Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.
The creative impulses of man are always at war with the possessive impulses.
An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.- James Buchan
Nobody talks so constantly about G-d as those who insist that there is no Gd.- Heywood Campbell Broun Jr.
The heart has a heart of its own.- Morrissey
Love is not consolation. It is light.- Simone Weil
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place wh...- Erica Jong
|Birth:||16th February, 1886|
|Death:||2nd May, 1963|
|Profession:||Critic, Historian, Biographer|
Van Wyck Brooks was an American literary critic, biographer, and historian. Brooks was educated at Harvard University and graduated in 1908. As a student there, he published his first book: a collection of poetry called Verses by Two Undergraduates, co-written with his friend John Hall Wheelock.
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