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College Quotes

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College isn't the place to go for ideas.
- Helen Keller

Related topics: Cynical Education

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think everyone should go to college and get a degree
and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver.
Then they would really be educated.
- Al McGuire

 

Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start
if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.
- Elbert Hubbard

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

Every time a student walks past a really urgent,
expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college,
it can help reassure him that he does have that mind,
does have that soul.
- Louis Kahn

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In the world today, a young lady who does not have
a college education just is not educated.
- Walter Annenberg

Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
- Roger Kahn

I know that God made the whole world in 4004 BC.
I know because my preacher told me. He's a good man.
He's even saving up all the money we give him
to go to bible college someday.
- Anonymous Humor

Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

Americans are the only people in the world known to
me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their
college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles.
- Paul Fussell

I went to college and I never allowed myself to think
for an instant that I would have this chance to do this.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

Both Christians and religious Jews are finding it increasingly
difficult to practice their faiths through college
groups on so-called mainline campuses in the United States.
- Paul Weyrich

My favorite NBA team are the houston rockets and favorite
college team are the duke blue devils.
- Dante Hall

After I saved some money, I quit work and went to a local college.
- Lloyd Alexander

What we're about is a manifestation of the Catholic roots of Boston College.
- William P. Leahy

That's the same in college.
It's the same in high school.
Kids are getting bigger, stronger, faster,
more into the weightlifting, more into nutrition,
more into size.
- Steve Mariucci

When I went to college I took a creative writing class
and decided in a week to be a writer.
- David Guterson

He wanted to be a lawyer, couldn't afford it,
so he started dealing to go to college -
good intention.
- John Leguizamo

If you don't give your kid freedom to make choices with money,
including stupid choices, he'll make plenty when he gets to college.
- John Gardner

I got through college realizing business was repugnant.
- Bruce McCulloch

I dropped out of school for a semester,
transferred to another college, switched to an art major,
graduated, got married, and for a while worked as a graphic designer.
- James Green Somerville

While I was at college studying design I decided to paint.
I was also greatly inspired by the colours that I had
seen on my travels in the Brazilian Rain forest.
- John Dyer

I was working all the time I was in college.
I was working so much that I could hardly do my college work.
- Les Baxter

I lost my mother when I was very young,
and my father when I was in college.
- Roma Downey

In college, you learn how to learn.
Four years is not too much time to spend at that.
- Mary Oliver

Another little known fact about Amazing Tennis -
the computer opponents are modeled after real people.
In an odd turn of events, I joined a division 3 college tennis team at age 38.
- David Crane

The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project
to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit
being a newspaper editor and went back to college.
- Tony Hillerman

To me, all writing is like music.
And especially dialogue.
I studied music in college; that is what I wanted to be,
a composer.
Acting got me sidetracked.
- Dirk Benedict

My college training was primarily in theatre,
with an eye to becoming a director, actor,
or producer.
- Orson Scott Card

No, I never went to college.
Always regretted it, always envied people who did.
- Sydney Pollack

For me, the desire exists less to get myself a degree
than to just go and have the whole college experience,
and throw myself into the brain pool and see if I can swim.
- Joshua Jackson

The result was, when Congress convened in January 1971,
everyone was now an environmentalist.
They had seen a new force, college students,
who favored the environment.
- Pete McCloskey

I got out of college in 1997, and TV embraced me very quickly.
- Elisabeth Rohm

Our campaign is powered by college students who are
not about to let the first genocide of the 21st century happen on their watch.
- Ross Martin

College was a great time.
I partied there, but I also learned how to act.
- Lusia Strus

Unfortunately, most college kids these days aren't
coming from any place-they seem to ask the same kind
of questions over and over again.
- Sandra Bernhard

Tim Robbins had real confidence in college.
He literally stole actors from the theater department
at UCLA to be in his plays.
The department heads got so mad at him.
- Daphne Zuniga

In college, before video games, we would amuse ourselves
by posing programming exercises.
- Ken Thompson

I was a teacher for a long time.
I taught at a community college: voice,
theory, humanities.
And nowadays, music education is a dying thing.
Funding is being cut more and more and more.
- Jon Secada

The scramble to get into college is going to be so
terrible in the next few years that students are going
to put up with almost anything,
even an education.
- Barnaby C. Keeney

There's definitely a world view among college students
that appreciates the need to act in the international community.
- Jeanne Shaheen

The only other time I've been away from home was when I went to college.
And that was just an hour away, so I could always go home if I needed to.
- Carrie Underwood

Anyway, when I was a kid, I dutifully went to the Sydney
Technical and Fine Arts College.
- Rod Taylor

College was especially sweet because of the positive,
hopeful atmosphere of a college campus.
- Jerry Kramer

I haven't gone to college yet and I intend to in a few years.
- Mackenzie Astin

My parents are both college professors,
and it made me want to question authority,
standards and traditions.
- Maya Lin

Many students graduate from college and professional schools,
including those of social work, nursing,
medicine, teaching and law, with crushing debt burdens.
- Jon Porter

Our promise to our children should be this:
if you do well in school,
we will pay for you to obtain a college degree.
- Ruth Ann Minner

I was a student at Columbia College,
actually,
in the Architecture school.
Paul would drive in from Queens, showing me these new songs.
I can't remember us working it out.
- Art Garfunkel

I was also a big Woody Allen fan.
When I got into college I listened to Lenny Bruce but
it's taken me years to put him into context historically
and really get what he did.
- Marc Maron

From 1931 to 1937, I was a Fellow and Lecturer in Economics at Hertford College,
Oxford.
- James Meade

I got hooked into folk music by accident,
because that's what white college kids liked when I was a child.
- Stephen Stills

College is part of the American dream.
It shouldn't be part of a financial nightmare for families.
- Barbara Mikulski

I moved to Chicago in 1980 to go to college.
- Steve Albini

I wrote my thesis on the benefits of war and very near
got thrown out of college.
But I can show you where the greatest advancement of
mankind comes under stress and strain,
not comfort.
- Don Young

By the time I was at college, I became very alert to
the question of racial discrimination,
and I remember one of my first writing attempts had to do with a lynching.
- Albert Maltz

I have been defending Israel's right to exist,
and to defend itself against terrorism,
for many years-on college campuses, in television appearances and in debate.
- Alan Dershowitz

I got a gymnastics scholarship to college,
fell in love with my true love of my whole life -
who I'm married to now -
and he was a virgin too.
It was very romantic.
- Victoria Jackson

I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm
for science there is among elementary school youngsters
than among college students.
- Carl Sagan

My teaching began in 1936 at Iowa State College where T. W. Schultz was the department chairman.
- George Stigler

I went to college, but I learned to write by reading -
and writing.
- Daniel Pinkwater

It really wasn't until I was in college when I began to write more and more,
and I realized I was scheduling my entire life around my writing.
- Rita Dove

College atheletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil.
- Ruby Wax

In college, my big money memory was saving up to buy a car with my boyfriend,
whom I lived with.
- Christie Hefner

The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups.
I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers
and book groups from a couple of churches.
- Anita Diament

I started out with comedy in college,
but had my major in Recreation Administration -
which meant I wasn't going to get a real job -
so I started doing a little standup.
- Carlos Alazraqui

I went to Moorehouse College.
There was no track and field there.
- Edwin Moses

Amherst is a liberal arts college, committed to providing
students with a broad education.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

I had higher math SATs than in English -
yet I became an English major in college.
- Christie Hefner


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