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A Treatise on Parents and Children Quotes

There is nothing on earth intended for innocent people so horrible as a school. It is in some respects more cruel than a prison. In a prison, for instance, you are not forced to read books written by the warders and the governor.
A Treatise on Parents and Children, George Bernard Shaw

A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
A Treatise on Parents and Children, George Bernard Shaw

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.
A Treatise on Parents and Children, George Bernard Shaw

What is the matter with our universities is that all the students are schoolboys, whereas it is of the very essence of university education that they should be men.
A Treatise on Parents and Children, George Bernard Shaw