Quotes by Dale Dauten, from a 1997 column

Nothing important can be taught, only learned.

Dale Dauten, from a 1997 column

Other Great Authors

When it is darkest, men see the stars.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil. To think is to do.

Victor Hugo

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.

Aldous Huxley

The whisper of a pretty girl can be heard further than the roar of a lion.

Arab Proverb

And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.


Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.

Lillian Hellman »

When you are not physically starving, you have the luxury to realize psychic and emotional starvation.

Cherrie Moraga »

Victory is a political fiction.

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