Unexpected Sorbonne quotations

The Sorbonne should be razed and Chris Marker put in its place.

I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots.

I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris, I used to go out and riot occasionally.

All my mind was centered on my studies, which, especially at the beginning, were difficult. In fact, I was insufficiently prepared to follow the physical science course at the Sorbonne, for, despite all my efforts, I had not succeeded in acquiring in Poland a preparation as complete as that of the French students following the same course.

First I went to the Sorbonne to do my licence en lettres, but I also started to study law.

There were tons of bronzed Scandinavian types at the Sorbonne.

Marvellously blond and healthy and shining white teeth. Funny thing though, because someone told me that if you actually go to Scandinavia none of the people who actually live there look like that. It's just a front they put up when they're abroad.

I was going to study at the Sorbonne and become a diplomat.

Being a diplomat comes in handy when you are dealing with record companies.

In Paris, friend of Bequerel’s, a young physicist-chemist couple named Pierre and Marie Curie, began to scour the natural world for even more powerful chemical sources of X-rays. Pierre and Marie (then Maria Sklodowska, a penniless Polish immigrant living in a garret in Paris) had met at the Sorbonne and been drawn to each other because of a common interest in magnetism.

I dreamt of being a writer once I started to read.

I started to write 'Bonjour Tristesse' in bistros around the Sorbonne. I finished it, I sent it to editors. It was accepted.

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