Top 100 Harvard's Quotes

#1. The other day a patient told me that he had gotten into what was a very good college. 'It's not Harvard,' he said.
'Harvard's not Harvard either,' I answered.

Mark Vonnegut

Harvard's Quotes #489092
#2. It does take some confidence, especially for the lay person, to feel that their intuitive understanding that the difference between white rice and brown rice is so small that it really doesn't matter what Harvard's computer says.

Richard David Feinman

Harvard's Quotes #395141
#3. Gates and Allen's use of Harvard's lab space would return to haunt them over the years, as their rivals suggested time and again that Microsoft played a rigged business game,

Linsey McGoey

Harvard's Quotes #1765967
#4. (As Harvard's Daniel Gilbert puts it, our future selves often "pay good money to remove the tattoos that we paid good money to get.")

Brian Christian

Harvard's Quotes #1763402
#5. Robert wondered if any of Harvard's revered Egyptologists had ever knocked on the door of a pyramid and expected an answer.

Dan Brown

Harvard's Quotes #1204435
#6. Not even Sen. [Joseph] McCarthy was able to repress ideas he opposed as effectively as Harvard's hiring committees have suppressed the conservative viewpoints they despise and fear.

David Horowitz

Harvard's Quotes #1033694
#7. If we are prepared to invest the necessary time and effort, affirmative action can contribute to Harvard's quality and not detract from it.

Derek Bok

Harvard's Quotes #916815
#8. Research by Harvard's Howard Gardner, Stanford's William Damon, and Claremont's Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi zeroed in on what they call "good work," a potent mix of what people are excellent at, what engages them, and their ethics - what they believe matters.18

Daniel Goleman

Harvard's Quotes #885968
#9. Perhaps Harvard's greatest contribution to our nation is its requirement that its on-leave professors who want to keep their crimson seats must return from Washington after 24 months.

Malcolm Forbes

Harvard's Quotes #676082
#10. The actions of the University in my case make it abundantly clear that the Administration's rhetoric about Harvard's desire to attract and retain the most distinguished women in the world is empty.

Margaret Geller

Harvard's Quotes #519834
#11. I want to continue to strengthen Harvard's fabulous collections in old printed material, but at the same time, I want to help Harvard move into the world of digitized information.

Robert Darnton

Harvard's Quotes #494081
#12. Diane is my spiritual guide. She is a Duke- and Harvard-educated oyster fisherman in Cape Cod. Now there's something you don't hear every day. Like Jackie and Doug, she does not seek the spotlight.

Megyn Kelly

Harvard's Quotes #1367063
#13. even the presidents of Harvard and Yale saw the War of Independence as part of God's design for the overthrow of Catholicism.

Karen Armstrong

Harvard's Quotes #996745
#14. Children are amazing, and while I go to places like Princeton and Harvard and Yale, and of course I teach at Columbia, NYU, and that's nice and I love students, but the most fun of all are the real little ones, the young ones.

David Dinkins

Harvard's Quotes #1342795
#15. I'll have AB positive', I told Josh when he returned from the dance floor, 'What's it made of? Apples and Bananas?'
-Belle Goose

The Harvard Lampoon

Harvard's Quotes #1325136
#16. I'm not impressed by people's degrees. Harvard doesn't impress me, Yale doesn't impress me, Columbia doesn't impress me.

Sean Hannity

Harvard's Quotes #1311751
#17. Follow your dreams, Bailey," she says. "Be they Harvard or something else entirely. No matter what that father of yours says, or how loudly he might say it. He forgets that he was someone's dream once, himself." Bailey

Erin Morgenstern

Harvard's Quotes #1277116
#18. The U.S. is blessed with tremendously creative and imaginative law students at places like Chicago, Harvard, Columbia and Yale.

Cass Sunstein

Harvard's Quotes #1251613
#19. In these cases, the mind knows what it's doing better than the guile, because the mind flows, the guile dams up, that is, the mind stride but the guile limps. And that's no guileless statement, however, and that's no Harvard like, as MIT will measure soon with computers and docks of Martian data.

Jack Kerouac

Harvard's Quotes #1244308
#20. But just because a person goes to Harvard doesn't mean he's balanced when he graduates, and just because a dog knows how to obey doesn't mean he's balanced, either.

Cesar Millan

Harvard's Quotes #1219581
#21. You cannot pursue all your goals simultaneously or satisfy all your desires at once. And it's an emotional drain to think you can. Instead, you must focus on long-term fulfillment rather than short-term success and, at various points in your life, think carefully about your priorities.

Eric C. Sinoway

Harvard's Quotes #1186844
#22. The first person to refer to Darwin's tales as Just So Stories was a Harvard paleontologist and evolutionist, Stephen Jay Gould, in 1978.61

Tom Wolfe

Harvard's Quotes #1174467
#23. Because Harvard is such a fine sound forty acres is no high price for a fine sound. A fine dead sound we will swap Benjy's pasture for a fine dead sound. It will last him a long time because he cannot hear it unless he can smell it

William Faulkner

Harvard's Quotes #1155111
#24. Today's mom watches her every child-rearing step lest she commit some egregious and apocalyptic parenting faux pas that will certainly doom her child to a life spent sleeping under overpasses, or worse, not going to Harvard.

John Rosemond

Harvard's Quotes #1142742
#25. Stepford University
one of the leading research university on the PLANET with over THREE MILLION likes on Facebook. That's more than Harvard, and SIX times as many as Stanford.

Chris Dolley

Harvard's Quotes #1108721
#26. The barn where I work, it's only 15 minutes or so from Harvard square, so It's very close to the center of Boston, but it happens to be a total oasis. It's completely quiet in there.

Tod Machover

Harvard's Quotes #1065437
#27. And don't trouble yourself too much if you don't laugh at what you are about to read, for if you perk up your pink little ear, you may hear the silvery tinkling of merriment in the air, far, far away ... It's us, buster. Ching!

The Harvard Lampoon

Harvard's Quotes #1055201
#28. The Harvard researchers wrote.24 In 1985, Car and Driver magazine printed an issue with the cover line "Hell Freezes Over," announcing NUMMI's accomplishments. The worst auto factory on earth had become one of the most productive plants in existence, using the same workers as before. Then,

Charles Duhigg

Harvard's Quotes #1051198
#29. I too turned to Webster's Dictionary and it defined Harvard University as a season for gathering crops.

Andy Samberg

Harvard's Quotes #1045613
#30. The motto of Harvard isn't 'nice,' it's truth. The motto of Yale isn't
'light and nice,' it's light and truth.

Scott Kenemore

Harvard's Quotes #1008926
#31. I am an Ivy league graduate. I have a Harvard MBA. I've opened casinos in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and the French Riviera. I've worked for the Santangelo's, the Lucchetti's and the Gambino's.

Jackie Chanel

Harvard's Quotes #1008450
#32. Nice one, Catpiss,' he says. That's not my real name. My name is actually Kantkiss. Kantkiss Neverclean.

The Harvard Lampoon

Harvard's Quotes #1008346
#33. People use the word "natural" ... What is natural to me is these botanical species which interact directly with the nervous system. What I consider artificial is 4 years at Harvard, and the Bible, and Saint Patrick's cathedral, and the Sunday school teachings.

Timothy Leary

Harvard's Quotes #1793247
#34. It's tough when markets change and your people within the company don't.

Harvard Business Review

Harvard's Quotes #1546964
#35. I went into Harvard one way and came out a different person ... It's the air at Harvard; it's like a Renaissance court.

Erich Segal

Harvard's Quotes #1778711
#36. When one considers our nation's educational foundations - Harvard, Yale, Princeton and most of our respected institutions were originally Christian - it becomes evident why we, as Christians, maintain a passion about remaining true to the foundations of Scripture.

Jonathan Falwell

Harvard's Quotes #1775210
#37. Professor Winthrop delivered an influential lecture at Harvard proposing the earthquake might have been caused by heat and pressure below the surface of the earth. With God's help, of course, but God comes off as an engineer instead of a hothead vigilante.)

Sarah Vowell

Harvard's Quotes #1749928
#38. To teach is to learn twice. About all some parents accomplish in life is to send a child to Harvard. The purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place to spend one's leisure.

Joseph Joubert

Harvard's Quotes #1749409
#39. So all this time you thought I was a vampire?' Edwart whispered furiously, pulling me a few inches to the left.
'Sure,' I said, 'you know, the lion falls for the lamb ... '
'Sorry. It's easier for me if I explain things in animal terms.

The Harvard Lampoon

Harvard's Quotes #1726908
#40. Harvard pediatricians have studied the effect that childhood trauma has on the mind. In addition to later negative health consequences, the doctors found that constant stress can actually change the chemistry of a child's brain. Stress, after

J.D. Vance

Harvard's Quotes #1621239
#41. I went off to Harvard Law School for six weeks, and then I said, 'Doggone this, it's not what I want to do.' I remember when I told my dad I was leaving law school, and I wanted to go into football. He said, 'Be a good coach.'

Marv Levy

Harvard's Quotes #1613270
#42. In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you have an entirely different audience. It's so schizophrenic.

Jonathan Carroll

Harvard's Quotes #1594892
#43. They studied the phenomenon at Harvard." "They studied soul-stealing at Harvard?" "What else do you think they do in business school? In any case, it's called the Ikea effect." "As in furniture?

Eliza Crewe

Harvard's Quotes #1571880
#44. With a hundred and seventy-eight machines to sequence the precise order of the billions of chemicals within a molecule of DNA, B.G.I. produces at least a quarter of the world's genomic data - more than Harvard University, the National Institutes of Health, or any other scientific institution.

Michael Specter

Harvard's Quotes #1563411
#45. Coming out of college into the draft, being Asian-American and being from Harvard, that's not going to be an advantage because of stereotypes.

Jeremy Lin

Harvard's Quotes #1378921
#46. It's important to make clear to all the schools at Harvard the central role of the library.

Robert Darnton

Harvard's Quotes #1538991
#47. Both my wife and I went to Harvard, and it's incredibly exciting that our son and daughter are going there and have the chance to experience it. There are many awesome opportunities at Harvard. That's one of its greatest frustrations - not having enough time to take the classes you want to take.

Carlton Cuse

Harvard's Quotes #1507430
#48. There's a rule they don't teach you at Harvard Business School. It is: If anything is worth doing, it's worth doing to excess.

Edwin Land

Harvard's Quotes #1487452
#49. If you went to Harvard Medical School, chances are you'll be a doctor at some place. There's a career trajectory. Acting, there's nothing. It's constantly trying to procure jobs - it's very disconcerting.

Jesse Eisenberg

Harvard's Quotes #1478182
#50. There's a level of service that we could provide when we're just at Harvard that we can't provide for all of the colleges, and there's a level of service that we can provide when we're a college network that we wouldn't be able to provide if we went to other types of things.

Mark Zuckerberg

Harvard's Quotes #1465752
#51. My mother taught public school, went to Harvard and then got her master's there and taught fifth and sixth grade in a public school. My dad had a more working-class lifestyle. He didn't go to college. He was an auto mechanic and a bartender and a janitor at Harvard.

Ben Affleck

Harvard's Quotes #1462432
#52. Harvard students rallied on campus to offer formal, but "cordial," congratulations to their fellow student, Robert T. Lincoln, son of the president-elect and newly dubbed - in honor of the Prince of Wales's recent triumphant American tour - the "Prince of Rails.

Harold Holzer

Harvard's Quotes #1456277
#53. Harvard freshmen are smart, interested, and excited, and it's fun hearing their different perspectives and stuff that they will share.

Lisa Randall

Harvard's Quotes #1453911
#54. When I first came to Harvard, I thought to myself, 'What kind of an Indian am I?' because I did not grow up on a reservation. But being an Indian is a combination of things. It's your blood. It's your spirituality. And it's fighting for the Indian people.

Winona LaDuke

Harvard's Quotes #1412884
#55. Made in America. Heck, let's make everything in America. Let's make pride and trust and teamwork more than chalk on a Harvard blackboard.

Chris Bent

Harvard's Quotes #1380146
#56. Attaching "produced at Berkeley, Harvard, MIT" to a ridiculous argument immediately makes it cogent to many. That's part of life, but let's not pretend that it's rationality.

Douglas Wilson

Harvard's Quotes #285639
#57. There's a lot of people talking about elitism and all of that.Yes, I went to Princeton and Harvard, but the lens through which I see the world is the lens that I grew up with. I am the product of a working class upbringing.

Barack Obama

Harvard's Quotes #582777
#58. By playing on people's desire to belong to groups, Facebook creates a new, inclusive society. After all, Facebook is not like Harvard College. Anyone with access to the Internet can sign up.

Amity Shlaes

Harvard's Quotes #537500
#59. I think that racism has gotten more subtle, and it's not even racism anymore: it's placism. Like where you live or whether you went to community college or Harvard, and it exists within the race.

Esai Morales

Harvard's Quotes #469974
#60. We have associations to things. We have, you know, we have associations to tables and to - and to dogs and to cats and to Harvard professors, and that's the way the mind works. It's an association machine.

Daniel Kahneman

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#61. There's a picture of my dorm room in the college yearbook as the most messy, most disgusting room on the Harvard campus, where I was an undergraduate.

Brian Greene

Harvard's Quotes #411012
#62. I've whipped the Harvard graduate's ass. Nothing against Harvard - it's a hell of a school - but there I was, twenty five yards behind, wrapped in leg irons, and I beat him.

Don King

Harvard's Quotes #391078
#63. According to a 2009 Harvard Medical School study, as many as 45,000 people die annually in the United States because they lack health insurance. As one of the study's coauthors pointed out, this works out to about one death every twelve minutes. It's

Naomi Klein

Harvard's Quotes #327230
#64. I was first exposed to the idea of macro-molecular sequences while I was a postdoctoral fellow with Jack Strominger at Harvard. During that time, I briefly visited Fred Sanger's laboratory in Cambridge, England, to learn the methodology of RNA fingerprinting and sequencing.

Richard J. Roberts

Harvard's Quotes #323751
#65. We began to butterfly kiss, which is when you touch your eyelashes to the other person's skin. I was going to respect Edwart's desire to wait, and he was going to respect my desire for winged creatures.

The Harvard Lampoon

Harvard's Quotes #307611
#66. Two young doctors - one from Harvard and the other from Dartmouth - invited me to go to Mecca in my husband's stead. And that is what helped put me back on track.

Betty Shabazz

Harvard's Quotes #293628
#67. As Harvard University psychologist Daniel Gilbert argues, 'You can't adapt to commuting, because it's entirely unpredictable. Driving in traffic is a different kind of hell every day.'

Tom Vanderbilt

Harvard's Quotes #290032
#68. I went to college at Harvard, then did three years of graduate school at Yale. At both places I studied comparative literature. People find it odd that I went to both Harvard and Yale, and I guess it is odd, but that's just what people did where I grew up.

Lev Grossman

Harvard's Quotes #593851
#69. Cookie's cousin Lucille, for example. Or her second cousins. Or her uncle on her mother's side. Her whole family, in fact, was a Harvard study waiting to happen.

Darynda Jones

Harvard's Quotes #247191
#70. There's a Harvard man on the wrong side of every question.

Abbott Lawrence Lowell

Harvard's Quotes #238205
#71. Affirmative action makes employers think, 'Black woman nuclear physicist? Hah! Probably let her into Harvard 'cause they were looking for a twofer. Bet she got C's in high school practical math. Give her a job in personnel.'

P. J. O'Rourke

Harvard's Quotes #218639
#72. They all got really quiet and started to lick their lips, closing in on Lucy. I started to lick my lips, too, because it's one of those subconcious, contagious things like sneezing, but then I stopped because it just isn't worth it if you forgot to bring ChapStick.

The Harvard Lampoon

Harvard's Quotes #208132
#73. I took a job at the Walt Disney Company and after 18 months decided to go to business school at Harvard. I was awestruck by the campus. My first reaction was 'I don't belong here.' Then I said, 'I'm here; let's get on with it.'

Jason Kilar

Harvard's Quotes #205359
#74. It's fashionable with the Sarah Palin set to attack Harvard and treat its graduates as elitists. But if you spend any time on campus, you see students drawn from all over the world - an astonishing number these days with roots in Asia - whose chief assets are brainpower and hard work.

David Ignatius

Harvard's Quotes #100826
#75. The two things I look for in a guy is how tall he is and whether or not he's a vampire. Pretty much all my crushes have been one or the other. One guy, actually, was both big and a vampire, but he turned out to be gay.

The Harvard Lampoon

Harvard's Quotes #99739
#76. The society in 'The Handmaid's Tale' is a throwback to the early Puritans whom I studied extensively at Harvard under Perry Miller, to whom the book is dedicated.

Margaret Atwood

Harvard's Quotes #73568
#77. We're doomed to repeat the past no matter what. That's what it is to be alive. It's pretty dense kids who haven't figured that out by the time they're ten ... Most kids can't afford to go to Harvard and be misinformed.

Kurt Vonnegut

Harvard's Quotes #55647
#78. I took the one letter he had for us. It was from the Switchblade Gas & Electric Company. I didn't know I had admirers there too, but I wasn't that surprised. I threw it in the trash with the IRS's love letters and closed the door without reply.

The Harvard Lampoon

Harvard's Quotes #10054
#79. Microsoft is ten times smarter, a hundred times more aggressive, and bound by no particular rules. It gives Randy a little frisson just to imagine Harvard Li's situation: being chased across the planet by Microsoft's state-of-the-art hellhounds.

Neal Stephenson

Harvard's Quotes #742195
#80. Let's say you went to Harvard or Oxford or Cambridge, and you said, 'I've come here because I'm in search of morality, guidance and consolation; I want to know how to live,' - they would show you the way to the insane asylum.

Alain De Botton

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#81. I really want to go to Harvard; it's just a matter of timing.

Aubrey Peeples

Harvard's Quotes #914172
#82. I went to Harvard College and determined right away when I was a junior that I was unemployable, since I think I applied to 300 jobs and didn't get any of them, so I decided that I would stay in school and go to Harvard Business school, and that's my background.

Hamilton E. James

Harvard's Quotes #902424
#83. I took the T from Logan airport to Harvard Square. I hate driving in Boston. It's the traffic that drives me spare, and the absolutely terrible manners of the motorists. Other New Englanders refer to Massachusetts drivers as Massholes.

Geraldine Brooks

Harvard's Quotes #875187
#84. I can always tell if someone's from Harvard because they trot out their vitae. I would die at Harvard.

Junot Diaz

Harvard's Quotes #866883
#85. To me the key thing is getting it right. And if a person's really smart and they're doing fantastic work, I don't care if they're a high school kid or a Harvard professor; it's the work that matters.

Jimmy Wales

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#86. If you're last in your class at Harvard, it doesn't feel like you're a good student, even though you really are. It's not smart for everyone to want to go to a great school.

Malcolm Gladwell

Harvard's Quotes #793261
#87. Follow your dreams Bailey. Be they Harvard or somehing else entirely. No matter what that father of yours says, or how loudly he might say it. He forgets that he was someone's dream once, himself

Erin Morgenstern

Harvard's Quotes #789660
#88. As an undergraduate at Harvard in the 1960s, I was fascinated by my visits to psychologist B.F. Skinner's laboratory.

Andrew Weil

Harvard's Quotes #768282
#89. I'm an ambitious person, and Harvard makes me feel successful, just having gotten in here. That's the ugly side of why I'm proud of being at Harvard Law School. Another reason is because there's a spirit of serious intellectual endeavor here.

Scott Turow

Harvard's Quotes #748343
#90. How about we walk back? Through the cemetery?' One thing my mom had taught me is that it's difficult to refuse requests made in italics.

The Harvard Lampoon

Harvard's Quotes #956752
#91. Then, suddenly, I remembered the accident, and Edwart's snow-proof body, and his eyes that changed from I-don't-remember to green, and I knew.

The Harvard Lampoon

Harvard's Quotes #740372
#92. Just read the farm relief bill. It's just a political version of Einstein's last theory. If a farmer could understand it, he certainly would know more than to farm. He would be a professor at Harvard.

Will Rogers

Harvard's Quotes #736287
#93. Harvard Business School's Teresa Amabile have found that external rewards and punishments - both carrots and sticks - can work nicely for algorithmic tasks. But they can be devastating for heuristic ones.

Daniel H. Pink

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#94. I went on to Harvard and got very interested in computers and studying the earth's landscape.

Jack Dangermond

Harvard's Quotes #689438
#95. It's understandable why TV hasn't been diverse because a lot of TV writers are white dudes from Harvard. And white dudes from Harvard aren't going to immediately want to write about trans issues. They're not immediately going to want to write about a Filipino family.

Rachel Bloom

Harvard's Quotes #673849
#96. The benefit of rich families putting their child through Harvard is always going to exist. But it's quite evident that there are 700 million peasants in China who are never going to go to Harvard.

Michael J. Saylor

Harvard's Quotes #657258
#97. A Harvard Medical School study has determined that rectal thermometers are still the best way to tell a baby's temperature. Plus, it really teaches the baby who's boss.

Tina Fey

Harvard's Quotes #647261
#98. The truth of the matter is, you die, all you do is die, and yet you live, yes you live, and that's no Harvard lie.

Jack Kerouac

Harvard's Quotes #618477
#99. It's a matter of the heart ... I take teaching at Harvard very seriously and supervision of my students very seriously. Harvard should have a bona fide commitment to me.

Margaret Geller

Harvard's Quotes #604559
#100. I was a student at Harvard, and that's where I learned about so-called avant-garde music. Jackson Pollock, abstract expressionism and painting were well known at this time.

Henry Flynt

Harvard's Quotes #594679

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