“I say, ‘But where are the values without the revenues.’ They say, ‘Well, John, you’re a Philistine and you’re a jerk.’”
“I say, ‘I know I’m a Philistine and a jerk, but I go to church. I have been to every denomination in America and there isn’t one that doesn’t pass the plate. Not one.’”
– LSU System President John Lombardi, pointing out the primacy of money when it comes to delivering higher education.