The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community – these are the most vital things that education must try to produce.
I was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society.
The one thing that advances a society is not technology or so-called development; it's lov...- Tom Shadyac
Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostilit...- Sigmund Freud
When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other peop...- Geoffrey F. Abert
I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselv...- Thomas Jefferson
Society is what we make of it, so we'd better try to make it the best we can.- Dale Bryan Murphy
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|Birth:||3rd October, 1877|
|Death:||7th July, 1965|
Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve was an American academic, the long-time Dean of Barnard College, and the sole female US delegate to the April 1945 San Francisco United Nations Conference on International Organization, which negotiated the UN Charter and created the United Nations.
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