A Nineteenth-Century, British, View of Education

“Life isn’t all beer and skittles, but beer and skittles, or something better of the same sort, must form a good part of every Englishman’s education.”

Thomas Hughes

Tom Brown’s Schooldays, Pt. I, Ch. 2 (1857)

Excerpted from: Schapiro, Fred, ed. The Yale Book of Quotations. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.

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