Great Throughts Treasury

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


"Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing." - William A. Ward, fully William Arthur Ward

"The shoddy work of despair, the pointless work of pride, equally betray Creation. They are wastes of life." - Wendell Berry

"There is an old American saying 'He who lives in a glass house should not try to kill two birds with one stone." - Vladimir Nabokov, fully Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov