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Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the read more

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game.

by Jacques Barzun Found in: Baseball Quotes,
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A man who has both feet planted firmly in the air can be safely called a liberal as opposed to read more

A man who has both feet planted firmly in the air can be safely called a liberal as opposed to the conservative, who has both feet firmly planted in his mouth.

by Jacques Barzun Found in: Liberal Quotes,
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Idealism springs from deep feelings, but feelings are nothing without the formulated idea that keeps them whole.

Idealism springs from deep feelings, but feelings are nothing without the formulated idea that keeps them whole.

by Jacques Barzun Found in: Idealism Quotes,
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Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

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Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectation.

Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectation.

by Jacques Barzun Found in: Literature Quotes,
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