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Liberal Arts quotes by Ian McKellen
#1. Bolton School has a great tradition in the liberal arts. #Quote by Ian McKellen
Liberal Arts quotes by Kathryn Hahn
#2. I got a liberal arts education just because I felt like I should to keep my parents happy, but it was for them. If it was up to me, I would've just moved to New York. #Quote by Kathryn Hahn
Liberal Arts quotes by Owen Gleiberman
#3. Josh Radnor is that rare thing: a writer-director who thinks like an actor but still knows how to create a comedy with shape and vision. Liberal Arts is the best movie about college I've seen since I don't know what ... Dryly affectionate and super-sharp. Elizabeth Olsen is every inch a star. #Quote by Owen Gleiberman
Liberal Arts quotes by Plutarch
#4. But if any man undertake to write a history, that has to be collected from materials gathered by observation and the reading of works not easy to be got in all places, nor written always in his own language, but many of them foreign and dispersed in other hands, for him, undoubtedly, it is in the first place and above all things most necessary, to reside in some city of good note, addicted to liberal arts, and populous; where he may have plenty of all sorts of books, and upon inquiry may hear and inform himself of such particulars as, having escaped the pens of writers, are more faithfully preserved in the memories of men, lest his work be deficient in many things, even those which it can least dispense with. #Quote by Plutarch
Liberal Arts quotes by Edward Levi
#5. Law builds upon and, I should like to claim, is one of the liberal arts. It uses words of persuasion and changing definitions for practical ends. #Quote by Edward Levi
Liberal Arts quotes by Also Leopold
#6. One of the anomalies of modern ecology is the creation of two groups, each of which seems barely aware of the existence of the other. The one studies the human community, almost as if it were a separate entity, and calls its findings sociology, economics and history. The other studies the plant and animal community and comfortably relegates the hodge-podge of politics to the liberal arts. The inevitable fusion of these two lines of thought will, perhaps, constitute the outstanding advance of this century. #Quote by Also Leopold
Liberal Arts quotes by James Heckman
#7. I went to a liberal arts college, and as part of my background, I was majoring in mathematics and physics. #Quote by James Heckman
Liberal Arts quotes by Koren Zailckas
#8. So apparently all homeschooled kids spoke like pretentious liberal arts college students. #Quote by Koren Zailckas
Liberal Arts quotes by Steve Jobs
#9. The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts. #Quote by Steve Jobs
Liberal Arts quotes by David Sedaris
#10. He didn't understand that it's all connected, that one subject leads to another and forms a kind of chain that rises its head and nods like cobra when you're sucking on a bong after three days of no sleep. On acid, it's even wilder and appears to eat things. But not having gone to college, my dad had no concept of a well-rounded liberal arts education. #Quote by David Sedaris
Liberal Arts quotes by O.R. Melling
#11. I was fortunate in that I attended university in Canada in the early 1970s when you could take a true liberal arts degree with no programmes, majors or minors. #Quote by O.R. Melling
Liberal Arts quotes by Meryle Secrest
#12. The disappearance of an audience that had supported experimentation and made such works financial, as well as critical, successes. The decline of liberal-arts teaching in schools and colleges meant that the new audience was less cultured and intellectually oriented; wedded to television and movies, it wanted to be entertained rather than challenged. #Quote by Meryle Secrest
Liberal Arts quotes by Anthony Esolen
#13. How decisive for the Christian educator, or for any educator of good will, is the revelation that man is made in the image and likeness of the three-Personed God? That is like asking what difference it will make to us if we keep in mind that a human being is made not for the processing of data, but for wisdom; not for the utilitarian satisfaction of appetite, but for love; not for the domination of nature, but for participation in it; not for the autonomy of an isolated self, but for communion. #Quote by Anthony Esolen
Liberal Arts quotes by David Mamet
#14. They were and are children of privilege ... the privilege taught, learned, and imbibed, in a "liberal arts education" is the privilege to indict. These children have, in the main, never worked, learned to obey, command, construct, amend, or complete - to actually contribute to the society. They have learned to be shrill, and that their indictment, on the economy, on sex, on race, on the environment, though based on no experience other than hearsay, must trump any discourse, let alone opposition. It occurred to me that I had seen this behavior elsewhere, where it was called developmental difficulty. #Quote by David Mamet
Liberal Arts quotes by George F. Will
#15. When a workman is unceasingly and exclusively engaged in the fabrication of one thing, he ultimately does his work with singular dexterity; but, at the same time, he loses the general faculty of applying his mind to the direction of the work. His every day becomes more of adroit and less industrious; so that it may be said of him, that, in proportion as the workman improves, the man is degraded. Alexis de Tocqueville #Quote by George F. Will
Liberal Arts quotes by Mary Rose O'Reilley
#16. One night I begged Robin, a scientist by training, to watch Arthur Miller's 'Death of a Salesman' with me on PBS. He lasted about one act, then turned to me in horror: 'This is how you spend your days? Thinking about things like this?' I was ashamed. I could have been learning about string theory or how flowers pollinate themselves.
I think his remark was the beginning of my crisis of faith. Like so many of my generation in graduate school, I had turned to literature as a kind of substitute for formal religion, which no longer fed my soul, or for therapy, which I could not afford ... I became interested in exploring the theory of nonfiction and in writing memoir, a genre that gives us access to that lost Middlemarch of reflection and social commentary. #Quote by Mary Rose O'Reilley
Liberal Arts quotes by Cesar Pelli
#17. When I finished high school, I was 16, and in Argentina you have to choose a career right after high school. There is no such thing as a liberal arts education. #Quote by Cesar Pelli
Liberal Arts quotes by Seth Godin
#18. The competitive advantages the marketplace demands is someone more human, connected, and mature. Someone with passion and energy, capable of seeing things as they are and negotiating multiple priorities as she makes useful decisions without angst. Flexible in the face of change, resilient in the face of confusion. All of these attributes are choices, not talents, and all of them are available to you. #Quote by Seth Godin
Liberal Arts quotes by Derek Bok
#19. For some students, especially in the sciences, the knowledge gained in college may be directly relevant to graduate study. For almost all students, a liberal arts education works in subtle ways to create a web of knowledge that will illumine problems and enlighten judgment on innumerable occasions in later life. #Quote by Derek Bok
Liberal Arts quotes by Drew Gilpin Faust
#20. The ability to recognize opportunities and move in new - and sometimes unexpected - directions will benefit you no matter your interests or aspirations. A liberal arts education is designed to equip students for just such flexibility and imagination. #Quote by Drew Gilpin Faust
Liberal Arts quotes by Ovid
#21. Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel. #Quote by Ovid
Liberal Arts quotes by Felix Rohatyn
#22. What is desperately needed ... is the skepticism and the sense of history that a liberal arts education provides. #Quote by Felix Rohatyn
Liberal Arts quotes by Louis Menand
#23. What are the liberal arts and sciences? They are simply fields in which knowledge is pursued disinterestedly - that is, without regard to political, economic, or practical benefit. Disinterestedness doesn't mean that the professor is equally open to any view. Professors are hired because they have views about their subjects, views that exclude opposing or alternative views. Disinterestedness just means that whatever views a professor does hold, they have been arrived at unconstrained, or as unconstrained as possible, by anything except the requirement of honesty. #Quote by Louis Menand
Liberal Arts quotes by Jenna Fischer
#24. I went to a little liberal-arts college in Missouri called Truman State University. #Quote by Jenna Fischer
Liberal Arts quotes by Chelsea Cain
#25. My husband and I were excited about having a kid - it was having a baby that had us worried. We had a lot to learn, so like good liberal arts graduates, we signed up for a class. #Quote by Chelsea Cain
Liberal Arts quotes by Marcus Tullius Cicero
#26. Though, even if there were no such great advantage to be reaped from it, and if it were only pleasure that is sought from these studies, still I imagine you would consider it a most reasonable and liberal employment of the mind: for other occupations are not suited to every time, nor to every age or place; but these studies are the food of youth, the delight of old age; the ornament of prosperity, the refuge and comfort of adversity; a delight at home, and no hindrance abroad; they are companions by night, and in travel, and in the country. #Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Liberal Arts quotes by William Wordsworth
#27. Laying out grounds ... may be considered as a liberal art, in some sort like poetry and painting ... it is to assist Nature in moving the affections ... the affections of those who have the deepest perception of the beauty of Nature ... #Quote by William Wordsworth
Liberal Arts quotes by Patricia Briggs
#28. I may have bought the business from him, but when we worked together, he still gave the orders. Part of it was habit, I suppose, but a larger part of it was that, though I am a good mechanic, Zee is magic. Literally and figuratively. If it weren't for his tendency to get bored with easy stuff, he'd never have hired me. Then I'd have had to take my liberal arts degree and gotten a job at McDonald's or Burger King like all the rest of the history majors. #Quote by Patricia Briggs
Liberal Arts quotes by David Brin
#29. Martianus Capella strove to collect what he considered the highest accomplishments of his culture, the Seven Liberal Arts, and his collection - in weird poesical format - seemed a candle to many, during the Dark Ages. That story inspired Isaac Asimov, by the way, to write his famed Foundation sci-fi series. #Quote by David Brin
Liberal Arts quotes by Nicolaus Copernicus
#30. So if the worth of the arts were measured by the matter with which they deal, this art-which some call astronomy, others astrology, and many of the ancients the consummation of mathematics-would be by far the most outstanding. This art which is as it were the head of all the liberal arts and the one most worthy of a free man leans upon nearly all the other branches of mathe matics. Arithmetic, geometry, optics, geodesy, mechanics, and whatever others, all offer themselves in its service. #Quote by Nicolaus Copernicus
Liberal Arts quotes by Lord Chesterfield
#31. Sculpture and painting are very justly called liberal arts; a lively and strong imagination, together with a just observation, being absolutely necessary to excel in either; which, in my opinion, is by no means the case of music, though called a liberal art, and now in Italy placed even above the other two
a proof of the decline of that country. #Quote by Lord Chesterfield
Liberal Arts quotes by Melissa Albert
#32. Some bitch? She was my girlfriend for eight months. It's so ugly when girls call each other that word."

"Oh, my god, Finch, go get a liberal arts degree. #Quote by Melissa Albert
Liberal Arts quotes by David Brooks
#33. The great works of art and literature have a lot to say on how to tackle the concrete challenges of living, like how to escape the chains of public opinion, how to cope with grief or how to build loving friendships. Instead of organizing classes around academic concepts - 19th-century French literature - more could be organized around the concrete challenges students will face in the first decade after graduation. #Quote by David Brooks
Liberal Arts quotes by Marva Collins
#34. The purpose of a liberal arts education is to learn that a person can like both cats and dogs. #Quote by Marva Collins
Liberal Arts quotes by Ovid
#35. To be thoroughly imbued, with the liberal arts refines the manners, and makes men to be mild and gentle in their conduct. #Quote by Ovid
Liberal Arts quotes by Henry Giroux
#36. Higher educating is defaulting on its obligations to offer young people a quality and broad-based education. This is true in part because the liberal arts and humanities have fallen out of favor in a culture that equates education with training. #Quote by Henry Giroux
Liberal Arts quotes by John Battelle
#37. I started my career as a liberal arts major from Berkeley, wrote about enterprise IT for a few years, then followed my passion for the digital narrative into graduate school as well (also at Berkeley, the Oxford of the West or, perhaps, the Harvard - sorry Stanford!). My first project out of grad school was 'Wired' magazine. #Quote by John Battelle
Liberal Arts quotes by Alfred Whitney Griswold
#38. The liberal arts inform and enlighten the independent citizen of a democracy in the use of his own resources ... They enlarge his capacity for self-knowledge and expand his opportunities for self-improvement ... They are the wellsprings of a free society. #Quote by Alfred Whitney Griswold
Liberal Arts quotes by Frederick D. Wilhelmsen
#39. A basic flaw in contemporary American educational philosophy as much as it is under the influence of the late John Dewey, is it s failure to grasp the essentially artistic character of teaching. Due to an inflated opinion of "science" and all things supposedly "scientific," educators have been loathe to admit that teaching is an art, not a science. The art of teaching is a mingling of the liberal and the dramatic arts. Above and beyond the subject matter, the teacher actually needs but two assets: (a) a grasp of the liberal arts of grammar, rhetoric,and logic; (b) a mastery of the dramatic art of presentation." - pg 126 footnote 1. #Quote by Frederick D. Wilhelmsen
Liberal Arts quotes by Walter Isaacson
#40. The reason Apple can create products like the iPad is that we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and liberal arts, #Quote by Walter Isaacson
Liberal Arts quotes by Roger Zelazny
#41. If the liberal arts do nothing else, they provide engaging metaphors for the thinking they displace. #Quote by Roger Zelazny
Liberal Arts quotes by Bell Hooks
#42. Contrary to what some folks would have us believe, it is not tragic, even if undesirable, for a person to leave a liberal arts education not having read major works from this canon. Their lives are not ending. And the exciting dimension of knowledge is that we can learn a work without formally studying it. If a student graduates without reading Shakespeare and then reads or studies this work later, it does not delegitimize whatever formal course of study that was completed. #Quote by Bell Hooks
Liberal Arts quotes by John Of Salisbury
#43. Among all the liberal arts, the first is logic, and specifically that part of logic which gives initial instruction about words ... [T]he word "logic" has a broad meaning, and is not restricted exclusively to the science of argumentative reasoning. [It includes] Grammar [which] is "the science of speaking and writing correctly-the starting point of all liberal studies." #Quote by John Of Salisbury
Liberal Arts quotes by Conan O'Brien
#44. A new report says ISIS is trying to recruit professionals like doctors, engineers, and accountants. Sorry, kids, even ISIS says they're not hiring liberal arts majors. #Quote by Conan O'Brien
Liberal Arts quotes by Doris Kearns Goodwin
#45. Whereas Taft discouraged the young Yale student from extracurricular reading, fearful it would detract from required courses, Roosevelt read widely yet managed to stand near the top of his class. The breath of his numerous interests allowed him to draw on knowledge across various disciplines, from zoology in philosophy and religion, from poetry and drama to history and politics. #Quote by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Liberal Arts quotes by John Wesley
#46. I'd had the quintessential liberal arts experience, and I came out of college not having a clue of what to do. #Quote by John Wesley
Liberal Arts quotes by Pamela Dean
#47. Look," said Janet, irritated, "if the thing you liked best to do in the world was read, and somebody offered to pay you room and board and give you a liberal arts degree if you would just read for four years, wouldn't you do it? #Quote by Pamela Dean
Liberal Arts quotes by Joan Countryman
#48. What are any of the disciplines but a way in which people trying to make sense of the world or the universe? #Quote by Joan Countryman
Liberal Arts quotes by Henry Giroux
#49. As the humanities and liberal arts are downsized, privatized, and commodified, higher education finds itself caught in the paradox of claiming to invest in the future of young people while offering them few intellectual, civic, and moral supports. #Quote by Henry Giroux
Liberal Arts quotes by Alex Kudera
#50. I'd attended a selective liberal arts college, trained at respectable research institutions, and even completed a dissertation for a doctoral degree. In our shared office, I'd tell new hires I was ABD, so they wouldn't feel their own situation was so bleak. If they saw a ten-year veteran adjunct with a PhD, they might lose hope of securing a permanent job. It was the least I could do, as a good American, to remind the young we were an innocent and optimistic country where everyone was entitled to a fulfilling career. To make sure they understood that PhD stood not for "piled higher and deeper" or "Pop has dough," but in fact the degree meant "professional happiness desired," and at the altruistic colleges of democratic America only the angry or sad ones need not apply. #Quote by Alex Kudera
Liberal Arts quotes by Chick Corea
#51. I decided that I didn't want to spend my time in a liberal arts college. #Quote by Chick Corea
Liberal Arts quotes by Chris Hedges
#52. The assault on education began more than a century ago by industrialists and capitalists such as Andrew Carnegie. In 1891, Carnegie congratulated the graduates of the Pierce College of Business for being "fully occupied in obtaining a knowledge of shorthand and typewriting" rather than wasting time "upon dead languages." The industrialist Richard Teller Crane was even more pointed in his 1911 dismissal of what humanists call the "life of the mind." No one who has "a taste for literature has a right to be happy" because "the only men entitled to happiness… is those who are useful." The arrival of industrialists on university boards of trustees began as early as the 1870s and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business offered the first academic credential in business administration in 1881. The capitalists, from the start, complained that universities were unprofitable. These early twentieth century capitalists, like heads of investment houses and hedge-fund managers, were, as Donoghue writes "motivated by an ethically based anti-intellectualism that transcended interest in the financial bottom line. Their distrust of the ideal of intellectual inquiry for its own sake, led them to insist that if universities were to be preserved at all, they must operate on a different set of principles from those governing the liberal arts. #Quote by Chris Hedges
Liberal Arts quotes by William Deresiewicz
#53. Fortunately, our colleges and universities are fully cognizant of the problems I have been delineating and take concerted action to address them. Curricula are designed to give coherence to the educational experience and to challenge students to develop a strong degree of moral awareness. Professors, deeply involved with the enterprise of undergraduate instruction, are committed to their students' intellectual growth and insist on maintaining the highest standards of academic rigor. Career services keep themselves informed about the broad range of postgraduate options and make a point of steering students away from conventional choices. A policy of noncooperation with U.S. News has taken hold, depriving the magazine of the data requisite to calculate its rankings. Rather than squandering money on luxurious amenities and exorbitant administrative salaries, schools have rededicated themselves to their core missions of teaching and the liberal arts.
I'm kidding, of course. #Quote by William Deresiewicz
Liberal Arts quotes by Sam Lipsyte
#54. The place resembled a new model prison, or one that had achieved a provisional utopia after principled revolt, or maybe a homeless shelter for people with liberal arts degrees. The cages brought to mind those labs with their death-fuming vents near my college studio. These kids were part of some great experiment. It was maybe the same one in which I'd once been a subject. Unlike me, though, or the guinea pigs and hares, they were happy, or seemed happy, or were blogging about how they seemed happy. #Quote by Sam Lipsyte
Liberal Arts quotes by Richard Yates
#55. There was always a dim chance that the job could lead to employment on a real magazine, which might be fun; besides, college had taught her that the purpose of a liberal-arts education was not to train but to free the mind. It didn't matter what you did for a living; the important thing was the kind of person you were. #Quote by Richard Yates
Liberal Arts quotes by David Foster Wallace
#56. This is what the real, no-shit value of your liberal arts education is supposed to be about: How to keep from going through your comfortable, prosperous, respectable adult life dead, unconscious, a slave to your head and to your natural default setting of being uniquely, completely, imperially alone, day in and day out. That may sound like hyperbole, or abstract nonsense. #Quote by David Foster Wallace
Liberal Arts quotes by Steve Jobs
#57. I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates. #Quote by Steve Jobs
Liberal Arts quotes by Julie Bowen
#58. My parents had an old-fashioned ideal of college, that four years at a liberal arts college should be a liberal arts education. #Quote by Julie Bowen
Liberal Arts quotes by Barbara W. Tuchman
#59. The seven "liberal arts": Grammar, the foundation of science; Logic, which differentiates the true from the false; Rhetoric, the source of law; Arithmetic, the foundation of order because "without numbers there is nothing"; Geometry, the science of measurement; Astronomy, the most noble of the sciences because it is connected with Divinity and Theology; and lastly Music. #Quote by Barbara W. Tuchman
Liberal Arts quotes by David Foster Wallace
#60. And I submit that this is what the real, no-shit value of your liberal arts education is supposed to be about: How to keep from going through your comfortable, prosperous, respectable adult life dead, unconscious, a slave to your head and to your natural default setting of being uniquely, completely, imperially alone, day in and day out. #Quote by David Foster Wallace
Liberal Arts quotes by A. Scott Berg
#61. Max sent Scottie some literary advice, the same dictum he gave every college student who called on him. He stressed the importance of a liberal arts education but urged her to avoid all courses in writing. "Everyone has to find her own way of writing," he wrote Scottie, "and the source of finding it is largely out of literature. #Quote by A. Scott Berg
Liberal Arts quotes by Edward Levi
#62. The role of a liberal arts college within a university is to be a genuine part of that university, giving and responding to the other parts. #Quote by Edward Levi
Liberal Arts quotes by Stephen Cole Kleene
#63. I had a liberal arts education at Amherst College where I had two majors, mathematics and philosophy. #Quote by Stephen Cole Kleene
Liberal Arts quotes by Jeremy Denk
#64. Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to go to Oberlin and wanted the liberal arts. Obviously I really get intense pleasure out of drawing connections between pieces and poems and literature and ideas. #Quote by Jeremy Denk
Liberal Arts quotes by Tom Brokaw
#65. I'm not a big fan of journalism schools, except those that are organized around a liberal arts education. Have an understanding of history, economics and political science - and then learn to write. #Quote by Tom Brokaw
Liberal Arts quotes by Val Emmich
#66. She dresses like she's the dean of a small liberal arts college, and she probably could be. Not only does she relish following the rules, but she's also the only one who even knows what they are. #Quote by Val Emmich
Liberal Arts quotes by Josh Radnor
#67. Talk about what you love and keep quiet about what you don't. #Quote by Josh Radnor
Liberal Arts quotes by Jessica Knoll
#68. First semester, I learned that Jack Rogers sandals, so revered in college, screamed, "My small liberal arts school will always be the center of the universe!" I'd found a new axis, so into the trash went my gold, silver, and white pairs. #Quote by Jessica Knoll
Liberal Arts quotes by Josef Pieper
#69. Only those are called liberal or free which are concerned with knowledge; those which are concerned with utilitarian ends ... are called servile ...
The question is ... can man develop to the full as a functionary and a "worker" and nothing else; can a full human existence be contained within an exclusively workaday existence? Stated differently and translated back into our terms: is there such a thing as a liberal art? #Quote by Josef Pieper
Liberal Arts quotes by Mike White
#70. I still think of Heaven as a liberal-arts school. #Quote by Mike White
Liberal Arts quotes by A. Jarrell Hayes
#71. Give a poet a pen #Quote by A. Jarrell Hayes
Liberal Arts quotes by Philip Zaleski
#72. Lewis was studying literary history with the present and future in mind. #Quote by Philip Zaleski
Liberal Arts quotes by Steve Jobs
#73. It is in Apple's DNA that technology alone is not enough - it's technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the results that make our heart sing. #Quote by Steve Jobs
Liberal Arts quotes by Michael Joseph Brown
#74. When we introduce new technologies into our classrooms we are teaching our students twice. #Quote by Michael Joseph Brown
Liberal Arts quotes by Dante Alighieri
#75. 106. A GREAT CITADEL The most likely allegory is that the Citadel represents philosophy (that is, human reason without the light of God) surrounded by seven walls which represent the seven liberal arts, #Quote by Dante Alighieri
Liberal Arts quotes by Jane L. Rosen
#76. You may think I'm crazy, but I believe you can't help who you fall in love with. Maybe you're in love with the correct person, the one who's right around your age, your same religion, someone your parents were thrilled to meet when you took him or her home. If you are, well, then you probably don't believe me. But you might just as easily have fallen for your lab partner in college, who came to your northeastern liberal arts school from some rural town in the Appalachians, and the minute her hand brushed against yours while reaching for a beaker you knew you were a goner. And you wouldn't have cared if she was a he or he was a she or if he or she was already with someone else. #Quote by Jane L. Rosen
Liberal Arts quotes by Augustine Of Hippo
#77. What did it profit that I read the greatest human ideas of the so-called "liberal arts" in the books I got hold of. My thinking was enslaved to corrupt desires, so what difference did it make that I could read and understand these books? I delighted in learning, but I had no divine context for what my mind picked up. I had no foundation to discern what is true or certain. I was standing with my back to the light, so that the things that should be illuminated were in shadow, even though they were in front of my face. #Quote by Augustine Of Hippo
Liberal Arts quotes by Charlie Trotter
#78. I wasn't using college as a stepping stone to law school or some other career. I just wanted a liberal-arts education. #Quote by Charlie Trotter
Liberal Arts quotes by Cindy Morgan
#79. I was nerdy girl who went to Catholic school and wanted to be an engineer. I was all set to attend the Illinois Institute of Technology. And then I took a hard left turn and studied Liberal Arts at Northern Illinois University, majored in Communications. Then worked in radio as a disk jockey and as the weather girl. #Quote by Cindy Morgan
Liberal Arts quotes by Joy Covey
#80. Not having finished high school and having been fairly utilitarian in the way I went about college, I didn't have a deep liberal arts background. So we'd go to lunch and people would talk about their favorite seventeenth-century poets, and I'd be thinking, 'Could I even name five poets? From any century?' #Quote by Joy Covey
Liberal Arts quotes by Matt Taibbi
#81. I'm a product of an East Coast liberal arts educational system. #Quote by Matt Taibbi
Liberal Arts quotes by Charlie Munger
#82. I think liberal art faculties at major universities have views that are not very sound, at least on public policy issues - they may know a lot of French however. #Quote by Charlie Munger
Liberal Arts quotes by George Washington
#83. Men of real talents in Arms have commonly approved themselves patrons of the liberal arts and friends to the poets, of their own as well as former times. In some instances by acting reciprocally, heroes have made poets, and poets heroes. #Quote by George Washington
Liberal Arts quotes by Wendell Berry
#84. It could be said that a liberal education has the nature of a bequest, in that it looks upon the student as the potential heir of a cultural birthright, whereas a practical education has the nature of a commodity to be exchanged for position, status, wealth, etc., in the future. A liberal education rests on the assumption that nature and human nature do not change very much or very fast and that one therefore needs to understand the past. The practical educators assume that human society itself is the only significant context, that change is therefore fundamental, constant, and necessary, that the future will be wholly unlike the past, that the past is outmoded, irrelevant, and an encumbrance upon the future -- the present being only a time for dividing past from future, for getting ready.

But these definitions, based on division and opposition, are too simple. It is easy, accepting the viewpoint of either side, to find fault with the other. But the wrong is on neither side; it is in their division...

Without the balance of historic value, practical education gives us that most absurd of standards: "relevance," based upon the suppositional needs of a theoretical future. But liberal education, divorced from practicality, gives something no less absurd: the specialist professor of one or another of the liberal arts, the custodian of an inheritance he has learned much about, but nothing from. #Quote by Wendell Berry
Liberal Arts quotes by Steve Case
#85. I do think that a general liberal arts education is very important, particularly in an uncertain changing world. #Quote by Steve Case
Liberal Arts quotes by James Joyce
#86. There is an art in lighting a fire. We have the liberal arts and we have the useful arts. This is one of the useful arts. #Quote by James Joyce
Liberal Arts quotes by Ronald Reagan
#87. I deplore the tendency, in some institutions, to go directly toward training for a trade or profession or something and ignoring the liberal arts. It is the foundation of education. #Quote by Ronald Reagan
Liberal Arts quotes by Doug Lansky
#88. I was sitting with the rest of my college graduating class listening to the commencement speaker prepare us for life after graduation, and he had a lot of ground to cover because my liberal arts education had skirted the issue for 4 years. I was just waiting for them to call my name so I could go up, collect my diploma, fold it into a paper hat, and start flipping burgers at McDonalds. #Quote by Doug Lansky
Liberal Arts quotes by Steven E. Ozment
#89. Scholars have argued that without humanism the Reformation could not have succeeded, and it is certainly difficult to imagine the Reformation occurring without the knowledge of languages, the critical handling of sources, the satirical attacks on clerics and scholastics, and the new national feeling that a generation of humanists provided. On the other hand, the long-term success of the humanists owed something to the Reformation. In Protestant schools and universities classical culture found a permanent home. The humanist curriculum, with its stress on languages and history, became a lasting model for the arts curriculum. #Quote by Steven E. Ozment
Liberal Arts quotes by Shōtarō Yasuoka
#90. To go for liberal arts meant becoming that vague, mysterious entity, a 'liberal arts type'--the kind of person who in all likelihood would never successfully occupy any particular position in society, and who in the end would just vanish in a puff of smoke. #Quote by Shōtarō Yasuoka
Liberal Arts quotes by Napoleon Bonaparte
#91. Music, of all the liberal arts, has the greatest influence over the passions, and it is that to which the legislator ought to give the greatest encouragement. #Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Liberal Arts quotes by Robert Reich
#92. Community colleges are great bargains. They avoid the fancy amenities four-year liberal arts colleges need in order to lure the children of the middle class. #Quote by Robert Reich
Liberal Arts quotes by John Calvin
#93. Indeed, men who have either quaffed or even tasted the liberal arts penetrate with their aid far more deeply
into the secrets of the divine wisdom." - John Calvin #Quote by John Calvin
Liberal Arts quotes by Stephen King
#94. A liberal arts education teaches you how to think - I read that somewhere. The hard facts you learn are secondary to that. The big thing you take away from school with you is how to induct and deduct in a constructive way. #Quote by Stephen King
Liberal Arts quotes by Michel De Montaigne
#95. Among the liberal arts, let us begin with the art that liberates us. #Quote by Michel De Montaigne
Liberal Arts quotes by Eugene McCarthy
#96. I may have been prejudiced against lawyer members of Congress, having run against one or two and having been threatened politically by a few others, and also because my own professional background was academic, principally in the liberal arts. Good lawyers, I asserted in campaigns, can be found in the yellow pages of the telephone books. Good historians, or political and social philosophers, are not so easily found or classified. #Quote by Eugene McCarthy
Liberal Arts quotes by David Horowitz
#97. Cuba's poverty is caused by the crackpot Marxist doctrines imposed by its sociopathic ruler and promoted by half the liberal arts professors on American faculties. #Quote by David Horowitz
Liberal Arts quotes by Denham Sutcliffe
#98. Liberal learning is that which underlies, that which gives purpose and direction to practical skills. It tries to distinguish between the more and the less important, between the grand and the trivial, and to concern itself rather with the center than with the periphery. #Quote by Denham Sutcliffe
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#99. Sometimes students make the best teachers. #Quote by - Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts quotes by Mary Chapin Carpenter
#100. I was a liberal arts junkie and I figured, well, I'll go work for somebody somewhere. All I knew was that I was going to have to come home and figure it out. #Quote by Mary Chapin Carpenter
Liberal Arts quotes by Steve Case
#101. I think the more you have a generalist perspective, I think sometimes the more you can kind of see through the forest and the trees. And when it gets a little bit cloudy, you know, have some sense of, "Well, maybe this might happen or maybe that might happen." So I really am a big believer in liberal arts education. I think it's better - particularly in these kind of uncertain times - to know a little bit about a lot of things as opposed to being expert in one thing. #Quote by Steve Case
Liberal Arts quotes by Laurie Halse Anderson
#102. Why not spend that time on art: painting, sculpting, charcoal, pastel, oils? Are words or numbers more important than images? Who decides this? Does algebra move you to tears? Can plural possessives express the feelings in your heart? If you don't learn art now, you will never learn to breathe! #Quote by Laurie Halse Anderson
Liberal Arts quotes by Gene Simmons
#103. Unless you took courses in architecture, engineering, or pre-med, the rest of your liberal arts education hardly prepares you for life as the business warrior and champion you envision yourself to be. #Quote by Gene Simmons
Liberal Arts quotes by Jerome Robbins
#104. Dance is low on the totem pole of the arts, because you're not left with a painting ... a book that will stay there, a score you can read. #Quote by Jerome Robbins
Liberal Arts quotes by Frank Gaffney
#105. It is one of the truisms of politics that a conservative is often enough a former liberal who has been 'mugged by reality.' #Quote by Frank Gaffney
Liberal Arts quotes by Tacitus
#106. He (Tiberius) was wont to mock at the arts of physicians, and at those who, after thirty years of age, needed counsel as to what was good or bad for their bodies. #Quote by Tacitus
Liberal Arts quotes by Kim Stanley Robinson
#107. For me, art in our time is strongest when it is aware of science, includes science, is inspired by science, or is about science. On the linguistic level, the new words coined by scientists to describe their new discoveries form a giant growing lexicon that means English is simply bursting with new possibilities, resembling the Elizabethan age in that respect. Then conceptually, science is creating new stories to tell, by deluging us with new information and potentialities. In this deluge we need art to do its usual job of sorting things out, by giving things their human dimension and by exploring how they might feel and what they might mean. So to me the arts and the sciences are completely intertwined. Maybe that's always been true, but now more than ever. #Quote by Kim Stanley Robinson
Liberal Arts quotes by Robin Wright
#108. I think the inception of my interest in arts was when I was around 9 or 10 and I started dancing. I was really convinced that I was going to go to New York and be onstage in 'A Chorus Line.' #Quote by Robin Wright
Liberal Arts quotes by Robert A. Heinlein
#109. Support for the arts
merde! A government-supported artist is an incompetent whore! #Quote by Robert A. Heinlein
Liberal Arts quotes by Gichin Funakoshi
#110. Once a kata has been learned, it must be practised repeatedly until it can be applied in an emergency, for knowledge of just the sequence of a kata in karate is useless. #Quote by Gichin Funakoshi
Liberal Arts quotes by Yuval Noah Harari
#111. Behind this monstrous shield, liberal democracy and the free market managed to hold out in their last bastions, and Westerners could enjoy sex, drugs and rock and roll, as well as washing machines, refrigerators and televisions. Without nukes, there would have been no Woodstock, no Beatles and no overflowing supermarkets. But in the mid-1970s it seemed that nuclear weapons notwithstanding, the future belonged to socialism. #Quote by Yuval Noah Harari
Liberal Arts quotes by Kaley Cuoco
#112. It's a fine line of doing what's good for your life and what your parents want you to do, but also following your dreams. With my parents, when I was younger, I always had to do two things. If I was acting, I always had to do a sport or something on the arts side of things along with that. #Quote by Kaley Cuoco
Liberal Arts quotes by Mona Charen
#113. Liberal hostility to the traditional family helped to undermine centuries of accumulated wisdom and experience about what was best for children and adults. Far from benefiting only men, marriage confers enormous advantages on women and children as well - a fact that has been thrown into sharp relief by its breakdown over the past forty years. #Quote by Mona Charen
Liberal Arts quotes by Anna Brownell Jameson
#114. How often we have had cause to regret that the histrionic art, of all the fine arts the most intense in its immediate effect, should be, of all others, the most transient in its result! - and the only memorials it can leave behind, at best, so imperfect and so unsatisfactory! #Quote by Anna Brownell Jameson
Liberal Arts quotes by Thomas Jefferson
#115. When I contemplate the immense advances in science and discoveries in the arts which have been made within the period of my life, I look forward with confidence to equal advances by the present generation, and have no doubt they will consequently be as much wiser than we have been as we than our fathers were, and they than the burners of witches. #Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Liberal Arts quotes by Garry Kasparov
#116. One of the strengths, and weaknesses, of liberal democratic societies is giving the benefit of the doubt even to one's enemies #Quote by Garry Kasparov
Liberal Arts quotes by Ian McLeod
#117. I think it's very important for Arts Ministers to purchase art, to attend art, to validate art. #Quote by Ian McLeod
Liberal Arts quotes by Benjamin Stillingfleet
#118. Sincerity and honesty carry one through many difficulties which all the arts he can invent would never help him through. #Quote by Benjamin Stillingfleet
Liberal Arts quotes by Francis George
#119. In our country [US] equality means your liberal and freedom means you're conservative. That tension is there and it can't be handled on its own terms. It can't be handled as you go out of that and go back into natural institutions or natural law or divine revelation. Something outside of the system has to tell you the system has gone wrong. #Quote by Francis George
Liberal Arts quotes by Steven Levitan
#120. What about the accusation that Hollywood is trying to advance its liberal agenda? Well, the fact is, while the creative community admittedly leans left, Hollywood has become a corporate town. #Quote by Steven Levitan
Liberal Arts quotes by Anonymous
#121. I've inspected your profile. You are not stupid. Misguided, idealistic, naive, certainly, but not stupid. You must know how societies work. You must at least have an inkling. They work on force, power and coercion. People don't behave themselves because they're nice. That's the liberal fallacy. People behave themselves because if they don't they'll be punished. All this is known. It isn't even debatable. Civilisation after civilisation, society after society, species after species, all show the same pattern. Society is control: control is reward and punishment. Reward is being allowed to partake of the fruits of that society and, as a general but not unbreakable rule, not being punished without cause. #Quote by Anonymous
Liberal Arts quotes by George Brandis
#122. I'd say about Malcolm Fraser, as he said about himself, is that he was always, from the day he entered Parliament in 1955 until the day he died today, was a Liberal. #Quote by George Brandis
Liberal Arts quotes by Hans Haacke
#123. I have a particular interest in corporations that give themselves a cultural aura and are in other areas suspect. Philip Morris presents itself in New York as the lover of culture while it turns out that if you look behind the scenes, it is also a prime funder of Jesse Helms, someone who is very hostile to the arts. #Quote by Hans Haacke
Liberal Arts quotes by Frederick Lenz
#124. Zen and Buddhism have produced martial arts, because of the Buddhist injunction against weapons. #Quote by Frederick Lenz
Liberal Arts quotes by John Derbyshire
#125. The arts and humanities are not mere entertainment, to be turned to for relaxation after a busy day spent solving differential equations; they are our templates for living, for governing ourselves and our societies. Nor can science offer any help with the knottier problems besetting the human race. It can remedy bad smells, bad pains, and bad roads, but not bad behavior, bad government, or bad ideas. #Quote by John Derbyshire
Liberal Arts quotes by James Madison
#126. Notwithstanding the security for future repose which the United States ought to find in their love of peace and their constant respect for the rights of other nations, the character of the times particularly inculcates the lesson that, whether to prevent or repel danger, we ought not to be unprepared for it. This consideration will sufficiently recommend to Congress a liberal provision for the immediate extension and gradual completion of the works of defense, both fixed and floating, on our maritime frontier, and an adequate provision for guarding our inland frontier against dangers to which certain portions of it may continue to be exposed.
[7th Annual Message to Congress, Dec. 5, 1815] #Quote by James Madison
Liberal Arts quotes by Pat Buchanan
#127. Homosexuality involves sexual acts most men consider not only immoral, but filthy. The reason public men rarely say aloud what most say privately is they are fearful of being branded 'bigots' by an intolerant liberal orthodoxy that holds, against all evidence and experience, that homosexuality is a normal, healthy lifestyle. #Quote by Pat Buchanan
Liberal Arts quotes by John Donne
#128. Let me arrest thy thoughts; wonder with me, why plowing, building, ruling and the rest, or most of those arts, whence our lives are blest, by cursed Cain's race invented be, and blest Seth vexed us with Astronomy. #Quote by John Donne
Liberal Arts quotes by Hugh Hefner
#129. Being attacked by right-wing Christians did not bother me. Being attacked by liberal feminists did. #Quote by Hugh Hefner
Liberal Arts quotes by Mona Charen
#130. The proposed liberal solution was always negotiation. Just as they believed in nuclear arms negotiations for their own sake, they believe in a "peace process" without regard to what its consequences might be ... It was impossible for any peace plan to fail in their eyes, since lack of progress was nearly always interpreted as evidence that new talks were now "urgent". #Quote by Mona Charen
Liberal Arts quotes by Simon Barnes
#131. Behind every footballing tough guy there lurks a mincing aesthete with a love of art for art's sake, football for football's sake. A win without art is somehow less than a victory; less, almost, than a beautiful defeat. In football, the romantic and the pragmatist are ever at war in the same breast. Beauty, it must be understood here, is not Barcelona's aim but their method. And last night they were ready to use this method at every opportunity - quick-fire passing of wit and purpose in the danger areas, seeking always to produce an unlooked-for player in a position of threat. #Quote by Simon Barnes
Liberal Arts quotes by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
#132. The arts..are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. #Quote by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Liberal Arts quotes by Clive Palmer
#133. I've never needed a lobbyist personally to put my case. I'd rather put my case myself. But I don't understand how other people look at things. A lot of people in business haven't been involved in politics. They are frightened of ministers and the whole procedure. It's not something to be frightened of. It's something to go in and realise that people who go into politics, regardless of being Labor, Liberal or Nationals, primarily go in to serve the community. #Quote by Clive Palmer
Liberal Arts quotes by Ron Galella
#134. In our world, love, sex, music, and dance are all integrated into one experience. Love, and the arts of music and dance go together. #Quote by Ron Galella
Liberal Arts quotes by Armada West
#135. He was going to win this bout, then fuck her with the unchained, debauched craving of a man condemned to die at dawn. #Quote by Armada West
Liberal Arts quotes by Anthony Powell
#136. Wit, shrewdness about other aspects of life, grasp of the arts, fundamental good nature, none seemed any help in solving his emotional problems; to some extent these qualities, as displayed by him, were even a hindrance. #Quote by Anthony Powell
Liberal Arts quotes by Matt Stone
#137. There's something uniquely aggravating about the smugness of liberal Hollywood. #Quote by Matt Stone

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