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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1799
AUTHOR: John Cotton Dana (1856–1929)
QUOTATION: Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
ATTRIBUTION: JOHN COTTON DANA. In 1912 Dana, a Newark, New Jersey, librarian, was asked to supply a Latin quotation suitable for inscription on a new building at Newark State College (now Kean College of New Jersey), Union, New Jersey. Unable to find an appropriate quotation, Dana composed what became the college motto.—The New York Times Book Review, March 5, 1967, p. 55.
SUBJECTS: Teachers