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Top 64 Best Universities Quotes

#1. Prisons are universities of crime, maintained by the state. - Author: Pyotr Kropotkin
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#2. Literally from the moment I came in the door of MIT, it was very clear that a highly productive 40-year partnership between U.S. research universities and the federal government was badly eroding. - Author: Charles Vest
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#3. In the long run, much public opinion is made in the universities; ideas generated there filter down through the teaching profession and the students into the general public. - Author: B. Carroll Reece
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#4. American colleges and universities are propaganda machines - Author: Walter Benn Michaels
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#5. There is more in Mersenne than in all the universities together. - Author: Thomas Hobbes
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#6. The Pseudo-liberals monopolize the teaching jobs at many universities. Only men who agree with them are appointed as teachers and instructors of the social sciences, and only textbooks supporting their ideas are used. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#7. All information belongs to everybody all the time. It should be available. It should be accessible to the child, to the woman, to the man, to the old person, to the semiliterate, to the presidents of universities, to everyone. It should be open. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#8. College graduates work in every sector of the American economy, and the research engines incubated within our universities generate a wealth of ideas and innovations that have an enormous impact on our lives. - Author: Gordon Gee
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#9. The fact that I spent my life in universities in a manner that I no longer have close identification with bricklayers is a pain to me. - Author: Stanley Hauerwas
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#10. If our colleges and universities do not breed men who riot, who rebel, who attack life with all the youthful vim and vigor, then there is something wrong with our colleges. The more riots that come on college campuses, the better world for tomorrow. - Author: William Allen White
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#11. Universities have come to realize that online is not a fad. The question is not whether to engage in this area but how to do it. - Author: Daphne Koller
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#12. I believe that the future is determined by the great public universities. They educate 80 percent of the students and make the American Dream available. - Author: Gordon Gee
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#13. Europeans forget that one-third of the American people have had a personal conversation with Jesus Christ and that the born-again are not just little old ladies in black but also CEOs and provosts of universities and candidates for office. - Author: Edmund White
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#14. A society - any society - is defined as a set of mutual benefits and duties embodied most visibly in public institutions: public schools, public libraries, public transportation, public hospitals, public parks, public museums, public recreation, public universities, and so on. - Author: Robert Reich
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#15. As many know, and especially those who may have young sons or daughters at colleges or universities, the last thing you want to hear is a call that perhaps one of your children was injured or, even worse, lost their life in a tragic fire at a dorm or campus housing. - Author: Vito Fossella
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#16. I think the universities as we know them will be dead in a future years. I'd like to see them replaced by something better, instead of something worse, and it's not clear which way it will go. - Author: David Gelernter
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#17. Let's not burn the universities yet. After all, the damage they do might be worse. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#18. I wonder what it means about American literary culture and its transmission when I consider the number of American poets who earn their living teaching creative writing in universities. I've ended up doing that myself. - Author: Marilyn Hacker
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#19. What [American universities] need, and would much benefit from, is more Marxists, radicals, leftists - all terms conventionally applied to those who fight against exploitation, racism, sexism, and capitalism. We can never have too many of these, just as we can never have too few 'conservatives'. - Author: Grover Furr
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#20. It fulfils the purpose of Universities if they can find out ways of achieving those feats which haven't been achieved till now. - Author: Narendra Modi
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#21. The trouble is the field of science, medicine, universities, biotech companies - you name it - have been so splintered, layers, sub-divided, hacked that people can spend their entire career studying one tiny little cog of life. - Author: Craig Venter
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#22. In Venezuela, which doesn't have thousands of prestige universities like the U.S., people usually stay at home while attending to college. After they graduate, they move for a job or get married. - Author: Juan Pablo Galavis
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#23. American critics are like American universities. They both have dull and half-dead faculties. - Author: Edward Albee
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#24. As I visualize it, the business of the future will be a scientific, social and economic unit. It will be vigorously creative in pure science where its contributions will compare with those of the universities. - Author: Edwin Land
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#25. The American people are among the most productive in the world. We have the best technologies. We have great universities. We have entrepreneurs. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#26. I held a variety of jobs - most notably ten years working in universities - and kept on writing. - Author: Thomas Perry
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#27. Being a poet in the States is quite different from being one in China, because in the States poetry depends on the universities for its support. They finance the poets and help them get published. That isn't so in China. But overall it is the same. You can't change society with poetry. - Author: Bei Dao
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#28. During the days of segregation, there was not a place of higher learning for African Americans. They were simply not welcome in many of the traditional schools. And from this backward policy grew the network of historical black colleges and universities. - Author: Michael N. Castle
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#29. You can use the Internet to find out, from anywhere on the planet: exactly how much coffee is in a certain coffee machine at Cambridge University in England; exactly how many sodas are available in certain vending machines at certain major universities; and much, much more. - Author: Dave Barry
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#30. In the universities, cheap, vulnerable labor means adjuncts and graduate students. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#31. Students at universities are sometimes so filled with the doctrines of the world they begin to question the doctrines of the gospel. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#32. Most American elementary schools and high schools, and nearly all colleges and universities, teach everything that is significant from a liberal/Left perspective. - Author: Dennis Prager
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#33. We do not believe in quotas. They would not only be undesirable, they would be illegal. There is legal protection for the autonomy of universities in running their own admission arrangements. - Author: David Willetts
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#34. We need to say goodbye to the traditional methodologies of corporate universities. - Author: Marcus Buckingham
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#35. When I'm makin' lectures to these universities, I tell 'em I like that little building because when I run short a audience, if I can get three people in there I've got a good crowd. - Author: Howard Finster
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#36. In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities, the charge is frequently heard that Black women are more easily hired than are Black men. - Author: Audre Lorde
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#37. I want to always move forward with everything I am doing. So, I do the radio show, speak at universities and other social institutions all around the world, appear on TV, and continue to create music all in the hope to keep the struggle alive. - Author: Chuck D
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#38. I worry when athletes are simply used by their universities to produce revenue, to make money for them, nothing to show at the back end. I grew up with a lot of players who had very, very tough lives after the ball started bouncing for them. And that's why I'm going to continue to fight. - Author: Arne Duncan
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#39. The gentry's jurisdiction over the peasantry was restored. The universities were closed to the children of the lower classes; the radical literary periodicals were banned; the nation, including the intelligentsia, was to be forced back into mute submission. Revolutionary - Author: Isaac Deutscher
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#40. If the professors of English will complain to me that the students who come to the universities, after all those years of study, still cannot spell 'friend,' I say to them that something's the matter with the way you spell friend. - Author: Richard P. Feynman
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#41. equality. Qatar has adopted the Education City project, in which it has invited a collection of prestigious American universities to open up branches here in Doha. Some of these universities include Carnegie Mellon University, the Georgetown School of Foreign Service, - Author: Carol Henderson
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#42. Let us return to the idea that universities generate wealth and the growth of useful knowledge in society. There is a causal illusion here; time to bust it. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#43. Fellows of colleges in the universities are in one sense the recipients of alms, because they receive funds which originally were of an eleemosynary character. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#44. In our greatest universities, naturalism - the doctrine that nature is all there is - is the virtually unquestioned assumption that underlies not only natural science but intellectual work of all kinds. - Author: Philip Johnson
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#45. In places like universities, where everyone talks too rationally, it is necessary for a kind of enchanter to appear. - Author: Joseph Beuys
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#46. Most subjects at universities are taught for no other purpose than that they may be re-taught when the students become teachers. - Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg
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#47. I can hear some of you groaning as you read this section. "Great," you're saying. "I have to put a theme in my book? Themes are only for that 'high literature' stuff that gets taught in universities, not for my nice, entertaining genre fiction. - Author: Libbie Hawker
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#48. Which has left me with a healthy respect and fondness for higher education that those of my friends and family who attended universities were cured of long ago. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#49. Universities want to recruit the students that they believe will best represent the university while in school and beyond. Students with a robust social media presence and clearly defined personal brand stand to become only more influential. - Author: Amy Jo Martin
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#50. I hope the story of 2011 is that America gets its mojo back. You've got to remember that America has the best universities; it's got some of the best businesses. It's got an unbelievable work ethic, rule of law. The story of 2011 will be America blossoming again. - Author: Jamie Dimon
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#51. In the Far East, studying yoga is comparable to a mixture of attending one of the best Western universities, and of being an intrepid explorer. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#52. Our universities should produce good criticism; they do not or, at best, they do so only as federal prisons produce counterfeit money: a few hardened prisoners are more or less surreptitiously continuing their real vocations. - Author: Randall Jarrell
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#53. The U.S. is the biggest investor in research and development in the world. It has the best universities. Keeping them supplied with the best talent is essential. - Author: James Dyson
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#54. Declining overseas admissions costs us not only much needed revenues for colleges and universities, but much more importantly, we lose the best opportunity we have to introduce foreign students to all that America has to offer the world. - Author: Richard Lugar
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#55. Cambridge is one of the best universities in the world, especially in my field. - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#56. Are we a nation that educates the world's best and brightest in our universities, only to send them home to create businesses in countries that compete against us? Or are we a nation that encourages them to stay and create jobs, businesses, and industries right here in America? - Author: Barack Obama
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#57. Look to the past to help create the future. Look to science and to poetry. Combine innovation and interpretation. We need the best of both. And it is universities that best provide them. - Author: Drew Gilpin Faust
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#58. Sadness is one of the best universities in life! Though bad things take good things from us, they do give us useful things as well! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#59. A collection of books is the best of all universities. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#60. Schools have never been about getting access to information. That's the job of libraries. Schools and universities have nobler missions as gentle gatekeepers. Their role is to control ideas on the loose and to present the best and noblest ideas to the young. - Author: Andrew Nikiforuk
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#61. Almost all the students who make it to Caltech, one of the best scientific universities in the world, come from public schools. So it can be done.
- Author: Thomas L. Friedman
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#62. many of these excellent young people could not, as a general rule, either read or write, as these activities are understood in our best universities. - Author: Bernard Bailyn
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#63. I studied every thing but never topped ... But today the toppers of the best universities are my employees - Author: Bill Gates
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#64. We have a large underclass in Britain, and a fairly low standard of education. Our best universities are extremely good, but a very significant proportion of the British population that comes out of compulsory schooling with very low standards of education. - Author: Nigel Short
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