A good brain ain't diddley, if you don't have the facts.
As I stepped to the stage to pick up my degree, and the locusts sang off in the distance.
College men from L.S.U., went in dumb, come out dumb, too.
Battery never dies, the ghetto keeps me wise.
Don't try to change or tear your brother down, let him make his mistakes and he will come around.
Eddie waited 'til he finished high school, he went to Hollywood, got a tattoo.
Enlightenment, don't know what it is. It's up to you, the way you think.
For the weak who seek power it'll bring, infallible the power, knowledge is king.
He thinks about his teacher in his literary class, he's staring at her legs.
Don't know much about history, don't know much biology, don't know much about a science book, don't know much about the French I took.
He was the kind of kid you did not want to sit by. He kept his boogers in his desk, he wore a neck tie.
Don't freak out until you know the facts.
How was I gonna get an education, sitting right back of Bobby Ann Mason?
I dreamed that I was young and smart, and it was not a waste. I dreamed that there was a point of life, and to the human race.
I know the author of my every breath, oh that's Jesus.
I am the student who picks his nose, so come over here and take off your clothes.
I pissed on my diploma, smell the aroma.
Gain some knowledge. If not from the Bible or Koran, get a book from college.
I was sitting in the classroom trying to look intelligent in case the teacher looked at me.
I went from a D all the way to an A plus, I tell you prayer changes things.
If knowledge is power and power is knowledge, then how so many idiots be graduating from college?
Back in the class room, open your books, keep up, the teacher don't know how mean she looks.
I envy your ignorance, I hear that it's bliss.
I walked away to get wisdom, but in the end I just walked home.
Gotta start teaching the children that they can be just what they want to be, there's much more to life than poverty.
Is it ignorance or apathy, I forget the lessons taught to me.
I punched my buddy in the nose after lunch, now I'm in trouble cause the dean saw the punch.
Learn to be positive, it's your only chance.
Learn your past, find your path.
If it wasn't for some acci-accidents, then some would never learn.