Great Throughts Treasury

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

Max Brod

German-speaking Czech and later Israeli Jewish Novelist, Essayist and Composer, Biographer and Literary Executor of Franz Kafka publishing his life's work rather than burning them as instructed

"The greatness of a nation does not depend on the character of its blood or race... [but] consists of the values it produces."

"Our destiny repeats itself, because we create it."

"Men do very little from love, a great deal from hate, most of all from indifference."