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  My mum wanted me to go to university.  
 -  Florence Welch
  

  I tell people, 'I have a Ph.D. from Google University.'  
 -  Kris Carr
  

  We moved over to Silver Spring, actually near University Park.  
 -  Jim Fowler
  

  A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.  
 -  Theodore Roosevelt
  

  The University brings out all abilities, including incapability.  
 -  Anton Chekhov
  

  In 1971 I returned to the University of Chicago as Professor of Physics.  
 -  James Cronin
  

  I was so pleased to be at university to do physics and mathematics.  
 -  George Washington Carver
  

  I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  When I left university, I idled around without focus for much too long.  
 -  Kevin McCloud
  

  I completed medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1984.  
 -  Samuel Wilson
  

  I suppose I have the tastes of someone who teaches at a university in the provinces.  
 -  Andrew Davies
  

  I studied engineering in the national university, the Universidad Autonoma, in San Ildefonso.  
 -  Carlos Slim
  

  And then I went to the University of New Hampshire for two years, and then the war came along.  
 -  Benny Hill
  

  What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is the collection of books.  
 -  Thomas Carlyle
  

  I believe that access to a university education should be based on the ability to learn, not what people can afford. I think there is no more nauseating a sight than politicians pulling up the ladder of opportunity behind them.  
 -  Charles Kennedy
  

  I'm a minister, and I serve as a minister in addition to being a university professor.  
 -  Thomas Campion
  

  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
  

  I now teach at American University and the University of Virginia.  
 -  Julian Bond
  

  My record at the University of California as an undergraduate was mediocre to say the best.  
 -  Douglass North
  

  Were I not a king, I would be a university man.  
 -  Kevin James
  

  Actually, I graduated from university as a journalist.  
 -  Hugh Jackman
  

  My main graduate training was received at the University of Chicago from which I received the Ph.D. in 1938.  
 -  George Stigler
  

  I graduated from the University of Whatever.  
 -  Dana Snyder
  

  I just want to go to university and have fun - I want to be an ordinary student. I'm only going to university. It's not like I'm getting married - though that's what it feels like sometimes.  
 -  Prince William
  

  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
  

  Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick.  
 -  Samuel Beckett
  

  In the evenings I studied chemistry at the University of Chicago, the weekends I helped in the family store.  
 -  Jack Steinberger
  

  I learnt more about politics during one South Dakota dust storm than in seven years at the university.  
 -  Hubert H. Humphrey
  

  The Faculty of Technology of Tohoku University is renowned for its tradition of practical studies.  
 -  Koichi Tanaka
  

  A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  In 1978, I entered Tohoku University, into the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Technology.  
 -  Koichi Tanaka
  

  I went to university and I was a bit out of my depth, socially.  
 -  Jason Isaacs
  

  I've been employed by the University of Helsinki, and they've been perfectly happy to keep me employed and doing Linux.  
 -  Linus Torvalds
  

  As an undergraduate I majored in British and American literature at Rice University.  
 -  Lawrence Eagleburger
  

  I was delighted to not go to university. I couldn't wait to be out of education.  
 -  Tom Stoppard
  

  Fewer than half of all university professors publish as much as one article per year.  
 -  Derek Bok
  

  Queen's University flies the flag for the arts in Northern Ireland and beyond.  
 -  Liam Neeson
  

  Each university should have a Young Scholars' Committee. I became the chairman of this Committee, and immediately it was permitted to have this plan officially adopted.  
 -  Anatoly Chubais
  

  All I wanted was to be a university teacher.  
 -  Jalal Talabani
  

  University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.  
 -  Henry A. Kissinger
  

  Train service is particularly vital for the students and employees of Southern Illinois University.  
 -  Jerry Costello
  

  The tradition you have at the University of Texas is like no other.  
 -  Roger Clemens
  

  I don't look to find an educated person in the ranks of university graduates, necessarily. Some of the most educated people I know have never been near a university.  
 -  John Keegan