Education Quotes

It is said that another evangelist told John Wesley: “The Lord has told me to tell you that He doesn’t need your book learning, your Greek and Hebrew.” Wesley is said to have replied:

“Thank you sir. Your letter was superfluous, as I already knew the Lord has no need of my ‘book learning’ as you put it. However, although the Lord has not directed me to say so, on my own responsibility I would like to say, the Lord does not need your ignorance either.”

–Maybe a quote of John Wesley

When my sons complain that a good book is hard to read, I say, “Raking is easy, but all you get is leaves; digging is hard, but you might find diamonds.”

—John Piper, Future Grace

The wise prefers the good,
the fool prefers the pleasant.

—John Michael Talbot, “Smaller Than Small”

The young man of leadership caliber will work while others waste time, study while others snooze, pray while others daydream.

—J. Oswald Sanders, Spiritual Leadership

Discipline in early life, which is prepared to make sacrifices in order to gain adequate preparation for the life-task, paves the way for high achievement.

—J. Oswald Sanders, Spiritual Leadership

If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.

—Isaac Newton

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

—Benjamin Franklin

Grace and Peace

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