Jacques Barzun Quotes

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Born: November 30, 1907, Créteil, France
Birth Country: France
Died: San Antonio, October 25, 2012
Occupation: Author

1.
Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice.
- Jacques Barzun

2.
It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.
- Jacques Barzun

3.
Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.
- Jacques Barzun

4.
Schools are not intended to moralize a wicked world, but to impart knowledge and develop intelligence, with only two social aims in mind: prepare to take on one's share in the world's work, and perhaps in addition, lend a hand in improving society, after schooling is done.
- Jacques Barzun

5.
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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