Training your mind: the value of education

Recollection about Dr. Pearson*, the president of Iowa State College at Ames, speaking about the value of education:

“I cannot quote his exact words, but the part I remember was about as follows: ‘You do not go to school to learn everything, but the real purpose of education is to train your mind so you may learn from the experience of life.'” [emphasis mine] ~ great-great-uncle Edmund M. Seiser, There To Here, page 9

* Dr. Raymond Pearson was the 7th president of present-day Iowa State University.


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