Edmund Barton quotes

  • It is the duty of the State to educate, and the right of the people to demand education.
    -- Edmund Barton

    #People #Demand #States

  • If it is the duty of the State to educate, it is the duty of the State also to bear the burden of education, namely, the taxation out of which education is provided.
    -- Edmund Barton

    #Education #Taxation #Bears

  • The doctrine of the equality of man was never intended to apply to the equality of the Englishman and the Chinaman.
    -- Edmund Barton

    #Men #Doctrine #Englishmen

  • A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested.
    -- Edmund Barton

    #Exercise #People #States

  • I say further that our system of education should be unsectarian.
    -- Edmund Barton


  • Creating a nation requires the will of the people.
    -- Edmund Barton

    #Creating #People

  • The difference between the denominational system and the public school system is all the difference between bolstering them up on the one hand and letting them alone of the other.
    -- Edmund Barton

    #School #Hands #Differences

  • I was for two years a pupil at the Model School in Fort street which was then conducted upon the Irish national system, and if any special religious instruction was given in connection with that system, I do not recollect it.
    -- Edmund Barton

    #Religious #School #Years

  • A nation for a continent, and a continent for a nation.
    -- Edmund Barton


  • The question of boundaries is a major question of the Jewish people because the Jews are the great experts of crossing boundaries. They have a sense of identity inside themselves that doesn't permit them to cross boundaries with other people.

  • The science of anti-Semitism finally comes to explain this phenomenon, enlightening further the consciousness of people, fully satisfying their instinct and its violent eruptions thus legitimized by revealing their cause - the parasitism of the Jews. Thus it gives us the formula of the scientific solution for the problem of Judaism, which in order to realize we have only to apply.

  • The bells they sound on Bredon, And still the steeples hum. "Come all to church, good people"- Oh, noisy bells, be dumb; I hear you, I will come.

  • Money has no color. If you can build a better mousetrap, it won't matter whether you're black or white. People will buy it.

  • Find a need and fill it. Successful businesses are founded on the needs of people.

  • Supply and demand regulate architectural form.

  • If we go to church we are confronted with a system of begging so complicated and so resolute that all other demands sink into insignificance by its side.

  • Even if you forget that´s not the same as if it never happened. The slate is not entirely wiped clean; you can´t reclaim the person you were beforehand; your state of innocence is not there to be retrieved.

  • Being a Scotsman, I am naturally opposed to water in its undiluted state.

  • In proportion as you give the state power to do things for you, you give it power to do things to you.

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