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When schools flourish, all flourishes.

    Author: Martin Luther

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.

    Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Men are more inclined to ask curious questions, than to obtain necessary instruction.
- Pasquier Quesnel

    Author: Assorted Authors

A good schoolmaster minces his precepts for children to swallow, hanging clogs on the nimbleness of his own soul, that his scholars may go along with him.

    Author: Thomas Fuller

Old foxes want no tutors.

    Author: Thomas Fuller

Life is but one continual course of instruction, The hand of the parent writes on the heart of the child the first faint characters which time deepens into strength so that nothing can efface them.
- Rowland Hill

    Author: Assorted Authors

He has seen but little of life who does not discern everywhere the effect of early education on men's opinions and habits of thinking. Children bring out of the nursery that which displays itself throughout their lives.

    Author: Richard Cecil

Aversion from reproof is not wise. It is a mark of a little mind. A great man can afford to lose; a little, insignificant fellow is afraid of being snuffed out.

    Author: Richard Cecil

Knowledge that terminates in curiosity and speculation is inferior to that which is useful; and of all useful knowledge that is the most so which consists in a due care and just notion of ourselves.
- Bernard of Clairvaux

    Author: Assorted Authors

God's corrections are our instructions; His lashes our lessons, and His scourges our schoolmasters.

    Author: James H. Aughey

Wonder is the desire for knowledge.

    Author: Thomas Aquinas

We seek a constitutional amendment to permit voluntary school prayer. God should never have been expelled from America's classrooms in the first place.

    Author: Ronald Reagan

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