Extracurricular Quotes (1 quote)
[To one of his students he saw in a school dramatic production:] Ive always been proud that Course X leaves little time for outside activities. You have proved me wrong so far and Im glad you have. But dont push your luck too far!
As quoted in A Dollar to a Doughnut: The Doc Lewis Story (1953), 49, which was a privately printed collection of anecdotes published by former students upon his retirement. Note that X was the actual designation of his chemical engineering course at MIT. The boy was a Course X student who had played the leading lady in the previous MIT Tech Show. The anecdote continues: A word to the wise was sufficientthe leading lady that year was not from Course X.