Van Wyck Brooks

Van Wyck Brooks

American literary critic, biographer, and historian.
Once you have a point of view all history will back you up.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not that the French are not profound, but they all express themselves so well that we are led to take their geese for swans.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [10/20/2011 11:10:24]
Nothing is so soothing to our self-esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The creative impulses of man are always at war with the possessive impulses.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [10/20/2011 11:10:06]
The instructed man is ashamed to pronounce in an Orphic manner what everybody knows, and because he is silent people think he is making fun of them.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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