Quotation by Muriel Beadle

What I often forget about students, especially undergraduates, is that surface appearances are misleading. Most of them are at base as conventional as Presbyterian deacons.
Muriel Beadle (b. 1915), U.S. author and community organizer. Where Has All the Ivy Gone? Ch. 25 (1972).

Beadle was the wife of George Beadle, who served as President of the University of Chicago, 1960-1968, during part of the time that the university was besieged by a series of student anti-Vietnam War protests and social reform demands.
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