We are taught to be good, lest we dare to be great.
A chief source of the world’s ills is that it is run largely by people who did well in school.
I might have had a proper education if I had not been forced to spend so much time in school.
The best teachers and preachers are never caught at it.
I hope never to see an unpretentious adolescent.
All intellectuals must begin as pseudo-intellectuals.
First school spoils us for learning, and then jobs spoil us for work.
Some subjects are to be studied for their own sake, others for the immunity conferred against their adepts. The vaccination principle applies to education as well as to medicine.
No one will listen to you talk about the uselessness of a prestigious education unless you have one.
One can learn quickly just enough to exasperate someone who understands the subject.