"Science in the modern world has many uses its chief use, however, is to provide long words to cover the errors of the rich."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."