|is nurtured and nourished by devoted teachers and eager students alike, it |
will, ....The mere existence of a fund of knowledge is not enough; unless
knowledge like a pool of water following the rains change its hue and slowly
... Only through dedication and sacrifice can one truly help and benefit his
country. ... We cannot depend always on others. "The disciple is not above his
... We hope that the seeds of learning which you have received will, in the
service which you render, ripen into an abundant harvest. ...
... Evaluate your ideas; separate the good in them from the bad. Your hands
once put to the plough, do not look back. Education molds human elements in
man. It develops him from adolescence to manhood. Let usefulness be your
hallmark today, not adolescence.
Once again, We congratulate you all, and we thank Almighty God that you have
proved yourself deserving of this occasion.
|Haile Selassie the First - June 30, 1966|