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Books permit us to voyage through time

“Books permit us to voyage through time, to tap the wisdom of our ancestors. The library connects us with the insight and knowledge, painfully extracted from Nature, of the greatest minds that ever were, with the best teachers, drawn from … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Education

`The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.` ~ Malcolm Forbes (1919-1990) Malcolm Stevenson Forbes was an American entrepreneur best known as the publisher of Forbes magazine, founded by his father B.C. Forbes.

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I never teach my pupils

`I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.` ~Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity. Einstein`s work is also known for its influence … Continue reading

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Self-education Will Make You a Fortune

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. – Jim Rohn (1930 – 2009) Emanuel James “Jim” Rohn was an American entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker and life philosopher. His rags to riches story

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I Agree With Your Facebook Post

“I agree with your Facebook post, but I won’t LIKE it because it has too many grammatical errors” – Heidi McDonald Heidi MacDonald is an American writer and editor in the field of comic books based in New York City. … Continue reading

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The Mind Is Not A Vessel To Be Filled

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” -Plutarch Plutarch was a Greek historian, biographer and essayist, known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia. His writings had a huge influence on

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A Generation Of Readers Will Spawn A Generation Of Writers

“Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers.” – Steven Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) Steven Spielberg is one of the most popular directors, producers and screenwriter of our time. He is one of the

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I Attended A School For Emotionally Disturbed Teachers

I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers. – Woody Allen (born December 1, 1935) Heywood “Woody” Allen is an American playwright, comedian, filmmaker and actor. His career

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You Educate A Woman; You Educate A Generation

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” ~Brigham Young (1801-1877)Brigham Young was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States. He was … Continue reading

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You Can Never Be Overdressed Or Overeducated

“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. He is famous for his novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray”, his plays and epigrams. Want to … Continue reading

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