Jean Toomer Quotes

Most popular Jean Toomer Quotes

Fear is a noose that binds until it strangles.

fear

We learn the rope of life by untying its knots.

life

People mistake their limitations for high standards.
— Jean Toomer

potential

One may receive the information but miss the teaching.
— Jean Toomer

education

The realization of ignorance is the first act of knowing.
— Jean Toomer

ignorance

Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own.
— Jean Toomer

goals

Men try to run life according to their wishes: life runs itself according to necessity.
— Jean Toomer
Most novices picture themselves as masters - and are content with the picture. This is why there are so few masters.
— Jean Toomer

potential