"To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Gilbert K. Chesterton on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Mark Twain
"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."