Creative Habits of Einstein, Picasso and Mozart
Thomas Oppong

When my college adviser asked me why I get such terrible grades, I told him it was becuase I take only the hardest and most difficult courses offered. He said, that’s not so smart. I told him, that depends on WHY you are here. Most of these students are here to get their social ticket punched. I am here to learn.

I never did graduate. I did take every single math course offered at MIT (and most offered at Harvard) for four years.

Conclusion: the US Navy has a use for true scholars. Straight A students, they can find those anywhere.

Unless your goal is to fit in and be normal, you have to strive for something that will set you apart.

Seems obvious. I know.

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