Facts about Brooks Atkinson

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Brooks Atkinson was a famous Critic from USA, who lived between November 28, 1894 and January 14, 1984. He/she became 89 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Brooks.

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Famous quotes by Brooks Atkinson (10)


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"In every age 'the good old days' were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. For every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them"
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"Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go"
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"It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge"
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"Don't be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first"
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"It seems not to have been written. It is the quintessence of life. It is the basic truth"
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"After each war there is a little less democracy to save"
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"Good plays drive bad playgoers crazy"
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"There is no joy so great as that of reporting that a good play has come to town"
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"The most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one"
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"People everywhere enjoy believing things that they know are not true. It spares them the ordeal of thinking for themselves and taking responsibility for what they know"


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