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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Education
 
A man cannot leave a better legacy to the world than a well educated family.  Thomas Scott.  1
Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.  2
Education is the poor man’s haven.  Latin.  3
Education polishes good natures and corrects the bad ones.  4
Nothing so much worth as a mind well instructed.  Bible.  5
The tutors of youth have an ascendency over the stars of their nativity.  Arabian.  6
’Tis education forms the common mind,
Just as the twig is bent the tree’s inclined.  Pope.
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What Master Jackey does not learn, Mr. John never knows.  German.  8
What tutor shall we find for a child sixty years old?  9
You may pay more for your schooling than your learning is worth.  10
 
 
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