"We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century - for several centuries."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."H. G. Wells on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."H. G. Wells 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."H. G. Wells on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."H. G. Wells 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."H. G. Wells on T. S. Eliot
"Beauty is in the heart of the beholder."
"In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table."
"No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft."
"There's nothing wrong in suffering, if you suffer for a purpose. Our revolution didn't abolish danger or death. It simply made danger and death worthwhile."
"History is a race between education and catastrophe."