All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

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Teach you children poetry, it opens the mind lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues her

Teach you children poetry, it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.

Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.

Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic a mere working mason, if he possesses some kno

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.

If a farmer fills his barn with grain he gets mice. If he leaves it empty he gets actors.

If a farmer fills his barn with grain he gets mice. If he leaves it empty he gets actors.

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    I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal."

    Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.

    Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

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