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.
Nothing is sadder than having worldly standards without worldly means.
Without virtue, man is most unholy and savage, and worst in regard to s*x and eating.- Aristotle
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in yo...- Swami Vivekananda
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.- Ralph Waldo Emerson
V-Day…if you need this one day in a year to show everyone else you truly care for “you...- Jess C. Scott
I live to succeed, not to please you or anyone else.- Marilyn Monroe
|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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