Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Bruce Burton

American Professor, Researcher of Applied Theatre

"For good or ill, your conversation is your advertisement. Every time you open your mouth you let men look into your mind. Do they see it well clothed, neat, business-wise?"

"It would do the world good if every man in it would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world's progress has come out of such loneliness."

"The observation is that, generally speaking, poverty of speech is the outward evidence of poverty of mind"