Who writes poetry imbibes honey from the poisoned lips of life.
Women and birds are able to see without turning their heads, and that is indeed a necessary provision for they are both surrounded by enemies.
Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
I believe we have the best football coach in the country in Urban Meyer. I had the privilege of hiring him, as you know, and I think he is doing fabulous work.
I am a bit odd. I am somewhat evangelical. But I am not crazy.
College graduates work in every sector of the American economy, and the research engines incubated within our universities generate a wealth of ideas and innovations that have an enormous impact on our lives.
At least for me, I believe that one learns from one’s mistakes. And I made significant mistakes, and I learned from them.
To work is nothing; the king on his throne, the priest kneeling before the Holy Altar, all people in all places had to work, but no person at all need be a servant.
Being president of a major public university is the most political nonpolitical office around.
Everyone wrote our obituary but us and the coaches and the kids who stayed with us. The obit was, ‘Vanderbilt will have to leave the Southeastern Conference. All the coaches are leaving, and all the students are transferring.’