„The other thing that's different about the real world [compared to high school] is that it's much larger. In a large enough pool, even the smallest minorities can achieve a critical mass if they clump together.“

"Why Nerds are Unpopular," February 2003

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—  Brian Hanrahan British journalist and television presenter 1949 - 2010

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„It's high school, man. They compare it to prison in the movie.“

—  Eliza Dushku American actress 1980

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„I'm not a person who thinks the world would be entirely different if it was run by women. If you think that, you've forgotten what high school was like.“

—  Madeleine K. Albright Former U.S. Secretary of State 1937

Quoted http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1215791,00.html in Time (July 18, 2006)

„[Veblenian institutionalism was] part of a much larger movement of dissent, that includes London School Institutionalists, Oxford Antimarginalists and the German Historical School (especially its second generation.“

—  Kenneth E. Boulding British-American economist 1910 - 1993

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„They say such different things at school.“

—  W.B. Yeats, livro Michael Robartes and the Dancer

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„I hadn’t learned much in high school; I had majored in girls.“

—  Robert A. Heinlein, livro The Number of the Beast

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„I think the “young adult” age is such a critical period of our lives. Young adults are still young enough to dream of magic and possibility, yet old enough to think for themselves and to begin to make real change in the world.“

—  Stacey Lee

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„Minors are an intended audience for the highly profitable sex industry. Impressionable teenagers are easily persuaded to have abortions, and homosexual clubs in high school are designed for the young.“

—  Phyllis Schlafly American activist 1924 - 2016

[Schlafly, Phyllis, 2004, September, Activist Judges Rule for Special Interests, Phyllis Schlafly Report, 38, 2, http://www.eagleforum.org/psr/2004/sept04/psrsept04.html, 2007-03-30]

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