University Quotes

No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

The quality of a university is measured more by the kind of student it turns out than the kind it takes in.

Robert J. Kibbee

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

Henry Kissinger

Life at university, with its intellectual and inconclusive discussions at a postgraduate level is on the whole a bad training.

Paul Chambers

The university is not engaged in making ideas safe for students. It is engaged in making students safe for ideas.

Clark Kerr

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

John Ciardi

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

Doris Lessing

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

It seems to me that a great university ought to have room in it for men subscribing to every sort of idea that is currently prevalent

Henry Louis Mencken

The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue

Alfred North Whitehead

The new appears as a minority point of view, and hence is unpopular. The function of a university is to give it a sanctuary.

Martin H. Fischer

University is a wonderful opportunity to find out not just much more about the world, but much more about yourself, too.

Robert Goheen

The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue.

Alfred North Whitehead

Universities are full of knowledge; the freshmen bring a little in and the seniors take none away, and knowledge accumulates.

Abbott L. Lowell

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

3 Lies That Bind Us to Guilt and Shame

Quote of the Day

From around the web

Updated On : March 28, 2009
Social Media
Our Partners
Quote of the Day App
Android app on Google Play