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“Be nice to nerds. You may end up working for them. We all could.”
Charles J. Sykes, Dumbing Down Our Kids: Why American Children Feel Good About Themselves But Can't Read, Write or Add
“Life is not fair; get used to it.”
Charles J. Sykes
“Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your grandparents had a
different word for burger flipping; they called it opportunity.”
Charles J. Sykes
“If you mess up, it's not your parents' fault, so don't whine about your
mistakes, learn from them.”
Charles J. Sykes
“Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very
few employers are interested in helping you find yourself. Do that on
your own time.”
Charles J. Sykes
“Television is NOT real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.”
Charles J. Sykes, Dumbing Down Our Kids: Why American Children Feel Good About Themselves But Can't Read, Write or Add


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