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Since [Rousseau's] time, and largely thanks to him, the Ego has steadily tended to efface itself, and, for purposes of model, to b ...
From cradle to grave this problem of running order through chaos, direction through space, discipline through freedom, unity throu ...
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
At the utmost, the active-minded young man should ask of his teacher only mastery of his tools. The young man himself, the subject ...
He saw Mr. Lincoln but once; at the melancholy function called an Inaugural Ball. Of course he looked anxiously for a sign of char ...
The ability to secure an independent livelihood and honorable employ suited to her education and capacities is the only true found ...
... all education must be unsound which does not propose for itself some object; and the highest of all objects must be that of li ...
Education must, then, be not only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views of the world and a strengthen ...
I would urge that the yeast of education is the idea of excellence, and the idea of excellence comprises as many forms as there ar ...
We must abandon completely the naive faith that school automatically liberates the mind and serves the cause of human progress; in ...
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