Any piece of knowledge I acquire today has a value at this moment exactly proportional to my skill to deal with it. Tomorrow, when I know more, I recall that piece of knowledge and use it better.
—Mark Van Doren
Wondering Whom to Read Next?
- Stanley Kunitz American Poet
- Marianne Moore American Poet
- Stephen Vincent Benet American Poet
- Henry van Dyke Jr. American Author, Educator, Clergyman
- Richard Wright American Novelist, Short-Story Writer
- Theodore Roosevelt American Head of State
- Ezra Pound American Poet, Critic
- Susan Sontag American Writer, Philosopher
- Rod McKuen American Poet
- James Oppenheim American Poet, Novelist, Editor