America has allowed countless uneducated and unskilled people to become uneducated and unskilled people who have gone to college.
A professor is, quite literally, someone who does not draw the conclusions from his own premises.
Doing badly in school is your best chance to come through it unscathed.
Behind every wise child are several foolish adults.
A class of failed disciplines — psychiatry, education, macroeconomics — unable to raise the mean, lower the variance and declare victory.
The full-grown model pupil speaks of “problems” to be “solved”, as if the world were a textbook and these the exercises.
What study says is often not what studies say.
Who, after seven hours a day, five days a week, nine months a year in school, hasn’t thought, at least once, about shooting up the place?
Spelling has gone the way of handwriting.
Elite is a rather flattering term for what is in fact a clutch of overgrown teacher’s pets.