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Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
Muhammad Ali
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
Mark Twain

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Albert Einstein

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
Maya Angelou

The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.
Robert Frost

Will Rogers
There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in.

Albert Einstein
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

B. F. Skinner
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgot

Failure is a school in which the truth always grows strong.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Trivia
Animal:
A 1,200-pound horse eats about seven times it's own weight each year.
A bird requires more food in proportion to its size than a baby or a cat.
A capon is a castrated rooster.
A chameleon can move its eyes in two directions at the same time.
A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its body.
A chimpanzee can learn to recognize itself in a mirror, but monkeys can't.
A Cornish game hen is really a young chicken, usually 5 to 6 weeks of age, that weighs no more than 2 pounds.
A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
A father Emperor penguin withstands the Antarctic cold for 60 days or more to protect his eggs, which he keeps on his feet, covered with a feathered flap. During this entire time he doesn't eat a thing. Most father penguins lose about 25 pounds while they wait for their babies to hatch. Afterward, they feed the chicks a special liquid from their throats.

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