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16 University Quotes

The University brings out all abilities, including incapability.

Anton Chekhov Quotes

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’I'd have you lot up in front of the University authorities first thing in the morning, if it wasn't for the fact that you are the University authorities . . .'

Terry Pratchett Quotes

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Freedom of inquiry, freedom of discussion, and freedom of teaching - without these a university cannot exist

Robert Maynard Hutchins Quotes

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Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates.

Abbott Lawrence Lowell Quotes

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In the university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools

Doris Lessing Quotes

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Our universities are so determined to impose tolerance that they'll expel you for saying what you think and never notice the irony

John Perry Barlow Quotes

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No university in the world has ever risen to greatness without a correspondingly great library... When this is no longer true, then will our civilization have come to an end.

Lawrence Clark Powell Quotes

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A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

John Ciardi Quotes

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A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism-a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.

Richard Hofstadter Quotes

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The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination.

Richard Hofstadter Quotes

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A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

John Ciardi Quotes

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A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.

W H Auden Quotes

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If I were founding a university I would begin with a smoking room; next a dormitory; and then a decent reading room and a library. After that, if I still had more money that I couldn't use, I would hire a professor and get some text books.

Stephen Leacock Quotes

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The idea that it is necessary to go to a university in order to become a successful writer . . . is one of those fantasies that surround authorship.

Vera Brittain Quotes

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Don't let the University get in the way of your education.

Raymond Brown Quotes

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In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.

Doris Lessing Quotes

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