Famous quotes containing the words learning, school, discussing, pros and/or high:
“Laughing at someone else is an excellent way of learning how to laugh at oneself; and questioning what seem to be the absurd beliefs of another group is a good way of recognizing the potential absurdity of many of ones own cherished beliefs.”
—Gore Vidal (b. 1925)
“And so they have left us feeling tired and old.
They never cared for school anyway.
And they have left us with the things pinned on the bulletin board.
And the night, the endless, muggy night that is invading our school.”
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)
“One cant dull a project better than by discussing it repeatedly.”
—Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (17491832)
“Quite generally, the familiar, just because it is familiar, is not cognitively understood. The commonest way in which we deceive either ourselves or others about understanding is by assuming something as familiar, and accepting it on that account; with all its pros and cons, such knowing never gets anywhere, and it knows not why.... The analysis of an idea, as it used to be carried out, was, in fact, nothing else than ridding it of the form in which it had become familiar.”
—Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (17701831)
“The Forefathers dayPilgrim day. We are at the same high call here todayfreedom, freedom for all. We all know that is the essence of this contest.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)