My dear,

I prefer people who think for themselves.

I prefer people who don’t call themselves educated mearly because they can rehash someone else’s words. I prefer people who learned through action and life, rather than books and words. (I prefer people who learned through the physical and not the abstract.)

I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.

Leave the well-read academic, and bring forth the self-educated worker, and let us talk.

Falsely yours,
Lord Michel Eyquem de Montaigne