Carl van Doren Quotes

The measure of the creator is the amount of life he puts into his work.

A classic is a book that doesn’t have to be written again.

Exactly a week before the final treaty with England was signed, (Benjamin) Franklin saw Paris’s first balloon ascension at the Champ-de-Mars… On the occasion itself he made an epigram which ran through Paris and was hurried off by Baron Grimm to his royal correspondents in Germany, Poland, and Russia. What good, some sceptic asked, could […]