There were various turning points, but the main one at the beginning was that I was going off to do another degree in the history of art. I would have ended up as some art historian at Sotheby’s or something.
– Hugh Grant
Many of our young people spend four years getting very expensive college degrees. But our universities fail them and the nation if they continue to graduate students with expertise in biochemistry, mathematics or history without teaching them to think about what problems are important and why.
– Heather Wilson
I had this ‘War and Peace’ thing of wanting to experience war as a kind of incredible human enterprise. I even applied to Officer Candidate School. Then the practical side of me kicked in and I thought, ‘I really don’t want to get drafted.’ So I went down to the physical and checked every psychological disorder and drug on the medical history form.
– Harold Ramis