George Macaulay Trevelyan

George Macaulay Trevelyan

British historian and academic

Lived from: 1876-1962

Category: History and sociology

Quotes: George Macaulay Trevelyan

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    Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
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    Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
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    Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading, an easy prey to sensations and cheap appeals.
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    Socrates gave no diplomas or degrees, and would have subjected any disciple who demanded one to a disconcerting catechism on the nature of true knowledge.
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