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Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

Related topics: Sports

I went to the London Academy Of Music and Dramatic
Art and returned to New York where I started my career.
- David Naughton

Between Clive Owen winning at the Golden Globes and
the British Academy announcing its nominations,
of which Sideways received only one,
I'm feeling pretty humbled these days.
- Thomas Haden Church

There's a lot of great movies that have won the Academy Award,
and a lot of great movies that haven't.
You just do the best you can.
- Clint Eastwood

 

The academy gave me a grounding in discipline and hard
work that has sustained me throughout my life,
and the lessons I learned there I now try to impress on young people.
- Georg Solti

I was at an acting academy for seven years prior to the trial.
- Kato Kaelin

Oh yeah, I'm about to host the Genies,
which are the Canadian Academy Awards.
- Andrea Martin

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I'm awkward at these things.
Just being nominated for an Academy Award for Best
Supporting Actor for Karate Kid was a real surprise
and I was a little uncomfortable.
- Pat Morita

Things with my dad were pretty good until I won an Academy Award.
He was really loving to me until I got more attention than he did.
Then he hated me.
- Tatum O'Neal

Personally I discovered that you could go through the
academy as a young scholar,
come out, and almost immediately have an impact on
the academic environment.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

I was put under contract.
A major studio.
I got nominated for an Academy Award.
Isn't that ridiculous? I mean, at the age of 18!
- Angela Lansbury

I get cassettes near Academy Award time of every movie
that's made that thinks it has some kind of chance for a nomination -
that's when I watch my movies.
- William Peter Blatty

I want to thank the Academy for its courage and generosity.
- Elia Kazan

Well, I have an undergraduate degree,
a couple of bachelor's degrees, from the U.S.
Merchant Marine Academy.
- Mark Kelly

The National Academy of Sciences would be unable to
give a unanimous decision if asked whether the sun would rise tomorrow.
- Paul R. Ehrlich

The Academy Awards was an amazing night.
I know I kind of lost my mind a little bit.
I apologize for that.
That night went so fast; I can't remember what I said or what happened.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

You've probably noticed already that I'm dressed like a grown-up...
I apologize to the Academy, and I promise that I will never do it again.
- Cher

The Academy is paranoid about its image.
- Roger Ebert

If you are looking for smart judging based on merit,
skip the Academy Awards next year and pay attention
to the Independent Spirit Awards.
- Annie Proulx

Ninety percent of the members of the Academy of German
Law were not members of the Party.
- Hans Frank

I'm the last guy in the world to feel overlooked by the Academy.
- Jack Nicholson

I wanted to start a proper academy and recruit juniors
from all over Pakistan following my retirement after
the World Open in 1993 but there was no support.
- Jahangir Khan

I studied at the Budapest Academy of Theatrical Arts
for four years and emerged with a degree.
- Bela Lugosi

I think the Swedish Academy wished to manifest its
solidarity with the living spirit of Greece today.
- Giorgos Seferis

So I think we got together as the Academy to give ourselves
that sort of responsibility and to play well.
- Neville Marriner

It was also my idea that the advisory committees of
the Academy should replace the legal committees of the German Reichstag,
which was gradually fading into the background in the Reich.
- Hans Frank

How far the existence of the Academy has influenced French literature,
either for good or for evil, is an extremely dubious question.
- Lytton Strachey

Well, it was the beginning of my film career.
It was amazing to me that I got nominated for an Academy Award.
- Sally Kellerman

Members of the Academy are mostly urban people.
We are an urban nation.
We are not a rural nation.
It's not easy even to get a rural story made.
- Larry McMurtry

I want everybody who is watching to come to the Academy Awards with us.
I'm going to pay for the bus.
- Steven Cojocaru

The academy awards in England; it's a classy affair as well.
- Brenda Blethyn

Music is my life, professionally, for nearly 60 years.
To be recognized by the academy is still the highest honor.
- Ray Charles

You will also allow me to thank the Academy for inviting
me to lecture in Stockholm,
for its hospitality, and for the opportunity afforded
me for admiring the charm of your people and the beauty of your country.
- Guglielmo Marconi

I went to the Academy and studied with Stuck who was then a big man.
But didn't interest me.
I didn't know that before me there was Kandinsky and
Klee who had also studied with Stuck.
He had a good name at that time.
- Josef Albers

The Academy Awards ceremony is designed to be without irony,
but Chris Rock supplied it anyway with filmed movie-theater
interviews with black men and women who had never heard
of the movies nominated for Best Picture.
- Suzanne Fields

I am glad to have this opportunity of expressing my
high appreciation of the honour extended to me many
years ago by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science by
enrolling me amongst its members.
- Guglielmo Marconi

In the main the Academy helped to frame only laws of
an economic or social nature,
since owing to the development of the totalitarian
regime it became more and more impossible to cooperate in other spheres.
- Hans Frank

I count myself fortunate to be able to contribute to this work;
and the great interest which the Royal Swedish Academy
of Sciences has shown in my work and the recognition
that it has paid to my past successes,
convince me that I am not on the wrong track.
- Pieter Zeeman

I never made a career decision based solely on my desire to be an astronaut.
I attended the Naval Academy because I wanted to be a Navy pilot.
I majored in math because math had always come pretty
easily to me and I liked it.
- John L. Phillips

I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters,
and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.
And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
For me that was a good way to enter the field,
to work in the theater.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor

Many of our nation's great leaders began their careers at a service academy.
I encourage anyone interested in a rewarding college
experience or military career to apply as soon as possible.
- Chris Cannon

A couple of guys won Academy Awards for the things that I turned down.
Today, after coming to terms with everything,
after being in therapy for a long time-there are areas where I will compromise.
- Mickey Rourke

Month after month, Wizard Academy equips people who
want to make a difference.
This is why journalists and scientists and artists
and educators and business owners and advertising professionals
and ministers are attracted to our little school.
- Roy H. Williams

Do not tell somebody how to vote, just go up to them
and tell them what Fahrenheit 9/11 meant to you.
Fahrenheit will probably not win an Academy Award,
but if you put it first on your list,
it will become a nominee.
- Valerie Harper

I'm thinking, this is Robert Redford.
You know, he's won an Academy Award,
he's talking to me about directing a movie he's in.
So you just think that it's Hollywood stuff or whatever.
- Barry Levinson

I was invited to join the newly established Central
Chemical Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy
of Sciences in 1954 and was able to establish a small
research group in organic chemistry,
housed in temporary laboratories of an industrial research institute.
- George Andrew Olah

We've established a Washington State Academy of Sciences
that will enable us to make decisions based on science
about what is right for our state,
meaning the quality of our lives will get better.
- Christine Gregoire

If they wish to alleviate the sufferings of the exploited classes,
let them live up to their pretensions,
let them abandon the academy and go out there and work
politically and economically and in a humanitarian spirit.
- Harold Bloom

If one thing that bothers me about acting,
it's that there's no clear-cut number one.
The closest you can get is winning an Academy Award,
and I'm going to work on that if it takes me the next 50 years.
To my peers, it will mean that I'm the best!
- Dana Hill

The manager sits down with me; I sit down with the board.
We assess the success of the year.
The manager assesses whose coming through the academy system.
His job is to look at what is happening in European and world football.
- David Gill

When I first encountered the name of the city of Stockholm,
I little thought that I would ever visit it,
never mind end up being welcomed to it as a guest of
the Swedish Academy and the Nobel Foundation.
- Seamus Heaney

I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy.
There are only like 1300 actors in it,
and as far as I know, you're a member for life.
To this day, I'm wondering how lucky I was.
- William Sanderson

I personally developed the Academy training program.
All our training is based on solid educational principles.
We present the material in four training formats:
lecture,
demonstration, drill, and implementation.
- Jim Evans

There's always something special when the service academies
play each other that's not in any other game.
This is not a regular game, and everyone involved knows that.
- Roger Staubach

Today, Academies of Science use their influence around
the world in support of human rights.
- John Charles Polanyi

There is, however, another purpose to which academies contribute.
When they consist of a limited number of persons,
eminent for their knowledge, it becomes an object of
ambition to be admitted on their list.
- Charles Babbage

It was a myth that's often perpetuated at commencement
that holds that only hope and promise lie beyond the halls of academe.
Don't worry, be happy.
Everything is fine.
- Paul Tsongas

For many decades now - and certainly during my adult life in academe -
the Western intellectual world has not been convinced
that theology is a pursuit that can be engaged in with
intellectual honesty and integrity.
- Arthur Peacocke

A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media,
which is our culture.
Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies,
have little direct knowledge of American life and no
impact whatever on public policy.
- Camille Paglia

Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
- Joseph Campbell

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

Science and technology revolutionize our lives,
but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.
- Arthur M. Schlesinger

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born -
that there is a genetic factor to leadership.
This myth asserts that people simply either
have certain charismatic qualities or not.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true.
Leaders are made rather than born.
- Warren G. Bennis

A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes.
- James Feibleman

I heard that Jesus had a pet dinosaur.
Evolution must be a myth then.
- John Bacon

A myth is the name of a terrible lie told by a smelly
little brown person to a man in a white suit with a pair of binoculars.
- David Antin

Something fundamental about the myth of the Jew has resurfaced.
- Steven T. Katz

There is a segment of the American population that
has been excluded from the national myth,
and that should be redressed.
- Edward Zwick

As for the men in power, they are so anxious to establish
the myth of infallibility that they do their utmost to ignore truth.
- Boris Pasternak

Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.'
That's a huge myth.
John and I literally used to sit down and say,
'Now, let's write a swimming pool.'
- Paul McCartney


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