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The most common and the monstrous defect in the education of the day is that children fail to acquire the habit of reading.


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Never be within doors when you can rightly be without.

Never be within doors when you can rightly be without.



We are all meant to be naturalists, each in his own degree, and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of plant and animal life and to care for none of these things.

We are all meant to be naturalists, each in his own degree, and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of plant and animal life and to care for none of these things.



Look on education as something between the child's soul and God. Modern Education tends to look on it as something between the child's brain and the standardized test.

Look on education as something between the child's soul and God. Modern Education tends to look on it as something between the child's brain and the standardized test.



We all have need to be trained to see, and to have our eyes opened before we can take in the joy that is meant for us in this beautiful life.

We all have need to be trained to see, and to have our eyes opened before we can take in the joy that is meant for us in this beautiful life.



An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing.

An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing.



Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life

Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life



Every day, every hour, the parents are either passively or actively forming those habits in their children upon which, more than upon anything else, future character and conduct depend.

Every day, every hour, the parents are either passively or actively forming those habits in their children upon which, more than upon anything else, future character and conduct depend.



Of the three sorts of knowledge proper to a child, the knowledge of God, of man, and of the universe,--the knowledge of God ranks first in importance, is indispensable, and most happy-making.

Of the three sorts of knowledge proper to a child, the knowledge of God, of man, and of the universe,--the knowledge of God ranks first in importance, is indispensable, and most happy-making.



What a child digs for becomes his own possession.

What a child digs for becomes his own possession.



Give your child a single valuable idea, and you have done more for his education than if you had laid upon his mind the burden of bushels of information.

Give your child a single valuable idea, and you have done more for his education than if you had laid upon his mind the burden of bushels of information.





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How wil we ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering?

How wil we ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering?



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. . . there is an absolute disjunction between our Father's love and our deserving.



When we sin, Satan tells us we are lost. In contrast, our Redeemer offers redemption to all—no matter what we have done wrong—even to you and to me.

When we sin, Satan tells us we are lost. In contrast, our Redeemer offers redemption to all—no matter what we have done wrong—even to you and to me.



Books were despised by the Viking Tribes, as they were seen as a horrible civilizing influence and a threat to the barbarian culture.

Books were despised by the Viking Tribes, as they were seen as a horrible civilizing influence and a threat to the barbarian culture.



My mission is to kill time, and time's to kill me in its turn. How comfortable one is among murderers.

My mission is to kill time, and time's to kill me in its turn. How comfortable one is among murderers.



Extensions is you suddenly have long hair when you have short hair, and you can sleep with it and you have it forever, as long as you want to.

Extensions is you suddenly have long hair when you have short hair, and you can sleep with it and you have it forever, as long as you want to.



Life is like a field, where we must gather what we grow, weed or wheat... this is the law, we reap the crop we sow.

Life is like a field, where we must gather what we grow, weed or wheat... this is the law, we reap the crop we sow.



I'm just a proud papa and it's nice to get that validation from my colleagues in the industry. You get up, you pull your pants down and you're like, "Here it is!"

I'm just a proud papa and it's nice to get that validation from my colleagues in the industry. You get up, you pull your pants down and you're like, "Here it is!"



I believe in the 12 Jewels and try to provide my childrem with them. That is Knowledge, Wisdom, Understanding, Freedom, Justice, Equality, Food, Clothing, Shelter, Love, Peace and Happiness.

I believe in the 12 Jewels and try to provide my childrem with them. That is Knowledge, Wisdom, Understanding, Freedom, Justice, Equality, Food, Clothing, Shelter, Love, Peace and Happiness.



Young kids should be doing music that has shock value. They'll grow out of it.

Young kids should be doing music that has shock value. They'll grow out of it.




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