Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Chevalier Ramsay, formally Andrew Michael Ramsay

Scottish-born Writer

"Life is a race; desire the goal."

"Custom, which diminishes the intense, increases the moderate, pleasures."

"We content ourselves to present to thinking minds the original seeds from whence spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, beautified, and enlarged."