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The highest result of education is tolerance. Helen Keller, Optimism, 1903, quoted in What Liberals Believe, page 131, edited by William Martin

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Education Value To Women

The quickened intellect and generous views of life which come with the acquaintance of many subjects…are the rich results of an education, and of immediate value to a woman. Katherine Roich, 1899

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Mark Twain Quotes

Nothing needs reforming as other people’s habits. From “Reader’s Digest” 1996 calendar I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. From “Reader’s Digest” Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example. … Continue reading

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Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats

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