The tiny statement below his name reads,
"Knowledge must precede virtue, for no chance act can be a moral one.We must KNOW in order to DO"
and the words within the wreath read,
"OUT OF DARKNESS INTO LIGHT"
The two small statements, above and below the face, read (together),
Before books came with dust jackets, publishers printed some praise the book had received on pages in the front or back of the book. The above quote sits among a score of others on pages before the title page.