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They teach anything in universities today. You can major in mud pies.

Author: Orson Welles (1915-1985)

Profession: American Film Maker

The exquisite art of idleness, one of the most important things that any University can teach.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

In spite of the roaring of the young lions at the Union, and the screaming of the rabbits in the home of the vivisect, in spite of Keble College, and the tramways, and the sporting prints, Oxford still remains the most beautiful thing in England, and nowhere else are life and art so exquisitely blended, so perfectly made one.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

If we help an educated man's daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? -- not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as her brothers?

Author: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist

I wonder anybody does anything at Oxford but dream and remember, the place is so beautiful. One almost expects the people to sing instead of speaking. It is all like an opera.

Author: William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)

Profession: Irish Poet, Playwright.