Our inner conflicts are caused by these contradictions. Drawn this way by nature and that way by man, compelled to yield to both forces, we make a compromise and reach neither goal. We go through life, struggling and hesitating, and die before we have found peace, useless alike to ourselves and to others.
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Review: Emile or On EducationUser Review - Deborah Markus - Goodreads
I read this book as research for a writing project of my own. Once finished, I had no idea how I ought to rate it. There is some brilliant writing here, and I highlighted a lot of eminently quotable ... Read full review
Review: Emile or On EducationUser Review - Claire - Goodreads
I don't know how to explain to non-educators and politicians how education is more important than national security. I thought this book would give me good ideas on how to do that, but it didn't, really. Read full review