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|For example, one noted 19th century writer said "The true University of these |
days is a collection of books."1 And another averred that "A good book is the best
of friends, the same today and forever."2 No doubt such attitudes are useful as far
|Ravitch, The Schools We Deserve: Reflections on the Educational Crisis of Our |
Times (New York: Basic Books, 1985). Books and the University. The epigram
quoted from Thomas Carlyle, "The true University of these days is a Collection of
|But the new age has now made even the physical appearance of books (textbook |
or otherwise) no longer needed. At a public ... Somehow that doesn't resonate
quite in the same way as, “The true university these days is a collection of books.
|Though this is only a half-truth, the element of truth it contains is large enough to |
make us pause. Put yourself through a good ... The Sage of Chelsea was right: "
The true university of these days is a collection of books." To master a worth-
|The model of all subsequent Universities ; which down even to these days, for six |
centuries now, have gone on to found themselves. Such, I conceive, was the
origin of Universities. ... The true University of these days is a Collection of Books.
|Beholding the bright countenance of Truth, in the quiet and still air of delightful |
studies. MILTON. Introduction to Church Government. Bk. ii. The true university of
these days is a collection of books. CARLYLE. Heroes and Hero Worship: The ...
|The true university of these days is a collection of books. — thomas carlyle I |
never had any doubts about my abilities. I knew I could write. I just had tofigure
out how to eat while doing this. —cormac mccarthy In the future, computers may
|From these upmarket campus shops, so This Week reminded its readers, |
customers could bear away 'art books, original terracotta ... Mancunian once
quoted a dictum of Carlyle: 'The true university of these days is a collection of
|But more than that, the book recreates what it was like to be on the high seas in |
the early days of navigation, how men lived together in ... As Thomas Carlyle said
over 150 years ago, "The true University of these days is a collection of books ...
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