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(About Citizen, Excellence, Justice, Man, Name, Obedience, Perfection)

By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule, and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the name.


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