Demand of your teachers and yourself not merely information but a way of learning that you can use every day for the rest of your life. It is what we professors promise, and sometimes even deliver: the secret of how to learn by discovering things on your own--learn not by asking but by finding out on your own.
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Source Notes: Speech at the convocation for incoming students, Elizabethtown College, Penn., 25 September 1991, in Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History, ed. William Safire (1992).
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