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

Education is the apprenticeship of life. - Robert Willmott

Adversity tests a man's true character. - Unknown

Education is the art of making man ethical. - Georg Hegel

Truth is simple, requiring neither study nor art. - Ammian

I never let schooling interfere with my education. - Mark Twain

The first test of a truly great man is his humility. - John Ruskin

We had a very successful trip to Russia. We made it back. - Bob Hope

The tests of life are not meant to break you but make you. - Norman Vincent Peale

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

Dublin University contains the cream of Ireland - rich and thick. - Samuel Beckett

God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board. - Mark Twain

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

To acquire knowledge one must study. To acquire wisdom one must observe. - Marilyn Vos Savant

If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can't they fly in space? - Valentina Tereshkova

We look harder for flaws in a study when we don't agree with its conclusions. - Sharon Begley

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

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

Stalin didn't write any memoirs. He was too secretive. He was afraid people might read them. - Jonathan Lynn

Anyone who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. - Unknown

The real test of your character is your treatment of those who can be of no possible service to you. - Unknown

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

Whatever music sounds like, I am glad to say that it does not sound in the smallest degree like German. - Oscar Wilde

New Year's Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot. Unless, of course, those tests come back positive. - Jay Leno

In school, every period ends with a bell. Every sentence ends with a period. Every crime ends with a sentence. - Steven Wright

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

There are advantages to being President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret. - Ronald Reagan

Not every puzzle is intended to be solved. Some are in place to test your limits. Others are, in fact, not puzzles at all. - Vera Nazarian

We study the glory of God, and the honour and liberty of parliament, for which we fight, without seeking our own interests. - Oliver Cromwell

A convention is a splendid place to study human nature. Man in a crowd is quite a different creature than man acting alone. - William Jennings Bryan

The Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower. They're monumental. They're straight out of Page 52 in your school history book. - Billy Crystal

You know there is a problem with the education system when you realize that out of the three R's, only one begins with an R. - Dennis Miller

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

A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: Duh. - Conan O'Brien

Education commences on the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character. - Hosea Ballou

Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income - which he then spends sending his son to college. - Bill Vaughan

I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me - they're cramming for their final exam. - George Carlin

I suppose it is because nearly all children go to school nowadays and have things arranged for them that they seem so forlornly unable to produce their own ideas. - Agatha Christie

If you want to surf, move to Hawaii. If you like to shop, move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas. - Ricky Williams


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