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#1. I needed to temper (my dad's) enthusiasm a bit (about attending Princeton), and so I announced that I would be majoring in patricide ... My mom was actually jealous. - Author: David Sedaris
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#2. As soon as I moved to Princeton in 1978, I became fascinated by local history, much of it Revolutionary War-era; and I became fascinated by the presidency of Woodrow Wilson at Princeton University. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#3. My experiences at Princeton have made me far more aware of my 'blackness' than ever before. I have found that at Princeton, no matter how liberal and open-minded some of my white professors and classmates try to be toward me, I sometimes feel like a visitor on campus; as if I really don't belong. - Author: Michelle Obama
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#4. I moved to Princeton, Indiana, and became a professional Farm Manager for that Princeton Farms. - Author: Orville Redenbacher
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#5. That was always my experience-a poor boy in a rich town; a poor boy in a rich boy's school; a poor boy in a rich man's club at Princeton ... However, I have never been able to forgive the rich for being rich, and it has colored my entire life and works. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#6. I taught at Princeton for 39 years, and the school of architecture on the campus is the worst building on the campus. - Author: Michael Graves
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#7. The legendary Princeton team (Hobey Baker) played 120 minutes of no-substitute hockey in less than 24 hours, eighty of those minutes shorthanded, and remarkably defeated all challengers. - Author: Emil R. Salvini
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#8. In the fall of 1978, I left the religious, conservative, biracial, slow-paced culture of South Carolina for the secular, liberal, multi-ethnic, intense culture of Princeton University. Like most immigrants, I was looking for a better life in a place I only half understood. - Author: Virginia Postrel
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#9. I have spent my years since Princeton, while at law school and in my various professional jobs, not feeling completely a part of the worlds I inhabit. I am always looking over my shoulder wondering if I measure up. - Author: Sonia Sotomayor
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#10. Princeton is a wonderful little spot. A quaint and ceremonious village of puny demigods on stilts. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#11. I was supposed to be a doctor. I was supposed to go to Princeton. And everything I was supposed to do I didn't. - Author: Samuel Barber
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#12. Robert Cohn was once middleweight boxing champion of Princeton. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#13. I went to Princeton from Amherst, where I split my interests between mathematics and philosophy. - Author: Stephen Cole Kleene
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#14. I had been offered fellowships to enter as a graduate student at either Harvard or Princeton. But the Princeton fellowship was somewhat more generous, since I had not actually won the Putnam competition ... Thus Princeton became the choice for my graduate study location. - Author: John Forbes Nash Jr.
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#15. I guess I've always been an aspiring novelist. I went to Princeton and wrote a novel for my thesis. - Author: Howard Gordon
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#16. I'm a graduate of Princeton, and I just want to say you don't have to go to an Ivy League school to be on the Supreme Court. - Author: Richard Land
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#17. The first time I set out to find George F. Kennan, in 1982, I had just turned 21, begun my final semester at Princeton University and noticed with astonishment that the senior thesis deadline had crept to within four months. - Author: Barton Gellman
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#18. I don't think Post often came to Princeton during the '30s. I can't remember ever seeing him in Princeton. - Author: Stephen Cole Kleene
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#19. I left Princeton, but I graduated Harvard, in 1952. - Author: Harry Mathews
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#20. To date, [Wynton] Marsalis has received a total of nine Grammy Awards; a Pulitzer Prize (the first ever awarded to a jazz musician) ... and twenty-nine honorary degrees, including Columbia, Brown, Princeton and Yale; the National Medal of Arts; and numerous awards from other countries. - Author: Randy Sandke
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#21. I remember failing my Princeton interview. My mom wanted me to apply because ever since I was a kid she had this dream that I would apply to Princeton, but it was just not happening. - Author: Tina Fey
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#22. I went to Princeton High School, when I was very serious about being an artist. I was in a theatre family but I didn't want to become an actor. - Author: John Lithgow
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#23. When I got to Princeton I made a point of attending the Philosophy Club and listening to the lectures, but I didn't get involved in any discussions in those clubs. I guess after the first year, I dropped that. - Author: Stephen Cole Kleene
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#24. In the end, arguing about affirmative action in selective colleges is like arguing about the size of a spigot while ignoring the pool and the pipeline that feed it. Slots at Duke and Princeton and Cal are finite. - Author: Eric Liu
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#25. For better or worse, the people who become leaders and decision makers in politics, law and business are going to come from schools like Princeton. - Author: Brian Kernighan
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#26. 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. - Author: David Dinkins
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#27. I think the whole system of education would change if I were in charge and had the ability to make changes. I don't think I would keep Princeton exactly being Princeton. - Author: Wallace Shawn
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#28. Princeton applicants had to know Virgil, Cicero's orations, and Latin grammar and also had to be 'so well acquainted with Greek as to render any part of the four Evangelists in that language into Latin or English. - Author: Ron Chernow
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#29. The Latino community anchored me, but I didn't want it to isolate me from the full extent of what Princeton had to offer, including engagement with the larger community. Page 148 - Author: Sonia Sotomayor
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#30. When I was in architecture school at Princeton, the worst thing you could say about someone was that they were eclectic. - Author: Hugh Hardy
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#31. For someone who was educated at Princeton and Harvard Law School, Mrs Obama can also plant garden bulbs without looking as if she is handling nuclear waste. - Author: Matt Frei
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#32. I served seven years as the chair of the Princeton economics department where I had responsibility for major policy decisions, such as whether to serve bagels or doughnuts at the department coffee hour. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#33. There are hundreds of books about Woodrow Wilson, but I have an image of him in my mind that is unlike any picture I have seen anywhere else, based on material at Princeton and 35 years of researching and thinking about him. - Author: A. Scott Berg
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#34. Princeton is no longer a thing for Princeton men to please themselves with. Princeton is a thing with which Princeton men must satisfy the country. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#35. As he put in his studs he realized that he was enjoying life as he would probably never enjoy it again. Everything was hallowed by the haze of his own youth. He had arrived, abreast of the best in his generation at Princeton. He was in love and his love was returned. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#36. More than 50% of students at Harvard, MIT, and Princeton gave the intuitive - incorrect - answer. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#37. I went to M.I.T. in the summer of 1951 as a 'C.L.E. Moore Instructor.' I had been an instructor at Princeton for one year after obtaining my degree in 1950. It seemed desirable more for personal and social reasons than academic ones to accept the higher-paying instructorship at M.I.T. - Author: John Forbes Nash Jr.
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#38. I've been around - having gone to Princeton, and I went to Oxford after that - some pretty fancy characters in my life. And they're just as nutty as the rest of us - sometimes worse. - Author: Walter Kirn
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#39. Generally places that are comfortable with excellence don't call themselves centers of excellence. Has anyone heard of a Princeton University Center of Excellence? Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of Excellence? - Author: Otis Webb Brawley
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#40. I certainly learned how to break down a text at Princeton, which helps me break down a script - or at least that's the line I feed my parents when they start wondering where all that good money went. - Author: Wentworth Miller
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#41. Competition in rowing doesn't just come from other countries. It comes from Wall Street, med school, law school. You think Harvard and Princeton grads want to live in Chula Vista? - Author: Mike Teti
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#42. I had a great deal of confidence when I graduated from Berkeley. I had almost none when I was at Princeton. After a while, when people tell you you can't do something because you're a woman, you begin to believe maybe they're right. - Author: Margaret Geller
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#43. Princeton is a sublime undergraduate university. It has a good architecture school. - Author: Emilio Ambasz
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#44. I took a couple of creative writing classes with Joyce Carol Oates at Princeton University, and in my senior year there, I took a long fiction workshop with Toni Morrison. I fell in love with it. - Author: Mohsin Hamid
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#45. Those three years ended with June 1933. At that time I left Princeton, having submitted my Ph.D. thesis. - Author: Stephen Cole Kleene
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#46. Barry L. Jacobs and colleagues from the neuroscience program at Princeton University showed that when mice ran every day on an exercise wheel, they developed more brain cells and they learned faster than sedentary controls. I believe in mice. - Author: Bernd Heinrich
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#47. Sports were a big part of my life. I was the captain of the basketball team in high school, and captain of the basketball team at Princeton. - Author: John W. Rogers Jr.
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#48. Princeton University's campus environment presents unique challenges and opportunities for architecture to act as a social condenser. - Author: Steven Holl
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#49. A generation earlier, I think that somebody from my background probably would not have felt fully comfortable at a college like Princeton. But, by the time I graduated from high school, things had changed. - Author: Samuel Alito
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#50. The Law of the Twelve Tables, a Roman legislation circa 450 BC, actually required a father to put to death any deformed child (Cito necatus insignis ad deformitatem puer esto). (Modern moral philosophers, like Joseph Fletcher and Princeton University's Peter Singer, advocate the same thing.) - Author: Robert J. Hutchinson
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#51. I got what I needed out of Princeton in 1 year, and I didn't think it was useful. - Author: Manoj Bhargava
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#52. Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to prison for three years, not Princeton. - Author: Dan Duva
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#53. I'd assumed that a deal was a deal when Princeton admitted me, but I was wrong. The price of getting in - to the university itself, and to the great world it promised to open up - was an endless dunning for nebulous services that weren't included in the initial quote. - Author: Walter Kirn
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#54. No partnership, for that matter, would have hired me, or anyone remotely like me. Was there ever any correlation between an ability to get into, and out of, Princeton, and a talent for taking financial risk? At - Author: Michael Lewis
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#55. If a student takes a Stanford computer class and a Princeton business class, it shows they are motivated and have skills. We know it has helped employees get better jobs. - Author: Daphne Koller
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#56. If someone asks me to go to speak at, say, Princeton, I might or might not go. But if someone asks me from Norman, Oklahoma, I certainly will go. - Author: Simon Schama
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#57. I've actually started a number of businesses in my career. So I'm 28 currently, but when I was about 16, I started building Websites, and that's how I put myself through school. I went to Duke with a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, and then to Princeton. - Author: Aaron Patzer
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#58. Pomeranz, K. (2000) The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the making of the modern world economy, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. - Author: Jane Pollard
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#59. I didn't go to Harvard or Princeton, but I can count - the defunding box canyon is a tactic that will fail and weaken our position, - Author: Bob Corker
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#60. My mom wanted me to apply to Princeton, cause she just I guess since I was a kid had this dream that I would apply to Princeton, and it was not happening. - Author: Tina Fey
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#61. And then, when I left Princeton in the middle of my sophomore year, I went into the navy. - Author: Harry Mathews
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#62. The biggest downside of my current job is that I have to wear a suit to work. Wearing uncomfortable clothes on purpose is an example of what former Princeton hockey player and Nobel Prize winner Michael Spence taught economists to call 'signaling.' - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#63. Princeton is quite integrated. Women are professors at Princeton. Women are students at Princeton. That began in the 1970s. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#64. In a good-natured way he had almost decided that Princeton was one part deadly Philistines and one part deadly grinds, and to find a person who could mention Keats without stammering, yet evidently washed his hands, was rather a treat. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#65. I went to Princeton, I minored in women's studies. - Author: Jennifer Weiner
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#66. What did I think of Princeton? Well, the answer to that question requires a story. When I first arrived, I looked around me at the Gothic buildings - younger, I later learned, than many of the mosques of this city, but made through acid treatment and ingenious stone-masonry to look older ... - Author: Mohsin Hamid
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#67. God invented space so that not everything had to happen in Princeton. - Author: Martin J. Rees
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#68. I studied English at Princeton in the early eighties in what I consider a period of high obscurity. Professors and students ran around discussing the work of critics and philosophers that I doubt they'd read or understood. - Author: Walter Kirn
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#69. I was a professor at Princeton University. And, in that capacity, I studied for many years the role of financial crisis in the economy. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#70. I've lectured at Stanford, Princeton & Harvard to name a few ... I just might be smarter than YOU - Author: Ice-T
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#71. I want to go to Princeton," said Amory. "I don't know why, but I think of all Harvard men as sissies, like I used to be, and all Yale men as wearing big blue sweaters and smoking pipes." Monsignor - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#72. I grew up in a little town in Minnesota, 500 people. I went out to Princeton, and I wasn't very well-accepted out there by the fancy folks of Princeton University, I felt. I came away bruised and feeling rejected. - Author: Walter Kirn
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#73. Why would anyone expect Tyson to come out smarter? He went to prison for four years, not Princeton. - Author: Lou Duva
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#74. When I was a student at Princeton University, I was working part time in a grocery store. I saw an ad for teachers of a prep course. I don't remember what it paid, but it was easily double or triple the minimum wage. - Author: John Katzman
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#75. To whom much has been given, much is required. - Author: Michael Eric Dyson
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#76. I was born in Argentina, June 13, 1943. I brought up my parents very well, so they let me come to America to study at Princeton University. - Author: Emilio Ambasz
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#77. One of the memorable moments of my life was when Willard Libby came to Princeton with a little jar full of crystals of barium xenate. A stable compound, looking like common salt, but much heavier. This was the magic of chemistry, to see xenon trapped into a crystal. - Author: Freeman Dyson
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#78. They tried sodium amytal on him three years ago trying to find out where he buried a Princeton student," Graham said. "He gave them a recipe for dip. - Author: Thomas Harris
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#79. Here's a mnemonic device that might be useful. LEO the lion says GER LEO: you Lose Electrons in Oxidation GER: you Gain Electrons in Reduction - Author: Princeton Review
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#80. As a senior at Princeton, I felt like the whole world was open to me. In our country, that's not a given. We aspire to be a place of equal opportunity, and yet where you're born determines your prospects. - Author: Wendy Kopp
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#81. A Princeton University scholar, Susan Fiske, has used scans to show that the brains of high-achieving people see images of poor people and process them as if they were not humans but things. - Author: Nicholas D. Kristof
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#82. I am a product of affirmative action. I am the perfect affirmative action baby. I am Puerto Rican, born and raised in the south Bronx. My test scores were not comparable to my colleagues at Princeton and Yale. Not so far off so that I wasn't able to succeed at those institutions. - Author: Sonia Sotomayor
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#83. As a teacher at Princeton, I'm surrounded by people who work hard so I just make good use of my time. And I don't really think of it as work - writing a novel, in one sense, is a problem-solving exercise. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#84. an expressive phrase coined by a Princeton mathematician of the last century: "Wormholes in space. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#85. Philadelphia had the musty scent of history. New Haven smelled of neglect. Baltimore smelled of brine, and Brooklyn of sun-warmed garbage. But Princeton had no smell. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#86. I went to Princeton in the fall of 1930 as a half-time instructor. - Author: Stephen Cole Kleene
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#87. When dealing with American politics, you try to follow the money, and that's where it leads you. It doesn't take you to the electoral college or to Princeton. It takes you down the darker alleys of American life. - Author: Roger Morris
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#88. At Princeton I gained a great deal of pleasure from success in my classes. knowing that I could accomplish those things, and I realized that my success was directly proportionate to the work I put in. - Author: Brooke Shields
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#89. I was an undergraduate at Princeton, and I was pressed by the math department to go on to graduate school. Actually they gave me fellowships that paid my way, otherwise I would not have been able to continue. - Author: Alonzo Church
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#90. The CIA is made up of boys whose families sent them to Princeton but wouldn't let them into the family brokerage business. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#91. In one survey, respondents listed Princeton as one of the country's top ten law schools. The problem? Princeton doesn't have a law school - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#92. After Princeton, the years seem like a blur, but the days seem more like rapid fire. - Donald Rumsfeld in Year of Magical Thinking - Author: Joan Didion
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#93. I don't think Obama understands basic economics. Not economics that work. He may understand some theory that someone in Princeton sat and dreamed up, but it's not working. - Author: Rick Perry
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#94. The question was, in a sense, at Princeton Review, how much value was I adding as a public company CEO. I was adding less than other people might've ... I think you want to move on when you've given your best work and then feel that you're not going to add as much value moving forward. - Author: John Katzman
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the undergraduates of Yale and Princeton are cleaner, healthier, better-looking, better dressed, wealthier and more attractive than any undergraduate body in the country. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#96. In the view of such harmony in the cosmos which I, with my limited human mind, am able to recognize, there are yet people who says there is no God. But what makes me really angry is that they quote me for support of such views. (The Expanded Quotable Einstein, Princeton University, page 214) - Author: Albert Einstein
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#97. 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. - Author: Barack Obama
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#98. Dei sub numine viget, Under God's power she flourishes - Author: Princeton University
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#99. I went to Princeton specifically to study physics. - Author: Jeff Bezos
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#100. I acted all the way up until Princeton. It was just one of my favorite extracurricular activities. Then I got to Princeton and had a really conservative vibe. All my friends were planning on law school, med school, or Wall Street, and suddenly acting seem like a really risky proposition. - Author: Wentworth Miller
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