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Sadly, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal
in this country and has been going on at universities
and research facilities for years.
- Mike Pence

Related topics: Science

One can't write without having read -
you have to read before beginning to write -
and universities offer a very good opportunity to read.
- Nathalie Sarraute

Criticism in the universities, I'll have to admit,
has entered a phase where I am totally out of sympathy
with 95% of what goes on.
It's Stalinism without Stalin.
- Harold Bloom

Everybody around the world wants to send their kids to our universities.
But nobody wants to send their kids here to public school.
- Walter Annenberg

 

After Big Media, U.S.
colleges and universities are the biggest enemies of
the values of red-state Americans.
- Phyllis Schlafly

Already this war on gangs in California is taking money
from universities to build prisons,
and the universities have some clout.
- Tom Hayden

I find it shameful that in nearly all the universities of Europe,
Palestinian students sponsor and nurture anti-Semitism.
- Oriana Fallaci

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In the long run, much public opinion is made in the universities;
ideas generated there filter down through the teaching
profession and the students into the general public.
- B. Carroll Reece

American critics are like American universities.
They both have dull and half-dead faculties.
- Edward Albee

I have had many opportunities to visit universities
all over the world in the past 50 years.
- John Pople

One of the attractive things about being in Scotland
is that we have a very good pipeline of new people
coming into the company from the excellent universities around us.
- David Milne

There is only one justification for universities,
as distinguished from trade schools.
They must be centers of criticism.
- Robert M. Hutchins

If mathematics is to be understood widely,
we need to emphasise its elegance and its applications.
Sometimes it seems that universities want to emphasise how difficult it is!
- Johnny Ball

In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities,
the charge is frequently heard that Black women are
more easily hired than are Black men.
- Audre Lorde

I held a variety of jobs - most notably ten years working in universities -
and kept on writing.
- Thomas Perry

They teach anything in universities today.
You can major in mud pies.
- Orson Welles

Our universities and museums are respected around the country.
- Jane Byrne

Our most widely known scholars have been trained in
universities outside of the South.
- Carter G. Woodson

If written directions alone would suffice,
libraries wouldn't need to have the rest of the universities attached.
- Judith Martin

My work begun to spread out.
And calls to the universities begun to take me out of my garden,
you know.
- Howard Finster

Universities are the cathedrals of the modern age.
They shouldn't have to justify their existence by utilitarian criteria.
- David Lodge

Nevada has a world-class economy.
It will only build a world-class culture with world-class
research universities coupled with the Desert Research Institute.
- James E. Rogers

Universities are the custodians not only of the many cultures of man,
but of the rational process itself.
- Edward Levi

We've always had issues up for discussion at Catholic universities.
- William P. Leahy

The young actors coming out of the Universities are well trained.
- Tony Randall

We in universities are not in the democracy business.
What we do, when we're doing it, is teach and learn.
- Stanley Fish

Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination
of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please
or inhibited by the risk of displeasure.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.

Yeah, but now suddenly - you know, universities are
notoriously market oriented,
too.
- Jim Harrison

No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

Historically Black Colleges and Universities,
or HBCUs, have played an important role in enriching
the lives of not just African Americans,
but our entire country.
- Ric Keller

The universities are available only to those who share
my revolutionary beliefs.
- Fidel Castro

I can't understand these chaps who go round American
universities explaining how they write poems:
It's like going round explaining how you sleep with your wife.
- Philip Larkin

The Science Coalition, which grew out of an initial
concept at Harvard and at MIT,
has now grown to an informal group of about 60 research universities.
- Charles Vest

Many of the Universities have very good Theatre Departments these days.
- Tony Randall

All Southern state colleges and universities are open to black students.
- Constance Baker Motley

Let's not burn the universities yet.
After all, the damage they do might be worse.
- H. L. Mencken

Our goal has been to more effectively promote the value
of publicly-supported research at our universities,
both to the Congress and to the general public.
- Charles Vest

Our universities advocate fragmentation in their course systems.
- Arthur Erickson

Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding
of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment
for spectators or employment for athletes.
- Milton Friedman

Poetry is something that happens in universities,
in creative writing programs or in English departments.
- Mark Strand

Years ago when you?d go to a working group most of
the people in the working group would be from universities.
Now most of the people are from companies who are building
internet products and care what the standards turn out to be.
- Jon Postel

Many of the mainstream agricultural scientists,
especially at the agricultural schools,
but at all of our major universities,
are tied into all sorts of contractual relationships
and consulting relationships with the life science companies.
- Jeremy Rifkin

I think that the balance needs to be restored,
and I would note that in the camp in which I am in,
one finds libraries, universities, the Internet industry,
the manufacturers of digital media, and consumers.
- Rick Boucher

When I'm makin' lectures to these universities,
I tell 'em I like that little building because when I run short a audience,
if I can get three people in there I've got a good crowd.
- Howard Finster

Highly educated young people are tutored,
taught and monitored in all aspects of their lives,
except the most important, which is character building.
When it comes to this, most universities leave them alone.
- David Brooks

As many know, and especially those who may have young
sons or daughters at colleges or universities,
the last thing you want to hear is a call that perhaps
one of your children was injured or,
even worse, lost their life in a tragic fire at a dorm or campus housing.
- Vito Fossella

I was teaching in one of the universities while the
country was suffering from a severe famine.
People were dying of hunger, and I felt very helpless.
As an economist, I had no tool in my tool box to fix that kind of situation.
- Muhammad Yunus

France has a very important relationship with Germany.
But that does not mean that we agree about everything
or that two of our universities or companies are not going to compete.
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin

We have a large underclass in Britain,
and a fairly low standard of education.
Our best universities are extremely good,
but a very significant proportion of the British population
that comes out of compulsory schooling with very low standards of education.
- Nigel Short

I bring other constituencies - I also have ties to minority communities.
And obviously, to the world of world-class research universities.
So I can bring some constituencies that I'm used to working with.
- Donna Shalala

Declining overseas admissions costs us not only much
needed revenues for colleges and universities,
but much more importantly, we lose the best opportunity
we have to introduce foreign students to all that America has to offer the world.
- Richard Lugar

The notion that every well educated person would have
a mastery of at least the basic elements of the humanities,
sciences, and social sciences is a far cry from the
specialized education that most students today receive,
particularly in the research universities.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

Have not prisons - which kill all will and force of character in man,
which enclose within their walls more vices than are
met with on any other spot of the globe -
always been universities of crime?
- Peter Kropotkin

Literally from the moment I came in the door of MIT,
it was very clear that a highly productive 40-year partnership between U.S.
research universities and the federal government was badly eroding.
- Charles Vest

Typically, historical black colleges and universities like Delaware State,
attracted students who were raised in an environment
where going to college wasn't the next natural step after high school.
- Michael N. Castle

We are living in 1937, and our universities,
I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century.
We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization,
education, graduation, for a century -
for several centuries.
- H. G. Wells

During the days of segregation, there was not a place
of higher learning for African Americans.
They were simply not welcome in many of the traditional schools.
And from this backward policy grew the network of historical
black colleges and universities.
- Michael N. Castle

America has a strategic interest in continuing to welcome
international students at our colleges,
universities, and high schools.
Attracting the world's top scientific scholars helps
to keep our economy competitive.
- Norm Coleman

The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in
universities does not belong to ages of free and humane reflection:
it is scholastic and proper to the Middle Ages and to Germany.
- George Santayana

I worry when athletes are simply used by their universities to produce revenue,
to make money for them, nothing to show at the back end.
I grew up with a lot of players who had very,
very tough lives after the ball started bouncing for them.
And that's why I'm going to continue to fight.
- Arnie Duncan

Once the troops move into Cambodia, the colleges and
universities of this country were on the verge of civil war.
Many closed down.
The students were up in arms.
And it looked very much like there were going to be
real problems in this country.
- William Kunstler

Everywhere I go, I'm asked if I think the universities stifle writers.
My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.
There's many a best seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
- Flannery O'Connor

I was raised in a Bronx public housing project,
but studied at two of the nation's finest universities.
I did work as an assistant district attorney,
prosecuting violent crimes that devastate our communities.
- Sonia Sotomayor

I wonder what it means about American literary culture
and its transmission when I consider the number of
American poets who earn their living teaching creative writing in universities.
I've ended up doing that myself.
- Marilyn Hacker

I have taught history on the high school and college levels,
and am or have been a lecturer at the Smithsonian,
The National Institutes of Health, and numerous colleges and universities,
mostly on science fiction and technology subjects.
- Jack L. Chalker

A society that thinks the choice between ways of living
is just a choice between equally eligible "lifestyles"
turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind.
- George Will

I believe that our office has clearly been the leader in building coalitions,
in getting other universities across the contrary to
interact more effectively with the government and particularly the Congress.
- Charles Vest

Americans are the only people in the world known to
me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their
college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles.
- Paul Fussell

In fact, a University of Connecticut study showed that
as many as three in four pre-teens and teens who are
exposed to Internet gambling become addicted.
- Spencer Bachus

In point of substantial merit the law school belongs
in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing.
- Thorstein Veblen

The most important function of the university in an
age of reason is to protect reason from itself.
- Allan Bloom


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