The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.

— Robert Maynard Hutchins

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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A civilization in which there is not a continuous controversy about important issues is on the way to totalitarianism and death.

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

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