universities in a quote

"Everywhere I go, I'm asked if I think the universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a best seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher."

"Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom."

"Sadly, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal in this country and has been going on at universities and research facilities for years."

"The productivity now at universities is terrible. Tenure is a terrible idea. It keeps them around forever and they don't have to work hard."

"A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible 'lifestyles' turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind."

"A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible 'lifestyles' turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind."

"The universities have got a job here as well in making sure that people actually understand that we're open for university students coming into the U.K. There's a job here not just for the government, I think there's a job for the universities as well to make sure that people know that we are open."

"Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom."

"Highly educated young people are tutored, taught and monitored in all aspects of their lives, except the most important, which is character building. When it comes to this, most universities leave them alone."

"Our universities and museums are respected around the country."

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