George Steiner Quotes

Each new historical era mirrors itself in the picture and archive mythology of its past or of a past borrowed from other cultures. It tests its sense of identity, of regress or new achievement, against that past.

~ George Steiner

The journalistic vision sharpens to the point of maximum impact every event, every individual and social configuration but the honing is uniform.

~ George Steiner

It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past.

~ George Steiner

A chess genius is a human being who focuses vast, little-understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise.

~ George Steiner

anger - art - aging - adversity - beauty - balance - change - confusion - courage - character - death - dreams - determination - education - excellence - family - friendship - funny - giving - goals - happiness - hope - honesty - integrity - imagination - joy - justice - kindness - kissing - knowledge - life - love - leadership - money - music - marriage - motivation - mistakes - nature - overcoming - optimism - opportunity - perspective - patience - peace - quality - quitting - questions - quiet - respect - relationships - reading - success - strength - stress - smiling - teaching - time - trust - unity - understanding - vision - values - victory - war - writing - winning - wisdom - waiting - youth -


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