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I do worry a lot about the time it takes for people to get a PhD, about the difficulty of finding employment, about the difficulty of getting tenure, and generally about the perception that undergraduates have, that this is a very high-risk career to get started.
— Louis Menand —

Librarians are essential players in the information revolution because they level that field. They enable those without money or education to read and learn the same things as the billionaire and the PhD.

— Marilyn Johnson

A BS in any neuroscience without a master's or PhD was a three-legged dog of a degree: pitiable, adorable, and capable of inspiring applause when it did anything for you at all.

— Daryl Gregory

The rule is: the word 'it's' (with apostrophe) stands for 'it is' or 'it has'. If the word does not stand for 'it is' or 'it has' then what you require is 'its'. This is extremely easy to grasp. Getting your itses mixed up is the greatest solecism in the world of punctuation. No matter that you have a PhD and have read all of Henry James twice. If you still persist in writing, 'Good food at it's best', you deserve to be struck by lightning, hacked up on the spot and buried in an unmarked grave.

— Lynne Truss

What she did have, after raising two children, was the equivalent of a PhD in mothering and my undying respect.

— Barbara Delinsky

I came from this very traditional background and I benefited hugely from feminism. I felt privileged going to university and doing a PhD. Most people of my background don't get to do that.

— Denise Mina

They hired a PhD student from the statistics department at the University of California at Berkeley to help them, but he quit after they asked him to study the market for pork belly futures. "It turned out that he was a vegetarian," said Jamie. "He had a problem with capitalism in general, but the pork bellies pushed him over the edge.

— Michael Lewis

Anyway, you don't have to be terribly intelligent to complete a PhD," Karim grumps. "You just need to be stupidly persistent. If anything, being too smart gets in the way-

— Charles Stross

I taught myself the first year course while I was on the dole, then moved to London to do an MA at SOAS, which led straight into a PhD.

— Deborah Smith

A PHD is not the end of education. Education exists even among the bees who feed their queen only with the purest

— Sahndra Fon Dufe

Some PhD physicists write software or work for hedge funds, but physics still has a problem with having very smart people but not enough opportunities.

— Stuart J. Russell

If you're, like, a PhD student in English, and you look at each instance that Richard Yates is mentioned in the book ... it has sort of it's own narrative that one could analyze and write literary criticism about.

— Tao Lin

A PhD in Mathematics is three years of guessing it wrong, plus one week of getting it right and writing a dissertation.

— Keith Devlin

NAFTA, supported by the Secretary cost, us 800,000 jobs nationwide, tens of thousands of jobs in the Midwest. Permanent normal trade relations with China cost us millions of jobs. Look, I was on a picket line in early 1990's against NFATA because you didn't need a PhD in economics to understand that American workers should not be forced to compete against people in Mexico making 25 cents an hour.

— Bernie Sanders

BS is just what it stands for, an MS is More of the Same, and a PhD is Piled Higher and Deeper.

— Bobby Knight

Mr. Stevenson has a degree alright-a PhD from the Acheson College of Cowardly Communist Containment.

— Richard M. Nixon

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