Learn a craft while you are young, that you may not have to live by craft when you are old.— Proverb
Learning makes a person a fit companion for themself.— Proverb
Learning, like money, may be of so base a coin as to be utterly devoid of use; or, if sterling, may require good management to make it serve the purpose of sense and happiness.— William Shenstone
Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company, and reflection must finish him.— John Locke
History maketh a young man to be old, without either wrinkles or gray hairs,—privileging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof.— Thomas Fuller
Every person has two educations, one which he receives from others, and one, more important, which he gives himself.