Great Throughts Treasury

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

Randle Cotgrave

English Lexicographer who compiled and published "A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongues"

"He that knows nothing doubts nothing."

"Love and knowledge live not together."

"For a short pleasure, long remembrance."

"Eat bread with pleasure, drink wine by measure."

"Fools are wise until they speak. "