College Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About College

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I had done a lot of rock 'n' roll photography when I was in college. I was one of many photographers who worked for The Doors, Jefferson Airplane, and all of these rock 'n' roll bands.
~By John Dykstra ~


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.
~By Jon Secada ~


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


That just seems like a tough thing to do... just work in the middle of a company for your entire life. You just do the same thing out of college until you're 60, and then you retire.
~By Luke Wilson ~


Year after year, President Bush has broken his campaign promises on college aid. And year after year, the Republican leadership in Congress has let him do it.
~By Sherrod Brown ~


I'm a big sports fan. College football is my favorite.
~By Verne Troyer ~


I need to decide whether to apply for college or delay it for a couple of years while I pursue some more acting projects. Right now I'm trying to sort things out, so I can make the right choices.
~By Lacey Chabert ~


During the days of segregation, there was not a place of higher learning for African Americans. They were simply not welcome in many of the traditional schools. And from this backward policy grew the network of historical black colleges and universities.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


Wisconsin is very proud of the career and technical college system that we have back home.
~By Ron Kind ~


I kept thinking, I went to college and I have to get a real job.
~By Mary Chapin Carpenter ~


Since 1994, unemployment rates are lower. Median household income is higher. A greater percentage of Americans are graduating from college. Home ownership rates are higher. And the violent crime rate has decreased.
~By Cliff Stearns ~


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


The need for a college education is even more important now than it was before, but I think that the increased costs are a very severe obstacle to access. It is an American dream, and I think that one of our challenges is to find a way to make that available.
~By Roy Romer ~


Most of my friends from college became dental hygienists or went into retail, a lot went into sales. They all started getting married and having kids and buying homes and I was still living like a college student.
~By Patricia Heaton ~


At this point I was strongly advised that I was too young socially to go to college so I took a second senior year at Andover, another boarding school.
~By William Standish Knowles ~


I remember coming to this college in the 1960s as a new legislator when a road divided the campus - and it was not fully paved at that - and no wall defined the campus from the highway.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life.
~By Phil Mickelson ~


The most frequent complaint I hear from college students is that professors inject their leftist political comments into their courses even when they have nothing to do with the subject.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


There will always be another group of kids going to college, drinking beer, and discovering that movie. Many of them have never even heard of SCTV.
~By Rick Moranis ~


I had the notion that I wanted to write the great dirty American novel, so I went to Roanoke College on the GI Bill.
~By Tom T. Hall ~


I found college useful for a lot of other reasons. It exposed me to a great many influences I wouldn't otherwise have encountered, and gave me a lot of time with some very intelligent people whose thoughts are still with me.
~By Walter Jon Williams ~


Academics often discount the value of top-rated sports programs in helping to develop a campus life and in contributing to the overall success of a college or university. Like it or not, the sports programs a college or university has are the front page of that university.
~By James E. Rogers ~


I have taught history on the high school and college levels, and am or have been a lecturer at the Smithsonian, The National Institutes of Health, and numerous colleges and universities, mostly on science fiction and technology subjects.
~By Jack L. Chalker ~


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.
~By Paul Fussell ~


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.
~By Rita Dove ~


Unequal funding resources also results in unequal educational opportunity when you consider studies that show that one half of low income students who are qualified to attend college do not attend because they can't afford to.
~By Bobby Scott ~


Folk music was out there. Clubs were springing up and they were hot with the college kids.
~By Dick Smothers ~


The economic piece is still missing, since it's so hard to attract industry to reservations, but spiritually and educationally, they're doing just fine. Each tribe has a community college now, and they teach the language, they teach the traditions.
~By James Welch ~


When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he has earned all he can in college as an amateur.
~By Will Rogers ~


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.
~By Tony Hillerman ~


I love to work with the younger kids who are trying to live out their dreams, if in fact that's what they plan on doing after college to take the next step. A very select few have that opportunity so when you do have the opportunity you know, those guys take advantage of it.
~By Roger Clemens ~


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


I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn't mean we are dating.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


As an adult (after college) and as an artist I thought about what was real, what sustained me - it was Christian Science. I was using that when I didn't know it. Saying yes to the Light and your better instinct.
~By Alfre Woodard ~


Ignorance of what real learning is, and a consequent suspicion of it; materialism, and a consequent intellectual laxity, both of these have done destructive work in the colleges.
~By Katharine Fullerton Gerould ~


When I entered college, it was to study liberal arts. At the University of Pennsylvania, I studied English literature, but I fell in love with broadcasting, with telling stories about other people's exploits.
~By Andrea Mitchell ~


I started college Pre-Med. That lasted about half a semester.
~By Peter Krause ~


But because I could throw so hard when I got to college they made me a pitcher.
~By Shemar Moore ~


Fully 57 percent of American college students are women. Life insurance companies sell more policies to women than to men. As women continue to draw on experience and education, they're accelerating their numbers in upper management, too.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


So far as the colleges go, the sideshows are swallowing up the circus.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


The ideal college is Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other.
~By James A. Garfield ~


Instead, California is one of only 10 states that provides in-state college and university tuition to illegal immigrants. That's grossly unfair to a legal high school student who moves out of California for a year, then returns to attend college.
~By Elton Gallegly ~


Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


It was like a heart transplant. We tried to implant college in him but his head rejected it.
~By Barry Switzer ~


Andy Paley got us a show opening for his band at an outdoor show at Simmon's College, on a Friday.
~By Jonathan Richman ~


I was an economics major in college, and every summer after school, I would drive my car from California, from Claremont men's college at the time, to New York. And I worked on Wall Street.
~By Henry Kravis ~


College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
~By Robert Frost ~


There was some scene in The Blues Brothers movie, when they had the chicken wire across the front of the stage, and it was almost like that. They had a big guard rail around the stage, which kept the college kids from getting on... we had some good times.
~By William Bell ~


You know that it is only through work that you can achieve anything, either in college or in the world.
~By Charles William Eliot ~


The last state to admit a black student to the college level was South Carolina.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


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


We kinda look at this as the second or third chapter of our lives. After college, most people figure out what they want to do with their lives. But we already know what we want to do in the future and that is to continue to further our business goals.
~By Mary-Kate Olsen ~


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


If you want to be a doctor, a lawyer you must go to college. But if you want to be a musician or such, study your craft. Study music.
~By Billy Eckstine ~


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


And during my college, at the end of the junior year I worked in a mine.
~By Rube Goldberg ~


How you play the game is for college ball. When you're playing for money, winning is the only thing that matters.
~By Leo Durocher ~


I never took my SAT's. I never applied to college. I moved right out here and jumped into the thick of things. Whether that was the smart move or not, I'm sitting here talking to you now, so it paid off.
~By Scott Foley ~


I learned how to sign because when I was growing up in California in order to get into college you needed two semesters of language to get into a University of California school.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


Even when I was young, playing college football, and I injured my knee, I bounced right back.
~By Lee Majors ~


The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


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


Americans in particular are myopic. They're not traveling as much. When you were a college student, the next thing you would do on graduation was to take a year off and travel. That's what I did. I went to Indonesia.
~By Julie Taymor ~


A telephone survey says that 51 percent of college students drink until they pass out at least once a month. The other 49 percent didn't answer the phone.
~By Craig Kilborn ~


I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford.
~By Dave Barry ~


Then I left that school and I went to Cerritos College, which was in southern California; they had one of the best big band programs in the country at the time.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


Well, I just can't play the game anymore. I'm 63 years old, and I've been in the business for 40 years now. I take good advice and direction really well, but I don't need somebody that finished college two years ago to come in and tell me what I should be recording.
~By Charlie Daniels ~


Jazz is the big brother of the blues. If a guy's playing blues like we play, he's in high school. When he starts playing jazz it's like going on to college, to a school of higher learning.
~By B. B. King ~


Doing away with separate black colleges meets resistance from alumni and other blacks.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


I got that experience through dating dozens of men for six years after college, getting an entry level magazine job at 21, working in the fiction department at Good Housekeeping and then working as a fashion editor there as well as writing many articles for the magazine.
~By Judith Krantz ~


If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college.
~By Sargent Shriver ~


My intention when I came into this industry was to be a musician, not necessarily a recording artist, just a musician in general. And that's the reason I went to college and got my degree, which has been great for me. It's helped me a lot with my career.
~By Jon Secada ~


No, I was going to college and got discovered.
~By Jay Hernandez ~


One day, my youngest uncle - the other one who was first to go to college, Randy - and I were sitting out on the front porch. And he was brilliant. He ended up - he just retired from Boeing Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas.
~By James Earl Jones ~


The greatest challenge I think is adjusting to not playing baseball. The reason for that is I had to come out of baseball and come into the business world, not being a college graduate, not being educated to come into the business world the way I should have.
~By Willie Mays ~


I had, before I went to college, I had taken a few years off after high school and really had, I guess in those days, I had no intentions of going to college.
~By Duane G. Carey ~


I took acting classes in college, and once I graduated, I decided to give acting a shot when I couldn't really think of anything else to do. It took me a couple of years to get an agent, and my first big break was The Fanelli Boys, which was a sitcom on NBC. Then I did a few television movies.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


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


Children from like 8 and even up to the college age - Spider-Man appeals to a fairly broad demographic but, like I said, a mean age probably of 12 is a good mark - they process information so quickly and it's not because of attention deficit or short attention span.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


At our college we were taught a universal approach to find out about a person: what problems the person has, what difficulties, what personal tendencies and likings.
~By Markus Wolf ~


To compete in a global economy, our students must continue their education beyond high school. To make this expectation a reality, we must give students the tools they need to succeed, including the opportunity to take a college entrance exam.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


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


The truth of the matter is I stayed in L.A. raising my children, and when they went to college, I packed my bags along with them and came to New York and looked for parts in the theatre, because that's always what I preferred doing.
~By Andrea Martin ~


My first college roommate greeted me with a shocked silence followed by, 'So... you're black.'
~By Al Roker ~


I went to visit my father to tell him that I was going to go to college and become an architect - that was my dream. I was like, yeah I graduated from school, but it's not like you showed up for that. But all he was worried about is whether or not I wanted money from him.
~By Jake Roberts ~


One goes through school, college, medical school and one's internship learning little or nothing about goodness but a good deal about success.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


I am here to give the American people some straight talk about higher education. Some have said we might have cut financial aid for college students. The truth is we have expanded access to college for our neediest students through the record growth of the Pell grant program.
~By Ric Keller ~


We conclude that, simultaneously with the organization of the colleges, there should be at Santa Cruz an organization by disciplines, whose units would have a voice in appointments and promotions, in course of programs, and in the allocation of funds for research.
~By Abraham Robinson ~


I went to the Westminster College for Men in Missouri, which is what it was called back then, and transferred to the University of Denver where I ultimately got my degree.
~By Ted Shackelford ~


Condoleezza Rice, the national security adviser, is right there... she's in town because her father was at Johnson Smith College... and she was delivering a speech there.
~By Al Michaels ~


The very first stock I bought right out of college was Berkshire Hathaway.
~By Christie Hefner ~


And I finished college because I thought how much it would upset my parents if I didn't.
~By Harry Mathews ~


My father had a brilliant scholastic record in high school and was awarded a college scholarship. Unfortunately he had to turn it down so that he could continue to support his family.
~By Tony Visconti ~


At college I'd seen my dead frog's limbs twitch under some applied stimulus or other - seen, but hadn't believed. Didn't dream of thinking beyond or around what I saw.
~By James Merrill ~


In college, I started out doing musicals and Shakespeare.
~By Ray Liotta ~


I attended the University of Louisville my freshman year, transferred to what was then Western Kentucky State Teachers College for my sophomore and junior years, and then graduated from the University of Louisville in the summer of 1961.
~By Sue Grafton ~


When I got back into the film business after college, I started out as a production assistant.
~By Mike Lookinland ~


The only trouble here is they won't let us study enough. They are so afraid we shall break down and you know the reputation of the College is at stake, for the question is, can girls get a college degree without ruining their health?
~By Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards ~


Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income - which he then spends sending his son to college.
~By Bill Vaughan ~


Willie Mays was the best ever. When I was in college I once made a catch like the one Mays made over his head. Sometimes when I'm lying in bed at night I think about it. It still makes me warm.
~By David Duchovny ~

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