Quotations that match 'professor'.

I was born in Norway, and when I was little I went to live in Detroit, Michigan. My father was a professor of philosophy at Wayne University, and my mother was also a teacher. Marta Kristen
[ Also Born Detroit Father Little Live Michigan Mother Norway Philosophy Professor Teacher University Wayne Went]
I wrote a novel for my degree, and I'm very happy I didn't submit that to a publisher. I sympathize with my professors who had to read it. David Eddings
[ Degree Had Happy Novel Professors Publisher Read Submit Sympathize Very Wrote]
As a German citizen, as a German professor, and as a political person, I hold it to be not only my right but also my moral duty to take part in the shaping of our German destiny, to expose and oppose obvious wrongs. Kurt Huber
[ Also Citizen Destiny Duty Expose German Hold Moral Obvious Only Oppose Our Part Person Political Professor Right Shaping Take Wrongs]
Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor. Coco Chanel
[ Always Am Big Just Men Must Ones Opinion Professor Strong Tell Truth Women Wonderful]
A Yale University management professor in response to student Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service: The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C', the idea must be feasible. Frederick W. Smith
[ Better Concept Delivery Earn Feasible Fred Idea Interesting Management Must Order Overnight Paper Professor Proposing Reliable Response Service Smith Student Than University Yale]
My father was a professor of civil engineering at MIT, and my mother taught high school English. Eric Allin Cornell
[ Civil Engineering English Father High Mit Mother Professor School Taught]
Instead of educating students, these professors are trying to indoctrinate them. David Horowitz
[ Educating Instead Professors Students Them These Trying]
My grandfather on my mother's side was a professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; my other grandfather was a lawyer, and one time Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives. Kenneth G. Wilson
[ Engineering Grandfather House Institute Lawyer Massachusetts Mechanical Mother Other Professor Representatives Side Speaker Technology Tennessee Time]
We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching at Lombard since before I was born. Carl Sandburg
[ Antique Been Before Born Grand Had Professors Since Teaching Two]
We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs, and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane, and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie, you know? Dana Carvey
[ Analyzing Citizen Collect College Commentary Discs Even Funny Idea Kane Kid Know Laser Life Movie Now Pretty Professor Silly Some Think Used Wonderful]
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books. Thomas Carlyle
[ After Become Books Collection Depends Finished Greatest Professors Read University Us]
My mother is an office manager, my father a professor of economics and financial planner. Poppy Z. Brite
[ Economics Father Financial Manager Mother Office Planner Professor]
The lopsided attitudes of college professors pose a serious challenge to learning because students are so susceptible to becoming lopsided sheep. Suzanne Fields
[ Attitudes Because Becoming Challenge College Learning Pose Professors Serious Sheep Students Susceptible]
I was editing Canadian Literature. I didn't want to let Canadian Literature go, so they reached a nice compromise by which I received half a professor's salary. George Woodcock
[ Canadian Compromise Editing Go Half Literature Nice Professor Reached Received Salary Want Which]
In marked contrast to the University of Wisconsin, Biochemistry was hardly visible at Stanford in 1945, consisting of only two professors in the chemistry department. Paul D. Boyer
[ Biochemistry Chemistry Consisting Contrast Department Hardly Marked Only Professors Stanford Two University Visible Wisconsin]
I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality. James Joyce
[ Arguing Busy Centuries Immortality Keep Many Meant Only Over Professors Put Puzzles Way Will]
It takes leadership to improve safety. And I started off the movement in my time, but the person who has done more over the past 20 to 30 years and who has led it is Professor Sid Watkins. Jackie Stewart
[ Done Improve Leadership Led More Movement Off Over Past Person Professor Safety Sid Started Takes Time Years]
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week. Evan Esar Work
[ America Athlete Average Believes Earns Education Money More Professional Professor Than Week Whole Year]
I have also been attacked by my opponents as someone seeking to purge university faculties of leftist professors. This is false. The first provision of the Academic Bill of Rights is that no professor should be hired or fired because of his or her political views. I have never myself called for the firing of any professor for his or her political views, nor would I. David Horowitz
[ Academic Also Any Attacked Because Been Bill Called Faculties False Fired Firing First Her Hired His Leftist Myself Never Nor Opponents Political Professor Professors Provision Purge Rights Seeking Should Someone University ]
I just remembered songs my grandmother taught me, and songs that I learned for the recordings. But, then I learned to speak Italian. When I was there, I hired a professor who stayed with me 24 hours a day. She wouldn't let me speak a word of English. Connie Francis
[ Day English Grandmother Hired Hours Italian Just Learned Professor Recordings Remembered She Songs Speak Stayed Taught Then Word]
My parents divorced when I was born, and my mother is a political science professor, like a feminist Mormon, which is sort of an oxymoron. Eliza Dushku
[ Born Divorced Feminist Mormon Mother Oxymoron Parents Political Professor Science Sort Which]
My parents are both college professors, and it made me want to question authority, standards and traditions. Maya Lin
[ Authority Both College Made Parents Professors Question Standards Traditions Want]
I then moved to the University of Western Ontario where I was made a full professor in 1985. J. Philippe Rushton
[ Full Made Moved Ontario Professor Then University Western Where]
The most frequent complaint I hear from college students is that professors inject their leftist political comments into their courses even when they have nothing to do with the subject. Phyllis Schlafly
[ College Comments Complaint Courses Even Frequent Hear Inject Into Leftist Most Nothing Political Professors Students Subject Their]
Philosophers write for professors; thinkers for writers. Emile M. Cioran
[ Philosophers Professors Thinkers Write Writers]
I am my own Universe, I my own Professor. Sylvia Ashton-Warner
[ Am Own Professor Universe]
In 1971 I returned to the University of Chicago as Professor of Physics. James Cronin
[ Chicago Physics Professor Returned University]
I'm a professor of national security studies, and I know a lot more about fighting than Rumsfeld does. Barry McCaffrey
[ Does Fighting Know Lot More National Professor Rumsfeld Security Studies Than]
Both of my parents are professors and everyone in my family has some fabulous degree of something or another and I couldn't get into college because I didn't know a language. Camryn Manheim
[ Another Because Both College Degree Everyone Fabulous Family Get Into Know Language Parents Professors Some Something]
Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer - my father and his brother both became professors. Philip Warren Anderson
[ Although Became Both Brother Farm Farmer Father Fundamentalist Grandfather His Preacher Professors Raised Turned Unsuccessful]
In terms of writing about horses, I fell backwards into that. I was intent on getting a Ph.D., becoming a professor, and writing on history but I got sick 14 years ago when I was 19. Getting sick derailed that plan completely. Laura Hillenbrand
[ Ago Backwards Becoming Completely Fell Getting Got History Horses Intent Into Ph Plan Professor Sick Terms Writing Years]
Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind! William James
[ Any Anything Believes Cheap Discourse Faith Intellect Itself Kind Lends Lengthy Must Professor Rate Sentences Something Two Universe Use Whatever Which]
We read Robert Browning's poetry. Here we needed no guidance from the professor: the poems themselves were enough. Carl Sandburg
[ Browning Enough Guidance Here Needed Poems Poetry Professor Read Robert Themselves Were]
I was taught by professors who had done their schooling in the 1930s. Most of them were scornful of, even hated, big business. Stephen Ambrose
[ Big Business Done Even Had Hated Most Professors Schooling Scornful Taught Their Them Were]
We've been doing this here since 1968, so we have been identified as an example of a free, democratic school, and many professors want to expose their students to our philosophy. Daniel Greenberg
[ Been Democratic Doing Example Expose Free Here Identified Many Our Philosophy Professors School Since Students Their Want]
The war project at Stanford was essentially completed, and I accepted an offer of an Assistant Professorship at the University of Minnesota, which had a good biochemistry department. Paul D. Boyer
[ Accepted Assistant Biochemistry Completed Department Essentially Good Had Minnesota Offer Professorship Project Stanford University War Which]
Rarest of the real poets are born poets. They are the oddballs, not the professors. James Broughton
[ Born Poets Professors Rarest Real]
But one does not make living writing poetry unless you're a professor, and one frankly doesn't get a lot of girls as a poet. Jeffery Deaver
[ Does Frankly Get Girls Living Lot Make Poet Poetry Professor Unless Writing]
Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence - by Christian meekness - by lives of temperance and holiness. Richard Mentor Johnson
[ Benevolence Christian Christianity Deeds Holiness Lives Meekness Professors Recommend Religion Temperance Their]
I have wanted to be a fine artist painter, and I reached the point in art schools were I'd like to understand more about images and how images communicate information to people. And I was not getting very far in that from my professors. John Hench
[ Art Artist Communicate Far Fine Getting How Images Information More Painter Point Professors Reached Schools Understand Very Wanted Were]
Professors simply can't discuss a thing. Habit compels them to deliver a lecture. Hal Boyle
[ Compels Deliver Discuss Habit Lecture Professors Simply Them Thing]
I play a female Indiana Jones, a professor who hunts down precious objects, like a bowl that belonged to the Buddha. They tailored the role to me: I wanted to be smart, funny, and to kick some ass. Tia Carrere
[ Ass Belonged Bowl Buddha Down Female Funny Hunts Indiana Jones Kick Objects Play Precious Professor Role Smart Some Tailored Wanted]
I worked with a group of people who argued day and night - professors, officials, the Minister of Finance - but there were decisions that I had to make. Shimon Peres
[ Argued Day Decisions Finance Group Had Make Minister Night Officials Professors Were Worked]
I feel I learned as much from fellow students as from the professors. Jack Steinberger
[ Feel Fellow Learned Much Professors Students]
Many professors are Marxists or other varieties of radicals who hate America. Phyllis Schlafly
[ America Hate Many Marxists Other Professors Radicals Varieties]
It's not proper for a professor to go before a class and promote one party or another. That's not academic scholarship. Juan Cole
[ Academic Another Before Class Go Party Professor Promote Proper Scholarship]
I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps. I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician, though I'm glad I am not any of these. Tom Glazer Legal
[ Afraid Am Any Been College Glad Lawyer Lot Much Perhaps Politician Professor Should Talk These Though Too Windy]
I try not to deal with people's hostility, though I must if they have something I need from them, as the professors did at Columbia or my landlord did. George Weinberg
[ Columbia Deal Did Hostility Landlord Must Need Professors Something Them Though Try]
Without the communist oppression, I am absolutely sure I would now be a local stupid professor of philosophy in Ljubljana. Slavoj Zizek
[ Absolutely Am Communist Local Now Oppression Philosophy Professor Stupid Sure Without Would]
Allow me to say that I would long since have committed suicide had desisting made me a professor of Latin. Ezra Pound
[ Allow Committed Had Latin Long Made Professor Say Since Suicide Would]
I was at my best at a little past forty, when I was a professor at Oxford. Godfrey Harold Hardy
[ Best Forty Little Oxford Past Professor]
A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy. Camille Paglia
[ Academe America American Between Culture Direct Fantasies Gap Humanities Impact Knowledge Leftist Life Little Mass Media Our Policy Problem Professors Public Serious Their Whatever Which]
There is one thing a professor can be absolutely certain of: almost every student entering the university believes, or says he believes, that truth is relative. Allan Bloom
[ Absolutely Almost Believes Certain Entering Every Professor Relative Says Student Thing Truth University]
The rest, called literature, is a dossier of human imbecility for the guidance of future professors. Tristan Tzara
[ Called Future Guidance Human Imbecility Literature Professors Rest]
Jackson went from the professor's chair to the officer's saddle. He carried with him the very elements of character which made him odious as a teacher; but I never saw him in an arbitrary mood. Daniel H. Hill
[ Arbitrary Carried Chair Character Elements Him Jackson Made Mood Never Odious Officer Professor Saddle Saw Teacher Very Went Which]
A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep. W. H. Auden
[ Else Professor Sleep Someone Talks]
Also, I had read a book called She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders, written by a professor who had gone through transgender surgery, but it took this person well into his thirties to come to terms with the absolute necessity of having to do it. Mercedes Ruehl
[ Absolute Also Book Called Come Genders Gone Had Having His Into Life Necessity Person Professor Read She Surgery Terms Thirties Through Took Transgender Two Well Written]
You have stripped from me the rank and privileges of the professorship and the doctoral degree which I earned, and you have set me at the level of the lowest criminal. Kurt Huber
[ Criminal Degree Earned Level Lowest Privileges Professorship Rank Set Stripped Which]
A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers, ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals. Michael Pollan
[ Activists Animals Convinced Great Growing Increasingly Influential Law Moral Movement Our Philosophers Professors Rights Struggle Time Will]
To win this war, we need a commander in chief, not a professor of law standing at the lectern. Sarah Palin
[ Chief Commander Law Need Professor Standing War Win]
A professor must have a theory as a dog must have fleas. H. L. Mencken
[ Dog Fleas Must Professor Theory]
The novel is about five students of classics who are studying with a classics professor, and they take the ideas of the things that they're learning from him a bit too seriously, with terrible consequences. Donna Tartt
[ Bit Classics Consequences Five Him Ideas Learning Novel Professor Seriously Students Studying Take Terrible Things Too]
I'm a minister, and I serve as a minister in addition to being a university professor. Tony Campolo
[ Addition Being Minister Professor Serve University]
But to do it professionally is a quantum leap difference and my father had to be persuaded by these kind of Ivy League professors that I should go to the Yale Drama School, another one of the stories in there. Robert Klein
[ Another Difference Drama Father Go Had Ivy Kind League Leap Persuaded Professionally Professors Quantum School Should Stories These Yale]
I like the Stooges. You know what movie I saw that I sort of discovered late was Jerry Lewis in 'The Nutty Professor'. I really liked that. Mike Judge
[ Discovered Jerry Know Late Lewis Liked Movie Nutty Professor Really Saw Sort Stooges]
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors. Maya Angelou
[ Always College Educated Go Ignorance Illiteracy Intelligent Intolerant More Mother Must Professors Said School Some Than Unable Understanding Were]
I have been a Professor Emeritus since 1958, and have continued my scientific studies. Karl von Frisch
[ Been Continued Professor Scientific Since Studies]
In the summer of 1965 I was invited to join Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and returned to academic life as professor with the added responsibility of becoming also Department Chairman. George Andrew Olah
[ Academic Added Also Becoming Chairman Cleveland Department Invited Join Life Ohio Professor Reserve Responsibility Returned Summer University Western]
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties. Stephen Fry
[ Die Faculties Just Lose Never Old Professors Their]
A lot of young filmmakers bring their movies to my dad because he always gives lots of good editing ideas and notes. He'd be a good film professor. Sofia Coppola
[ Always Because Bring Dad Editing Film Filmmakers Gives Good Ideas Lot Lots Movies Notes Professor Their Young]
He is not in the least arrogant. The last album was written in a room in Sussex. He was like a mad professor, spending all day writing and then coming out with brilliant tunes. Linda McCartney
[ Album Arrogant Brilliant Coming Day Last Least Mad Out Professor Room Spending Sussex Then Tunes Writing Written]
A suggestion had been made to me looking toward a professorship in some Western college, but after due consideration, I declined to consider the matter. Simon Newcomb
[ After Been College Consider Consideration Declined Due Had Looking Made Matter Professorship Some Suggestion Toward Western]
Throughout the human experience people have read history because they felt that it was a pleasure and that it was in some way instructive. The profession of professor of history has taken it in a very different direction. Donald Kagan
[ Because Different Direction Experience Felt History Human Instructive Pleasure Profession Professor Read Some Taken Throughout Very Way]
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor. Soren Kierkegaard
[ Away Paradox Professor Take Thinker]
I am what libraries and librarians have made me, with little assistance from a professor of Greek and poets. Heraclitus
[ Am Assistance Greek Librarians Libraries Little Made Poets Professor]
That's something I learned in art school. I studied graphic design in Germany, and my professor emphasized the responsibility that designers and illustrators have towards the people they create things for. Eric Carle
[ Art Create Design Designers Emphasized Germany Graphic Illustrators Learned Professor Responsibility School Something Studied Things Towards]
Until the June 1967 war I was completely caught up in the life of a young professor of English. Beginning in 1968, I started to think, write, and travel as someone who felt himself to be directly involved in the renaissance of Palestinian life and politics. Edward Said
[ Beginning Caught Completely Directly English Felt Himself Involved June Life Palestinian Politics Professor Renaissance Someone Started Think Travel Until Up War Write Young]
Our American professors like their literature clear and cold and pure and very dead. Sinclair Lewis
[ American Clear Cold Dead Literature Our Professors Pure Their Very]
I remained associated with the Technische Universitat Munchen, where I became Professor in 1976. Robert Huber
[ Associated Became Professor Remained Where]
You don't say to a university professor who is immersed in a particular subject that they should get a life. They are encouraged to enjoy their subject and to pass it on. Magnus Magnusson
[ Encouraged Enjoy Get Immersed Life Particular Pass Professor Say Should Subject Their University]
Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors, who when their turn comes will manufacture professors. Simone Veil
[ Comes Culture Instrument Manufacture Professors Their Turn Wielded Will]
I guess if I weren't an actor, I'd be a history professor. Tom Berenger
[ Actor Guess History Professor Weren]
If I had a personal wish for the new ideas in this new book it would be that every parent, every counselor, every teacher, every professor, every sports coach that deals with young people would understand the three circle concept. James Collins
[ Book Circle Coach Concept Counselor Deals Every Had Ideas New Parent Personal Professor Sports Teacher Three Understand Wish Would Young]
Productivity is going to be a critical issue. And it's not just about getting more time for professors in the classroom. It involves reexamining the learning experience and restructuring faculty and the use of faculty time. Roy Romer
[ Classroom Critical Experience Faculty Getting Going Involves Issue Just Learning More Productivity Professors Restructuring Time Use]
We can trust our doctors to be professional, to minister equally to their patients without regard to their political or religious beliefs. But we can no longer trust our professors to do the same. David Horowitz
[ Beliefs Doctors Equally Longer Minister Our Patients Political Professional Professors Regard Religious Same Their Trust Without]
But September 11 marked a big change in the sense that the public was suddenly interested, and as a professor at a public university I felt a responsibility to respond to all of the inquiries about the Islamic world. Juan Cole
[ Big Change Felt Inquiries Interested Islamic Marked Professor Public Respond Responsibility Sense September Suddenly University World]
If God had meant Harvard professors to appear in People magazine, She wouldn't have invented The New York Review of Books. Anna Quindlen
[ Appear Books God Had Harvard Invented Magazine Meant New Professors Review She York]
With my early work I got eviscerated by my male professors, and so you learned to disguise your impulses, as many women have done. And that's definitely changed. Judy Chicago
[ Changed Definitely Disguise Done Early Got Impulses Learned Male Many Professors Women Work Your]
My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate, which had a commentary track that wasn't even the filmmakers, it was a professor, some film criticism guy who just happen to be this amazing commentator who went off into the whole theory of comedy. Jay Roach
[ Amazing Comedy Commentary Commentator Criticism Disk Even Ever Favorite Film Filmmakers Graduate Guy Had Happen Into Just Laser Off Professor Some Theory Track Went Which Whole]
Being appointed Elder Professor meant very much taking over the shop, in that the professor in those days controlled all the moneys. John Henry Carver
[ Appointed Being Controlled Days Elder Meant Moneys Much Over Professor Shop Taking Those Very]
I served the famous professors and scholars, and eventually they learned that the Reverend Moon is superior to them. Even Nobel laureate academics who thought they were at the center of knowledge are as nothing in front of me. Sun Myung Moon
[ Academics Center Even Eventually Famous Front Knowledge Laureate Learned Moon Nobel Nothing Professors Reverend Scholars Served Superior Them Thought Were]
When on my return to England I showed the cast of the cranium to Professor Huxley, he remarked at once that it was the most ape-like skull he had ever beheld. Charles Lyell
[ Beheld Cast England Ever Had Huxley Most Once Professor Remarked Return Showed Skull]
But go on, valiant champion; you die not as a fool, though the apostate, unfaithful, and lukewarm ministers and professors of this generation think and say so. Donald Cargill
[ Champion Die Fool Generation Go Lukewarm Ministers Professors Say Think Though Unfaithful Valiant]
There are no enemies in science, professor. Only phenomena to study. Charles Lederer
[ Enemies Only Phenomena Professor Science Study]
After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books. Albert Camus
[ After Best Books Collection Days Done Get Knowledge Manner Place Professors Their These True University Us]
As the existence of a corps of professors of mathematics is peculiar to our navy, as well as an apparent, perhaps a real, anomaly, some account of it may be of interest. Simon Newcomb
[ Account Anomaly Apparent Corps Existence Interest Mathematics May Navy Our Peculiar Perhaps Professors Real Some Well]
We think of the noble object for which the professor appears to-night, we may be assured that the Lord will forgive any one who will laugh at the professor. Stephen Leacock
[ Any Appears Assured Forgive Laugh Lord May Noble Object Professor Think To-Night Which Will]