The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.

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A book worth reading is worth buying.

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 highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it but what they become by it.

Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds the book o

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

Education is the leading of human souls to what is best and making what is best out of them.

Education is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them.

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    Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.

    Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.

    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.

    The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work.

    The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work.

    This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.

    This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.

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