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University Quotes

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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

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The Brigham Young University (BYU) campus was just
a few blocks from my home and tuition was minimal.
- Paul D. Boyer

I knew I wanted to be an actor when I was growing up,
really.
So when I decided to go to university instead of drama school,
it was with the intention of becoming an actor afterwards.
- Hugh Dancy

I was so pleased to be at university to do physics and mathematics.
- John Henry Carver

 

The usual channels of university studies or secretarial
work did not appeal to me.
I cherished difficult dreams through confidence in myself.
- Ella Maillart

I received my doctorate from the University of Vienna in 1910.
- Karl von Frisch

My real education began when I entered the University
of Chicago in September 1951 as a graduate student.
- James Cronin

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In 1978, I entered Tohoku University,
into the Department of Electrical Engineering,
Faculty of Technology.
- Koichi Tanaka

Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers.
My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.
- Kate O'Brien

In the year 1915 a series of trivial incidents led
some Chinese students in Cornell University to take
up the question of reforming the Chinese language.
- Hu Shih

I don't look to find an educated person in the ranks of university graduates,
necessarily.
Some of the most educated people I know have never been near a university.
- John Keegan

Even if a university should turn out to be another version of a school,
I had decided I could lose myself afterwards as an
anonymous particle of the London I already loved.
- Patrick White

I went to Ohio University studying arts and history,
and playing football.
But I was only interested in girls, my pals and sports.
I only did the minimum for school.
- Ed O'Neill

We moved over to Silver Spring, actually near University Park.
- Jim Fowler

I attended schools in Seattle through the University of Washington,
from which I was graduated in 1931.
I spent the next year at Northwestern University.
- George Stigler

In the world of poetry there are would-be poets,
workshop poets, promising poets, lovesick poets,
university poets, and a few real poets.
- James Broughton

John Brown first swam into my vision in the 1960s when
I was a political activist in the civil rights movement
and the anti-war movement at Chapel Hill,
where I went to university.
- Russell Banks

Some years ago I became president of Columbia University
and learned within 24 hours to be ready
to speak at the drop of a hat,
and I learned something more, the trustees were expected
to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Each university should have a Young Scholars' Committee.
I became the chairman of this Committee,
and immediately it was permitted to have this plan officially adopted.
- Anatoly Chubais

I met my wife, Margaret L. Mack, at the University of Chicago.
We were married in 1936.
She died in 1970.
- George Stigler

I literally paid my way through the University of Texas with my umpiring.
- Jim Evans

The war project at Stanford was essentially completed,
and I accepted an offer of an Assistant Professorship
at the University of Minnesota,
which had a good biochemistry department.
- Paul D. Boyer

I went to college in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Mellon University...
studied acting there.
Then I went to New York for about five years.
I moved out here about 10 years ago.
- Laura San Giacomo

For the last year I've been at Stanford University
as a student and I've had time to read the newspaper.
- Tabitha Soren

In fact, it used to be a joke if you studied at a University.
- Tony Randall

Just the example Delaware State University graduates
set by the way they live their lives,
should be an inspiration to other high school students to go to Delaware State.
- Michael N. Castle

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly,
science into superstition, and art into pedantry.
Hence University education.
- George Bernard Shaw

I'm going to Columbia University but I'm trying to
keep that low-profile because I don't want weird people following me there.
I want the experience of normal college life.
- Julia Stiles

My dad was dean of fine arts at the university.
I was casting bronzes in the school foundry.
I was using the university as a playground.
- Maya Lin

The role of a liberal arts college within a university
is to be a genuine part of that university,
giving and responding to the other parts.
- Edward Levi

And then I went to the University of New Hampshire for two years,
and then the war came along.
- Betty Hill

If diversity is what is a central value in every selective
university in the United States,
then it ought to be seen as a compelling interest by the Supreme Court.
- Eleanor Holmes Norton

I had a call to the University of Miami where I'd run a revival in 1950.
- Howard Finster

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 think the University of Texas has the chance to become
the finest public university in the country.
- Tom Hicks

The University of North Carolina provided me with every
tool necessary to rise to the top of my profession.
- Rick Dees

All I wanted was to be a university teacher.
- Jalal Talabani

I went to the Westminster College for Men in Missouri,
which is what it was called back then,
and transferred to the University of Denver where I
ultimately got my degree.
- Ted Shackelford

Train service is particularly vital for the students
and employees of Southern Illinois University.
- Jerry Costello

Working together we can strengthen Delaware State University
and the students who attend it.
- Michael N. Castle

Hard to be a physics major at Rice University if you have flunked calculus.
- Elizabeth Moon

I'd like to be a geneticist to be honest,
but there are limits to what I can do now.
For my dream to come true I'd have to be 20 years old again,
heading off to a blue chip university.
- Adam Faith

Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland:
Rich and thick.
- Samuel Beckett

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
- Henry A. Kissinger

I don't expect to go hungry if I decide to leave the University.
Resume: Linux looks pretty good in many places.
- Linus Torvalds

I am presently in my thirteenth year of teaching a
graduate course at the University of Southern California.
- Shelley Berman

Then I went off to Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
They had a really wonderful theatre department.
- Beth Henley

Now, a recent study from cardiologists at the University of Maryland,
has shown that laughter may have a beneficial effect on the heart.
- Allen Klein

I went to college at the University of Kansas,
where I got a degree in political science.
- Sara Paretsky

The true university of these days is a collection of books.
- Thomas Carlyle

Later, at Stanford University, I thought I'd become a lawyer or businessman,
but my father came to me and said he thought there
was a big future in the fine-wine business.
- Robert Mondavi

We've got to recognize that when we march into Iraq,
we're setting up the card tables in front of every
university in the Arab world,
the Islamic world, to recruit for al-Qaida.
- Chris Matthews

It's the teenage and university crowd,
so we give them lots of sex jokes and gross humour.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

I went to college in Ohio, at Ohio University,
and I graduated two years ago.
- Piper Perabo

My own interest in basic aspects of electron transfer
between metal complexes became active only after I
came to the University of Chicago in 1946.
- Henry Taube

The first money I ever had was when I received an award
from the American Association of University Women.
- Marguerite Young

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

When I was discharged, I attended the University of
Paris and met a beautiful Parisian girl,
Janine.
We soon married and eventually returned to the States.
- Lloyd Alexander

After the United States entered the war,
I joined the Naval Reserve and spent ninety days in
a Columbia University dormitory learning to be a naval officer.
- James Tobin

I didn't go to university.
Didn't even finish A-levels.
But I have sympathy for those who did.
- Terry Prachett

Teaching is too strong a word for whatever it was I
did at Northeastern University.
- Robert B. Parker

This is a man who graduated summa cum laude from Harvard
University in three years,
editor of the Harvard Law Review, argued 39 cases before the Supreme Court.
- Rod Parsley

I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was
writing arrangements for singers and everybody.
But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.
- Quincy Jones

When I went to the University, the medical school was
the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life,
its nature, its origins, and its ills.
- Albert Claude

Too many people think that economics is this subject
that should wait until the university level.
But it can't wait that long.
- Robert Duvall

My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine
democracy and serious scholarship.
These two, indeed, seem to go together.
- Woodrow Wilson

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

Had it not been for James Meredith, who was willing to risk his life,
the University of Mississippi would still be all white.
- Constance Baker Motley

Priests are not men of the world; it is not intended that they should be;
and a University training is the one best adapted to
prevent their becoming so.
- Samuel Butler

My record at the University of California as an undergraduate
was mediocre to say the best.
- Douglass North

I'd rather entrust the government of the United States
to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone
directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.


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