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Mark Van Doren
(1894-1972) born on
Jun 13
US poet, writer. He was an eminent teacher who upheld the writing of verse in traditional forms throughout a lengthy period of experiment in poetry.
         
   
F
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

R
Memory holds together past and present, gives continuity and dignity to human life... the companion... the tutor, the poet, the library, with which you travel.
A
The job of the poet is to render the world -- to see it and report it without loss, without perversion. No poet ever talks about feelings. Only sentimental people do.
N
To be what no one ever was, to be what everyone has been: Freedom is the mean of those extremes that fence all effort in.
K
Bring ideas in and entertain them royally, for one of them may be the king.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Changing Times: The Kiplinger Magazine."
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: "Success Unlimited."
   


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