Harold Clarke Goddard

Harold Clarke
Goddard
1878
1950

American English Professor at Swarthmore

Author Quotes

Hamlet is to Macbeth somewhat as the Ghost is to the Witches. Revenge, or ambition, in its inception may have a lofty, even a majestic countenance, but when it has "coupled hell" and become crime, it.

There is no mystery in a looking glass until someone looks into it. Then, though it remains the same glass, it presents a different face to each man who holds it in front of him.

The appalling power with which metaphors of sexual lust illuminate the nature of war, and vice versa proves that they are based on millennia of human experience. The poets of all time have used these.

Emergencies crown their own kings.

The imagination is not a faculty for the creation of illusion; it is the faculty by which alone man apprehends reality. The ‘illusion’ turns out to be truth.

The destiny of the world is determined less by the battles that are lost and won than by the stories it loves and believes in.

Author Picture
First Name
Harold Clarke
Last Name
Goddard
Birth Date
1878
Death Date
1950
Bio

American English Professor at Swarthmore