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There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see. (Quote by - John Masefield)

I believe it is important for the university to always remember its roots. (Quote by - Michael N. Castle )

I now teach at American University and the University of Virginia. (Quote by - Julian Bond)

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

No state legislature ever built a great university. (Quote by - James E. Rogers)

We learned in the university to consider Wordsworth and Keats as Romantics. They were only a generation apart, but Wordsworth didn't even read Keats's book when he gave him a copy. (Quote by - Thom Gunn)

Yes I did when I was at university 30 years ago, just for a short time (Quote by - Harriet Harman)

I'm fortunate now that I coach at Duke University and we've won a lot. I have some kids who haven't failed that much. But when they get to college, they're going to fail some time. That's a thing that I can help them the most with. (Quote by - Mike Krzyzewski)

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

They wanted a great university without building a great university. They knew a lot about football, but not a lot about academia. (Quote by - Brad Carter)

A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

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. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism. (Quote by - Robert M. Hutchins)

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. (Quote by - William F. Buckley, Jr.)

In my eighties, my best friends are in their fifties, and I have many friends at university. It keeps one young, and up with the vocabulary. That's terribly important, especially for a writer. (Quote by - Mary Wesley )

As a university, we're not focused on bringing about huge reforms - that's not our role. (Quote by - William P. Leahy)

My main graduate training was received at the University of Chicago from which I received the Ph.D. in 1938. (Quote by - George Stigler)

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

University printing presses exist, and are subsidised by the Government for the purpose of producing books which no one can read; and they are true to their high calling. (Quote by - Francis Cornford)

No university in the world has ever risen to greatness without a correspondingly great library... When this is no longer true, then will our civilization have come to an end. (Quote by - Lawrence Clark Powell)

The idea that it is necessary to go to a university in order to become a successful writer . . . is one of those fantasies that surround authorship. (Quote by - Vera Brittain)

If I were founding a university I would begin with a smoking room; next a dormitory; and then a decent reading room and a library. After that, if I still had more money that I couldn't use, I would hire a professor and get some text books. (Quote by - Stephen Leacock)

Well the way I ended up with my own record is that I did this concert at Wesleyan University. It was just one night and we had no thought of making a record. (Quote by - Christine Lavin)

I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time, after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher, a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage. (Quote by - Kate Adie )

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


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