A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.

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Earth and sky woods and fields lakes and rivers the mountain and the sea are excellent schoolmaster

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.

Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence and to suspend our judgment when

Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not.

Rest is not idleness and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day listening to t

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.

Happiness is a thing to be practiced like the violin.

Happiness is a thing to be practiced like the violin.

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    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven, if you still know everything, you're still seventeen.

    You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

    You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

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