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The function of the university is not simply to teach bread-winning, or to furnish teachers for the public schools or to be a centre of polite society; it is, above all, to be the organ of that fine adjustment between real life and the growing knowledge of life, an adjustment which forms the secret of civilization.
Meek young men grow up in colleges and believe it is their duty to accept the views which books have given, and grow up slaves.
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bellyful of words and do not know a thing.
What we do not call education is more precious than that which we call so.
Only the educated are free.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.
The atmosphere [in the school lunchroom] is not quite that of a prison, because the students are permitted to talk quietly, under the frowning scrutiny of teachers standing around on duty, during their meal-they are not supposed to talk while standing in line, though this rule is only sporadically enforced.
Learning makes a man fit company for himself.
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