Best Quotes by Stephen Vincent Benet (Top 7)

  1. Bury my heart at Wounded Knee.
  2. Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.
  3. We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.
  4. Our earth is but a small star in a great universe. Yet of it we can make, if we choose, a planet unvexxed by war, untroubled by hunger or fear, undivided by senseless distinctions of race, color or theory.
  5. Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
  6. We do not fight for the real but for shadows we make. A flag is a piece of cloth and a word is a sound, But we make them something neither cloth nor a sound, Totems of love and hate, black sorcery-stones.
  7. Books are not men and yet they are alive.