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John Mason Brown
(1900-1969) born on
Jul 03
US critic, lecturer. His works include "Tonight on Broadway," "Morning Faces," 1949 and "Through These Men," 1956.
She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.

The more one has seen of the good, the more one asks for the better.
Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
The more I observed Washington, the more frequently I visited it, and the more people I interviewed there, the more I understood how prophetic L'Enfant was when he laid it out as a city that goes around in circles.
The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of action.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Tribute to classical scholar Edith Hamilton, "Publishers Weekly," 17 Mar 58
R: "More Than 1,001 First Nights" "Saturday Review," 29 Aug 65
A: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.
N: "Through These Men," Harper 56
K: Town & Country," May 66

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