G. K. Chesterton Quotes

G. K. Chesterton (1874 – 1936)

G. K. Chesterton (1874 – 1936) was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the “prince of paradox.” Chesterton is well known for his fictional priest-detective Father Brown, and for his reasoned apologetics. Biographers have identified him as a successor to such famed Victorian authors as Matthew Arnold, Thomas Carlyle, Cardinal John Henry Newman, and John Ruskin.

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Quotes by G. K. Chesterton…

The center of every man’s existence is a dream. Death, disease, and insanity are merely material accidents, like a toothache or a twisted ankle. That these brutal forces always besiege and often capture the citadel does not prove that they are the citadel.

G. K. Chesterton (1874 – 1936)