Education is an admirable thing but it

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.  ~Oscar Wilde, "The Critic as Artist," 1890LCD; PMB cites: Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.  ~Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist, 1891

It takes most men five years to

It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.  ~Brooks Atkinson, Once Around the Sun, 1951LCD

You have brains in your head feet

You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You’re on your own.
And you know what you know.
You are the guy who’ll decide where to go.
~Dr. Seuss

Of course theres a lot of knowledge

Of course there’s a lot of knowledge in universities:  the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don’t take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates.  ~Abbott Lawrence LowellUniversities are full of knowledge; the freshmen bring a little in and the seniors take away none at all, and the knowledge accumulates.  ~Abbott Lawrence Lowell (quoted in PACP)

College is the best time of your

College is the best time of your life.  When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night?  ~David WoodPACP

A man who has never gone to

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.  ~Theodore RooseveltPACP

I learned three important things in college

I learned three important things in college – to use a library, to memorize quickly and visually, to drop asleep at any time given a horizontal surface and fifteen minutes.  ~Agnes DeMille, Dance to the Piper, 1952, ch. 11; CTO