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

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Jacques Barzun (1907-2012) French-American historian, educator, polymath
Saturday Evening Post, “Science vs the Humanities” (3 May 1958)
 
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Old age is like learning a new profession. And not one of your own choosing.

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Jacques Barzun (1907-2012) French-American historian, educator, polymath
In Arthur Krystal, “Age of Reason,” The New Yorker (2007-10-15)
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