"I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Henry David Thoreau
"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."