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educated by your own efforts rather than by formal instruction

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A Powerful Mind: The Self-Education of George Washington disproves the idea that George Washington was not as educated as his peers and argues that he was simply self-educated, but still highly educated.
At the turn of the last century, William Mulholland, a civil servant self-educated in the ways of water engineering, all but willed Southern California's future when he masterminded one of the greatest engineering projects of all time: the Los Angeles Aqueduct.
Among the exiles gathered in the town of Chenor, or Black-Waters, are the granite-faced Old Bolshevik Ryzhik, stoic yet gentle Varvara, and Rodion, a young, self-educated worker who is trying to make sense of the world and history.
Entirely self-educated as an artist, Bilbo described himself in the subtitle of his autobiography as an "Artist, Author, Sculptor, Art Dealer, Philosopher, Psychologist, Traveller and a Modernist Fighter for Humanity.
Dolatabadi was born into a poor family and was self-educated.
Despite not finishing formal education, Bonifacio was self-educated.
The reality is that consumer purchasing trends are changing, and those companies that are not willing to provide the information required, in a format desired, via an approved channel will not attract the self-educated savvy buyer.
He proactively self-educated himself on the broad OSHA and AF confined space critical program regulations.
Reared in a poor family on the western frontier, Lincoln was a self-educated lawyer in Illinois, a Whig Party leader, state legislator during the 1830s, and a one-term member of the Congress during the 1840s.
He was self-educated and was known for never losing a game of trivia.
In real life, Bond was a self-educated maid who escaped slavery by disguising herself as a boy.
But if those 30,600 people are leaving with the same formal education, the only thing that will set them apart from their competition is going the be the time personally invested into becoming self-educated and learning things that set them apart from everybody else.
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In 1950, self-educated Nevada ranch wife Velma Johnston began her campaign to save the West's wild horses from being killed as pests and ground up for pet food.
and I expect that self-educated young people would thrive.