17 Total Quotes

Academia Quotes

Albert Einstein
Academic chairs are many, but wise and noble teachers are few; lecture-rooms are numerous and large, but the number of young people who genuinely thirst after truth and justice is small.
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Oscar Wilde
Art is not to be taught in Academies. It is what one looks at, not what one listens to, that makes the artist. The real schools should be the streets.
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Women in politics, academia and the business world (in Germany) are a decade behind women in America and some other European countries. The fact in itself that we have a woman candidate for chancellor is revolutionary.
Constanze Stelzenmueller Permalink
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Henry A. Kissinger
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
Henry A. Kissinger Permalink
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If I can lure him away from academia, I'd be delighted.
David Black Permalink
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She (Olivo) called me the day before she left (for La Academia USA). She was so excited and her enthusiasm was contagious.
Dave Schmidt Permalink
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That's something that's sometimes missing from academia, that kind of an idea of an intellectual - someone who is literally in love with ideas.
James Cianciola Permalink
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There isn't anything else like this in academia.
David Sauer Permalink
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The overall distribution looks heavily biased towards governments and academia.
Gareth Williams Permalink
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In my 25 years in academia, I have never seen such a focused and effective response launched in a quicker amount of time.
Harris Pastides Permalink
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It's curious how this parallels what goes on in academia. In academic fields like cultural studies, there's a lot of emphasis placed on finding and celebrating instances of audience "counter-hegemony" or audience "agency" instances of people not acting in the way that TV or the culture industry tells them to - the idea being that people really do have free will.
Thomas Frank Permalink
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TV had always been the forbidden bad fruit in academia,
Jeffrey Sconce Permalink
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I realized early on that the academy and the literary world alike -- and I don't think there really is a distinction between the two -- are always dominated by fools, knaves, charlatans and bureaucrats. And that being the case, any human being, male or female, of whatever status, who has a voice of her or his own, is not going to be liked.
Harold Bloom Permalink
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Samuel Butler
There is but one step from the Academy to the Fad.
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If poetry is like an orgasm, an academic can be likened to someone who studies the passion-stains on the bedsheets.
Irving Layton Permalink
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In universities and intellectual circles, academics can guarantee themselves popularity -- or, which is just as satisfying, unpopularity -- by being opinionated rather than by being learned.
A. N. Wilson Permalink
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Albert Einstein
By academic freedom I understand the right to search for truth and to publish and teach what one holds to be true. This right implies also a duty: one must not conceal any part of what one has recognized to be true. It is evident that any restriction.
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