Top 55 Lectures Quotes

In this post, you will find great Lectures Quotes from famous people, such as Gerry Schwartz, Tara Westover, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Rush Limbaugh, Roger Scruton. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

In an undergraduate business environment, the best lear

In an undergraduate business environment, the best learning experience is the interaction students have with each other. They need to learn from each other as much as from professors and lectures and other teaching tools.
Gerry Schwartz
We’d had books in my house growing up, but we had never had anything like lectures. I had never written an essay for my mother. I had never taken an exam. Because I was working a lot as a kid, I just hadn’t elected to read that much.
We have been given a role to play. We have been asked to provide, to give lectures on the role of Islamic development and the way we do it here, so the people who are Muslims there would understand what the role of Islam is.
When a nominee for the Supreme Court, one of only nine lifetime appointments, makes an overtly brazen racist comment about tens of millions of American citizens, we don’t need lectures. What we need to do is to confront her with what she said and what it says about her.
I’ve spent my life arguing for greater respect between men and women and anyone who takes the time to read my books or listen to my lectures will realise this.
I like what I’m doing. Today at 88, I wouldn’t think of quitting because I can’t think of anything else I would rather do. And now with my lectures on all the charitable things that I do, just as you do, I think that what I’m doing matters.
Art Linkletter
I didn’t go to the lectures. My valet, who was more distinguished than I, went instead.
Witold Gombrowicz
I went to the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, which was great but very different from a typical university. They sat us down in the first week and said: if you want to party, you’ve come to the wrong place. There was no lie-ins or skipping lectures.
To be honest, I don’t listen to much music! I’ve been so engrossed in it my whole life that when I drive around in my car, I’ll listen to college lectures on philosophy and literature and world history, things like that, to kind of catch up on the college experience I missed.
When I got to Princeton I made a point of attending the Philosophy Club and listening to the lectures, but I didn’t get involved in any discussions in those clubs. I guess after the first year, I dropped that.
Stephen Cole Kleene
I do a lot of lectures on survival. I always say you can’t change what happened, so have a little wallow, feel very sorry for yourself, and then get up and move forward. You can’t change what happened.
Lectures should go from being like the family singing around the piano to high-quality concerts.
To be honest, I didn’t really enjoy much of uni life. I turned up for lectures, I got my degree – the rest of the time was spent at the radio station.
Moving forward, hopefully the platform my career has given me will allow me to continue to be a voice in culture, whether that’s doing lectures on campus or writing books or whatever that looks like. I feel like that’s really the lane that I uniquely connect with.
I think that my research is valuable to my teaching. I think that the two complement each other and I’m able to present somewhat more stimulating lectures because of what’s happening in research, so it’s a good complement.
Before I left for American University, my mother told me to sign up for everything I could: to take advantage of everything from on-campus lectures to sports and social events to the amazing D.C. culture.
I write books, I write for comic books, I give lectures… I live. And when the opportunity comes to do a picture, I do a picture.
Whenever I go to deliver lectures in IAS academies, colleges and schools, I always try to bring in the northeast. It may be the bamboo of Mizoram or the various beautiful tribal cultures of Misings or Bodos.
I am no Rushdie. The only people who think of silencing me are my students, on days when my lectures are more opaque than usual.
I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker, but simply because I detest the sort of people who go to lectures and don’t want to meet them.
I’ve always done live art history lectures and small documentaries in the past in Australia, on Australian art and art galleries, so I’ve already done a lot of that.
And of course, we know that opportunity lies outside the reach of some of our people. We don’t need flowery words about inequality to tell us that, and we don’t need a party that has led while poverty and hunger rose to record levels to give us lectures about suffering.
There are no moral lectures in ‘Lookaway, Lookaway;’ there aren’t even any lessons. But there is passion. It is a work that hides its craft but never its beauty, that is ambitious but never pretentious, that does not sacrifice nuance for power or power for nuance.
It’s easy enough to foist your music collection on your kids. Lectures are not required; you just play the stuff while they are prisoner in the back seat on a long drive, or softly in the background while eating dinner.
Then there are the people who know me from the lectures. What I am really trying to do, what I need to accomplish at this time, is to fill in the gaps.
More academics should blog, post videos, post audio, post lectures, offer articles and more. You’ll enjoy it: I’ve had threats and blackmail, abuse, smears and formal complaints with forged documentation.
When I give lectures, people will wait behind until there is no one around and then tell me quietly, ‘I seem to be one of those people who need eight or nine hourssleep.’ It’s embarrassing to say it in public.
When ‘The Bell Curve‘ came out, I’d have lectures with lots of people chanting and picketing with signs, but it was always within the confines of the event and I was eventually able to speak.
Sometimes I loved the disruptive student in class who livened up lectures with wisecracks – it put a spin on things, added flavor, made me laugh. Other times, I wished the heckler would just shut up so I could learn something.
Focus on the mind and the soul. Read. Study. Enrol in a course of lectures. Pray. Become a member of a religious congregation. Study the Bible or other ancient works of wisdom.
When I turned 17, I created a website for the students

When I turned 17, I created a website for the students at my University. It enabled students to share lectures and discuss exams, and became popular very quickly.
A year before I met Mark Brydon – he was the one I used to make all the music with in Moloko – I was living in Sheffield with a guy who was studying architecture. I used to go to his college and crash the lectures there. I had enrolled to do a fine art course, but then I met Mark, and we signed a record deal instead.
The golf ball has no sense at all, which is why it has to be given stern lectures constantly, especially during the act of putting.
And it really began with Einstein. We attended his lectures. Now the theory of relativity remained – and still remains – only a theory. It has not been proven. But it suggested a completely different picture of the physical world.
If the white folks feel America is great for everybody, I don’t want to change what they love. All I want is to bring my love and respect in the areas of law, policy, business, and banking. That’s what I do when I do my extremely rare lectures at universities.
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.
The nature of fiction is to make one distrustful of any character who lectures and castigates.
James Lasdun
In college, I was always disappointed by lectures that covered social problems but failed to identify what I could do to change them. Part of the problem was that many professors simply didn’t believe they had a role in converting awareness to action.
Ben Rattray
Whenever I have given lectures to a large audience before, I have always looked for an ending that gives a ‘wowfeeling.
May-Britt Moser
I give lectures on globalization. I have lived on three continents. I have no quarrel with a global consciousness.
Os Guinness
I was married to a law student, and I used to attend classes with him at Georgetown University Law Center. Being of dramatic bent, I was drawn mainly to Criminal law and Evidence classes. A just-beginning writer, I would find an empty chair and listen, mesmerized, to the lectures.
When people have been hurt over and over, and rather than compassion or understanding you’re given lectures about how it’s really all your fault and that no one needs to make amends, you can lose your mind.
When people are desperate or wealthy, they turn to socialism; only when they have no other alternative do they embrace the free market. After all, lies about guaranteed security are far more seductive than lectures about personal responsibility.
All the time our union was progressing very nicely. There were lectures to make us understand what trades unionism is and our real position in the labor movement.
Rose Schneiderman
I was promoted associate professor in early 1970 and full professor in October of the same year. I spent the two spring semesters of 1972 and 1974 as visiting professor at Harvard University, giving lectures and directing a research project.
Jean-Marie Lehn
Whereas his father would deliver rambling lectures that were heavy on gold and often disconnected from the political news of the moment, Rand Paul communicates a desire to make himself relevant to the GOP conversation.
The reduction in gun violence President Obama claims to desperately want comes from law enforcement and prosecution, not from political rhetoric, lectures and sentence commutations for federal firearm law offenders and felons.
I was always a huge fan of E. E. Cummings. He did a series of lectures at Harvard or Princeton, and they were recorded. And they were incredibly moving.
When I’m introduced at invited lectures at other universities, the students place a Bobo doll by the lectern. From time to time, I have been asked to autograph one. The Bobo doll has achieved stardom in psychological circles.
But Dr. Smith says, and I believe it to be a true state of the case, that he himself gave a course of Lectures in Natural Philosophy, during the same winter, and that the money raised by them was also applied towards paying for the Orrery.
David Rittenhouse
I learned from my peers, and I learned from doing projects, and I learned from mentors, but I learned very little from lectures, and I’ve talked about how little I attended them.
Events sometimes are the biggest teachers, as opposed to words, lectures, and that kind of thing.
I go to lectures and girls are finding out about Bikini Kill or Le Tigre for the first time and are like,’ This is my jam!’ It still feels fresh to them.
I used to love the Wu-Tang Clan. They took my school by storm, by which I mean the three kids in my year who listened to hip-hop. I skipped lectures to go and buy their second album, ‘Forever‘, and then rushed home to listen to it.