It would not be untrue to say that the foundations of Indian Mountaineering were laid by masters and boys of The Doon School.
Ye banks and braes o' bonie Doon, How can ye bloom sae fresh and fair; How can ye chant, ye little birds, And I sae weary fu'o'care!Robert Burns
Give lettered pomp to teeth of Time,So "Bonnie Doon" but tarry;Blot out the epic’s stately rhyme,But spare his "Highland Mary!"john greenleaf whittier
The self-confidence Doon instils is the courage to walk your own road, if necessary, alone...
The boys should leave Doon as members of an aristocracy, but it must be an aristocracy of service inspired by ideas of unselfishness, not one of privilege, wealth or position.
Doon is a unisexual Victorian relic. Make it co-educational!
Girls should not be deprived of studying at Doon
There is something unique about Doon. I have met a lot of people who are graduates of Doon, they are of a different calibre. I must visit the place one day.
Give lettered pomp to teeth of Time, So "Bonnie Doon" but tarry: Blot out the epic's stately rhyme, But spare his Highland Mary!john greenleaf whittier
Ye banks and braes o' bonny Doon , How can ye bloom sae fresh and fair; How can ye chant, ye little birds, And I sae weary fu' o' care!Robert Burns
Wommen, of kynde, desiren libertee, And nat to been constreyned as a thral; And so Doon men, if I sooth seyen shal.Geoffrey Chaucer
Thus with hir fader for a certeyn space Dwelleth this flour of wyfly pacience, That neither by hir wordes ne hir face Biforn the folk, ne eek in her absence, Ne shewed she that hir was Doon offence.Geoffrey Chaucer