Liberal Arts Education Quotes by Derek Bok, Barbara M. White, Felix Rohatyn, Steve Case, Marva Collins, Albert Einstein and many others.
For some students, especially in the sciences, the knowledge gained in college may be directly relevant to graduate study. For almost all students, a liberal arts education works in subtle ways to create a web of knowledge that will illumine problems and enlighten judgment on innumerable occasions in later life.
The basic purpose of a liberal arts education is to liberate the human being to exercise his or her potential to the fullest.
What is desperately needed… is the skepticism and the sense of history that a liberal arts education provides.
I do think that a general liberal arts education is very important, particularly in an uncertain changing world
The purpose of a liberal arts education is to learn that a person can like both cats and dogs.
It is not so very important for a person to learn facts. For that he does not really need a college. He can learn them from books. The value of an education in a liberal arts college is not learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks.
Unless you took courses in architecture, engineering, or pre-med, the rest of your liberal arts education hardly prepares you for life as the business warrior and champion you envision yourself to be.
I got a liberal arts education just because I felt like I should to keep my parents happy, but it was for them. If it was up to me, I would’ve just moved to New York.
When I finished high school, I was 16, and in Argentina you have to choose a career right after high school. There is no such thing as a liberal arts education.
The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think
My personal advice is to go to school first and get a liberal arts education, and then if you want to pursue acting, go to graduate school.