Great Throughts Treasury

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

Henry Theodore Tuckerman

American Author

"There is strength of quiet endurance as significant courage as the most daring fears of prowess."

"The soul, by an instinct stronger than reason, ever associates beauty with truth."

"Let us recognize the beauty and power of true enthusiasm; and whatever we may do to enlighten ourselves and others, guard against checking or chilling a single earnest sentiment."

"The art of walking is at once suggestive of the dignity of man. Progressive motion alone implies power, but in almost every other instance it seems a power gained at the expense of self-possession."