when house and land are gone and spent, then learning is most excellent
- Of similar vintage is learning is better than house and land.
1752 S. FOOTE Taste I. i. It has always been my Maxum..to give my Children Learning enough; for, as the old Saying is, When house and Land are gone and spent, then Learning is most excellent.
1896 S. BARING-GOULD Broom-Squire xxvi. I have..got Simon to write for me, on the fly-leaf... When land is gone, and money is spent, Then learning is most excellent.
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