FROM MY GRANDFATHER'S FATHER, I learned to dispense with attendance at public schools, and to enjoy good teachers at home, and to recognize that on such things money should be eagerly spent.
MARCUS AURELIUS. MEDITATIONS. i. 4.
MERE wisdom, perhaps, is not a sufficient qualification for the care of youth. There ought to be likewise a certain readiness and aptitude for this, and, indeed, a particular constitution of body ; and, above all, a counsel from God to undertake this office.
EPICTETUS. DISCOURSES. Book iii. §21. ¶1
CHOOSE rather to have your children well instructed than rich.
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