Under Colonel Korn’s rule, the only people permitted to ask questions were those who never did. Soon the only people attending were those who never asked questions, and the sessions were discontinued all together, since Clevinger, the corporal and Colonel Korn agreed that is was neither possible nor necessary to educate people who never questioned anything.
Catch 22, Joseph Heller (pg. 35)
Out, out, brief candle!
Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage
And then is heard no more; it is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,