Quotations by Virginia Gildersleeve
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Born: Wednesday, October 3, 1877
Died: Wednesday, July 7, 1965 (87 years old)
I was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society.
(Keywords: Life, Society, Truth, Chance, College, Mind)
The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community - these are the most vital things education must try to produce.
(Keywords: Education, Knowledge, Vision, Ability, Community, Future, Past, Service, Skill)