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I went to Amherst because my brother had gone there before me, and he went there because his guidance counselor thought that we would do better there than at a large university like Harvard. (Quote by - Joseph E. Stiglitz)

A university`s essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism-a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else. (Quote by - Richard Hofstadter)

For the last year I've been at Stanford University as a student and I've had time to read the newspaper. (Quote by - Tabitha Soren)

The phenomenon of university creative writing programs doesn't exist in France. The whole idea is regarded as a novelty, or an oddity. (Quote by - Marilyn Hacker )

When I entered college, it was to study liberal arts. At the University of Pennsylvania, I studied English literature, but I fell in love with broadcasting, with telling stories about other people's exploits. (Quote by - Andrea Mitchell)

No, I'm happy to go on living the life I've chosen. I'm a university teacher and I like my job. (Quote by - Antonio Tabucchi)

There is one thing a professor can be absolutely certain of: almost every student entering the university believes, or says he believes, that truth is relative. (Quote by - Allan Bloom)

I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science. (Quote by - Sara Paretsky)

I went to Ohio University studying arts and history, and playing football. But I was only interested in girls, my pals and sports. I only did the minimum for school. (Quote by - Ed O'Neill)

The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue (Quote by - Alfred North Whitehead)

I began teaching in New York because I needed to stay in the United States and didn't have my immigration papers in order, so working for a university was a way of resolving the issue. (Quote by - Manuel Puig )

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. (Quote by - Thomas Huxley)

In point of substantial merit the law school belongs in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing. (Quote by - Thorstein Veblen)

A university is not a political party, and an education is not an indoctrination. (Quote by - David Horowitz )

For me, it is just the total experience - from the time I first started as an assistant coach until I wound up at the University of Texas for 20 years. (Quote by - Darrell Royal)

Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman. (Quote by - William Congreve)

Students now arrive at the university ignorant and cynical about our political heritage, lacking the wherewithal to be either inspired by it or seriously critical of it. (Quote by - Allan Bloom)

So when I got out of the military, I went back to school in biology, and earned a biology degree at the University of Texas, and then did some graduate work in it. (Quote by - Elizabeth Moon)

Gentlemen: I have not had your advantages. What poor education I have received has been gained in the University of Life. (Quote by - Horatio Bottomley)

I knew that when I resigned from the University of Texas that I would never coach again. (Quote by - Darrell Royal)

At my public school I had hated every other face for fear the owner was a lord, at university, I was to court the rich while doubting whether there should be great inequalities between incomes. (Quote by - Henry Green )

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. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools. (Quote by - Doris Lessing)

My concentration was really on getting to university and becoming a doctor. My parents let me know that school marks were important. Achievement was something which came by hard work. (Quote by - Roger Bannister )

The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination. (Quote by - Richard Hofstadter)


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