The Ivory Tower Quotes

Collection of top 28 famous quotes about The Ivory Tower

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The Ivory Tower Quotes By Richard Hugo: I hate that phrase "the real world." Why I hate that phrase "the real world." Why is an aircraft factory more real than a university? Is it? Richard Hugo
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Jenny Lewis: As hard as I try to sound tough As hard as I try to sound tough and dark, I still sound cute. Jenny Lewis
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Seanan McGuire: Jan built herself an ivory tower to keep Jan built herself an ivory tower to keep the wolves out; she never dreamed they were already inside. Seanan McGuire
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Francois Gautier: Many live in the ivory tower called reality; Many live in the ivory tower called reality; they never venture on the open sea of thought. — Francois Gautier
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Karen Lord: I've always thought academics should get a little I've always thought academics should get a little slurry on their boots from time to time. — Karen Lord
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Benoit Mandelbrot: Smooth shapes are very rare in the wild Smooth shapes are very rare in the wild but extremely important in the ivory tower and the factory. — Benoit Mandelbrot
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Jay Crownover: You think the queen of the castle is You think the queen of the castle is going to let me in the ivory tower? — Jay Crownover
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Vikram Sarabhai: We look down on our scientists if they We look down on our scientists if they engage in outside consultation. We implicitly promote the ivory tower. — Vikram Sarabhai
The Ivory Tower Quotes By George Orwell: Power is in inflicting pain and humiliation. Power is in inflicting pain and humiliation. — George Orwell
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Santosh Kalwar: Free from ivory-towerthe pencil twirlsacross the footpath Free from ivory-tower
the pencil twirls
across the footpath — Santosh Kalwar
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Freeman Dyson: There is a great satisfaction in building good There is a great satisfaction in building good tools for other people to use. — Freeman Dyson
The Ivory Tower Quotes By W. H. Auden: The commonest ivory tower is that of the The commonest ivory tower is that of the average man, the state of passivity towards experience. — W. H. Auden
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Walter Darby Bannard: An ivory tower is a fine place as An ivory tower is a fine place as long as the door is open. — Walter Darby Bannard
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Anais Nin: The ivory tower of the artist may be The ivory tower of the artist may be the only stronghold left for human values, cultural treasures, man's cult of beauty. — Anais Nin
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Sara Benincasa: You'll make better art after a day at You'll make better art after a day at the office than you will after a lifetime in an ivory tower. — Sara Benincasa
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Billie Joe Armstrong: I don't want to live in an ivory I don't want to live in an ivory tower, being the songwriter who just turns inward. — Billie Joe Armstrong
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Evan Esar: The trouble with the world is that laziness The trouble with the world is that laziness is seldom curable and never fatal. — Evan Esar
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Frank Herbert: Knowing was a barrier which prevented learning. Knowing was a barrier which prevented learning. — Frank Herbert
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Terry Eagleton: Ivory towers are as rare as bowling alleys Ivory towers are as rare as bowling alleys in tribal cultures. — Terry Eagleton
The Ivory Tower Quotes By K.J. Charles: This was the torment and insanity, the enjoyment This was the torment and insanity, the enjoyment of angels, when he was helpless in Silas's hands. "Frighten me," Dominic whispered. — K.J. Charles
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Gerard De Nerval: The only refuge left to us was the The only refuge left to us was the poet's ivory tower, which we climbed, ever higher, to isolate ourselves from the mob. — Gerard De Nerval
The Ivory Tower Quotes By Steven Johnson: As much as we sometimes roll our eyes As much as we sometimes roll our eyes at the ivory-tower isolation of universities, they continue to serve as remarkable engines of innovation. — Steven Johnson