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English theologian, scholar. Ealwhine organized scholarly culture of time; wrote 310 letters which reveal history of the 8th Century.
But above all things I strive to train them to be useful to the Holy Church of God and for the glory of your kingdom.

Men can be attracted but not forced to the faith. You may drive people to baptism, (but) you won't move them one step further in religion.
Man thinks, God directs.
If many people follow your enthusiastic endeavours, perhaps a new Athens might be created in the land of the Franks, or rather a much better one.
Nor should we listen to those who say "The voice of the people is the voice of God," for the turbulence of the mob is always close to insanity.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Referring to his school at Tours. Letter to Charlemagne, c. 796
R: In "12,000 Religious Quotations," by Frank S. Mead, 1989.
A: "Epistles," quoted in "12,000 Religious Quotations," by Frank S. Mead, 1989.
N: Letter to Charlemagne, Mar 799.
K: "Works," Epistle 127, letter to Charlemagne, 800 A D.

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