More From Thomas W. Higginson
- "Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges."
- "When a thought takes one’s breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence."
- "Nothing is so galling to a people not broken in from the birth as a paternal, or in other words a meddling government, a government which tells them what to read and say and eat and drink and wear."
More In Good
- "And finally I twist my heart round again, so that the bad is on the outside and the good is on the inside, and keep on trying to find a way of becoming what I would so like to be, and could be, if there weren’t any other people living in the world."― Anne Frank
- "Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires."― Bertrand Russell
- "I think the pattern of my essays is, A funny thing happened to me on my way through Finnegans Wake."― Leslie Fiedler