Quotes by Dale Dauten, from a 1997 column

Nothing important can be taught, only learned.

Dale Dauten, from a 1997 column

Other Great Authors


[S]he refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn't boring.

Zelda Fitzgerald, 1922

This is patently absurd but whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.

Bertrand Russell

It is all right if you talk to yourself. It is all right if you answer yourself. But when you start disagreeing with the answers, you've got a problem.

R. E. Phillips

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

William Osler

Men in Great Place are thrice Servants Servants of the Sovereign or State Servants of Fame and Servants of Business It is strange desire to seek Power and to lose Liberty.

Francis Bacon

Virtue does not come from wealth, but. . . wealth, and every other good thing which men have. . . comes from virtue.

Socrates »

If we value so highly the dignity of life, how can we not also value the dignity of death No death may be called futile.

Yukio Mishima »