In small doses.
But after a while, his style grates on you.
As Domine explains:
I find his style just a tad. . .what?. . .contrived? The rapid-fire parallelisms, the easy rotations of adjectives to make a cute point: "It's not that X is Y, but Y is X."
Chesterton is constantly trying to be paradoxical. All the time.
Yes, it does make for some interesting observations, but it becomes formulaic à la longue.
Okay, all you Catholics who feel the same way, you can come out of the closet, now! :)