John Cage, 10 Rules for Students and Teachers
RULE ONE: Find a place you trust, and then try trusting it for a while.
RULE TWO: General duties of a student: pull everything out of your teacher ; pull everything out of your fellow students.
RULE THREE: General duties of a teacher: pull everything out of your students.
RULE FOUR: Consider everything an experiment.
RULE FIVE: Be self-disciplined: this means finding someone wise or smart and choosing to follow them. To be disciplined is to follow in a good way. To be self-disciplined is to follow in a better way.
RULE SIX: Nothing is a mistake. There’s no win and no fail, there’s only make.
RULE SEVEN: The only rule is work. If you want it to lead to something. It’s the people who do all of the work.
RULE EIGHT: Do not try to create and analyze at the same…
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