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Don't think of outliers as Orcs waiting to GETCHA on the plains of Middle Earth!
Dave Pray, Engineering Statistics
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 21, 2004

While explaining that outliers are not necessarily a bad thing.
Rating: unrated

So with a wave of my hand we'll neglect the derivations, but it's on page 463 for those of you who need sleep aid.
Doug Oppliger, Statics / Strengths of Materials
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 21, 2004

While explaining the equations needed to find shearing stress in beams.
Rating: 9

If you exposed it to the air you get doused with flame, which is not fun. Well, it IS fun, but it's not industrially useful.
Dr. Tim Eisele, Materials Processing
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 21, 2004

While explaining why the electrolysis cell for metallic aluminum production must be completely sealed.
Rating: unrated

Students get in trouble when they use common sense. That's just the nature of college textbooks.
Doug Oppliger, Statics / Strengths of Materials
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 21, 2004

Said while explaining what the book was TRYING to say about free-body diagrams.
Rating: unrated

Dr. Milligan: Is the tensor the same on this face?
Student: Yes...............no.
Dr. Milligan: Why?
Student: Because you didn't say anything when I said yes.
Dr. Milligan: You're going to go far in life.
Dr. Walt Milligan, Mechanical Properties of Materials
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 21, 2004
Rating: 10

"...for your computational peleasure."
Bob Weidman, PH2200 Physics II - Electricity and Magnetism
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 20, 2004

Discussing capacitance and how to solve equations for dielectrics.
Rating: unrated

And now you will all see this equation in its full vector glory!
Bob Weidman, PH2200 Physics II - Electricity and Magnetism
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 20, 2004

When discussing the motion of an electron beam through a uniform electric field.
Rating: unrated

Now that's going to be a fee, or a fie......or a fo...or a fum...
Dr. Dave Seely, Physics 167
Albion College, Albion, MI

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 19, 2004

While talking about an angle phi and the two ways to say "phi"
Rating: unrated

You're all fourth year CS students. You should know that computers are dumb and stupid and broken all the time.
David Gerhard, CS400
University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 19, 2004

when explaining why we shouldn't electronically submit assignments just minutes before the deadline
Rating: 10

As you get older your memory is the second thing to go. Don't ask me what the first thing is.
Prof. Green, Materials in Service
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Comments? Add or View (1) submitted: February 18, 2004
Rating: 10

Brevity. Shorter. You're wishing my Lectures were more brevity.
David Koenecke, Anatomy/Physiology II
Arizona School of Massage Therapy, Tempe, AZ

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 18, 2004
Rating: unrated

In the world of massage therapy, "free" means "lots of money".
Dakota Walker, Professional Development II
Arizona School of Massage Therapy, Tempe, AZ

Comments? Add or View (1) submitted: February 18, 2004

Referring to marketing strategies and client retention.
Rating: unrated

I think it's under $60. I think it's $60!
Watty, Professional Development II
Arizona School of Massage Therapy, Tempe, AZ

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 18, 2004

She was very emphatic about both points regarding the price of accounting software just for MTs.
Rating: unrated

Oh, I see. It's missing a leg. *leans skeleton against wall, and walks away, talking*
David Koenecke, Anatomy/Physiology II
Arizona School of Massage Therapy, Tempe, AZ

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 18, 2004

Skinny (the skeleton) has... issues. Many issues. Actually, it was the stand he rolls along on that was missing a leg, but he's not far behind. He has unwittingly assaulted class members before.
Rating: unrated

*pose* I am the babysitter! I'm 14 years old!
Patrick O'Conner, Sports Massage
Arizona School of Massage Therapy, Tempe, AZ

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 18, 2004

I... forget what this had to do with anything, but it made sense at the time!
Rating: unrated

I've rented these lips again. I don't think I like them.
Patrick O'Conner, Sports Massage
Arizona School of Massage Therapy, Tempe, AZ

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 18, 2004

dhvb dfjvbkd kdhfbvi fhbhbvjx... Yeah, articulation issues.
Rating: unrated

And that's where we come in as massage therapists, to offer people alternatives to these muscle killers and pain relaxers. ...Muscle killers? You guys are supposed to call me on things like that.
Nicole Errico, Cranial Sacral Therapy
Arizona School of Massage Therapy, Tempe, AZ

Comments? Add or View (1) submitted: February 18, 2004
Rating: unrated

Prof.-"So, any other questions?"
Student-"Shouldn't it be that if a_2=1 then a_1=-2?"
Prof.-"I'm sorry! What I meant was, 'Any other USEFUL questions?'"
(Class "ooh"ing)
Prof.-"Yeah, that was mean." (Slaps his wrist) "Bad professor!"
Kieran Mullen, Physics 2514- Physics I for Engineers
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Comments? Add or View (1) submitted: February 17, 2004
Rating: 8

(Prof. finds penny on the floor)
"Aha, a penny! Good luck!"
(Hands the penny to a nearby student)
"Here; tuition rebate."
Kieran Mullen, Physics 2514- Physics I for Engineers
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Comments? Add or View (1) submitted: February 17, 2004
Rating: 10

I love it when people insult me. It gives me something to think about.
Brian Phillips, SOC 385
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 17, 2004
Rating: unrated

If you're not cheating, you're not trying hard enough.
Randy Fountain, Natural Sciences I
Mason County Central High School, Scottville, Mi

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 16, 2004
Rating: unrated

It's hard for me to hide the fact that I wasn't Ethiopian
Dr. Gary Campbell, EC3001
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 16, 2004

Our very white Economics Professor was explaining how he didn't pay the same price as locals at a market
Rating: unrated

Garret: Whats it doing?
Student: It says ddd command not found.
Garret: Hit the power button. Whats YOUR computer doing?
Student2: Its locked up
Garret: Hit the power button. I know there is all these signs saying never ever hit the power button but I dont care. Just dont tell Sauk I told you to do that.
Garrett Whelan, CS2142
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

Comments? Add or View (1) submitted: February 16, 2004

During a lecture on debuggers where we were trying to use ddd in the lab.
Rating: unrated

The geologists, they eat fossilized stuff. That is good, it will tell us what is coming.
Manfred Ruddat, "The Hungry Earth"--Biological Sciences Core
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Comments? Add or View (0) submitted: February 16, 2004
Rating: 3

There is an easier way, and by easier I mean much more difficult.
David Gerhard, CS 400
University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan

Comments? Add or View (1) submitted: February 16, 2004

I'm pretty sure he meant to be ridiculous on this one...
Rating: unrated

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