Edmund Barton - Quotes

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

Creating a nation requires the will of the people! ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I say further that our system of education should be unsectarian. ---->>>

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. ---->>>


Nationality: Australian
Born: January 18, 1849
Die: 01-07, 1920
Occupation: Politician

Sir Edmund Barton, GCMG, PC, KC (18 January 1849 – 7 January 1920) was an Australian politician and judge. He served as the first Prime Minister of Australia from 1901 to 1903 and became a founding justice of the High Court of Australia. Barton first became an MP in 1879, in the Parliament of New South Wales (wikipedia)