Brooks Atkinson Quotes

After each war there is a little less democracy to save.

Democracy Quotes, War Quotes

In every age 'the good old days' were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. For every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them.

Age Quotes, Time Quotes, Thought Quotes, Myth Quotes

It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge

Education Quotes, Knowledge Quotes, Men Quotes, Poetry Quotes, Thinking Quotes

 

It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.

Off to College Quotes, Education Quotes, Knowledge Quotes, Men Quotes, Poetry Quotes, Thinking Quotes

People everywhere enjoy believing things that they know are not true. It spares them the ordeal of thinking for themselves and taking responsibility for what they know.

Responsibility Quotes, Thinking Quotes

The most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one.

Life Quotes

It seems not to have been written. It is the quintessence of life. It is the basic truth.

Life Quotes, Truth Quotes

Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.

God Quotes

Don't be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first.

Skill Quotes

There is no joy so great as that of reporting that a good play has come to town.

Great Quotes