Quotes about academia

...I have come to make distinctions between what I call the academy and literature, the moral equivalents of church and God. The a cademy ma ...

Dorothy Allison academia literature truth

Don different from those regal Dons!With hearts of gold and lungs of bronze, Who shout and bang and roar and brawlThe Absolute across the ha ...

Hilaire Belloc academia

Don here-and-there, Don epileptic;Don puffed and empty, Don dyspeptic; Don middle-class, Don sycophantic,Don dull, Don brutish, Don pedantic ...

Hilaire Belloc academia

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 alw ...

Harold Bloom academia

Bias, point of view, fury--are they ... so dangerous and must they be ironed out of history, the hills flattened and the contours leveled? T ...

Catherine Drinker Bowen history academia biography

Academic and aristocratic people live in such an uncommon atmosphere that common sense can rarely reach them. ...

Samuel Butler academia aristocracy

There is but one step from the Academy to the Fad. ...

Samuel Butler academia

The young women, what can they not learn, what can they not achieve, with Columbia University annex thrown open to them? In this g reat outl ...

M. E. W. Sherwood education of females academia Columbia University

The lesson learned here is a costly one: If you stand up for your principles, follow the law, and win massively, you lose totally. ...

Linda J. Carpenter sports academia

The popular colleges of the United States are turning out more educated people with less originality and fewer geniuses than any o ther coun ...

Caroline Nichols Churchill academia genius creativity