Van Wyck Brooks

Van Wyck Brooks

American literary critic, biographer, and historian.
People of small caliber are always carping. They are bent on showing their own superiority, their knowledge or prowess or good breeding.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [10/20/2011 11:10:55]
Nothing is sadder than having worldly standards without worldly means.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]
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.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Better the fragrant herb of wit and a little cream of affability than all the pretty cups in the world.More Van Wyck Brooks quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

John Green Love is tied to truth. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Joseph Addison Health and happiness give rise to each other. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Kevin Durant In this league, experience means a lot. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Charles Kennedy To run an effective political party you need a degree of tribalism, it's the glue that holds everyone together. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Antoine De Saint-Exupery We are forever responsible for that which we have tamed. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More