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Professor Quotes

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I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

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America believes in education: the average professor
earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
- Evan Esar

I have been a Professor Emeritus since 1958,
and have continued my scientific studies.
- Karl von Frisch

It's not proper for a professor to go before a class
and promote one party or another.
That's not academic scholarship.
- Juan Cole

 

There is one thing a professor can be absolutely certain of:
almost every student entering the university believes,
or says he believes, that truth is relative.
- Allan Bloom

I like the Stooges.
You know what movie I saw that I sort of discovered
late was Jerry Lewis in 'The Nutty Professor'.
I really liked that.
- Mike Judge

We think of the noble object for which the professor appears to-night,
we may be assured that the Lord will forgive any one
who will laugh at the professor.
- Stephen Leacock

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I am what libraries and librarians have made me,
with little assistance from a professor of Greek and poets.
- Heraclitus

When on my return to England I showed the cast of the
cranium to Professor Huxley,
he remarked at once that it was the most ape-like skull he had ever beheld.
- Charles Lyell

There are no enemies in science, professor.
Only phenomena to study.
- Charles Lederer

A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
- W. H. Auden

Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I then moved to the University of Western Ontario where
I was made a full professor in 1985.
- J. Philippe Rushton

In 1971 I returned to the University of Chicago as Professor of Physics.
- James Cronin

Without the communist oppression, I am absolutely sure
I would now be a local stupid professor of philosophy in Ljubljana.
- Slavoj Zizek

I was at my best at a little past forty,
when I was a professor at Oxford.
- Godfrey Harold Hardy

Being appointed Elder Professor meant very much taking over the shop,
in that the professor in those days controlled all the moneys.
- John Henry Carver

I am my own Universe, I my own Professor.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner

You don't say to a university professor who is immersed
in a particular subject that they should get a life.
They are encouraged to enjoy their subject and to pass it on.
- Magnus Magnusson

I was editing Canadian Literature.
I didn't want to let Canadian Literature go,
so they reached a nice compromise by which I received
half a professor's salary.
- George Woodcock

My father was a professor of civil engineering at MIT,
and my mother taught high school English.
- Eric Allin Cornell

But one does not make living writing poetry unless you're a professor,
and one frankly doesn't get a lot of girls as a poet.
- Jeffery Deaver

Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones.
They are the big, the strong, the wonderful.
In truth, women are the strong ones.
It is just my opinion, I am not a professor.
- Coco Chanel

To win this war, we need a commander in chief,
not a professor of law standing at the lectern.
- Sarah Palin

A professor must have a theory as a dog must have fleas.
- H. L. Mencken

I'm a professor of national security studies,
and I know a lot more about fighting than Rumsfeld does.
- Barry McCaffrey

Allow me to say that I would long since have committed
suicide had desisting made me a professor of Latin.
- Ezra Pound

A lot of young filmmakers bring their movies to my
dad because he always gives lots of good editing ideas and notes.
He'd be a good film professor.
- Sofia Coppola

I guess if I weren't an actor, I'd be a history professor.
- Tom Berenger

We read Robert Browning's poetry.
Here we needed no guidance from the professor:
the poems themselves were enough.
- Carl Sandburg

I was born in Norway, and when I was little I went to live in Detroit,
Michigan.
My father was a professor of philosophy at Wayne University,
and my mother was also a teacher.
- Marta Kristen

I remained associated with the Technische Universitat Munchen,
where I became Professor in 1976.
- Robert Huber

I'm a minister, and I serve as a minister in addition
to being a university professor.
- Tony Campolo

My mother is an office manager, my father a professor
of economics and financial planner.
- Poppy Z. Brite

He is not in the least arrogant.
The last album was written in a room in Sussex.
He was like a mad professor, spending all day writing
and then coming out with brilliant tunes.
- Linda McCartney

My parents divorced when I was born,
and my mother is a political science professor,
like a feminist Mormon, which is sort of an oxymoron.
- Eliza Dushku

In the summer of 1965 I was invited to join Western
Reserve University in Cleveland,
Ohio and returned to academic life as professor with
the added responsibility of becoming also Department Chairman.
- George Andrew Olah

As a German citizen, as a German professor,
and as a political person, I hold it to be not only
my right but also my moral duty to take part in the
shaping of our German destiny,
to expose and oppose obvious wrongs.
- Kurt Huber

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

I just remembered songs my grandmother taught me,
and songs that I learned for the recordings.
But, then I learned to speak Italian.
When I was there, I hired a professor who stayed with me 24 hours a day.
She wouldn't let me speak a word of English.
- Connie Francis

But September 11 marked a big change in the sense that
the public was suddenly interested,
and as a professor at a public university I felt a
responsibility to respond to all of the inquiries about the Islamic world.
- Juan Cole

I play a female Indiana Jones, a professor who hunts down precious objects,
like a bowl that belonged to the Buddha.
They tailored the role to me: I wanted to be smart,
funny, and to kick some ass.
- Tia Carrere

Until the June 1967 war I was completely caught up
in the life of a young professor of English.
Beginning in 1968, I started to think,
write, and travel as someone who felt himself to be
directly involved in the renaissance of Palestinian life and politics.
- Edward Said

Also, I had read a book called She's Not There:
A Life in Two Genders,
written by a professor who had gone through transgender surgery,
but it took this person well into his thirties to come
to terms with the absolute necessity of having to do it.
- Mercedes Ruehl

The novel is about five students of classics who are
studying with a classics professor,
and they take the ideas of the things that they're
learning from him a bit too seriously,
with terrible consequences.
- Donna Tartt

In terms of writing about horses, I fell backwards into that.
I was intent on getting a Ph.D., becoming a professor,
and writing on history but I got sick 14 years ago when I was 19.
Getting sick derailed that plan completely.
- Laura Hillenbrand

My grandfather on my mother's side was a professor
of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
my other grandfather was a lawyer,
and one time Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives.
- Kenneth G. Wilson

I have also been attacked by my opponents as someone
seeking to purge university faculties of leftist professors.
This is false.
The first provision of the Academic Bill of Rights
is that no professor should be hired or fired because
of his or her political views.
I have never myself called for the firing of any professor
for his or her political views,
nor would I. - David Horowitz

Throughout the human experience people have read history
because they felt that it was a pleasure and that it
was in some way instructive.
The profession of professor of history has taken it
in a very different direction.
- Donald Kagan

Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any
rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse.
A universe definable in two sentences is something
for which the professorial intellect has no use.
No faith in anything of that cheap kind!
- William James

It takes leadership to improve safety.
And I started off the movement in my time,
but the person who has done more over the past 20 to
30 years and who has led it is Professor Sid Watkins.
- Jackie Stewart

We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs,
and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's
a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane,
and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie,
you know?
- Dana Carvey

Jackson went from the professor's chair to the officer's saddle.
He carried with him the very elements of character
which made him odious as a teacher;
but I never saw him in an arbitrary mood.
- Daniel H. Hill

If I had a personal wish for the new ideas in this
new book it would be that every parent,
every counselor, every teacher, every professor,
every sports coach that deals with young people would
understand the three circle concept.
- James Collins

That's something I learned in art school.
I studied graphic design in Germany,
and my professor emphasized the responsibility that
designers and illustrators have towards the people they create things for.
- Eric Carle

My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate,
which had a commentary track that wasn't even the filmmakers,
it was a professor, some film criticism guy who just
happen to be this amazing commentator who went off
into the whole theory of comedy.
- Jay Roach

This [the Holocaust] must never happen again. ...
Be vigilant about your rights.
Care about the rights and human dignity of others.
When the rights of any group, no matter how small,
no matter how marginal, are violated,
your liberty, your freedom is put at risk.
Let there never be a day when we cast about in horror
and have to ask the question, "How did it ever come to this?"
- Thomas Childers, Ph.D., Professor of History,
University of Pennsylvania, in the closing remarks
of his six-hour Teaching Company audio lecture series

After all manner of professors have done their best for us,
the place we are to get knowledge is in books.
The true university of these days is a collection of books.
- Albert Camus

I was taught by professors who had done their schooling in the 1930s.
Most of them were scornful of, even hated,
big business.
- Stephen Ambrose

I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will
keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant,
and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality.
- James Joyce

With my early work I got eviscerated by my male professors,
and so you learned to disguise your impulses,
as many women have done.
And that's definitely changed.
- Judy Chicago

I wrote a novel for my degree, and I'm very happy I
didn't submit that to a publisher.
I sympathize with my professors who had to read it.
- David Eddings

Many professors are Marxists or other varieties of
radicals who hate America.
- Phyllis Schlafly

What we become depends on what we read after all of
the professors have finished with us.
The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
- Thomas Carlyle

Instead of educating students, these professors are
trying to indoctrinate them.
- David Horowitz

We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching
at Lombard since before I was born.
- Carl Sandburg

Let the professors of Christianity recommend their
religion by deeds of benevolence -
by Christian meekness -
by lives of temperance and holiness.
- Richard Mentor Johnson

The lopsided attitudes of college professors pose a
serious challenge to learning because students are
so susceptible to becoming lopsided sheep.
- Suzanne Fields

Philosophers write for professors; thinkers for writers.
- Emile M. Cioran

Professors simply can't discuss a thing.
Habit compels them to deliver a lecture.
- Hal Boyle

Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors,
who when their turn comes will manufacture professors.
- Simone Veil


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