Quotes by humanities

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  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    ...we no longer have intellectually satisfying arrangements in our educational system, in our arts, humanities or anything else; instead we have slogans and ideologies. An ideology is a religious or emotional expression; it is not an intellectual expression.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.
  • Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities.
  • Richard Feynman
    Richard Feynman
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    The theoretical broadening which comes from having many humanities subjects on the campus is offset by the general dopiness of the people who study these things...
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    There is no true expertise in the humanities without knowing all of the humanities. Art is a vast, ancient interconnected web-work, a fabricated tradition. Over-concentration on any one point is a distortion.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    What would be the nicest thing I could say about Newt Gingrich? He may be one of the great supporters of the humanities, because you have people who don't want to study the social sciences, because it's not profitable, and now Newt, as the highest-paid historian in American history, may be an encouragement to people to study history.
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