Van Wyck Brooks

Van Wyck Brooks

American literary critic, biographer, and historian.
Genius and virtue are to be more often found clothed in gray than in peacock bright.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [10/20/2011 11:10:14]
The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me, by newspapers and the Bible.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No man should ever publish a book until he has first read it to a woman.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing is sadder than having worldly standards without worldly means.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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