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" I think I may say, that of all the men we meet with, nine parts of ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education. "
Some Thoughts Concerning Education - Page 60
by John Locke - 1880 - 364 pages
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 85

Edmund Burke - History - 1844
...still more so. John Locke said, " I think I may say that of all the men we meet with, nine parts in ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by...is that which makes the great difference in mankind ;" whilst the language of Solomon was, " Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old...
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Observations on the character, customs, and superstitions of the Irish

Daniel Dewar - 1812
...with, nine parts of ten are what they '* are, good or evil, useful or not, by their edu** cation. "Pis that which makes the great •' difference in mankind....little or almost " insensible impressions on our tender infan" cies, have very important and lasting conse" quences : and there it is, as in the foun" tains...
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Observations on the Character, Customs, and Superstitions of the Irish: And ...

Daniel Dewar - Ireland - 1812 - 360 pages
...loner Orders of tlie Irish. I THINK I may say, that of all the men we * meet with, nine parts of ten are what they *' are, good or evil, useful or not, by their edu" cation. 'Tis that which makes the great " difference in mankind. The little or almost " insensible...
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An Inquiry, Whether Crime and Misery are Produced Or Prevented, by Our ...

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton - Prisons - 1818 - 141 pages
...itself to my view." 61 It is remarked by Mr. Locke — " Of all the men we meet with, nine parts in ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education." Let us pause for a moment, and consider what education we bestow upon those whom we place under the...
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The Philanthropist: Or, Repository for Hints and Suggestions ..., Volume 7

Charities - 1819
...following words i " It is remarked by Mr. Locke — ' Of all the men we meet with, nine parts in ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education.' Let us pause for a moment, and consider what education we bestow on those whom we place under the tuition...
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Hints for the Improvement of Early Education and Nursery Discipline

Mrs. Hoare (Louisa Gurney) - Child rearing - 1819 - 188 pages
...EARLY EDUCATION Discipline, " I think I may say, that, of all the men we meet with, - nine parts often are what they are, good or evil, useful " or not, by their education." LOCKE " To neglect beginnings it the fundamental error into " which most parents fall." " Parents wonder...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 99

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1854
...— ' I think I may say ' that of all the men we meet with, nine parts of them are what ' they are by their education. It is that which makes the great ' difference in mankind.' Facts we think, on the contrary, make it pretty obvious, that as man, in general, becomes what he is...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...are but few; and I think, 1 may say, that of all the men we meet with, nine parts of ten are »bat they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education....have very important and lasting consequences: and tbere it is, as in the fountains of some rivers, where a gentle application of the hand turns the flexible...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 9

John Locke - Philosophy - 1823
...this kind are but few; and I think I may say, that, of all the men we meet with, nine parts of ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by...education. It is that which makes the great difference in § 2.1 imagine the minds of children as easily turned, this or that way, as water itself; and though...
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The Westminster Review, Volume 157

1902
...editions of classical authors. John Locke thought " that of all the men we meet with, nine parts of ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education." Although he never married, his little treatise, How to britig up your Children 3 —composed more than...
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