Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Delmore Schwartz

American Poet and Short Story Writer

"Major writing is to say what has been seen, so that it need never be said again."

"Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love."

"Existentialism means that no one else can take a bath for you."