Abraham Flexner

Abraham
Flexner
1866
1959

American Educator

Author Quotes

Probably no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and education

Science, in the very act of solving problems, creates more of them.

Being a parent used to be on of the most simple, natural, inevitable developments in the world. But nowadays, one has no business being married unless, waking and sleeping, one is conscious of the responsibility.

Education... should concern itself primarily... with the liberation, organization, and direction of power and intelligence, with the development of taste, with culture.

Getting education is like getting measles; you have to go where the measles is.

Nations... borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. Probably no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.

Author Picture
First Name
Abraham
Last Name
Flexner
Birth Date
1866
Death Date
1959
Bio

American Educator