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I think academics are infuriating. For every expert on Shakespeare there is another one to cancel his theory out. It drives you up the wall. I think the greatest form of finding out the truth is through fantasy. (Quote by - Joseph Fiennes)

Can they do both? That's a huge balance, I think, with kids- trying to find the right- it's everything, you know, it's social life, it's academics, it's sports. (Quote by - Joan Cusack)

I think it's really unfortunate that academics have been sidelined in most important policy debates. (Quote by - Juan Cole)

I have a great respect for the academics who are working with the source material. My hat's off to them. (Quote by - Terri Windling)

He's progressing really well. He's gone through some things back home, and because he's a junior college transfer, he had to pass a bunch of classes over the summer. So he did more academics than football. But he took care of (the academics) and passed his classes. (Quote by - Eric Price)

In universities and intellectual circles, academics can guarantee themselves popularity - or, which is just as satisfying, unpopularity - by being opinionated rather than by being learned. (Quote by - A. N. Wilson)

There is a whole school of Canadian academics, media personalities, and politicians whose definition of a Canadian is a North American who fears or dislikes the United States. (Quote by - Preston Manning)

In those days I was terrible at athletics and never made a team, but quite easily led my class in academics. (Quote by - William Standish Knowles)

If we try to envisage an 'average Canadian writer' we can see him living near a campus, teaching at least part-time at university level, mingling too much for his work's good with academics, doing as much writing as he can for the CBC, and always hoping for a Canada Council Fellowship. (Quote by - George Woodcock)

Academics tend to have wonderfully infantile senses of humor. (Quote by - John Lithgow)

I have always been a firm believer in participation so there were no cuts. We practiced three times a week but if a student had an academic conflict, academics took priority. (Quote by - Tony Brown)

I've tried to make a book that's accessible to the ordinary, intelligent reader. Very often books that cover this kind of subject are written by academics, for academics. But I am not an academic. (Quote by - Brian Crozier)

The next time some academics tell you how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

I've often heard academics disparage non-academic writing in terms that suggest it could be a negative in the tenure process, irrespective of the quality of academic work under review. (Quote by - Daniel Drezner)

Academics love to make theories about a body of work, but each book consumes the writer and is the sum of his or her world. (Quote by - Jeanette Winterson)


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