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    P.G. Wodehouse
    “I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.”
    P.G. Wodehouse, The Code of the Woosters

  • #2
    P.G. Wodehouse
    “There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.”
    P.G. Wodehouse

  • #3
    P.G. Wodehouse
    “I always advise people never to give advice.”
    P.G. Wodehouse

  • #4
    P.G. Wodehouse
    “I'm not absolutely certain of the facts, but I rather fancy it's Shakespeare who says that it's always just when a fellow is feeling particularly braced with things in general that Fate sneaks up behind him with the bit of lead piping.”
    P.G. Wodehouse, Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest

  • #5
    P.G. Wodehouse
    “I pressed down the mental accelerator. The old lemon throbbed fiercely. I got an idea.”
    P.G. Wodehouse

  • #6
    P.G. Wodehouse
    “There is only one cure for grey hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine.”
    P.G. Wodehouse

  • #7
    Jim Henson
    “[Kids] don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.”
    Jim Henson, It's Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider

  • #8
    Brigham Young
    “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”
    Brigham Young

  • #9
    Mark Twain
    “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”
    Mark Twain

  • #10
    Mark Twain
    “Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.”
    Mark Twain

  • #11
    Bill Watterson
    “I go to school, but I never learn what I want to know.”
    Bill Watterson, The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes: A Calvin and Hobbes Treasury

  • #12
    Aristotle
    “The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.”
    Aristotle

  • #13
    Edith Hamilton
    “It has always seemed strange to me that in our endless discussions about education so little stress is laid on the pleasure of becoming an educated person, the enormous interest it adds to life. To be able to be caught up into the world of thought—that is to be educated."

    [Saturday Evening Post, September 27, 1958]”
    Edith Hamilton



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