A wise man is someone who knows how to convert obstacles into resources.
Everything’s temporary…until it’s not.
A good vocabulary is not acquired by reading books written according to some notion of the vocabulary of one’s age group. It comes from reading books above one.
Soon she noted that teachers in subjects besides gym didn’t report her if she cut. They were happy not to have her there: her intelligence made her a problem. It demanded attention and rushed their lesson plans forward.
I look like prep school Barbie,” Nudge complained, as she entered the kitchen. She caught sight of me in my uniform and looked mollified. “Actually, you like prep school Barbie. I’m just Barbie’s friend.
Wisdom is nothing more than confirmed imagination: just because one did not study for his exam does not mean that he should leave it blank.
With diligent practice, you will be an expert.
Its all about perception in life, For some One minus One = One & for some its Zero.That’s the only difference.
Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints.
A classroom . People trying to stick me in classrooms was becoming as predictable and annoying as people trying to kill me, but with less-fun results.