"Yeah, I spent about 20 years in a dorm room. It took me a while to graduate."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Douglas Wilson on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Douglas Wilson 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."Douglas Wilson on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Douglas Wilson 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."Douglas Wilson on T. S. Eliot
"I'm opinionated. I always stick to my design plan. I don't waver."
"In two days, it's hard to to get the quality you would normally want for a design project."
"I look at each episode in two ways - from a design standpoint and from an entertainment standpoint - this is TV, after all. We usually succeed on at least one of the levels."
"Throughout the country, I see the same design problems and solutions over and over."
"I gave the couple a hint of a design that would work great with the bones of their home. They weren't ready for it, and they embarrassed themselves and that's too bad."