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John Ciardi: 10 memorable quotes

John Ciardi a poet, translator, critic and etymologist. To mark his birthday on June 24, here are 10 of his most memorable quotes.

- Elizabeth Drake

2. Education

"The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it."

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