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Robert M. Hutchins Quotes: The policy of the repression of ideas cannot work and never has worked. The alternative to it is the long difficult road of education. To this the American people have committed.
         

The policy of the repression of ideas cannot work and never has worked. The alternative to it is the long difficult road of education. To this the American people have committed.


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The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.



The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.



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.

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.



We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.

We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.



Football, fraternities and fun have no place in the university. They were introduced only to entertain those who shouldn't be in the university.

Football, fraternities and fun have no place in the university. They were introduced only to entertain those who shouldn't be in the university.



This is a do-it-yourself test for paranoia: you know you've got it when you can't think of anything that's your fault.

This is a do-it-yourself test for paranoia: you know you've got it when you can't think of anything that's your fault.



The best education for the best is the best education for all.

The best education for the best is the best education for all.



A civilization in which there is not a continuous controversy about important issues is on the way to totalitarianism and death

A civilization in which there is not a continuous controversy about important issues is on the way to totalitarianism and death



College football: I do not see the relationship of those highly industrialized affairs on Saturday afternoons to higher learning in America.

College football: I do not see the relationship of those highly industrialized affairs on Saturday afternoons to higher learning in America.



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For those who are going to learn from books, learning the art of reading would seem to be indispensable.





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