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Allan Bloom Quotes

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Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
- Allan Bloom

Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest
aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise...
specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.
- Allan Bloom

Education is the movement from darkness to light.
- Allan Bloom

The spirit is at home, if not entirely satisfied,
in America.
- Allan Bloom

 

As soon as tradition has come to be recognized as tradition,
it is dead.
- Allan Bloom

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.
- Allan Bloom

Reason cannot establish values, and its belief that
it can is the stupidiest and most pernicious illusion.
- Allan Bloom

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Rock gives children, on a silver platter,
with all the public authority of the entertainment industry,
everything their parents always used to tell them they
had to wait for until they grew up and would understand later.
- Allan Bloom

Only Socrates knew, after a lifetime of unceasing labor,
that he was ignorant.
Now every high-school student knows that.
How did it become so easy?
- Allan Bloom

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.
- Allan Bloom

There is one thing a professor can be absolutely certain of:
almost every student entering the university believes,
or says he believes, that truth is relative.
- Allan Bloom

The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision
and strengthens our most fatal tendency -
the belief that the here and now is all there is.
- Allan Bloom

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.
- Allan Bloom

Students now arrive at the university ignorant and
cynical about our political heritage,
lacking the wherewithal to be either inspired by it
or seriously critical of it.
- Allan Bloom

The real community of man is the community of those who seek the truth,
of the potential knowers.
- Allan Bloom

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

Authentic values are those by which a life can be lived,
which can form a people that produces great deeds and thoughts.
- Allan Bloom

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.
- Allan Bloom

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Fully experience THIS moment -
breathe in, breathe out - nothing more.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Where There is Love,
Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you
it's going to be a butterfly.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

If you look into your own heart,
and you find nothing wrong there,
what is there to worry about?
What is there to fear?
- Confucius

There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sadness is nothing more than the absence of joy
in the same way that darkness
is nothing more than the absence of light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To live a pure unselfish life,
one must count nothing as one's own
in the midst of abundance.
- The Buddha

It costs you nothing to make another happy -
and you gain your true self through the act of spreading joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be content with what you have,
rejoice in the way things are.
When you realize there is nothing lacking,
the whole world belongs to you.
- Lao Tzu

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Nothing is missing - Lack is an illusion.
We always have everything we truly need.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates

There is nothing I ever need to have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you expect nothing, you can
receive everything as a marvelous gift.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever God wakes in us, our thinking
becomes clear - nothing is missing.
- St. Thomas Aquinas

The world is a dangerous place,
not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.
- Albert Einstein

There is NOTHING that I "must",
"have to", or "should" do today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing I say can explain to you Divine Love
Yet all of creation cannot seem to stop talking about it.
- Rumi

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

Nothing is at last sacred, but the integrity of your own mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war
is nothing but an act of murder.
- Albert Einstein

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
- Elbert Hubbard

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

The heart knows nothing of the past,
nothing of the future;
it knows only of the present.
- Osho

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

When I hear "you have to...",
I say that there is nothing I "HAVE TO" do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be yourself. There is nothing more for you to do
than to be the best YOU that you can be -
with no imitation, no pretense, no guilt, no shame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water,
yet nothing can resist it.
- Lao Tzu

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

Where There is Love, Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure about you.
We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
- Marianne Williamson

Know that where there is love, nothing is missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Peace, Love, Health, Comfort, Joy, and the Light of Spirit -
all the rest is nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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