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Robert M. Hutchins
(1899-1977) born on
Jan 17
US educator, writer. He criticized over-specialization; sought to balance college curriculum; and to maintain the Western intellectual tradition.
         
   
F
My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects.

R
To solve a problem it is necessary to think. It is necessary to think even to decide what facts to collect.
A
A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive shortwave facilities scattered about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
N
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.
K
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.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Peter's Quotations," by Laurence J. Peter, 1977.
R: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.
A: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
N: In "Reader's Digest," 1 Jan 1972.
K: In "Quote," 3 Aug 1958.
   


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