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.
There is no stopping the world's tendency to throw off imposed restraints, the religious authority that is based on the ignorance of the many, the political authority that is based on the knowledge of the few.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.- Bruce Lee
Nothing is generous. New knowledge is a valuable commodity. The more truth we have to work...- Kurt Vonnegut
Not too many years ago, both parties acknowledged that our entitlement commitments were a ...- David Limbaugh
Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It...- Daniel J. Boorstin
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.- George Bernard Shaw
|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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