Quotes by George Macaulay Trevelyan
George Macaulay Trevelyan
British historian and academic
Alive from: 1876-1962
Category: History and sociology
Quotes 1 till 4 of 4.
Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
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.
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.