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No one can be right all of the time, but it helps to be right most of the time.

I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Better build schoolrooms for the boy, than cells and gibbets for the man.
The liberally educated person is one who is able to resist the easy and preferred answers, not because he is obstinate but because he knows others worthy of consideration.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
We always have time enough, if we will but use it aright.
Learning is not compulsory but neither is survival.

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