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Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.

John Ruskin

John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and political economy.

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A book worth reading is worth buying.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it but what they become by it.
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
Education is the leading of human souls to what is best and making what is best out of them.

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