the media sure hasn’t changed much . . . if at all.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —  YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/03/13

 

G.K. Chesterton

G.K. Chesterton (Photo credit: In Toon With the World)

Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.”   —   G.K. Chesterton

(What a stodgy, head up your ass quotation!  A lot of these late 19th – early 20th Century Brits were total D-bags.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/12/12

G.K. Chesterton

G.K. Chesterton (Photo credit: In Toon With the World)

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms.  It means a strong desire to live taking the form of rediness to die.”   —   G.K. Chesterton

Valour and Cowardice

Valour and Cowardice (Photo credit: www78)

(And, cowardice is a stronger desire to live taking the form of getting your ass out of harm’s way.  Take it from someone who has medaled in cowardice!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/10/10

Chesterton at the time of his engagement, 1898

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Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.”   — Gilbert K. Chesterton

(So . . . education is a form of reincarnation.  It’s a transmigration of knowledge.  It’s why you must “teach your children well.”)   — YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/24/10

There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.”   —   Gilbert K. Chesterton

(I think they might have been trying to throw us off a bit by writing out “Gilbert” when most people just look for the “G” in G.K. Chesterton.  The quote wasn’t all that cryptic.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/08/10

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.”   — G.K. Chesterton

(. . . rendering a man to not having a leg to stand on.)   — YUR

PS.  Happy Birthday to my beautiful and intelligent baby sister, Debbie!  Oh!  And, to my old friend and ex-coworker, Ginny!  AND, to my dear Gramma in heaven! —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/18/09

Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.”   — Gilbert K. Chesterton

(I’m far from innocence, but I still prefer justice.) —  YUR 14:56 EDT


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