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"Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts."  (Henry B. Adams)

"Teacher played hooky. Sent message: 'Receiving instruction. Enjoying myself thoroughly. See you next week.'"  (John Cage, M, Writings 1967 - 1972)

"Thanks to my solid academic training, today I can write hundreds of words on virtually any topic without possessing a shred of information, which is how I got a good job in journalism."  (Dave Barry)

"The best students always are flunking. Every good teacher knows that."  (Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance)

"The brighter you are, the more you have to learn."  (Don Herold)

"The doer alone learneth."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"The great aim of education is not knowledge but action."  (Herbert Spencer)

"The most instructive experiences are those of everyday life."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all."  (Harry S. Truman)

"The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense."  (Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

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