"It is the indispensable duty of every Legislature to consult the happiness of a rising generation - by paying the strictest attention to their education."
"The University is like a lighthouse which throws a beam out to the far horizons of the South, yet is dark at its own base."
"The University of North Carolina is the lengthened shadow, not of one man, but of a whole people - united in a grand struggle for civil and religious liberty."
"My memories of Chapel Hill carry with them a quality of magic which is present to this day. As soon as I step on campus, I am filled with that feeling of respect."
"Athletics is to the University like a front porch is to a home. It is the most visible part, yet certainly not the most important."
"It is well known that within this faculty is a small group of radicals who are in an insidious manner eternally fighting that which they call 'capitalism.'"
"A few centuries ago, the universities had to free themselves from repressive church control. Now, we are refugees from a repressive university."
"Though the attainment of knowledge may be rendered comparatively easy, it is chimerical to propose that it shall be universally - without expense."
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