"In more than 20 years I've spent studying the issue, I have yet to hear a convincing argument that college football has anything do with what is presumably the primary purpose of higher education: academics."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."H. G. Bissinger on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."H. G. Bissinger on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."H. G. Bissinger on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."H. G. Bissinger on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."H. G. Bissinger on Oscar Wilde
"Maybe it's a tired tale, but without an education, you're not going to go anywhere."
"If you leave your wife and you don't ever contact her again, that says something about how you felt about the marriage."
"There are the medical dangers of football in general caused by head trauma over repetitive hits."
"I'm really not interested in other people's opinions, because I think frankly most of those opinions are either misinformed and adding to this endless ball of hot air we have in our society where everyone thinks their opinion is valuable and sacred and what counts."
"I worked at my high school newspaper at Andover, which came out weekly, unusual for a high school paper. Then my first day at Penn I went right to the 'Daily Pennsylvanian' and pretty much spent most of my college career working both as the sports editor and then editor of the editorial page."