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'The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.'


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'Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice.'


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'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 '


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'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 '


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'It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.'


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'Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.'


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'It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.'

 

 

 

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