Quote(s) of the Week (June 08, 1997)

On Simple Truths…

"The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life."

--Muhammad Ali, as quoted in Reader’s Digest for June 1997, page 73.


On Simple Truths…

"Truth is eternal, knowledge is changeable. It is disastrous to confuse them."

--Madeleine L’Engle, An Acceptable Time (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). Reader’s Digest for June 1997, page 73.


On a Home-Schooling Victory...

"I was determined I was going to win."

--Rebecca Sealfon, the home-schooled 13-year-old from Brooklyn who won this year’s National Spelling Bee. She was the first home-schooled contestant to win the competition, although 17 of the 245 contenders school at home. Washington Times for May 30, 1997. Front page.

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