Mark Van Doren Quotes

Mark Van Doren Quotes: It's a curious thing. I suppose most people think of artists as impatient but I don't know of any first-rate artist who hasn't manifested in his career an appalling patience, a willingness to wait and to do his best now in the expectation that next year he will do better.
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Mark Van Doren Quote: There is no appeal from the ways of the world, which must continue on its own terms or take us all down with it into chaos and confusion.
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Quotes about Mark Van Doren: The connectedness of things is what the educator contemplates to the limit of his capacity. No human capacity is great enough to permit a vision of the world as simple, but if the educator does not aim at the vision no one else will, and the consequences are dire when no one does.
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Quote about Mark Van Doren: Memory performs the impossible for man; holds together past and present, gives continuity and dignity to human life.
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