Compatible Quotes: Learning

Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.—Oscar Wilde

Jazz is like writing. It can be learned but not taught.—Paul Desmond

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    Re: racism and bigotry, “You’ve got to be carefully taught”–South Pacific, Rodgers & Hammerstein.
    Currently in revival in this Land of the Tea Parties and Tax Dodgers–with another popular ditty now incorporated (the very verb!), “Oh, the candidate’s a dodger, Yes, a well-known dodger, So the Congress keeps a-dodgin’, And the Court’s a-dodgin’ too.”
    It’s the same old Jazz, with another Pres ensnared.