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Academe Quotes

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Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

Related topics: Sports

It was a myth that's often perpetuated at commencement
that holds that only hope and promise lie beyond the halls of academe.
Don't worry, be happy.
Everything is fine.
- Paul Tsongas

A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media,
which is our culture.
Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies,
have little direct knowledge of American life and no
impact whatever on public policy.
- Camille Paglia

For many decades now - and certainly during my adult life in academe -
the Western intellectual world has not been convinced
that theology is a pursuit that can be engaged in with
intellectual honesty and integrity.
- Arthur Peacocke

 

Things with my dad were pretty good until I won an Academy Award.
He was really loving to me until I got more attention than he did.
Then he hated me.
- Tatum O'Neal

I get cassettes near Academy Award time of every movie
that's made that thinks it has some kind of chance for a nomination -
that's when I watch my movies.
- William Peter Blatty

The Academy is paranoid about its image.
- Roger Ebert

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I'm awkward at these things.
Just being nominated for an Academy Award for Best
Supporting Actor for Karate Kid was a real surprise
and I was a little uncomfortable.
- Pat Morita

Personally I discovered that you could go through the
academy as a young scholar,
come out, and almost immediately have an impact on
the academic environment.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

I want everybody who is watching to come to the Academy Awards with us.
I'm going to pay for the bus.
- Steven Cojocaru

It was also my idea that the advisory committees of
the Academy should replace the legal committees of the German Reichstag,
which was gradually fading into the background in the Reich.
- Hans Frank

I was put under contract.
A major studio.
I got nominated for an Academy Award.
Isn't that ridiculous? I mean, at the age of 18!
- Angela Lansbury

There's a lot of great movies that have won the Academy Award,
and a lot of great movies that haven't.
You just do the best you can.
- Clint Eastwood

Oh yeah, I'm about to host the Genies,
which are the Canadian Academy Awards.
- Andrea Martin

The Academy Awards was an amazing night.
I know I kind of lost my mind a little bit.
I apologize for that.
That night went so fast; I can't remember what I said or what happened.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

So I think we got together as the Academy to give ourselves
that sort of responsibility and to play well.
- Neville Marriner

The academy awards in England; it's a classy affair as well.
- Brenda Blethyn

I wanted to start a proper academy and recruit juniors
from all over Pakistan following my retirement after
the World Open in 1993 but there was no support.
- Jahangir Khan

I was at an acting academy for seven years prior to the trial.
- Kato Kaelin

I think the Swedish Academy wished to manifest its
solidarity with the living spirit of Greece today.
- Giorgos Seferis

Well, I have an undergraduate degree,
a couple of bachelor's degrees, from the U.S.
Merchant Marine Academy.
- Mark Kelly

I studied at the Budapest Academy of Theatrical Arts
for four years and emerged with a degree.
- Bela Lugosi

I'm the last guy in the world to feel overlooked by the Academy.
- Jack Nicholson

How far the existence of the Academy has influenced French literature,
either for good or for evil, is an extremely dubious question.
- Lytton Strachey

The National Academy of Sciences would be unable to
give a unanimous decision if asked whether the sun would rise tomorrow.
- Paul R. Ehrlich

I went to the London Academy Of Music and Dramatic
Art and returned to New York where I started my career.
- David Naughton

Well, it was the beginning of my film career.
It was amazing to me that I got nominated for an Academy Award.
- Sally Kellerman

Music is my life, professionally, for nearly 60 years.
To be recognized by the academy is still the highest honor.
- Ray Charles

Between Clive Owen winning at the Golden Globes and
the British Academy announcing its nominations,
of which Sideways received only one,
I'm feeling pretty humbled these days.
- Thomas Haden Church

I want to thank the Academy for its courage and generosity.
- Elia Kazan

Members of the Academy are mostly urban people.
We are an urban nation.
We are not a rural nation.
It's not easy even to get a rural story made.
- Larry McMurtry

If you are looking for smart judging based on merit,
skip the Academy Awards next year and pay attention
to the Independent Spirit Awards.
- Annie Proulx

You've probably noticed already that I'm dressed like a grown-up...
I apologize to the Academy, and I promise that I will never do it again.
- Cher

The academy gave me a grounding in discipline and hard
work that has sustained me throughout my life,
and the lessons I learned there I now try to impress on young people.
- Georg Solti

Ninety percent of the members of the Academy of German
Law were not members of the Party.
- Hans Frank

If they wish to alleviate the sufferings of the exploited classes,
let them live up to their pretensions,
let them abandon the academy and go out there and work
politically and economically and in a humanitarian spirit.
- Harold Bloom

I'm thinking, this is Robert Redford.
You know, he's won an Academy Award,
he's talking to me about directing a movie he's in.
So you just think that it's Hollywood stuff or whatever.
- Barry Levinson

If one thing that bothers me about acting,
it's that there's no clear-cut number one.
The closest you can get is winning an Academy Award,
and I'm going to work on that if it takes me the next 50 years.
To my peers, it will mean that I'm the best!
- Dana Hill

A couple of guys won Academy Awards for the things that I turned down.
Today, after coming to terms with everything,
after being in therapy for a long time-there are areas where I will compromise.
- Mickey Rourke

We've established a Washington State Academy of Sciences
that will enable us to make decisions based on science
about what is right for our state,
meaning the quality of our lives will get better.
- Christine Gregoire

In the main the Academy helped to frame only laws of
an economic or social nature,
since owing to the development of the totalitarian
regime it became more and more impossible to cooperate in other spheres.
- Hans Frank

I was invited to join the newly established Central
Chemical Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy
of Sciences in 1954 and was able to establish a small
research group in organic chemistry,
housed in temporary laboratories of an industrial research institute.
- George Andrew Olah

When I first encountered the name of the city of Stockholm,
I little thought that I would ever visit it,
never mind end up being welcomed to it as a guest of
the Swedish Academy and the Nobel Foundation.
- Seamus Heaney

The manager sits down with me; I sit down with the board.
We assess the success of the year.
The manager assesses whose coming through the academy system.
His job is to look at what is happening in European and world football.
- David Gill

I personally developed the Academy training program.
All our training is based on solid educational principles.
We present the material in four training formats:
lecture,
demonstration, drill, and implementation.
- Jim Evans

I am glad to have this opportunity of expressing my
high appreciation of the honour extended to me many
years ago by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science by
enrolling me amongst its members.
- Guglielmo Marconi

I never made a career decision based solely on my desire to be an astronaut.
I attended the Naval Academy because I wanted to be a Navy pilot.
I majored in math because math had always come pretty
easily to me and I liked it.
- John L. Phillips

I went to the Academy and studied with Stuck who was then a big man.
But didn't interest me.
I didn't know that before me there was Kandinsky and
Klee who had also studied with Stuck.
He had a good name at that time.
- Josef Albers

Month after month, Wizard Academy equips people who
want to make a difference.
This is why journalists and scientists and artists
and educators and business owners and advertising professionals
and ministers are attracted to our little school.
- Roy H. Williams

Do not tell somebody how to vote, just go up to them
and tell them what Fahrenheit 9/11 meant to you.
Fahrenheit will probably not win an Academy Award,
but if you put it first on your list,
it will become a nominee.
- Valerie Harper

You will also allow me to thank the Academy for inviting
me to lecture in Stockholm,
for its hospitality, and for the opportunity afforded
me for admiring the charm of your people and the beauty of your country.
- Guglielmo Marconi

I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters,
and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.
And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
For me that was a good way to enter the field,
to work in the theater.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor

I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy.
There are only like 1300 actors in it,
and as far as I know, you're a member for life.
To this day, I'm wondering how lucky I was.
- William Sanderson

Many of our nation's great leaders began their careers at a service academy.
I encourage anyone interested in a rewarding college
experience or military career to apply as soon as possible.
- Chris Cannon

The Academy Awards ceremony is designed to be without irony,
but Chris Rock supplied it anyway with filmed movie-theater
interviews with black men and women who had never heard
of the movies nominated for Best Picture.
- Suzanne Fields

I count myself fortunate to be able to contribute to this work;
and the great interest which the Royal Swedish Academy
of Sciences has shown in my work and the recognition
that it has paid to my past successes,
convince me that I am not on the wrong track.
- Pieter Zeeman

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin


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