Quotes by Gilbert Highet

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Gilbert Highet, Scottish-American classicist, academic, writer, intellectual, critic, and literary historian, born June 22, 1906, in Glasgow, Scotland; died 1978.

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The mind never need stop growing. Indeed, one of the few experiences which never pall is the experience of watching one's own mind and how it produces new interests, responds to new stimuli, and develops new thoughts, apparently without effort and almost independently of one's own conscious control.