"I didn't get my degree at NYU I got it later, they gave me an honourary one."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Jim Jarmusch on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Jim Jarmusch 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."Jim Jarmusch on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Jim Jarmusch 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."Jim Jarmusch on T. S. Eliot
"Cricket makes no sense to me. I find it beautiful to watch and I like that they break for tea. That is very cool, but I don't understand. My friends from The Clash tried to explain it years and years ago, but I didn't understand what they were talking about."
"I think it comes from really liking literary forms. Poetry is very beautiful, but the space on the page can be as affecting as where the text is. Like when Miles Davis doesn't play, it has a poignancy to it."
"If you go into a bar in most places in America and even say the word poetry, you'll probably get beaten up. But poetry is a really strong, beautiful form to me, and a lot of innovation in language comes from poetry."