Quotes by Mark Van Doren

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Mark Van Doren (June 13, 1894 December 10, 1972) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and critic. He was born in the town of Hope in Vermilion County, Illinois. The son of a country doctor, he was raised on his family's farm in ...

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The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

To fail to love is not to exist at all.
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.
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.
To be what no one ever was,To be what everyone has been:Freedom is the mean of thoseExtremes that fence all effort in.