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Edmund Barton

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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

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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

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Creating a nation requires the will of the people!

— Edmund Barton

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

— Edmund Barton

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

— Edmund Barton

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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

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About Edmund Barton

Edmund Barton Quotes

Did you know about Edmund Barton?

He refused an offer to become Attorney-General again.  shall be absolutely free" in a federal Australia. He did not stand for election in the 1895 elections because he needed to support his large family during a period when parliamentarians were not paid.

Barton first became an MP in 1879 in the Parliament of New South Wales. Barton resigned as Prime Minister in 1903 to become a judge of the High Court of Australia serving for 17 years until his death in 1920.

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