"I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Gilbert K. Chesterton on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Winston Churchill
"Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long and the age of the great epics is past."
"All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change."
"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."
"There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds."
"All architecture is great architecture after sunset perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks."