Never have so many been so eager to participate in class discussion without having done the reading.
School, n. A group of poets, painters, philosophers, economists, historians, sociologists, literary critics, or fish.
When we products of a modern upbringing were children, we spake as children, understood as children, thought as children: and when we became men, nothing changed.
School inculcates the bad habit of finishing books, as if they were assignments.
Modern political theory has become bloodless, shunting off questions of wise and just policy to sister disciplines like economics and moral philosophy, and busying itself with quibbles over standing.
Rigor, n. Buttressing one’s dubious claims with the dubious claims of previous authors; footnotes.
Everyone has something to teach us; it is usually the valuable lesson that we need pay him no further mind.
School selects partly for intelligence but mostly for compliance.
It is frequently remarked that IQ tests measure your ability to perform well on IQ tests; the same could be said, more accurately, of school.
To become expert in something is the only way to learn that you know nothing about anything else.