I recognize but one mental acquisition as a necessary part of the education of a lady or gentlemen, namely, an accurate and refined use of the mother tongue.
Charles W. Eliot (1834 - 1926)
Contributed by: Zaady
In some small field each child should attain, within the limited range of its experience and observation, the power to draw a justly limited inference from observed facts.
When blocked or defeated in an enterprise I had much at heart, I always turned immediately to another field of work where progress looked possible, biding my time for a chance to resume the obstructed road.
All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgments of probabilities, and not on certainties.
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
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