Philip Wylie Quote

“The first gold star a child gets in school for the mere performance of a needful task is its first lesson in graft.”

~ Philip Wylie

Generation of Vipers, 1942

Ratings and Comments

vedapushpa, Bangalore

Very impotant Note !

Mike, Norwalk

(-; umm, ok, I smiled ;-)

dick, fort worth

Finally, some meaning. Elementary but worth a couple of stars.

E Archer, NYC

When the benefits of getting a star becomes the goal instead of the benefits of the task itself, the child becomes educated in obedience rather than self-sufficiency.


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