Russian Graduate

Higher education in Russia



Russian Graduate - a Stalin Grad

University degree granted to a Politburo member in 1925

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Education is the apprenticeship of life. - Robert Willmott

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

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

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot. - Clarence Thomas

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul. - Joseph Addison

I don't want to send them to jail. I want to send them to school. - Adlai Stevenson

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. - John F Kennedy

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

With a little study you'll go a long ways, and I wish you'd start now. - Groucho Marx

I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers. - Woody Allen

A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year. - Marty Allen

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't. - Pete Seeger

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness. - Robert M. Hutchins

The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things. - Plato

Show me a Jewish boy who doesn't go to medical school and I'll show you a lawyer. - Milton Berle

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

It's not uncommon to see kids on the school bus reading books and doing homework on the bus. - Anthony Amero

If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college. - Sargent Shriver

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

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. - Abraham Lincoln

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

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

You learn how to be book smart in school, but you better not forget that you also need to be street smart. - Harvey Mackay

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

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

The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything. - Robert Frost

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

In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right. - Jack Nicholson

Many people are surprised to hear that we have comedians in Russia, but they are there. They are dead, but they are there. - Yakov Smirnoff

Mathematics is indeed dangerous in that it absorbs students to such a degree that it dulls their senses to everything else. - Prinz zu Hohlenlohe-Ingelfingen Kraft

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

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity. - Lady Nancy Astor

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

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

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

The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson. - Tom Bodett

Whether it's a popcorn movie or some really intellectual sociopolitical movie, I think to some degree they're all influenced by the social climate that we're living in. - James Wan

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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23-May-2018