Quotes by Dale Dauten, from a 1997 column

Nothing important can be taught, only learned.

Dale Dauten, from a 1997 column

Other Great Authors

Every Communist must grasp the truth, 'Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.' Our principle is that the Communist Party commands the gun and the gun will never be allowed to command the Party.

Mao Zedong

The provision of the Constitution giving the war-making power to Congress was dictated, as I understand it, by the following reasons. Kings had always been involving and impoverishing their people in wars, pretending generally, if not always, that the good of the people was the object. This, our Convention understood to be the most oppressive of all Kingly oppressions; and they resolved to so frame the Constitution that no one man should hold the power of bringing this oppression upon us.

Abraham Lincoln

I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.

Richard Lewis

In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.

William Osler

We have art so that we shall not die of reality.


If people don't want to come out to the ballpark, nobody's going to stop 'em

Lawrence Peter Berra »

History is philosophy teaching by examples.

Henry St. John Bolingbroke »

I just don't think it's good for us to be run out of town. (Refusing to cancel Secretary of State visit to Moscow)

Ronald Reagan »