Jacques Barzun Quotes

I say that a college ought to be proud, within reason, to have its books stolen. Why do people steal money? Because they value it. Apply this to books and you may get a measure of effective education. Naturally, purloining should not be encouraged or even condoned; but it should be accepted as a running […]

Art distills sensation and embodies it with enhanced meaning in memorable form – or else it is not art.

An artist has every right – one may even say a duty – to exhibit his productions as prominently as he can.

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game – and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams.