Quotes by scholarship

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  • Billie Jean King
    Billie Jean King
    American tennis player 1943-
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    A girl didn't get an athletic scholarship until the fall of 1972 for the very first time.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    American universities are organized on the principle of the nuclear rather than the extended family. Graduate students are grimly trained to be technicians rather than connoisseurs. The old German style of universal scholarship has gone.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    If we choose to keep those tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires, if we choose to keep a tax break for corporate jet owners, if we choose to keep tax breaks for oil and gas companies that are making hundreds of billions of dollars, then that means we've got to cut some kids off from getting a college scholarship.
  • Blake Bailey
    Blake Bailey
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    My father was a golden boy from a very small town. He won a very prestigious law scholarship to NYU Law School, and there in Greenwich Village, he met my mother, who was very young, fresh off the boat from Germany.
  • Josiah Gilbert Holland
    Josiah Gilbert Holland
    American Author 1819-1881
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    Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
    Hannah Arendt
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    The ceaseless, senseless demand for original scholarship in a number of fields, where only erudition is now possible, has led either to sheer irrelevancy, the famous knowing of more and more about less and less, or to the development of a pseudo-scholarship which actually destroys its object.
  • Robert A. Heinlein
    Robert A. Heinlein
    American science fiction writer 1907-1988
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    The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship.
  • Carter G. Woodson
    Carter G. Woodson
    American historian, author and journalist 1875-1950
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    The educational system of a country is worthless unless it [revolutionizes the social order]. Men of scholarship, and prophetic insight, must show us the right way and lead us into light which is shining brighter and brighter.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    The venerable emeritus professors still at Yale when I entered graduate school may have been reserved, puritanical WASPs, but they were men of honor who had given their lives to scholarship. Today in the elite schools, honor and ethics are gone.
    Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
    James Russell Lowell
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    True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.
  • Bernard Williams
    Bernard Williams
    English philosopher 1929-2003
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    Virtually the only subject in which one could ever get a scholarship to Oxford or Cambridge was classics. So I went to Oxford to study classics and, unlike Cambridge, it had a philosophy component, and I became completely transported by it.
  • Boyd Holbrook
    Boyd Holbrook
    American actor and model
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    When I got into high school, I got really into basketball. I had this itch that I wanted to just move. I didn't know what I wanted to do, but I knew that if basketball became a scholarship or something, it would be a means to that. It turned out I couldn't jump that high.
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