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T. D. Jakes
Sydney J. Harris
“There is divine beauty in learning…. To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps.”
“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”
William Arthur Ward
“Learning life’s lessons is not about making your life perfect, but about seeing life as it was meant to be.”
“No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.”
L. Frank Baum
“Shall I tell you a secret of a true scholar? It is this: Every man I meet is my master in some point, and in that, I learn from him.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence.”
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