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"Education is the movement from darkness to light."

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"The real community of man, in the midst of all the self-contraditory simulacra of community, is the community of those who seek the truth, of potential knowers... of all men to the extent that they know."

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"We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the surface, having no notion of the beautiful structures of which they were once a part."

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"Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion."

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"The most important function of the university in an age of reason is to protect reason from itself."

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"The liberally educated person is one who is able to resist the easy and preferred answers, not because he is obstinate but because he knows others worthy of consideration."

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"Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music."

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"Reason transformed into prejudice is the worst form of prejudice, because reason is the only instrument for liberation from prejudice."

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"There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech."

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"As soon as tradition has come to be recognized as tradition, it is dead."

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"Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that wo..."

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"The liberally educated person is one who is able to resist the easy and preferred answers, not because he is obstinate but because he knows ot..."

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