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When I give a lecture, I accept that people look at their watches, but what I do not tolerate is when they look at it and raise it to their ear to find out if it stopped.
-- Marcel Achard

Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates...
-- Anonymous

Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectation.
-- Francis Bacon

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a losttradition.
-- Jacques Barzun

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
-- Hector Louis Berlioz

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
-- Alec Bourne, A Doctor's Creed

It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
-- J. Bronowski, The Ascent of Man

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
-- Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.
-- Albert Camus

A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.
-- Thomas Carruthers

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
-- Chinese Proverb

A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
-- John Ciardi