A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from July 03, 2023
“The road to hell is paved with Ivy League degrees”

“The road to hell is paved with Ivy League degrees” is a saying that has been printed on many images. The usual saying is, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions. The saying means that an Ivy League college education, though it might be highly regarded by many, does not teach useful, practical knowledge. A fancy education gives people the illusion of being intellectuals, and their opinions are highly regarded on even things they know absolutely nothing about.
     
American economist Thomas Sowell said “The road to hell is paved with Ivy League degrees” on the Hoover Institute television program Uncommon Knowledge in May 2012. Sowell was referring to people like U.S. President barack Obama, who received an undergraduate degree at Columbia University and a law degree at Harvard University.
       
 
Wikipedia: Thomas Sowell
Thomas Sowell (/soʊl/; born June 30, 1930) is an American economist, author, and social commentator who is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. With widely published commentary and books—and as a guest on TV and radio—he became a well-known voice in the American conservative movement as a prominent black conservative. He was a recipient of the National Humanities Medal from President George W. Bush in 2002.
 
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“The road to hell is paved with ivy league degrees!” - Thomas Sowell on
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5:35 AM · May 5, 2012
       
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On the occasion of the publication of a new edition of his book Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell returns to Uncommon Knowledge for a wide-ranging interview. (Playing time: 52:37)
 
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Thomas Sowell on the second edition of Intellectuals and Society
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May 8, 2012
On the occasion of the publication of a new edition of his book Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell returns to Uncommon Knowledge for a wide-ranging interview.
(The program Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson.—ed.)
 
37:00
Peter Robinson: Segment 5. Our Intellectual in Chief. Barack Obama got his BA from Columbia, his JD from Harvard. He taught for a number of years at the University of Chicago Law School. May I suppose that Tom Sowell is duly impressed?
 
Thomas Sowell: Ha, ha, ha! You might say the road to hell is paved with Ivy League degrees.
 
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The road to hell is paved with Ivy League degrees.
11:15 PM · May 11, 2012
   
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The Road to Hell is paved with Ivy League degrees…
http://youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JyufeHJlodE
12:04 AM · May 20, 2012
   
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You might say the road to hell is paved with Ivy League degrees.
(A film clip of the interview is shown that contains this quote.—ed.)
4:27 PM · Jun 4, 2021
   
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The sweet talking over educated leftists with no life experience outside of education industry should have no say over real people. They are insulated from reality through tenure. The road to hell is paved with ivy league degrees!
12:53 PM · Sep 3, 2021
 
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JULY 3, 2023
Paved with Degrees
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
“The road to hell
is paved with
Ivy League
degrees.”
THOMAS SOWELL

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