Mark Van Doren Quotes

Top 14 wise famous quotes and sayings by Mark Van Doren

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pinterest Share on Linkedin

Mark Van Doren quotes: Wit is the only wall between us and the dark. Wit is the only wall between us and the dark.
Mark Van Doren quotes: Great periods of poetry begin with an inordinate self-consciousness, and only gradually attain to the natural. Great periods of poetry begin with an inordinate self-consciousness, and only gradually attain to the natural.
Mark Van Doren quotes: Our best chance for happiness is education. Our best chance for happiness is education.
Mark Van Doren quotes: To be what no one ever was, to be what everyone has been: Freedom is the mean of those extremes that fence all effort in. To be what no one ever was, to be what everyone has been: Freedom is the mean of those extremes that fence all effort in.
Mark Van Doren quotes: The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
Mark Van Doren quotes: To fail to love is not to exist at all. To fail to love is not to exist at all.
Mark Van Doren quotes: For Tolstoy ... anything that human beings do has its glory ... I think he can be said to have hated nothing that ever happened. For Tolstoy ... anything that human beings do has its glory ... I think he can be said to have hated nothing that ever happened.
Mark Van Doren quotes: It is astonishing how few stories have been told perfectly. It is astonishing how few stories have been told perfectly.
Mark Van Doren quotes: Memory performs the impossible for man; holds together past and present, gives continuity and dignity to human life. Memory performs the impossible for man; holds together past and present, gives continuity and dignity to human life.
Mark Van Doren quotes: The literature of the world has exerted its power by being translated. The literature of the world has exerted its power by being translated.
Mark Van Doren quotes: Nothing in man is more serious than his sense of humor; it is the sign that he wants all the truth. Nothing in man is more serious than his sense of humor; it is the sign that he wants all the truth.
Mark Van Doren quotes: Respect for the Truth is an acquired taste. Respect for the Truth is an acquired taste.