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Virtue Quote: G.K. Chesterton

"Stated boldly, charity certainly means one of two things – pardoning unpardonable acts, or loving unlovable people." -G.K. Chesterton

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Virtue Quote: G.K. Chesterton

"Morality did not begin by one man saying to another, 'I will not hit you if you do not hit me'; there is no trace of such a transaction. There is a trace of both men having said, 'We must not hit each other in the holy place.' They gained their morality by guarding their [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – G.K. Chesterton

"Morality did not begin by one man saying to another, 'I will not hit you if you do not hit me'; there is no trace of such a transaction.ÿ There is a trace of both men having said, 'We must not hit each other in the holy place.' ÿThey gained their morality by guarding their [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – G.K. Chesterton

"It is impossible without humility to enjoy anything – even pride." Source: G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy, Moody Publishers, 2009.

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Daily Virtue Quote – G.K. Chesterton

"Complete self-confidence is not merely a sin; complete self-confidence is a weakness.  Believing utterly in one’s self is a hysterical and superstitious belief." Source: G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy, Moody Publishers, 2009.

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Daily Virtue Quote – G.K. Chesterton

"It is constantly assured, especially in our Tolstoyan tendencies, that when the lion lies down with the lamb the lion becomes lamb-like.  But that is brutal annexation and imperialism on the part of the lamb.  That is simply the lamb absorbing the lion instead of the lion eating the lamb.  The real problem is – [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – G.K. Chesterton

"Christianity came in here as before. It came startlingly with a sword and clove one thing from another. It divided the crime from the criminal. The criminal we must forgive unto seventy times seven. The crime we must not forgive at all." Source: G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy, Moody Publishers, 2009.

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Daily Virtue Quote – G.K. Chesterton

"Stated boldly, charity certainly means one of two things – pardoning unpardonable acts, or loving unlovable people." Source: G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy, Moody Publishers, 2009.

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Daily Virtue Quote – G.K. Chesterton

"Morality did not begin by one man saying to another, 'I will not hit you if you do not hit me'; there is no trace of such a transaction.  There is a trace of both men having said, 'We must not hit each other in the holy place.'  They gained their morality by guarding their [...]

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