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A Quote by Daniel R. White on laws, learning, schools, and students

Law school has been described as a place for the accumulation of learning. First-year students bring some in; third-year students take none away. Hence it accumulates.

Daniel R. White

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A Quote by Charles Kendall Adams on excellence, greatness, students, and success

No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.

Charles Kendall Adams

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A Quote by Anthony J. D'Angelo on change and students

Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.

Anthony D'Angelo

Source: The College Blue Book

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on death, habits, nations, and students

HYENA, n. A beast held in reverence by some oriental nations from its habit of frequenting at night the burial-places of the dead. But the medical student does that.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on death and students

GRAVE, n. A place in which the dead are laid to await the coming of the medical student.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alfréd Rényi on difficulty, information, mathematics, needs, principles, and students

Can the difficulty of an exam be measured by how many bits of information a student would need to pass it? This may not be so absurd in the encyclopedic subjects but in mathematics it doesn't make any sense since things follow from each other and, in principle, whoever knows the bases knows everything. All of the results of a mathematical theorem are in the axioms of mathematics in embryonic form, aren't they?

Alfred Renyi (1921 - 1970)

Source: A Diary on Information Theory, p31.

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A Quote by Alexander Mille on faith, integrity, and students

"Have I the right to keep my faith," said a student inquirer, "at the price of my intellectual integrity?" The answer would have to be that the "faith" which is kept at such a price is not faith at all.

Alexander Mille

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on daughters, education, independence, order, sons, students, suffering, and teachers

To a student: Dear Miss - I have read about sixteen pages of your manuscript . . . I suffered exactly the same treatment at the hands of my teachers who disliked me for my independence and passed over me when they wanted assistants. . . . Keep your manuscript for your sons and daughters, in order that they may derive consolation from it and not give a damn for what their teachers tell them or think of them. . . . There is too much education altogether.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Albert Einstein, The World as I See It, The Wisdom Library, New York, 1949

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on attitude, capitalism, careers, evil, future, preparation, students, success, suffering, and worship

The crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of capitalism. Our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who is trained to worship acquisitive success as a preparation for his future career.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Monthly Review, 1949

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