The immediate future is going to be tragic for all of us unless we find a way of making the vast educational resources of this country serve the true purpose of education, truth and justice.
I’d rather break stones on the king’s highway than hem a handkerchief.
The processes of teaching the child that everything cannot be as he wills it are apt to be painful both to him and to his teacher.
We all like stories that make us cry. It’s so nice to feel sad when you’ve nothing in particular to feel sad about.
No matter how mistaken Communist ideas may be, the experience and knowledge gained by trying them out have given a tremendous impetus to thought and imagination.
We are bothered a good deal by people who assume the responsibility of the world when God is neglectful.
The wrong things are predominantly stressed in the schools – things remote from the student’s experience and need.
People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.