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Mark Van Doren Quotes

Type: Poet   |    Date of Birth: 1894-06-13   |    Year of Death: 1972   |    Nationality: American
Nothing in man is more serious than his sense of humor; it is the sign that he wants all the truth.
Mark Van Doren

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
Mark Van Doren

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.
Mark Van Doren

When it aims to express a love of the world it refuses to conceal the many reasons why the world is hard to love, though we must love it because we have no other, and to fail to love it is not to exist at all.
Mark Van Doren



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