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Robert M. Hutchins Quotes

(1899-1977), American University President

A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered ;about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.

Category: Communication

Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.

Category: Education

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.

Category: Education

The three major administrative problems on a campus are sex for the students, athletics for the alumni, and parking for the faculty.

Category: Education

Whenever I feel like exercise I lie down until the feeling passes.

Category: Exercise

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

Category: Television