School is a drill for the battle of life. If you fail in the drill you will fail in the battle.

— Karl G. Maeser

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Be yourself, but always your better self.

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I would rather trust my child to a serpent than to a teacher who does not believe in God.

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Our patriarchal blessings are paragraphs from the book of our own possibilities.

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A being without an aim in life, or not possessing the requisite concentration of purpose to assist him in resisting temptation, is like a cork floating upon the water, driven hither and thither by every wind that blows.

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There is no truth that has not its source in the Author of all truth.

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I have been asked what I mean by my word of honor.

I will tell you. Place me behind prison walls - walls of stone ever so high, ever so thick, reaching ever so far into the ground - there is the possibility that in some way or another I may escape; but stand me on the floor and draw a chalk line around me and have me give my word of honor never to cross it. Can I get out of the circle? No. Never! I'd die first!

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Exhorting his students: Be faithful to the moral principles of your religion.

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All our prayers are addressed in the handwriting of the heart.

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Labor with the heart, when the heart is pure and true, is the noblest labor.

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Say to your soul, 'Let no unclean thing enter here.'

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Make the wise man within you your living ideal.

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Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

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About Karl G. Maeser

Quotes 15 sayings
Birthday January 16, 1828

Let your first 'good morning' be to your Heavenly Father.

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He that cheats another is a knave; but he that cheats himself is a fool.

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