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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.
~ James Baldwin - [Education]

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An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff.
~ Adlai E. Stevenson - [Editing and Editors]

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Editing should be, especially in the case of old writers, a counseling rather than a collaborating task. The tendency of the writer-editor to collaborate is natural, but he should say to himself, ''How can I help this writer to say it better in his own style?'' and avoid ''How can I show him how I would write it, if it were my piece?''
~ James Thurber - [Editing and Editors]

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Educate people without religion and you make them but clever devils.
~ Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley - [Education]

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Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.
~ Maya Angelou - [Education]

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Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
~ Aristotle - [Education]

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Education is the best provision for old age.
~ Aristotle - [Education]

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It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.
~ James Baldwin - [Education]

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Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors.
~ Louisa May Alcott - [Education]

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The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
~ Aristotle - [Education]

 

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