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Celebrations in Youth - Importance of Gaining Knowledge and True Understanding

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Importance of Gaining Knowledge & True Understanding

  • Freedom can occur only though education. - Friedrich von Schiller
  • One's work may be finished someday, but one's education never. - Alexandre Dumas
  • Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. - Joseph Addison
  • Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts. - Robert Browning
  • Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • A rolling stone gathers no moss. - English proverb
  • Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise. - William Shakespeare
  • If a man begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. - Francis Bacon
  • Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much. - Francis Bacon
  • Knowledge is power. - Francis Bacon
  • Wonder is the seed of knowledge. - Francis Bacon
  • Seek to learn constantly while you live; do not wait in the faith that old age by itself will bring wisdom. - Solon
  • Each time you learn something new you must readjust the whole framework of your knowledge. - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way. - Doris Lessing
  • To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting. - Edmund Burke
  • Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it. - Edmund Burke
  • Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future. - Euripides
  • In youth we learn, in age we understand. - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
  • What youth deemed crystal, age finds out was dew. - Robert Browning
  • Not what we experience, but how we perceive what we experience, determines our fate. - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
  • If a man begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. - Francis Bacon
  • Don't put all your eggs in one basket. - English proverb
  • Ne quid nimis. Moderation in all things. - Publius Terentius Afer
  • Brevity is the soul of wit. - William Shakespeare
  • You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. - Marcus Aurelius
  • The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. - Marcus Aurelius
  • Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. - Marcus Aurelius
  • Our life is what our thoughts make it. - Marcus Aurelius
  • Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. - Confucius
  • Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. - Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Horace]
  • As long as you live, keep learning how to live. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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