Robert Hutchins Quotes


14 Robert Hutchins quotes:



"It has been said that we have not had the three R's in America, we had the six R's: remedial readin', remedial 'ritin', remedial rithmetic"
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"The objective of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives"
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"The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives."
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"It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts…it is to teach them to think."
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"A student can win twelve letters at a university without learning how to write one"
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"Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible."
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"My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects."
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"Whenever I feel like exercise I lie down until the feeling passes"
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"There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism."
"We call Japanese soldiers fanatics when they die rather than surrender, whereas American soldiers who do the same thing are called heroes"
"A world community can only exist with world communication, which means something more than extensive software facilities scattered about he globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common idea's and common ideals."
"The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness."
"A liberal education... frees a man from the prison-house of his class, race, time, place, background, family and even his nation."
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"We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books."



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