Undergraduates Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 34 Undergraduates Quotes

#1. Engineering undergraduates should not be charged fees. They should receive grants, not student loans, and the government will get the money back long-term from increased exports. - Author: James Dyson
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#2. The basic idea that if you increase government spending or you cut people's taxes that stimulates the economy and lowers the unemployment rate, is a very widely accepted idea. It's in every economics textbook, that's what we teach our undergraduates, and I certainly try to teach them the truth. - Author: Christina Romer
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#3. I am a teacher, and I am proud of it. At Cornell University I have taught primarily undergraduates, and indeed almost every year since 1966 have taught first-year general chemistry. - Author: Roald Hoffmann
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#4. The library was still giving trouble: a few books in some of the more obscure corners of the stacks retained some autonomy, dating back to an infamous early experiment with flying books, and lately they'd begun to breed. Shocked undergraduates had stumbled on books in the very act. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#5. I'm working with published authors and some very young undergraduates and lots of people in between. They are lovely people, and they can write. - Author: Mal Peet
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#6. What I often forget about students, especially undergraduates, is that surface appearances are misleading. Most of them are at base as conventional as Presbyterian deacons. - Author: Muriel Beadle
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#7. Many of the greatest creations of man have been inspired by the desire to make money ... If Oxford undergraduates were paid for their work, I would have performed miracles of scholarship and become Regius Professor of Modern History. - Author: David Ogilvy
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#8. Economists like to strike the pose of a scientist. I know, because I often do it myself. When I teach undergraduates, I very consciously describe the field of economics as a science, so no student would start the course thinking he was embarking on some squishy academic endeavor.'1 - Author: Ha-Joon Chang
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#9. I do worry a lot about the time it takes for people to get a PhD, about the difficulty of finding employment, about the difficulty of getting tenure, and generally about the perception that undergraduates have, that this is a very high-risk career to get started. - Author: Louis Menand
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#10. You will hear more good things on the outside of a stagecoach from London to Oxford than if you were to pass a twelvemonth with the undergraduates, or heads of colleges, of that famous university. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#11. The Committee supports the idea that there should be, within the University of California, a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education of undergraduates within the framework of a College system. - Author: Abraham Robinson
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#12. Undergraduates owe their happiness chiefly to the consciousness that they are no longer at school. The nonsense which was knocked out of them at school is all put gently back at Oxford or Cambridge. - Author: Max Beerbohm
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#13. Basically what you want in any profession - I would say the same thing if I were a lawyer or a doctor - is you want bright undergraduates to look at your profession as something they would be interested in getting into. - Author: Louis Menand
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#14. the problem is not lack of learning. Rather, he believes, when we are undergraduates, we learn all too well: we learn to ape the bureaucratic, academic, clear-as-swamp-water prose of our professors. - Author: Bryan Franklin
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#15. Generally young men are regarded as radicals. This is a popular misconception. The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the men past middle life. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#16. Washing dishes as a 17-year-old in an Oxford college and seeing the privileged lifestyles of the undergraduates there convinced me that a system that allowed luxury for the few at the expense of the many needed to be challenged. - Author: Frances O'Grady
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#17. A university anywhere can aim no higher than to be as British as possible for the sake of the undergraduates, as German as possible for the sake of the public at large-and as confused as possible for the preservation of the whole uneasy balance. - Author: Clark Kerr
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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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#19. If a comparative-literature major had existed at Harvard College for undergraduates I would have surely gone in that direction. - Author: Louis Begley
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#20. In leaving behind the kind of shell common to all undergraduates, indeed to most young men, they had, in one sense, taken more definite shape by each establishing conspicuously his own individual identity, thereby automatically drawing farther apart from each other. - Author: Anthony Powell
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#21. Today, over half of China's undergraduate degrees are in math, science technology and engineering, yet only 16 percent of America's undergraduates pursue these schools. - Author: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
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#22. The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#23. Very few writers of distinction in fact were outstanding as undergraduates. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#24. In the bubble decade, making money as an end in itself boomed as a calling among students at elite universities like Harvard, siphoning off gifted undergraduates who might otherwise have been scientists, teachers, doctors, entrepreneurs, artists or inventors. - Author: Frank Rich
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#25. It's really difficult working with kids and with babies because they are not cooperative subjects: they are not socialized into the idea that they should cheerfully and cooperatively give you information. They're not like undergraduates, who you can bribe with beer money or course credit. - Author: Paul Bloom
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#26. I made a point of always teaching undergraduates because they are not a captive audience ... I always tried out my research ideas first in the classroom to get feedback from people who didn't have to listen to me if I didn't make it interesting. - Author: Edmund Morgan
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#27. There are no tests similar to SATs to tell us how much undergraduates know. State legislators, who appropriate billions of dollars each year to higher education, are naturally interested in finding out what they are getting for their money. - Author: Derek Bok
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#28. However, I should perhaps add that during the 20 years I have been back in Cambridge, I have been actively involved in the teaching of undergraduates, as well as of course supervising research students. - Author: Aaron Klug
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#29. That is the Proctor. He is our Cerberus; he has to keep all undergraduates in good order." "What a task! He ought to have three heads. - Author: Thomas Hughes
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#30. When I came to M.I.T. in 1960, only 4 percent of the students were female. Today, it's about 40 percent of undergraduates. At Lincoln Lab, they had 1,000 men and two women. But we had a very good boss, and he treated us just like everybody else. - Author: Mildred S. Dresselhaus
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#31. The universe does not reveal itself to undergraduates or fools: This is the entire premise of higher education. - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#32. Despite the hours spent debating different models of general education, the choices faculties make rarely lead to any significant difference in the cognitive development of undergraduates. - Author: Derek Bok
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#33. A wave of undergraduates arrived to disrupt the city's tranquillity. - Author: Deborah Harkness
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#34. Columbia University, where I went to study in 1993, insisted its undergraduates learn a foreign language, so I discovered French. - Author: Aravind Adiga
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