Historical Quotes By Van Wyck Brooks Quotes from the famous, and the not so famous throughout history. The following were made by
Van Wyck Brooks.
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Nothing is so soothing to our self-esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Loa-Tzu, The Way of Tao-Tzu
Roman coins have been dug up in America, suggesting that perhaps the Vikings or Columbus weren''t the first Europeans to visit the New World. The coins were found in locations as far afield as Texas, Venezuela and Maine.