Donald Barr

1973 novel

Donald Barr (August 8, 1921 – February 5, 2004) was an American educator, writer, and Office of Strategic Services (OSS) agent. He was an administrator at Columbia University before serving as headmaster at the Dalton School in New York City and the Hackley School in Tarrytown, New York. He also wrote two science fiction novels. His sons are former United States Attorney General William Barr and physicist Stephen Barr.

Quotes edit

Space Relations: A Slightly Gothic Interplanetary Tale (1973) edit

  • We like to think institutions distort people. But slavery is a frightening institution because it doesn't. It allows the most direct and unrestrained expression of human nature.
  • I know her slightly. Amo ut intellegam. I love in order that I may understand. You try to do it backwards, and you never make it. I'm a Trad.
  • Curiosity is the hunger of Reason.

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