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I also believe that academic freedom should protect the right of a professor or student to advocate Marxism, socialism, communism, or any other minority viewpoint-no matter how distasteful to the majority, provided... (Quote by - Richard M. Nixon)

There will have to be rigid and iron discipline before we achieve anything great and enduring, and that discipline will not come by mere academic argument and appeal to reason and logic. Discipline is learnt in the school of adversity (Quote by - Mohandas Gandhi)

It never has been my intent to deceive others and I take responsibility for not providing more specific information and not being clearer on my academic credentials. (Quote by - Donnie Marbut)

Academic chairs are many, but wise and noble teachers are few; lecture-rooms are numerous and large, but the number of young people who genuinely thirst after truth and justice is small. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

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. (Quote by - George Will)

It's about taking challenging academic courses and developing a genuine love for learning. Those are things ACT and SAT scores don't even begin to measure. (Quote by - Paul Steenis)

We're going to have a two-a-day, but it's going to be academic. We're going to study two times today. (Quote by - Joe Pannunzio)

I no longer have the terrible nightmares that I used to have. Mao had just died in 1976, and China began to open up. For the first time scholarships to go to the West to study were awarded on academic merit. (Quote by - Jung Chang)

Being a full time coach doesn't mean that we practice more than other teams. In fact we have strict regulations about the length of our practices and playing season. The academic schedule here means that I rarely have a full team at any one practice! (Quote by - Tony Brown)

Having lived in China for 4 years, working as an HR manager in a Chinese company, I'm somewhat uncomfortable being associated with the horde of academic locusts that have descended upon China, spent a week there, and came back to give advice as an expert on China. There are no experts on China. (Quote by - Dr. Romie F. Littrell)

At age 11 in 1960, I moved to an academic state secondary school, Harrow County Grammar School for Boys. (Quote by - Paul Nurse)

The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience. (Quote by - Camille Paglia)

An arts education helps build academic skills and increase academic performance, while also providing alternative opportunities to reward the skills of children who learn differently. (Quote by - Gavin Newsom)

The academic community has in it the biggest concentration of alarmists, cranks and extremists this side of the giggle house. (Quote by - William F. Buckley, Jr.)

This is an academic program, not a Jewish or Israeli lobbying group, ... We will teach Judaism as a culture and as a history. (Quote by - Dwayne Carpenter)

An academic dialect is perfected when its terms are hard to understand and refer only to one another. (Quote by - Mason Cooley)

I think we're planning on doing that in the future instead of school assembly, ... We don't lose academic time during the school day for an assembly, and this way it's a lot easier to get the parents and the community involved. (Quote by - Allison Johnson)

I honestly believe that I have learned a thousand times more through and from the sport of wrestling than I have in all my academic classes put together. And I have my masters and 27 graduate credits on top of that. (Quote by - Gene Mills)

Academic and aristocratic people live in such an uncommon atmosphere that common sense can rarely reach them. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Being a professor and working are not the same thing. The academic community is composed largely of nitwits. If I may generalize. People who don't know very much about what matters very much, who view life through literature rather than the other way around. (Quote by - Robert Parker)

My knowledge of science came from being with Carl, not from formal academic training. Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math that lasted the 20 years we were together. (Quote by - Ann Druyan)

When immortality becomes for us no longer a matter of academic discussion, but the most vital of all questions; we shall find our comfort where so many before us have found it, in the ancient words. (Quote by - Henry Norris Russell)

Academics act like they are important, but when something is academic it is meaningless. People say, 'It's academic, now let's get work done.' (Quote by - Evan Sayet)

There is much more to schools than buildings. There are academic activities, how it reaches the community and its proximity to other programs. (Quote by - John Warner)

After my stellar first grade academic achievements, I continued to perform well in the city primary schools - except for penmanship, which was not my forte. (Quote by - Vernon L. Smith)


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