"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Robert Frost
"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."
"I was planning to go into architecture. But when I arrived, architecture was filled up. Acting was right next to it, so I signed up for acting instead."