Russian Graduate

Higher education in Russia



Russian Graduate - a Stalin Grad

University degree granted to a Politburo member in 1925

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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

I'll take a drug test, if you'll take an IQ test. - Fritz Hollings

The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure. - Laurence J. Peter

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. - Sydney J. Harris

In Russia, if a male athlete loses he becomes a female athlete. - Yakov Smirnoff

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

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. - William Butler Yeats

There is a country in Europe where multiple-choice tests are illegal. - Sigfried Hulzer

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

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

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

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

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

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

The only reason they say 'Women and children first' is to test the strength of the lifeboats. - Jean Kerr

Here is a test to find out whether your mission on earth is finished: If you are alive, it isn't. - Richard Bach

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

For us in Russia, communism is a dead dog, while, for many people in the West, it is still a living lion. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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

Mathematics may be compared to a mill of exquisite workmanship, which grinds your stuff to any degree of fineness. - Thomas Huxley

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

If you study a subject every day, for one hour a day, for five days a week - in five years you will become an expert in that area. - Earl Nightingale

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

My son really has the spirit of Valentine's Day. When he was in college, he used to send his mother a heart-shaped box of laundry. - Milton Berle

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road. - Dag Hammarskjold

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. - Pele

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much, it is whether we provide enough for those who have little. - Franklin D Roosevelt

There is not better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth. - Jean Giraudoux

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

As an adult and a parent, when I'm not acting, I'm not acting. I'm being a parent, and I'm on the school run, and I'm sewing labels onto socks. - Kate Winslet

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

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

President Obama smoked so much pot in college he never learned to spell. Which is why he's confusing the word "ruining" the country with "running" the country. - Kilburn Hall

I should sooner live in a society governed by the first two thousand names in the Boston telephone directory than in a society governed by the two thousand faculty members of Harvard University. - William F Buckley

I think education is power. I think education is power. I think that being able to communicate with people is power. One of my main goals on the planet is to encourage people to empower themselves. - Oprah Winfrey


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