"Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man." -- Francis Bacon, "Of Studies"
"Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence." -- Robert Frost
"The discipline of colleges and universities is in general contrived, not for the benefit of the students, but for the interest, or more properly speaking, for the ease of the masters." -- Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations
"Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run." -- Mark Twain, "Facts concerning the recent resignation."
"Let the children of the rich and poor take their seats together and know of no distinction save that of industry, good conduct and intelligence." -- Townsend Harris