Most People Think Of Artists As Impatient

It’s a curious thing. I suppose most people think of artists as impatient but I don’t know of any first-rate artist who hasn’t manifested in his career an appalling patience, a willingness to wait and to do his best now in the expectation that next year he will do better.

A-Z Quotes. 2020. TOP 25 QUOTES BY MARK VAN DOREN | A-Z Quotes. [online] Available at: <https://www.azquotes.com/author/22233-Mark_Van_Doren> [Accessed 13 June 2020].

The Connectedness Of Things Is What The Educator Contemplates

The connectedness of things is what the educator contemplates to the limit of his capacity. No human capacity is great enough to permit a vision of the world as simple, but if the educator does not aim at the vision no one else will, and the consequences are dire when no one does.

A-Z Quotes. 2020. TOP 25 QUOTES BY MARK VAN DOREN | A-Z Quotes. [online] Available at: <https://www.azquotes.com/author/22233-Mark_Van_Doren> [Accessed 13 June 2020].