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- Jacques Martin Barzun (November 30, 1907 – October 25, 2012) was a French-American historian known for his studies of the history of ideas and cultural...
- (1989) [1935], Gay, Peter, ed., The Question of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Series editor, Jacques Barzun, Yale University Press . Conrad, Felicity (2008), "Rousseau...
- Source: American Academy of Arts and Letters 2011 – Eric Bentley 2005 – Joan Didion 1999 – Harold Bloom 1993 – Elizabeth Hardwick 1987 – Jacques Barzun 1981...
- York Times. Retrieved 2009-01-28.  Rothstein, Edward (2012-10-25). "Jacques Barzun Dies at 104; Cultural Critic Saw the Sun Setting on the West". The New...
- doctrines, and then influenced Wagner and finally the Nazis. However, Jacques Barzun observed that Viereck's portrait of cultural trends supposedly leading...
- 2010 – Vesna Parun, Croatian poet and author (b. 1922) 2012 – Jacques Barzun, French-American historian and author (b. 1907) 2012 – Jaspal Bhatti, Indian...
- politician (d. 2008) 1907 – Jacques Barzun, French-American historian and author (d. 2012) 1909 – Robert Nighthawk, American singer and guitarist (d. 1967)...
- 1969 – Bill O'Brien, American football player and coach 1969 – Brooke Theiss, American actress 1970 – Matthew Barzun, American diplomat, United States...
- Alwyn Barr (born 1938), historian affiliated with Texas Tech University Jacques Barzun (1907–2012), historian, philosopher, recipient of Presidential Medal...
- listed include philosophers Mortimer Adler and Irwin Edman, historians Jacques Barzun and Alfred Thayer Mahan, economist Arthur Burns, paleontologist Niles...

List of quotations by Jacques Barzun

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

Jacques Barzun

 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

Jacques Barzun

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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

Jacques Barzun

Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred

Jacques Barzun

 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