Avocation Quotes (1 quote)
General preparatory instruction must continue to be the aim in the instruction at the higher institutions of learning. Exclusive selection and treatment of subject matter with reference to specific avocations is disadvantageous.
In Resolution adopted by the German Association for the Advancement of Scientific and Mathematical Instruction, in Jahresbericht der Deutschen Mathematiker Vereinigung (1896), 41. As translated in Robert Ιdouard Moritz, Memorabilia Mathematica; Or, The Philomaths Quotation-Book (1914), 72.