Arnold Toynbee

1852 - 1883

A Quote by Arnold Toynbee

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work & play.

Arnold Toynbee (1852 - 1883)

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A Quote by Arnold Toynbee on justice, kindness, and life

There is a kind of intellectual provincialism in the dogma that "life is just one damned thing after another". . . . Human affairs do not become intelligible until they are seen as a whole.

Arnold Toynbee (1852 - 1883)

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A Quote by Arnold Toynbee on civilization and leisure

To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.

Arnold Toynbee (1852 - 1883)

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A Quote by Arnold Toynbee on ambition, goals, life, paradox, and principles

It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.

Arnold Toynbee (1852 - 1883)

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A Quote by Arnold Toynbee on apathy and enthusiasm

Apathy can only be overcome by enthusiasm.

Arnold Toynbee (1852 - 1883)

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A Quote by Arnold Toynbee on belief, books, and country

I don't believe a committee can write a book . . . . It can, oh, govern a country, perhaps, but I don't believe it can write a book.

Arnold Toynbee (1852 - 1883)

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