Quotes / Ivy League

McKay's Observation: Princeton has no plot, no action, and very poor pacing.

Princeton's taste is sweet like a strawberry tart. Harvard's is a subtle taste, like whiskey, coffee, or tobacco. It may even be a bad habit, for all I know.
Prof. J.H. Finley '25

"Frottage," or "the Princeton rub," named after Princeton University.
Jack Hamilton
Having gone there, I know it is only a real Princeton rub if: (1) It is usually done between a student and a teacher; (2) It is preceded by an earnest conversation about F. Scott Fitzgerald; (3) Neither partner removes his trousers.
David Kerlick

Goodbye, Princeton; goodbye, CERN.
He's gone to Texas to watch the holy fire burn.
He's gone to build
He's gone to build
The Supercollider.
— Tribe, Supercollider

You can always tell a Harvard man, but you can't tell him much.
James Barnes (attributed)

Q: How many Harvard girls does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
A: (in pissed off voice): ONE. And it's women, not girls, and Radcliffe, not Harvard, dammit!

About all some men accomplish in life is to send a son to Harvard.

If any man wishes to be humbled and mortified, let him become president of Harvard.
Edward Holyoke

"If all the young ladies in attendance at the annual Yale spring ball were laid end to end, I wouldn't be at all surprised."
Dorothy Parker

Higgledy Piggledy
Yale University
Gave up misogyny
Opened its door.
Fun is in store.