University Quotes

The University brings out all abilities, including incapability.

Anton Chekhov

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

John Ciardi

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

Robert Maynard Hutchins

There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see.

John Masefield

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

Theodore Roosevelt

Standardization is the fertilizer of college education. A little may be useful, but flowers do not grow in pure manure.

Martin H. Fischer

A university is a college with a stadium seating over 40,000.

Leonard L. Levinson

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

Doris Lessing

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

George Bernard Shaw

A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or they didn't.

L.L. Hendren

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Updated On : March 28, 2009
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