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QUOTES AND APHORISMS ON EXAMINATION
Nothing will make us so charitable and tender to the faults of others, as, by self-examination, thoroughly to know our own.
Francois de Salignac Fenelon (1651-1715, French writer)
As long as learning is connected with earning, as long as certain jobs can only be reached through exams, so long must we take this examination system seriously. If another ladder to employment was contrived, much so-called education would disappear, and no one would be a penny the stupider.
Edward M. Forster (1879-1970, British novelist, essayist)
Examine what is said, not who is speaking.
Arabian Proverb (Sayings of Arabian origin)
Do not on any account attempt to write on both sides of the paper at once.
W. C. Sellar
Examinations, sir, are pure humbug from beginning to end. If a man is a gentleman, he knows quite enough, and if he is not a gentleman, whatever he knows is bad for him.
Oscar Wilde (1856-1900, British author, wit)
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