Best Quotes by Bruce Catton (Top 9)

  1. Say this for big league baseball - it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America.
  2. To learn to get along without, to realize that what the world is going to demand of us may be a good deal more important than what we are entitled to demand of it - this is a hard lesson.
  3. And there is the headlight, shining far down the track, glinting off the steel rails that, like all parallel lines, will meet in infinity, which is after all where this train is going.
  4. A certain combination of incompetence and indifference can cause almost as much suffering as the most acute malevolence.
  5. Progress is the sum of small victories won by individual human beings.
  6. Sooner or later you must move down an unknown road that leads beyond the range of the imagination, and the only certainty is that the trip has to be made
  7. History does not usually make real sense until long afterward.
  8. Our American heritage is greater than any one of us. It can express itself in very homely truths; in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies.
  9. I think I was always subconsciously driven by an attempt to restate that faith and to show where it was properly grounded, how it grew out of what a great many young men on both sides felt and believed and were brave enough to do