"I remember the forgiveness of all the
punishment. Ironically, punishments are given to teach. Forgiveness taught me
more than what punishment failed to teach me."
"I had scorned to co-operate with the system but, it seemed to make sense to want to cooperate with people."
"It was far more effective than a caning would have been."
"Some teachers apparently think it better to give wrong information than ti admit that you don’t know."
"I remember plenty more about what teachers
did, but! & just do not remember them teaching me anything."
"I did learn a little science, which was strange because it was hardly taught at Eton when I was there."
"My failures and difficulties with learning perhaps had more influence on my later ideas than my success did."