Teaching is not a lost art. But the regard for it is a lost tradition.
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.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
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The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||30th November, 1907|
|Death:||25th October, 2012|
|Profession:||Historian, Professor, Writer|
Jacques Martin Barzun was born in Créteil, France. He was a French-born American historian. Focusing on ideas and culture, he wrote about a wide range of subjects, including baseball, mystery novels, and classical music. He was also known as a philosopher of education. He published more than forty books. He earned a BA degree from Columbia University in 1927. He received his PhD in Cultural History from Columbia University in 1932. He served as a professor of History at Columbia University in 1937-1975. He wrote several books include: Race, Romanticism and the Modern Ego, The Teacher in America, The House of Intellect, The American University, Pleasures of Music, The Use and Abuse of Art, Simple and Direct, The Culture We Deserve, and From Dawn to Decadence. He was awarded the American Presidential Medal of Freedom. He was dubbed a knight of the French Legion of Honor.
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