You send a boy to school in order to make friendsthe right sort.
(Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), British novelist. The Diary of Virginia Woolf, vol. 2, entry for Nov. 16, 1921, ed. Anne O. Bell (1978).
Woolf was here quoting the reaction of Maurice Baring and his wife to Lady Cromer sending her son to Winchester, which was not considered elite enough.)
It is odd that the NCAA would place a school on probation for driving an athlete to class, or providing a loan, but would have no penalty for a school that violates Title IX, a federal law.
(Cardiss L. Collins (b. 1931), U.S. politician. As quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A32 (May 26, 1993).
On the National College Athletic Association's failure to support the law requiring gender equity in college sports. Most special favors for college athletes are prohibited by the Association. Collins was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.)