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Thomas Arnold

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My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.

— Thomas Arnold

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Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more that all, must be prayed for.

— Thomas Arnold

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It was from an old friend who thought he was dying. Anyway, he said, 'Life and death issues don't come along that often, thank God, so don't treat everything like it's life or death. Go easier.'

— Thomas Arnold

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Rather than have it the principal thing in my son's mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.

— Thomas Arnold

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The difference between one man and another is not mere ability it is energy.

— Thomas Arnold

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Though he introduced history mathematics and modern languages he based his teaching on the classical languages. He was educated at Lord Weymouth's Grammar School Warminster Winchester and Corpus Christi College Oxford.  173 
^ Thomas Hughes (1857) "7" Tom Brown's Schooldays 
^ Timothy Hands Thomas Hardy: Distracted Preacher? London: Macmillan Press 1989 p.

Dr Thomas Arnold (13 June 1795 – 12 June 1842) was a British educator and historian. He was the headmaster of Rugby School from 1828 to 1841 where he introduced a number of reforms.

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