"It's not what you write down that's real, it's what you do in the end."
"You think you're the only one who ever got a shit hand? It's called life and guess what – it happens to everybody."
"Where the dead are remembered, they remain alive and connected to the living."
"I stopped being an idealist a long time ago because education is a business."
"They weren't just trying to make people smarter. They were trying to make them better."
"Nothings lasts, so I don't expect it to."
"You must always anticipate the counter-argument."
"Your work is your life. Everything else is debris and distractions."
"My work is not a piece of writing designed to meet the taste of an immediate public, but rather was done to last for all time."
"Writing a dissertation is really more about endurance than skill."