Who Wrote?

15th April 2005 at 01:00
1 "Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain,With grammar, and nonsense, and learning,Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning."

2 "To the University of Oxford I acknowledge no obligation; and she will as cheerfully renounce me for a son, as I am willing to disclaim her for a mother. I spent fourteen months at Magdalen College: they proved the fourteen months the most idle and unprofitable of my whole life."

3 "A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car, but if he has a university education he may steal the whole railroad."


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