"When I came back to the navy from Princeton, of course, the navy has a strong antiintellectual bias. I don't think my degree from Princeton helped me very much at all to make flag officer, but after I made flag officer, the navy used to brag about it all the time. [Admiral Crowe has a Ph.D.] It opened up vistas for me that would not have happened otherwise."

source: Admiral Crowe, quoted in Edgar Puryear, American Generalship, p 226-227 tags: Education, College