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" Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in. That every man may receive at least a moderate education, and... "
The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ... - Page 129
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture, Volume 5

Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1917
...noteworthy: "Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, 1 can only say that I view It as the most important...education, and thereby be enabled to read the histories of his own and other countries, by which he may duly appreciate the value of our free institutions, appears...
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Truancy and non-attendance in the Chicago schools: a study ..., Volume 14988182

Edith Abbott, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge - Education, Compulsory - 1917 - 472 pages
...education. Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or systems respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject that we as a people can be engaged in. That every man may receive at least a moderate education, and...
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Abraham Lincoln as a Man of Letters

Luther Emerson Robinson - Biography & Autobiography - 1918 - 342 pages
...necessity. Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important...least a moderate education, and thereby be enabled :o read the histories of his own and other countries, by which he may duly appreciate the value of...
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The Development of the Free Public High School in Illinois to 1860

Paul Everett Belting - High schools - 1919 - 206 pages
...* * * "Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important...education, and thereby be enabled to read the histories of his own and other countries, by which he may duly appreciate the value of our free institutions, appears...
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Public Education in the United States: A Study and Interpretation of ...

Ellwood Patterson Cubberley - Education - 1919 - 517 pages
...affairs. . . . Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important...education, and thereby be enabled to read the histories of his own and other countries, by which he may duly appreciate the value of our free institutions, appears...
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Selections from the Works of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1921 - 262 pages
...1832 .... UPON the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important...education, and thereby be enabled to read the histories of his own and other countries, by which he may duly appreciate the value of our free institutions, appears...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 15

Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education (U.S.). Meeting - Engineering - 1907
...education. "Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in." "What Abraham Lincoln thus said in 1832 is even more applicable to the conditions of our times. Only...
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The Public Papers of Governor Simeon Willis, 1943-1947

Simeon Willis - History - 1988 - 403 pages
...present day, that great Kentuckian and martyred president, Abraham Lincoln, stated that education "is the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in." Continuing, he said that he hoped "to see the time when education, and by its means, morality, sobriety,...
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Lincoln's Preparation for Greatness: The Illinois Legislative Years

Paul Simon - History - 1971 - 335 pages
...and the total of these "littles" did not exceed one year. In his 1832 platform he said education is "the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.... I desire to see the tune when education ... shall become much more general than at present." But an...
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A Century of Service: Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, 1890-1990

Ralph D. Christy, Lionel Williamson - Education - 1992 - 166 pages
...educational development of our human resources. As Abraham Lincoln said, "Upon the subject of education, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject that we as a people can be engaged in." As we approach the twenty-first century, let us review our...
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