It is a very good thing for us to be compelled to wait, if it means that we are compelled to watch—I am even tempted to add, to watch and pray.
Source: G.K. Chesterton (Introduction to Purple Hours)
Posted: 07 Apr 2019
The important thing in life is not to keep a steady system of pleasure and composure (which can be done quite well by hardening one's heart or thickening one's head), but to keep alive in oneself the immortal power of astonishment and laughter and a kind of young reverence.
Source: G.K. Chesterton (Illustrated London News, Jan. 11, 1908)