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  1. Jun 2021
    1. The first time was when I wanted to apply to Whitney Young—when I wanted to go to a different high school. I had the grades for it [Chuckles]. I've always had the grades for it, but they were asking … I don't remember what kind of document they were asking for that scared me into not applying, and I was like, "You know what? Let’s not. I don't want to. It's not worth it if I get deported. I don't need to be—it's not necessary." So I went to my local high school, which … not the best high school, Washington High School, but they had the IB program.

      Time in the US, School, High School

  2. Nov 2013
    1. If you wish, attribute to Cicero these equal ornaments of dialectic, invention, and arrangement


  3. Oct 2013
    1. Some think instruction in oratory unnecessary, § 1, 2. Boasts and practices of the ignorant, 3-5. Some study only parts of their speeches; want of connection in their matter, 6, 7.

      Counter against teaching rhetoric

  4. Sep 2013
    1. The best way to counteract any exaggeration is the well-worn device by which the speaker puts in some criticism of himself

      Does this hurt ethos though?