The universe is not indifferent to intelligence, it is actively hostile to it.
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Men may be born free; they cannot be born wise; and it is the duty of the university to make the free wise.
As a kid I had a hard time reading in school. I was the kid who would go one period a day to the class for kids with learning disabilities.
I would like to be a scholar in whatever I do, a scholar is never finished, he is always seeking and I am always seeking.
As a community college professor for over twenty years, I’ve seen the determination, resilience and dedication of countless students. Regardless of circumstances, they show up. They work hard. They believe anything is possible.
I came in early every day for six months till I intercepted the letter from UCLA saying they’d never heard of me. I replaced it with a letter that said I’d graduated.
I don’t care what their [Guns N’ Roses] record is. If you need a blood donor and the only person who can give you a transfusion is Hitler, you take the blood.
[On school] Not only did I know that I wasn’t one of the smart kids in the class, but so did everyone else.
I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I – if I’m not interested in something, I don’t grasp it.
One of the things that make community colleges so special is they do not pick and choose their students – they work with all students.