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“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.”
“That arithmetic is the basest of all mental activities is proved by the fact that it is the only one that can be accomplished by a machine.”
“If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.”
“It went beyond idealism and that ridiculous term activism, which basically means talking about something but doing nothing. We made giving exciting.”
“The job of rearing a child consists of making conscious activities unconscious.”
“Browning! Since Chaucer was alive and hale, / No man hath walked along our roads with step / So active, so inquiring eye, or tongue/ So varied in discourse.”
Walter Savage Landor
“I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively”
“Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing”
“Festival of the impassioned efforts and manifold ambitions of all forms of youthful activity of every generation springing from the threshold of life.”
Pierre de Coubertin
“Happiness is activity.”
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