Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime. Crosscurrents: A Fly Fisher's Progress - Pagina 141door James R. Babb - 2002 - 224 pagina’sGedeeltelijke weergave
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...world to America: you open the cultures of the world to our people as well. Mark Twain said that the "broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things...one little corner of the Earth all one's lifetime." Thomas Jefferson, our magnificent education President, enhanced such a broad, wholesome, and charitable...
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...would be well if such an excursion could be gotten up every year and the system regularly inaugurated. Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness,...one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime. The excursion is ended, and has passed to its place among the things that were. But its varied scenes...