Jacques Barzun Quotes

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the-test-and-the-use-of-mans-education-is-that-he-finds-pleasure-in-the-exercise-of-his-mind
it-seems-a-long-time-since-the-morning-mail-could-be-called-correspondence
music-is-intended-and-designed-for-sentient-beings-that-have-hopes-and-purposes-and-emotions
if-civilization-has-risen-from-the-stone-age-it-can-rise-again-from-the-wastepaper-age
idealism-springs-from-deep-feelings-but-feelings-are-nothing-without-the-formulated-idea-that-keeps-them-whole
the-danger-that-may-really-threaten-crime-fiction-is-that-soon-there-will-be-more-writers-than-readers
if-it-were-possible-to-talk-to-the-unborn-one-could-never-explain-to-them-how-it-feels-to-be-alive-for-life-is-washed-in-the-speechless-real
always-oldfashioned
life-is-given-us-as-passion-jacques-barzun
science-is-allpervasive-energy-for-it-is-at-once-mode-thought-source-strong-emotion-faith-as-fanatical-as-any-in-history-jacques-barzun
to-delve-into-history-entails-besides-grievance-hard-work-danger-that-in-depths-one-may-lose-ones-scapegoats-jacques-barzun
the-intellectuals-chief-cause-anguish-are-one-anothers-works-jacques-barzun
an-artist-has-every-right-one-may-even-say-duty-to-exhibit-his-productions-as-prominently-as-he-can-jacques-barzun
if-it-were-possible-to-talk-to-unborn-one-could-never-explain-to-them-how-it-feels-to-be-alive-for-life-is-washed-in-speechless-real-jacques-barzun
no-subject-study-is-more-important-than-reading-all-other-intellectual-powers-depend-on-it-jacques-barzun
in-teaching-you-cannot-see-fruit-days-work-it-is-invisible-remains-maybe-for-twenty-years-jacques-barzun
teaching-is-not-lost-art-but-regard-for-it-is-lost-tradition-jacques-barzun
convince-yourself-that-you-are-working-in-clay-not-marble-on-paper-not-eternal-bronze-let-that-first-sentence-be-as-stupid-as-it-wishes-jacques-barzun
from-dawn-to-decadence-500-years-western-cultural-life-jacques-barzun
above-all-ability-to-feel-force-argument-apart-from-substance-it-deals-with-is-strongest-weapon-against-prejudice-jacques-barzun
universities-incline-wits-to-sophistry-affectation-jacques-barzun
ill-read-then-ill-take-naps-when-i-feel-sleep-coming-on-i-give-in-dont-fight-it-jacques-barzun
baseball-is-kind-collective-chess-with-arms-legs-in-full-play-under-sunlight-jacques-barzun
in-any-assembly-simplest-way-to-stop-transacting-business-split-ranks-is-to-appeal-to-principle-jacques-barzun
intellect-has-nothing-to-do-with-equality-except-to-respect-it-as-sublime-convention-jacques-barzun
no-one-has-ever-used-historical-examples-near-remote-with-detail-precision-directness-to-be-found-in-every-page-shaw-jacques-barzun
by-time-i-was-9-i-had-conviction-that-everybody-in-world-was-artist-except-plumbers-people-who-delivered-groceries-jacques-barzun
speech-after-all-is-in-some-measure-expression-character-flexibility-in-its-use-is-good-way-to-tell-your-friends-from-robots-jacques-barzun
when-people-accept-futility-absurd-as-normal-culture-is-decadent-jacques-barzun
the-truth-is-when-all-is-said-done-one-does-not-teach-subject-one-teaches-student-how-to-learn-it-jacques-barzun
the-history-creation-is-but-succession-battles-between-amateurs-geniusinspired-heretics-orthodox-professionals-jacques-barzun
finding-oneself-was-misnomer-self-is-not-found-but-made-jacques-barzun
it-is-always-some-illusion-that-creates-disillusion-especially-in-young-for-whom-only-alternative-to-perfection-is-cynicism-jacques-barzun
great-cultural-changes-begin-in-affectation-end-in-routine-jacques-barzun
of-course-clothing-fashions-have-always-been-impractical-except-in-tahiti
political-correctness-does-not-legislate-tolerance-it-only-organizes-hatred
art-distills-sensation-embodies-it-with-enhanced-meaning-in-memorable-form-else-it-is-not-art
only-great-mind-that-is-overthrown-yields-tragedy
it-is-only-in-shadows-when-some-fresh-wave-truly-original-truly-creative-breaks-upon-shore-that-there-will-be-rediscovery-west
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