Quotes and Sayings about Ivy



"False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports."
- Richard Burton
(Related: Friendship, Life, Animation, Ivy)

"These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Nature, Opportunity, College, Ivy, Students)

"By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, Appreciation, Ivy, Road, Schools, State, Students, Value)

"There isn't much to say. I haven't been at all deedy."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
"At a certain point my novels set. They set just as hard as that jam jar. And then I know they are finished."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
"Well, of course, people are only human... But it really does not seem much for them to be."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Related: People)

"Time is not a great healer. It is an indifferent and perfunctory one. Sometimes it does not heal at all. And sometimes when it seems to, no healing has been necessary."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Related: Time, Healing)

"There is more difference within the sexes than between them."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Related: Difference, Sexes)

"My youth is escaping without giving me anything it owes me."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Related: Giving, Youth)

"A leopard does not change his spots, or change his feeling that spots are rather a credit."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Related: Change, Credit, Feeling)

"People who have power respond simply. They have no minds but their own."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Related: Power, People)

"There is probably nothing like living together for blinding people to each other."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Related: People, Living, Nothing)

"I never graduated high school; they had to change the Ivy League rules. During my tenure at Brown, I helped them become the number one Ivy League school."
- Robert Evans
(Related: Change, Ivy, Rules, School)

"I wasn't privy to all of the intelligence that was coming in about Guatemala, but I did see the traffic that was coming in from Guatemala City, because it was very relevant to me, and of course I exchanged what I had with the chief of station in Guatemala City."
- E. Howard Hunt
(Related: Intelligence)

"I think it's really odd, too, that the public is so privy to how much money the actors make and what movies cost. It seems to me to be beside the point. When I go to a movie I really don't want to think about the money. I want to see the story."
- Holly Hunter
(Related: Money, Movies, Actors, Public, Want)

"But to do it professionally is a quantum leap difference and my father had to be persuaded by these kind of Ivy League professors that I should go to the Yale Drama School, another one of the stories in there."
- Robert Klein
(Related: Father, Difference, Drama, Ivy, School)

"I'm a graduate of Princeton, and I just want to say you don't have to go to an Ivy League school to be on the Supreme Court."
- Richard Land
(Related: Court, Ivy, School, Want)

"Write down the most important things you have to do tomorrow."
- Ivy Lee
(Related: Tomorrow)

"Don't worry if you don't complete everything on the schedule. At least you will have completed the most important projects before getting to the less important ones."
- Ivy Lee
(Related: Projects, Will, Worry)

"It was a presidential election year, and as a member of a consortium of Ivy League radio stations, we participated in 'network' coverage of election night."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Ivy, Night)

"A young man, be his merit what it will, can never raise himself; but must, like the ivy round the oak, twine himself round some man of great power and interest."
- Philip Stanhope
(Related: Power, Interest, Ivy, Man, Merit, Oak, Will)

"When the ivy has found its tower, when the delicate creeper has found its strong wall, we know how the parasite plants grow and prosper."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Ivy, Plants)

"The position the Government finds itself in is not one of constructing a law, but of carrying out a decision given by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council."
- Charles Tupper
(Related: Government, Decision, Committee, Law)

"So stick up ivy and the bays, and then restore the heathen ways, green will remind you of the Spring, though this great day denies the thing, and mortifies the earth, and all, but your wild revels, and loose hall."
- Henry Vaughan
(Related: Day, Earth, Ivy, Spring, Will)

"Theology made no provision for evolution. The biblical authors had missed the most important revelation of all! Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?"
- E. O. Wilson
(Related: God, Thoughts, Evolution, Theology)