What is Chesterton?

  • (noun): Conservative English writer of the Roman Catholic persuasion; in addition to volumes of criticism and polemics he wrote detective novels featuring Father Brown (1874-1936).
    Synonyms: G. K. Chesterton, Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Famous quotes containing the word chesterton:

    All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
    —Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)

    Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised.
    —Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)

    The perplexity of life arises from there being too many interesting things in it for us to be interested properly in any of them.
    —Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)