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    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.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    Barnard’s greatest war service ... was the continuance of full-scale instruction in the liberal arts ... It was Barnard’s responsibility to keep alive in the minds of young people the great liberal tradition of the past and the study of philosophy, of history, of Greek.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)

    It was hard for an American to understand the contented acceptance by English men and women of permanent places in the lowest social rank.
    —Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)