Great Throughts Treasury

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

Djuna Chappell Barnes

American Novelist, Short Story Writer

"To love without criticism is to be betrayed."

"A man's sorrow runs uphill; true it is difficult for him to bear, but it is also difficult for him to keep."

"Life, the permission to know death."

"She wanted to be the reason for everything and so was the cause of nothing."