Quotes: academic

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  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Academic Marxism is a fantasy world, and unctuous compassion-sweepstakes, into which real workers or peasants never penetrate.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Academic Marxists, with their elitist sense of superiority to popular taste, are the biggest snobs in America.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Henry S. Haskins
    Henry S. Haskins
    American stockbroker and man of letters 1875-1957
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    Academic questions are interlopers in a world where so few of the real ones have been answered.
    Source: Meditations in Wall Street (1940) p. 94
  • Bruce Jackson
    Bruce Jackson
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    All too often, academic departments defend their territory with the passion of cornered animals, though with far less justification.
  • Brad Sherman
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    As we talk about the need to foster academic achievement, we must recognize and reward those who strive academically, just as we honor athletic champions. Meeting the President of the United States is just the honor we should bestow on our academic champions.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminism, in all fields, has yet to produce a single scholar of the intellectual rank of scores of these learned men in the German and British academic tradition.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Alan Dershowitz
    Alan Dershowitz
    American lawyer and author 1938-
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    Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom.
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
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    If I had been a member of the academic establishment, I could have done other experiments.
  • Irving Layton
    Irving Layton
    Canadian poet 1912-
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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.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    In high school in the early Sixties, I dreamed of intellectual work by women that would match the highest male standards and set men on their ear. A lot of women have done a lot of academic work since then, but most of them fall short of that standard.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.
  • Alan Dundes
    Alan Dundes
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    My academic identity is that of a folklorist, and for many years I have taught only folklore courses.
  • Ann Druyan
    Ann Druyan
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    My knowledge of science came from being with Carl, not from formal academic training. Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math that lasted the 20 years we were together.
  • Bill Maris
    Bill Maris
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    Not many venture firms have people whose job is to read academic research - on startups, ventures, and entrepreneurs - and gather knowledge from that.
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