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Jacques Barzun
(1907-2012) born on
Nov 30
French-US teacher, historian, author. He influenced U.S. higher education by insisting that undergraduates avoid early specialization and be given broad instruction in humanities.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.
Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.
Only a great mind that is overthrown yields tragedy.
For the educated, the authority of science rested on the strictness of its methods; for the mass, it rested on the powers of explanation.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Newsweek," 5 Dec 55
R: "Science vs the Humanities" "Saturday Evening Post," 3 May 58
A: Introduction to Joan Peyser "The New Music," Delacorte 71
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.

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