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Meek young men grow up in colleges and believe it is their duty to accept the views which books have given, and grow up slaves.
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bellyful of words and do not know a thing.
What we do not call education is more precious than that which we call so.
The eloquent man is he who is no beautiful speaker, but who is inwardly and desperately drunk with a certain belief.
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
"It is in bad taste," is the most formidable word an Englishman can pronounce.
Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.
The "times," "the age" what is that, but a few profound persons and a few active persons who epitomize the times?
The efforts which we make to escape from our destiny only serve to lead us into it.
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