Famous quotes containing the words elwyn brooks and/or brooks:
“Advertisers are the interpreters of our dreamsJoseph interpreting for Pharaoh. Like the movies, they infect the routine futility of our days with purposeful adventure. Their weapons are our weaknesses: fear, ambition, illness, pride, selfishness, desire, ignorance. And these weapons must be kept as bright as a sword.”
—E.B. (Elwyn Brooks)
“Shut your rhetorics in a box;
Pack compunction and go home.
Skeleton, settle, down in bed.”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)