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History

Joseph Gordon-Levitt quote : When I arrived at …

When I arrived at Columbia, I gave up acting and became interested in all things French. French poetry, French history,…

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Graduation

George Weinberg quote : My father who was …

My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated, a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the…

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Amazing

David Dinkins quote : Children are amazing and …

Children are amazing, and while I go to places like Princeton and Harvard and Yale, and of course I teach…

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Dreams

Dick Cheney quote : The Columbia is lost …

The Columbia is lost, but the dreams that inspired its crew remain with us. Dick Cheney

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Future

Dave Brubeck quote : I got a poster …

I got a poster from Columbia Records, and there’s Miles Davis, Charlie Mingus, Ellington, Count Basie – everybody in that…

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Attitude

Gordon Gould quote : That attitude does not …

That attitude does not exist so much today, but in those days there was a very sharp distinction between basic…

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Famous

William Scott quote : The one thing you’ve …

The one thing you’ve got to say about Columbia is that it has courses that are famous. It has alumni…

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Architecture

Art Garfunkel quote : I was a student …

I was a student at Columbia College, actually, in the Architecture school. Paul would drive in from Queens, showing me…

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Birthday

Robert C. Merton quote : One week before my …

One week before my 17th birthday, I had a blind date with June Rose, a television actress on network soap…

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