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I'd have you lot up in front of the University authorities first thing in the morning, if it wasn't for the fact that you are the University authorities. (Quote by - Terry Pratchett)

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

Don't let the University get in the way of your education. (Quote by - Raymond Brown)

It's rather like attending a university seminar where you are talking to a few gifted specialists who deliver a paper to an audience of their peers. That's one way of making music. (Quote by - Gavin Bryars )

The job in Wisconsin was the first genuine offer of an academic job in a university which I received. (Quote by - Stephen Cole Kleene)

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)

I'd probably want to teach at university, because children would drive me insane. I suspect it would be English literature, Shakespeare and so forth. I've always been deeply, deeply in love with that kind of thing. (Quote by - Stephen Fry)

A university is a college with a stadium seating over 40,000. (Quote by - Leonard L. Levinson)

In the evenings I studied chemistry at the University of Chicago, the weekends I helped in the family store. (Quote by - Jack Steinberger)

Life at university, with its intellectual and inconclusive discussions at a postgraduate level is on the whole a bad training. (Quote by - Paul Chambers)

The job of mayor and Governor is becoming more and more like the job of university president, which I used to be; it looks like you are in charge, but you are not. (Quote by - Lamar Alexander)

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

The evidence for the big bang had just been discovered, the first evidence of black holes was being discovered on his university years. (Quote by - Sir Martin Rees)

The true university of these days is a collection of books. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

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. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

In 1858 I received the degree of D. S. from the Lawrence Scientific School, and thereafter remained on the rolls of the university as a resident graduate. (Quote by - Simon Newcomb)

Universities are full of knowledge; the freshmen bring a little in and the seniors take none away, and knowledge accumulates. (Quote by - Abbott L. Lowell)

The university's characteristic state may be summarized by the words of the lady who said, I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something. (Quote by - Hanna Holborn Gray)

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

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

I was born in a University campus and seem to have lived all my life in one campus or another. (Quote by - Amartya Sen)

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

I graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Communications and left formal education behind. (Quote by - Sarah Zettel)

The quality of a university is measured more by the kind of student it turns out than the kind it takes in. (Quote by - Robert J. Kibbee)

Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates. (Quote by - Abbott Lawrence Lowell)


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