G. K. Chesterton: Moderate strength is shown in violence, supreme strength is shown in levity. (from 'The Man Who Was Thursday', 1908)
G.K. Chesterton: The wild worship of lawlessness and the materialist worship of law end in the same void. Nietzsche scales staggering mountains, but he turns up ultimately in Tibet. He sits down beside Tolstoy in the land of nothing and Nirvana. They are both help... (more G. K. Chesterton quotes)
George Bernard Shaw coined the name 'Chesterbelloc' for the literary partnership between G.K. Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc.
Chesterton was opposed to both socialism and capitalism. Instead, he promoted 'distributism', which was chiefly about the widespread ownership of property.
The director Ingmar Bergman staged a production of Chesterton's play Magic in Swedish. He later tur... (more G. K. Chesterton trivia)