A good education is not so much one which prepares a man to succeed in the world, as one which enables him to sustain a failure.

— Bernard Iddings Bell

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To love is not a passive thing. To love is active voice. When I love I do something, I function, I give. I do not love in order that I may be loved back again, but for the creative joy of loving. And every time I do so love I am freed, at least a little, by the outgoing of love, from enslavement to that most intolerable of master, myself.

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The free man is not he who defies the rules .

.. but he who, recognizing the compulsions inherent in his being, seeks rather to read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest each day's experience.

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The millions of dollars which we devote every year to high-school education are, for the most part, money spent for the retarding of intelligence, the discouragement of efficiency, the stunting of character.

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To be artist, and lover, that is the true goal, the only adequate objective, the divinely destined end for man.

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