Quotation Explorer - 'Academic'

Deep to me connotes intellectual rigor, not fashionable obscurity or the unnecessarily academic. - Alex Payne
Any academic skill is quickly achievable if charged with clear purpose and an appeal to enthusiastic self-interest. Tarzan of the Apes only needed about twenty minutes to figure out how to read the beautiful Jane Porter’s cursive writing. - T.K. Naliaka
being genius does not necessarily means knowing it all or having the highest academic qualification but a persons ability to apply wisdom and common sense to common things in a distinctive manner and courageously exhibiting the latent deft to the admiration of the masses - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Free will, determinism, meaning, existence, etc. are academic problems, not problems in life. - Marty Rubin
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Academic pedigree alone is no guarantor of useful knowledge and wisdom. - Robert Samuelson
We can get too easily bogged down in the academic part of homeschooling, a relatively minor part of the whole, which is to raise competent, caring, literate, happy people. - Diane Flynn Keith
There is nothing to be gained by pretending that academic involvement is necessary, or even always desirable, in the quest for truth and knowledge. - Christopher Langan
Irinistic motivation can help people attain academic success and possess themselves with great depth of knowledge. - Saaif Alam
Thanks to my solid academic training, today I can write hundreds of words on virtually any topic without possessing a shred of information, which is how I got a good job in journalism. - Dave Barry
Academic and aristocratic people live in such an uncommon atmosphere that common sense can rarely reach them. - Samuel Butler
I am despised by an army of undiscerning academic highbrows, and ridiculed by semi-educated and vengeful "China-experts" whose era of translating Chinese into Western categories has now come to an end. The public is ready for non-European vocabularies. - Thorsten J. Pattberg
If each of us could help one orphan to build his/her capacity, and academic background rather than giving them money or food, then no family will sufferer without guardian. - Sbr Khan
A literary academic can no more pass a bookstore than an alcoholic can pass a bar. - Carolyn G. Heilbrun
A genius is someone who takes a complex thing and makes it look simple. An academic does the opposite. - Robert Fanney
To be a writer you have to write -- and no academic degree is going to do the writing for you. - Michelle Richmond
To create something new, knowledge is essentially required, but not academic degree. - Rajib Lochan Dhibar
(Emerson's) aphorisms tend to be chicken soup for the academic soul or gobledygook of a man who prefers the sounds of words to their meanings. - Micah Mattix
Academic life is but half life it is a withdrawal from the fight to utter smart things that cost you nothing except the thinking them from a cloister. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
At the end of your lives you will not be judged by academic successes, the degrees or diplomas earned, the positions held, the material wealth acquired, or power and prestige, but rather on the basis of what you have become as persons and what you are in conduct and character. - Howard W. Hunter
No special academic expertise is required for insight into the Orwellian use of language, only clear thinking and common sense. - Peter Slezak
Normalization takes place not because there is Western-ideology that normalizes third-world texts in any special way (other than the usual play with exoticism) but because this academic seeks to domesticate everything, even Marx. - Aijaz Ahmad
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