Robert Maynard Hutchins Quotes
Most popular Robert Maynard Hutchins Quotes
Anybody who feels at ease in the world today is a fool.
Whenever I feel like exercise, I lie down until the feeling passes.
The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.
My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and to inflame their intellects.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Great books are great teachers; they are showing us every day what ordinary people are capable of.
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.
We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.
The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
More free time means more time to waste. The worker who used to have only a little free time in which to get drunk and beat his wife now has time to get drunk, beat his wife—and watch TV.
It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things. The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which would do credit to any college student, but the monkey is serious because he itches.
The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambsh. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.