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A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
George Bernard Shaw
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
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.
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.
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.
An atheist is a man who watches a Notre Dame - Southern Methodist University game and doesn't care who wins.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I learnt more about politics during one South Dakota dust storm than in seven years at the university.
Hubert H. Humphrey
The true university of these days is a collection of books.
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
A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.
It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.
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.
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
Henry A. Kissinger
The University brings out all abilities, including incapability.
So in my freshman year at the University of Alabama, learning the literature on evolution, what was known about it biologically, just gradually transformed me by taking me out of literalism and increasingly into a more secular, scientific view of the world.
E. O. Wilson
The medieval university looked backwards; it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge. The modern university looks forward, and is a factory of new knowledge.
At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design.
Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick.
You can't have a university without having free speech, even though at times it makes us terribly uncomfortable. If students are not going to hear controversial ideas on college campuses, they're not going to hear them in America. I believe it's part of their education.
After a few months in my parents' basement, I took an apartment near the state university, where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these things are dangerous, but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire civilizations.
I prefer to call the most obnoxious feminists what they really are: feminazis. Tom Hazlett, a good friend who is an esteemed and highly regarded professor of economics at the University of California at Davis, coined the term to describe any female who is intolerant of any point of view that challenges militant feminism.
'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.
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
I was delighted to not go to university. I couldn't wait to be out of education.
The University of Nebraska says that elderly people that drink beer or wine at least four times a week have the highest bone density. They need it - they're the ones falling down the most.
I knew that when I resigned from the University of Texas that I would never coach again.
Although I'm a business major out of McGill University, I know nothing... but then I found out much later in life, nobody knows anything.
My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together.
When I was young I had so many inferiority complexes. I had an inferiority complex because I didn't go to university. I had an inferiority complex because I didn't train. Then it gets tiring. And you do get bored of it.
Helena Bonham Carter
Actually, I graduated from university as a journalist.
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