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Top 32 Quotes About American Universities

#1. I do not know how wicked American millionaires are, but as I travel about and see the results of their generosity in the form of hospitals, churches, public libraries, universities, parks, recreation grounds, art museums and theatres I wonder what on earth we should do without them. - Author: William Lyon Phelps
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#2. When Rhode Island Senator Claiborne Pell first proposed the grants that now bear his name, he envisioned a way to help students attend our country's wonderful colleges and universities, so they could share in the American Dream. - Author: Sheldon Whitehouse
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#3. American university presidents are a nervous breed; I have never thought well of them as a class. - Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
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#4. I loved American universities. In many ways, they are better organized - certainly than French universities. - Author: Thomas Piketty
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#5. I can't understand these chaps who go round American universities explaining how they write poems: It's like going round explaining how you sleep with your wife. - Author: Philip Larkin
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#6. Critics of American colleges typically attribute the failings of undergraduate education to a tendency on the part of professors to neglect their teaching to concentrate on research. In fact, the evidence does not support this thesis, except perhaps in major research universities. - Author: Derek Bok
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#7. Political scientists and professors are the new clergy; the clergy of oppression. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#8. Today's college students demand a self-segregating "safe space". Rosa Parks spinning in her grave. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#9. It's no secret that our nation's public universities want to transform American young people into a bunch of hyper-sensitive, intellectually-neutered cream puffs. - Author: Todd Starnes
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#10. I almost stopped teaching entirely. The worst thing for me is contact with students. I like universities without students. And I especially hate American students. They think you owe them something. They come to you ... Office hours! - Author: Slavoj Zizek
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#11. The strong point of American research universities is the manner in which trustees, presidents and other senior executives retain a considerable amount of decision-making authority while at the same time maintaining a culture of open exchange and participatory debate. - Author: Henry Rosovsky
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#12. The heads of leading American universities say that if they selected applicants based on grades alone, their student bodies would be 100 percent Asian. - Author: Paul Achleitner
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#13. Our universities teach non-white, non-Christian, and female students to find offense everywhere. American students get degrees in Finding Offense. - Author: Dennis Prager
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#14. American universities are organized on the principle of the nuclear rather than the extended family. Graduate students are grimly trained to be technicians rather than connoisseurs. The old German style of universal scholarship has gone. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#15. Credentialing, not education, has become the primary business of North American universities. - Author: Jane Jacobs
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#16. The U.S. incarceration rate is the world's highest and some nine to ten times that of many European countries. Almost 1 in 100 American adults is behind bars.61 Some U.S. states spend as much on their prisons as they do on their universities. - Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz
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#17. American colleges and universities are propaganda machines - Author: Walter Benn Michaels
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#18. After the Soviet collapse, Marxism is a relic, a pathetic anachronism reduced to its last redoubts: North Korea, Cuba, and the English departments of the more expensive American universities. - Author: Charles Krauthammer
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#19. We are in an international marketplace for talent, and American colleges and universities need to be able to attract students and faculty from around the world if we want to sustain our excellence. - Author: Drew Gilpin Faust
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#20. When I was young, most teachers of philosophy in British and American universities were Hegelians, so that, until I read Hegel, I supposed there must be some truth to his system; I was cured, however, by discovering that everything he said on the philosophy of mathematics was plain nonsense. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#21. Institutions are not pretty. Show me a pretty government. Healing is wonderful, but the American Medical Association? Learning is wonderful, but universities? The same is true for religion ... religion is institutionalized spirituality. - Mother Jones November/December 1997. - Author: Huston Smith
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#22. You know there are very few Marxists left in the world ... they're all in American universities. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#23. It's no surprise that at the same time that American universities have engaged in a serious commitment to diversity, they have been thought-prisons. We are not talking about diversity in any real way. We are talking about brown, black, white versions of the same political ideology. - Author: Richard Rodriguez
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#24. 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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#25. 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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#26. 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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#27. American critics are like American universities. They both have dull and half-dead faculties. - Author: Edward Albee
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#28. 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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#29. 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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#30. 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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#31. 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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#32. 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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