Gilbert K. Chesterton Quotes

A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.

 
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Gilbert K. Chesterton
Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • Born: May 29, 1874
  • Died: June 14, 1936
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Writer

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG, 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". Time magazine has observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out."

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