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Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism; the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young. — Henry Seidel Canby

This is the sort of pedantry up with which I will not put. — Winston Churchill

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education. — George Bernard Shaw

Pedantry is the showy display of knowledge which crams our heads with learned lumber and then takes out our brains to make room for it. — Charles Caleb Colton

Shall we then judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely. 'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or other than by their importance to the mind of the time. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism... the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young. — Henry S. Canby

Learning has always been made much of, but forgetting has always been deprecated; therefore pedantry has pretty well established itself throughout the modern world at the expense of culture. — Albert J. Nock

Perhaps the prevalence of pedantry may be largely accounted for by the common error of thinking that, because useful knowledge should be remembered, any kind of knowledge that is at all worth learning should be remembered too. — Albert J. Nock