William Godwin Quote

All education is despotism. It is perhaps impossible for the young to be conducted without introducing in many cases the tyranny implicit in obedience. Go there; do that; read; write; rise; lie down - will perhaps forever be the language addressed to youth by age.


The Enquirer: Reflections on Education, Manners and Literature, in a Series of Essays (ed. 1797)

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All education is despotism. It is perhaps impossible for the young to be conducted without introducing in many cases the tyranny implicit in...

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All education is despotism. It is perhaps impossible for the young to be conducted without introducing in many cases the tyranny implicit in...

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All education is despotism. It is perhaps impossible for the young to be conducted without introducing in many cases the tyranny implicit in...

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All education is despotism. It is perhaps impossible for the young to be conducted without introducing in many cases the tyranny implicit in...