"It is not funny that anything else should fall down only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Elbert Hubbard
"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."