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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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Only a great mind that is overthrown yields tragedy.

Only a great mind that is overthrown yields tragedy.

by Jacques Barzun Found in: Melancholy 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

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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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Art distills sensations and embodies it with enhanced meaning.

Art distills sensations and embodies it with enhanced meaning.

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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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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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The reason teaching has to go on is that children are not born human; they are made so.

The reason teaching has to go on is that children are not born human; they are made so.

by Jacques Barzun Found in: Society Quotes,
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