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
If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then
the university has failed you.
Robert Goheen, Time,
23 June 1961
The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to
despise the wealth which it prevents you from achieving.
College is the best time of your life. When else are your parents
going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to
a strange town and get drunk every night?
A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D.
Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.
The average Ph.D. thesis is nothing but a transference of bones from
one graveyard to another.
J. Frank Dobie
College football is a sport that bears the same relation to
education that bullfighting does to agriculture.
I learned three important things in college - to use a library, to
memorize quickly and visually, to drop asleep at any time given a
horizontal surface and fifteen minutes.
Agnes DeMille, Dance
to the Piper, 1952
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