I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.
My recollection of the higher school certificate, which involved a practical exam in physics, was being confronted with an experiment involving a sort of barometer arrangement, wondering why I couldn't make it work.
Student: Dr. Einstein, Aren't these the same questions as last year's [physics] final exam? Dr. Einstein: Yes; But this year the answers are different.
I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me - they're cramming for their final exam.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Richard P. Feynman