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liberal education Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about liberal education
  1. #1
    “For most of us it is essential that we should make a living...In the complications of modern life and with our increased accumulation of knowledge, it doubtless helps greatly to compress some years of experience into far fewer years by studying for a particular trade or profession in an institution; but that fact should not blind us to another—namely, that in so doing we are learning a trade or a profession, but are not getting a liberal education as human beings.”
  2. #2
    ″[A liberal education] brings the mind into form,—for the mind is like the body.”
  3. #3
    “Certainly a liberal education does manifest itself in a courtesy, propriety, and polish of word and action, which is beautiful in itself, and acceptable to others; but it does much more.”
  4. #4
    “Liberal Education makes not the Christian, not the Catholic, but the gentleman”
  5. #5
    “Certainly a liberal education does manifest itself in a courtesy, propriety, and polish of word and action, which is beautiful in itself, and acceptable to others; but it does much more.”