My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed.
The president has very little effect on the economy. If you want to put blame or credit, the main person who influences the business cycle is the head of the Federal Reserve Bank.
The older I get, the more important my view of the family is.
Happiness is the cessation of suffering.
I don’t think I want to win anything I think I want to die unadorned.
One of the most startling events in my life was when my older son was about 16, and he blamed me for all the troubles of the world. So I, I felt like telling him, ‘Oh no, I was just like you when I was your age; I wanted to change the world, too.’
There are many examples in high schools which show something about the effects such competition might have.
At college I’d seen my dead frog’s limbs twitch under some applied stimulus or other – seen, but hadn’t believed. Didn’t dream of thinking beyond or around what I saw.
The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.
In a high school, the norms act to hold down the achievements of those who are above average, so that the school’s demands will be at a level easily maintained by the majority.