to the Classics, History, to the Arts, for there is
truth. Look away from the systems, the processes, the
- Charles Guggenheim
undergraduate is a lot of things--many of them as familiar,
predictable and responsible as the bounce of a basketball,
and others as startling (and occasionally disastrous)
as the bounce of a football.
- John Sloan Dickey
is what remains when one has forgotten everything he
learned in school.
- Albert Einstein
future walks through the doors of our schools every
- Mary Jean LeTendre
a refuge from hasty judgment.
- Robert Frost
purpose of the university is to make students safe for
ideas -- not ideas safe for students.
is the archive of the Western ideal, the keeper of the
Western culture, the guardian of our heritage, the dwelling
of the free mind, the teacher of teachers.
- Adlai Stevenson
who talks in other people's sleep
- Bergen Evans
report that a college education adds many thousands
of dollars to a man's lifetime income--which he then
spends sending his son to college.
I have never
let schooling interfere with my education.
- Mark Twain
If you feel
that you have both feet planted on solid ground, then
the university has failed you.
- Robert Gohen
value in going to college is that it's the only way
to learn it really doesn't matter.
- George Edwin Howes
bring a little knowledge in and the seniors take none
out, so it accumulates through the years.
- A. Lawrence Lowell
You can lead
a boy to college, but you can't make him think.
- Elbert Hubbard
always feels like the university is going to the kids.
- Tom Masson
we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated
- G.K. Chesterson
thing is the educational experience itself -- how to
- Donald Barthelme
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are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our
children. One of these is roots, the other wings.
- Hodding Carter
education is not a quantitative body of knowledge salted
away in a card file. It is a taste for knowledge, a
taste for philosophy, if you will; a capacity to explore,
to question, to perceive relationships, between fields
of knowledge and experience.
- A. Whitney Griswold
in which education starts a man will determine his future
taught in schools and colleges are not an education,
but the means to an education.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man cannot
leave a better legacy to the world than a well educated
- Thomat Scott