Quotable Quotes


“If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with principles, with just fear of God and love of our fellowmen, we engrave on those tablets something which will brighten all eternity.” — Daniel Webster (1782 – 1852)

“Education comprehends all that series of instruction and discipline which is intended to enlighten the understanding, correct the temper, and form the manners and habits of youth, and fit them for usefulness in their future stations. To give children a good education in manners, arts and science, is important; to give them a religious education is indispensable; and an immense responsibility rests on parents and guardians who neglect these duties.” — Noah Webster’s 1828 Dictionary’s entry “education”

“I am more indebted to my father for my classical education than all the other luxuries his cares and affections placed within my reach.” — Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

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