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Few people have ever seriously wished to be exclusively rational. The good life which most desire is a life warmed by pa
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"Few people have ever seriously wished to be exclusively rational. The good life which most desire is a life warmed by passions and touched with that ceremonial grace which is impossible without some affectionate loyalty to traditional form and ceremonies"

- Joseph Wood Krutch

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This quote by Joseph Wood Krutch speaks with the concept that most people do not want to live a simply logical life. Rather, they want a life that is filled with passion and grace. This grace is just possible when one has a commitment to traditional forms and events. Krutch is recommending that a life without emotion and custom is not a life worth living. He is emphasizing the importance of having a balance between rationality and feeling in order to live a fulfilling life. He is likewise suggesting that standard forms and ceremonies are important for a meaningful life. Krutch's quote speaks with the idea that a life without emotion and custom is not a life worth living, which a balance between rationality and feeling is necessary for a satisfying life.

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Joseph Wood Krutch This quote is written / told by Joseph Wood Krutch between November 25, 1893 and May 22, 1970. He was a famous Environmentalist from USA. The author also have 17 other quotes.

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