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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIt 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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 Robert M. Hutchins quotes (American Educator and Writer, active in forming the Committee to Frame a World Constitution (1945), led the Commission on Freedom of the Press (1946), and vigorously defended academic freedom, opposing faculty loyalty oaths in the 1950s. 1899-1977)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

 Robert M. Hutchins quotes (American Educator and Writer, active in forming the Committee to Frame a World Constitution (1945), led the Commission on Freedom of the Press (1946), and vigorously defended academic freedom, opposing faculty loyalty oaths in the 1950s. 1899-1977)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteI find that nonsense, at times, is singularly refreshing

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteSpeech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteEducation is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes different points of view.

 Robert M. Hutchins quotes (American Educator and Writer, active in forming the Committee to Frame a World Constitution (1945), led the Commission on Freedom of the Press (1946), and vigorously defended academic freedom, opposing faculty loyalty oaths in the 1950s. 1899-1977)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.

 Robert M. Hutchins quotes (American Educator and Writer, active in forming the Committee to Frame a World Constitution (1945), led the Commission on Freedom of the Press (1946), and vigorously defended academic freedom, opposing faculty loyalty oaths in the 1950s. 1899-1977)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe only limits are, as always, those of vision.

 James Broughton quotes (American filmmaker, poet, playwright and teacher, 1913 - 1999)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteA student can win twelve letters at a university without learning how to write one

 Robert Maynard Hutchins quotes (American Educator, active in forming the Committee to Frame a World Constitution (1945), led the Commission on Freedom of the Press (1946), and vigorously defended academic freedom, opposing faculty loyalty oaths in the 1950s. 1899-1977)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteFreedom of inquiry, freedom of discussion, and freedom of teaching - without these a university cannot exist

 Robert Maynard Hutchins quotes (American Educator, active in forming the Committee to Frame a World Constitution (1945), led the Commission on Freedom of the Press (1946), and vigorously defended academic freedom, opposing faculty loyalty oaths in the 1950s. 1899-1977)

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