The Devil's Dictionary: Education (n.)
That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Peril's note: (a) I love this definition and (b) I can never read this definition without thinking of Princeton.
But the truth is, -- I am not a wise man ; ---- and besides am a mortal of so little consequence in the world, it is not much matter what I do ; so I seldom fret or fume at all about it. -- Tristam Shandy