Jacques Barzun Quotes & Sayings

29 most famous Jacques Barzun quotes and sayings (educator). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Jacques Barzun Quotes
“Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred.”
Jacques Barzun Quotes
“Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.”
“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 Quotes
“In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.”
Jacques Barzun Quotes
“The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.”
Jacques Barzun Quotes
“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.”
Jacques Barzun Quotes
“If civilization has risen from the Stone Age, it can rise again from the Wastepaper Age.”
Jacques Barzun Quotes
“I have always been - I think any student of history almost inevitably is - a cheerful pessimist.”
Jacques Barzun Quotes
“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.”
Jacques Barzun Quotes
“Idealism springs from deep feelings, but feelings are nothing without the formulated idea that keeps them whole.”

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