Irwin Edman

Irwin
Edman
1896
1954

American Philosopher and Professor of Philosophy

Author Quotes

Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.

It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic, and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved.

Life is always at some turning point.

The best test of the quality of a civilization is the quality of its leisure. Not what the citizens... do when they are obliged to do... but what they do when they can do anything by choice, is the criterion of a people's life.

The gift of gaiety may itself be the greatest good fortune, and the most serious step toward maturity.

Author Picture
First Name
Irwin
Last Name
Edman
Birth Date
1896
Death Date
1954
Bio

American Philosopher and Professor of Philosophy