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“Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined.”

~Alexander Pope, 1688-1744

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“Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.”

~L. Frank Baum, 1856-1919 

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“God forbid that any book should be banned. The practice is as indefensible as infanticide.”

~Rebecca West, 1892-1983

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“Beyond this day, no thinking person could fail to see what would happen.”

~Oskar Schindler, 1908-1974 

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“I wonder what it means about American literary culture and its transmission when I consider the number of American poets who earn their living teaching creative writing in universities. I’ve ended up doing that myself.”

~Marilyn Hacker, 1942-

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“Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.”

~Virginia Woolf, 1882-1941

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“Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.”

~Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882

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“Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t.”

~Pete Seeger, 1919-

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“Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.”

~Voltaire, 1694-1778 

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“For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst and provide for it.”

~Patrick Henry, 1736-1799 
 

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