“In my day the schools taught two things, love of country and penmanship-now they don't teach either.”
You don't hate history, you hate the way it was taught to you in high school.
“The Enlightenment taught that observation unrecorded was knowledge lost.”
I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life.
“If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.”
I had six honest serving men. They taught me all I knew. Their names were: Where, What, When, Why, How and Who.
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.