Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Catherine Bowen, née Catherine Shober Drinker

American Historical Biographer

"Chamber music - a conversation between friends."

"Great artists treasure their time with a bitter and snarling miserliness."

"The professors laugh at themselves, they laugh at life; they long ago abjured the bitch-goddess Success, and the best of them will fight for his scholastic ideals with a courage and persistence that would shame a soldier. The professor is not afraid of words like truth; in fact he is not afraid of words at all."