A liberal education – aspiring to be a gentleman

john-henry-newman-by-sir-john-everett-millais-1st-btIt is well to be a gentleman, it is well to have cultivated intellect, a delicate taste, a candid, equitable dispassionate mind, a noble and courteous bearing in the conduct of life – these are the connatural qualities of a large knowledge, they are the objects of a University.

John Henry Cardinal Newman, 1854