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- Jacques Martin Barzun (November 30, 1907 – October 25, 2012) was a French-born American historian. Focusing on ideas and culture, he wrote about a wide" timestamp="2017-02-04T23:11:58Z" />

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In any assembly the simplest way to stop transacting business and split the ranks is to appeal to a principal

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 Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of... by Jacques Barzun at QuoteAbout.net
The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind

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The danger that may really threaten (crime fiction) is that soon there will be more writers than readers

Jacques Barzun

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

Jacques Barzun

Since it is seldom clear whether intellectual activity denotes a superior mode of being or a vital deficiency, opinion swings between considering intellect a privilege and seeing it as a handicap

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Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred

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 Only a great mind that is overthrown yields... by Jacques Barzun at QuoteAbout.net
Of course, clothing fashions have always been impractical, except in Tahiti

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 Music is intended and designed for sentient beings... by Jacques Barzun at QuoteAbout.net
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years

Jacques Barzun