In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.
— Hillary Clinton

academia is a rarified culture, especially an Ivy League academic background.
Paul Giamatti academia quote

Academia is the death of cinema. It is the very opposite of passion. Film is not the art of scholars, but of illiterates.
— Werner Herzog

Calvin: I used to hate writing assignments, but now I enjoy them. I realized that the purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure poor reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog! Want to see my book report? Hobbes: (Reading Calvin's paper) The Dynamics of Interbeing and Monological Imperatives in Dick and Jane: A Study in Psychic Transrelational Gender modes. Calvin: Academia, here I come!
— Bill Watterson

Postmodernism is an academic theory, originating in academia with an academic elite, not in the world of women and men, where feminist theory is rooted.
— academia quotation by Catharine MacKinnon