Russian Graduate

Higher education in Russia



Russian Graduate - a Stalin Grad

University degree granted to a Politburo member in 1925

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There is no education like adversity. - Disraeli

Adversity tests a man's true character. - Unknown

I graduated first in my class from alibi school. - Jeffrey McDaniel

Often the test of courage is not to die, but to live. - Conte Vittorio Afieri

The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia. - Otto von Bismarck

There is no income tax in Russia. But there's no income. - Will Rogers

Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit. - Aristippus

Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. - Mark Twain

An arts degree is like a diploma in origami. And about as much use. - J.G. Ballard

Your best self shows up only when you are put to an impossible test. - Unknown

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education. - Bertrand Russell

Law school is the opposite of sex. Even when it's good it's lousy. - Unknown

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. - Nelson Mandela

Society produces rogues and education makes one rogue cleverer than another. - Oscar Wilde

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. - H G Wells

The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching. - John Wooden

Descartes commanded the future from his study more than Napoleon from the throne. - Oliver Holmes

If you don't know how great this country is, I know someone who does; Russia. - Robert Frost

I don't love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful. - Natalie Portman

When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award and every other gross-out award. - Jack Nicholson

The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts. - Bertrand Russell

The Iron Curtain may be a thing of the past, but Mother Russia is as mysterious as ever. - Robert Gottlieb

The searching-out and thorough investigation of truth ought to be the primary study of man. - Cicero

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today. - E. Joseph Cossman

What is the first part of politics? Education. The second? Education. And the third? Education. - Jules Michelet

He who devotes 16 hours a day to hard study may become as wise at 60 as he thought himself at 20. - Mary Wilson Little

Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology. - Clive James

I must study politics and war that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. - John Adams

I took a speed reading course and read "War and Peace" in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. - Woody Allen

It used to take me all vacation to grow a new hide in place of the one they flogged off me during school term. - Mark Twain

What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life? - Lynette Mather

To avoid an occasion for our virtues is a worse degree of failure than to push forward pluckily and make a fall. - Robert Louis Stevenson

The seeds of learning can grow almost anywhere. Trump University and my other education-related ventures like... - Donald Trump

Sixty years ago I knew everything. Now I know nothing. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. - Will Durant

I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at four in the afternoon, I'd be a college graduate today. - George Foreman

Camping is not a date; it's an endurance test. If you can survive camping with someone, you should marry them on the way home. - Yvonne Prinz

In Russia we only had two TV channels. Channel One was propaganda. Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you: Turn back at once to Channel One. - Yakov Smirnoff

If Moses had gone to Harvard Law School and spent three years working on the Hill, he would have written the Ten Commandments with three exceptions and a saving clause. - Charles Morgan

The best narrative is one of infinite love. A spiritual affair - one not of the material world. Intermingled, with no beginning nor end - it will always stand the test of time. - Terry A. O'Neal

How we live is so different from how we ought to live that he who studies what ought to be done rather than what is done will learn the way to his downfall rather than to his preservation. - Niccolo Machiavelli


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