"After the United States entered the war, I joined the Naval Reserve and spent ninety days in a Columbia University dormitory learning to be a naval officer."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."James Tobin on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."James Tobin on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."James Tobin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."James Tobin on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."James Tobin on Earl Nightingale
"Yale places great stress on undergraduate and graduate teaching. I like teaching, and I do a lot of it."
"My father also happened to be an intellectual, as learned, literate, informed, and curious as anyone I have known. Unobtrusively and casually, he was my wise and gentle teacher."