The most fatal illusion is the settled point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one.
Brooks Atkinson Quotes
The evil that men do lives on the front pages of greedy newspapers, but the good is oft interred apathetically inside.
In every age the ‘good old days’ are a myth. No one ever thinks they were good at the time. For every age consists of crises that seem intolerable to those who live through them.
When Mr. Wilbur calls his play “Halfway to Hell,” he underestimates the distance.
The virtue of the camera is not the power it has to transform the photographer into an artist, but the impulse it gives him to keep on looking.
Every man with an idea has at least two or three followers.
It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
I have no objections to churches so long as they do not interfere with God’s work.
The most fatal illusion is the settled point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anyone who has one.
Nothing a man writes can please him as profoundly as something he does with his back, shoulders and hands. For writing is an artificial activity. It is a lonely and private substitute for conversation.