I’m not a charismatic speaker...

"I’m not a charismatic speaker, and if I had the capacity to be one I wouldn’t. I’m really not interested in persuading people. What I like to do is help people persuade themselves."

-- Noam Chomsky

The best education...

"The best education consists in immunizing people against systematic attempts at education."

-- Paul Karl Feyerabend

The secret in education...

"The secret in education lies in respecting the student."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life at university...

"Life at university, with its intellectual and inconclusive discussions at a postgraduate level is on the whole a bad training for the real world. Only men of very strong character surmount this handicap."

-- Paul Chambers, American Business Executive, 1904-1981

Educated in America

"It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind."

-- James Baldwin
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