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Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. Quotes and Sayings

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Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation
of intellectual achievement,
of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness,
of social justice and of equal opportunity.
- Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.

I really liked Yale, although it was extremely intimidating.
When I visited the campus, I was hiding behind trees,
I felt so unworthy.
- Claire Danes

And the only studies were - Rodney Dangerfield was
my mentor and he was my Yale drama school for comedy.
- Robert Klein

You know, actually, I went to Yale because I wanted to stay out of the army.
- Richard Foreman

 

By the time I came down from Yale, I was already more
radicalized and had begun to read New Masses.
- Albert Maltz

Scratch a Yale man with both hands and you'll be lucky to find a coast-guard.
Usually you find nothing at all.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

I was probably the first kid in my high school to go to Yale.
I applied almost as a lark.
Then, when I got there, I was the dumbest person in your class.
- Maya Lin

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I graduated in 1930 and I went up to the Yale Drama School for two years.
- Albert Maltz

Well, I was lucky in that my being an actress totally
overshadowed my having some kind of a...
legacy at Yale, so that was kind of great.
- Jordana Brewster

Also, while I was at Yale, I had a job teaching kids at the museum.
- Robert T. Bakker

I first became interested in women and religion when
I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious
Studies at Yale University in the late 1960's.
- Carol P. Christ

Yale is practicing a most unusual media strategy.
I'd call it Just say nothing.
- Merrie Spaeth

The best teaching I ever experienced was at Exeter.
Yale was a distinct letdown afterward.
- John Knowles

You tell me one other person that graduated from Yale
that is as inarticulate as Bush.
Yale's a great school, and here's this idiot.
- Al Jourgensen

Yale places great stress on undergraduate and graduate teaching.
I like teaching, and I do a lot of it.
- James Tobin

I look at the kids coming out of Yale.
They are so intelligent with their careers.
I wish I had that.
- Dianne Wiest

A whale ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
- Herman Melville

I flew back and forth and did episodes of Roseanne while I was at Yale.
- Sara Gilbert

It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds.
A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
- John F. Kennedy

So I decided to start writing plays,
and went to Yale.
- Richard Foreman

Researches at Yale found a connection between brain
cancer and work environment.
The No.
1 most dangerous job for developing brain cancer? Plutonium hat model.
- Jimmy Fallon

I turned down a scholarship to Yale.
The problem with college is that there's a tendency
to mistake preparation for productivity.
You can prepare all you want, but if you never roll
the dice you'll never be successful.
- Shia LaBeouf

The Yale group was doing the Harold.
So by our senior year we were trying to do the Harold.
Again, we had no idea what we were doing.
We had one guy in the group who was pretty experimental;
he would kind of push us to do weird things.
It was really fun, a great experience.
- Rachel Dratch

A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School
and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated.
A man who invested wisely would be admired,
but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
- Barbra Streisand

But to do it professionally is a quantum leap difference
and my father had to be persuaded by these kind of
Ivy League professors that I should go to the Yale Drama School,
another one of the stories in there.
- Robert Klein

Children are amazing, and while I go to places like
Princeton and Harvard and Yale,
and of course I teach at Columbia, NYU,
and that's nice and I love students,
but the most fun of all are the real little ones,
the young ones.
- David Dinkins

A Yale University management professor in response
to student Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service:
The concept is interesting and well-formed,
but in order to earn better than a 'C',
the idea must be feasible.
- Frederick W. Smith

It is, of course, further indication that a fundamentalist
right has really taken over much of the Republican Party,
People might cite George Bush as proof that you can
be totally impervious to the effects of Harvard and Yale education.
- Barney Frank

My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated,
a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit
of a healthy push from my mother,
a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course
and got a secretarial job as fast as she could.
- George Weinberg

I went to an all-girls pre school where everyone went off to Harvard or Yale,
and I had zero interest in doing so.
I think they thought I was on drugs.
There was a neighboring all-boys school,
so we'd get together and do dumb things.
It was your typical Catholic-American upbringing.
- Katherine Moennig

Who is more in touch with the problems of this country?
One of those guys who goes off to Oxford or to University of Yale,
or someone who has lived in buses, in the Metro,
in the street?
- Gloria Trevi

You were saying that once when visiting Yale,
you were struck that unlike Pound, Williams's thinking was volatile,
I mean, did not stay locked into a pattern of concepts
that then defined his subsequent necessary behavior,
whereas Pound did.
- Robert Creeley

With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted
rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale,
but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates.
And that's been shown by statistics,
there are reasons for that -
there are cultural biases built into testing,
and that was one of the motivations for the concept
of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects.
- Sonia Sotomayor

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius PHOTO

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous,
there's really nothing to lose.
- Jewel

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

It is what a man thinks of himself
that really determines his fate.
- Henry David Thoreau

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

We can never get enough of what we don't really need.
- Matthew Kelly

One of the secrets of life is that
all that is really worth the doing
is what we do for others.
- Lewis Carroll

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you seem to be, be really.
- Benjamin Franklin

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it
as he who helps to perpetrate it.
He who accepts evil without protesting against it
is really cooperating with it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Forgiveness is really a gift to yourself -
have the compassion to forgive others,
and the courage to forgive yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- e. e. cummings

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

I think that somehow, we learn who we really are
and then live with that decision.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation,
because your character is what you really are,
while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
- John Wooden

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If we don't change, we don't grow.
If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
- Gail Sheehy


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