Mary Ellen Chase

Mary Ellen
Chase
1887
1973

American Scholar, Teacher, Scholar and Author

Author Quotes

There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.

It is quite possible to leave your home for a walk in the early morning air and return a different person ? beguiled, enchanted.

Manual labor to my father was not only good and decent for it's own sake but, as he was given to saying, it straightened out one's thoughts.

Of all the excellent teachers of college English whom I have known I have never discovered one who knew precisely what he was doing. Therein have lain their power and their charm.

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.

The greatest danger in any argument is that real issues are often clouded by superficial ones, that momentary passions may obscure permanent realities.

Author Picture
First Name
Mary Ellen
Last Name
Chase
Birth Date
1887
Death Date
1973
Bio

American Scholar, Teacher, Scholar and Author