Harvard University

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Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636, whose history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the world's most prestigious universities.


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  • Harvard has ruined more niggers than bad liquor.
  • I am obliged to confess I should sooner live in a society governed by the first two thousand names in the Boston telephone directory than in a society governed by the two thousand faculty members of Harvard University.
    • William F. Buckley, Jr.; 1963 statement, as quoted in The Quote Verifier : Who Said What, Where, and When (2006) by Ralph Keyes, p. 82
  • William F. Buckley, Jr. once made the famous pronouncement that he would rather be ruled by the first 2,000 names in the Boston phonebook than by the combined faculties of Harvard and MIT. Now that we are ruled by the combined faculties of Harvard and MIT, you can see what he meant.
  • Harvard University students can take “Marxist Concepts of Racism,” which examines “the role of capitalist development and expansion in creating racial inequality.” You can bet there’s no mention of the genocide in Africa and former communist regimes like Yugoslavia.
    • Walter E. Williams, Liberty Versus the Tyranny of Socialism (2008, Stanford University Press), p. 36
  • The ambience of Harvard University comes not so much from its profusion of museums and libraries, or the rat's maze of its narrow streets, but from its compression of time and space that speak centuries of history.

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