"When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Gilbert K. Chesterton on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Gilbert K. Chesterton on George Bernard Shaw
"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."