Education is the Engine of Personal Development

atkins-bookshelf-quotationsEducation is the great engine of personal development. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor, that a son of a mineworker can become the head of the mine, that a child of farm workers can become the president of a great nation. It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another.

Nelson Mandela, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (1993) from Long Walk to Freedom (1995).

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