The universe is not indifferent to intelligence, it is actively hostile to it.
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The function of this school is custodial. Its here to keep these kids off the streets until the girls are big enough to get pregnant and the boys are old enough to go out and hold up a gas station.
You learn from a conglomeration of the incredible past – whatever experience gotten in any way whatsoever.
My last year in high school, I worked at a bindery, side by side with grown-ups who had been there their entire lives. Knowing that I, as a 16-year-old, was getting the same income and doing the same work it gave me respect for those workers. But it also gave me an understanding that more is needed for folks to be able to cobble together a decent life on minimum wage.
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.
Any man can learn anything he will, but no man can teach except to those who want to learn. Education is preeminently a matter of quality, not amount.
You are your own teacher. Investigate yourself to find the truth – inside, not outside. Knowing yourself is most important.
The Supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things – the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit.
The most crucial use of knowledge and education is to understand the importance of developing a good heart.
Instead of going to Paris to attend lectures, go to the public library, and you won’t come out for twenty years, if you really wish to learn.