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Shonda Rhimes on Dreaming vs. Doing, the Tradeoffs of Success, and the Blinders of Entitlement
Shonda Rhimes on Dreaming vs. Doing, the Tradeoffs of Success, and the Blinders of Entitlement

“You want to be a writer? A writer is someone who writes every day — so start writing.”

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Claiming an Education: Adrienne Rich’s Spectacular 1977 Commencement Address
Claiming an Education: Adrienne Rich’s Spectacular 1977 Commencement Address

“Responsibility to yourself means that you don’t fall for shallow and easy solutions.”

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Isaac Asimov on the Thrill of Lifelong Learning, Science vs. Religion, and the Role of Science Fiction in Advancing Society
Isaac Asimov on the Thrill of Lifelong Learning, Science vs. Religion, and the Role of Science Fiction in Advancing Society

“It’s insulting to imply that only a system of rewards and punishments can keep you a decent human being.”

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William Styron on Why Formal Education Is a Waste of Time for Writers
William Styron on Why Formal Education Is a Waste of Time for Writers

“For a person whose sole burning ambition is to write — like myself — college is useless beyond the Sophomore year.”

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Leo Buscaglia on Education, Industrialized Conformity, and How Stereotypes and Labels Limit Love
Leo Buscaglia on Education, Industrialized Conformity, and How Stereotypes and Labels Limit Love

“Labels are distancing phenomena. They push us away from each other.”

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Einstein on Fairy Tales and Education
Einstein on Fairy Tales and Education

“How far superior an education that stresses independent action and personal responsibility is to one that relies on drill, external authority and ambition.”

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