"I wrote a novel for my degree, and I'm very happy I didn't submit that to a publisher. I sympathize with my professors who had to read it."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."David Eddings on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."David Eddings on Elbert Hubbard
"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success."David Eddings on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."David Eddings on Erma Bombeck
"Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know."David Eddings on T. S. Eliot
"I get up at an unholy hour in the morning my work day is completed by the time the sun rises. I have a slightly bad back which has made an enormous contribution to American literature."
"I hesitate to predict whether this theory is true. But if the general opinion of Mankind is optimistic then we're in for a period of extreme popularity for science fiction."
"I taught in a small teacher's college for three or four years, at which point all the administrators got a pay raise and the teaching faculty didn't."
"The unfortunate thing about working for yourself is that you have the worst boss in the world. I work every day of the year except at Christmas, when I work a half day."