College Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About College

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My undergraduate education, at the City College in New York, was made possible only by the existence of that excellent free institution and the financial sacrifices of my parents.
~By Kenneth Joseph Arrow ~


I want to go to college. I'm going to take four years off. I don't want to miss that. I want to be a writer. I think that'd be awesome.
~By Kristen Stewart ~


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


When it came time to go to college, I had been accepted for Harvard when my father was offered the position of head of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company office on the west coast, and we moved to San Francisco.
~By Douglass North ~


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.
~By Barnaby C. Keeney ~


So when I told my parents I wanted to go into acting because I was flunking out of my first year of junior college, they were relieved that I had picked something other than joining the army. But I can't imagine how they had high hopes for me.
~By Dustin Hoffman ~


I majored in geology in college but have majored in Herbert Hoover ever since.
~By Lou Henry Hoover ~


Pell grants are the foundation of Federal student aid. As someone who attended college with the help of Pell grants and as chairman of the Pell Grant Caucus, I know how important they are for our Nation's low-income students.
~By Ric Keller ~


Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor.
~By Elton Gallegly ~


I worked as a lawyer; as a member of the teaching staff of a technical college; and then I worked principally as legal adviser to Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist German Workers Party.
~By Hans Frank ~


The 1960s were big for folk music, and the Kingston Trio led the way. They were the ones who started it all. The music was fresh and alive. College kids loved it and their parents did, too.
~By George Grove ~


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


I didn't really have a plan of attack when I got in college.
~By Carrot Top ~


But in my college years it got to the point where my friends and I didn't do anything without consuming a massive amount of alcohol before we went anywhere or did anything, and you know that.
~By Jim Coleman ~


I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories.
~By Ray Bradbury ~


By going to the movies, and because of other things, too, going to college, making a wide variety of friends, moving around traveling, I became a lot more open-minded than the heritage I was born into might have suggested.
~By Roger Ebert ~


When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price.
~By Arthur Ashe ~


I was the first boy in the Kennedy family to graduate from college.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


It's always hard - if you're not the best player on your team, how can you be the best player in college?
~By Marcus Allen ~


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


Not at all, I wanted to go into medicine. I took science in college. But my dad was a Producer - Director in Kannada films, and someone saw me, and one thing led to another.
~By Soundarya ~


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.
~By Pete McCloskey ~


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


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


Many of our nation's great leaders began their careers at a service academy. I encourage anyone interested in a rewarding college experience or military career to apply as soon as possible.
~By Chris Cannon ~


My last son is leaving to go to college; my grandchildren are being born. My mother is living with me.
~By Sally Field ~


One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's very complex, it's very profound.
~By Dennis Prager ~


A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students.
~By John Ciardi ~


These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


Credit card companies pay college students generously to stand outside dining halls, dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow students to apply for credit cards.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


Well, when I was younger, in high school, I started out smoking pot. Which escalated into taking acid on a regular basis, which escalated into selling acid. And then I started, when I went to college, I started doing opiates.
~By John Wozniak ~


The openness of rural Nebraska certainly influenced me. That openness, in a way, fosters the imagination. But growing up, Lincoln wasn't a small town. It was a college town. It had record stores and was a liberal place.
~By Matthew Sweet ~


The lopsided attitudes of college professors pose a serious challenge to learning because students are so susceptible to becoming lopsided sheep.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


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


I dated a lot of girls all through high school, and in college I dated a young lady for about eight months.
~By Danny Pintauro ~


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


I remember when I was in college, people told me I couldn't play in the NBA. There's always somebody saying you can't do it, and those people have to be ignored.
~By Bill Cartwright ~


I started doing stand-up in college.
~By Carlos Alazraqui ~


A college education shows a man how little other people know.
~By Thomas Chandler Haliburton ~


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


Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate.
~By Alexis Herman ~


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


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


I was lucky enough not to face any required summer reading lists until I went to college. So I still think of summer as the best time to read for fun.
~By Margaret Haddix ~


I don't remember any sibling rivalry growing up, because by the time I was really conscious, Tom was going away to college. My relationship with him, which is a very close one, really developed in more recent years.
~By David Hyde Pierce ~


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.
~By James Green Somerville ~


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


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 ~


When I was in college, I was the editor of the literary magazine and insisted neither the editors nor the writers be specifically identified-only our student numbers appeared on the title page. I love that idea and still do.
~By Jonathan Carroll ~


I broke with my religion in college.
~By Anne Rice ~


I had been doing summer stock every summer while I was in college. We did a showcase, like most good conservatories do - monologues and things that agents and casting directors come to see. From that I got an agent.
~By Randy Harrison ~


One of the wonderful things about going to a small college is you can get into everything.
~By Art Linkletter ~


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 ~


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 ~


The Americans are more honest about it and just call it college rock.
~By Malcolm Wilson ~


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.
~By Sandra Bernhard ~


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


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


Our record number of teenagers must become our record number of high school and college graduates and our record number of teachers, scientists, doctors, lawyers, and skilled professionals.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


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 ~


Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.
~By Will Rogers ~


I met someone the other night who's 28 years old, and he hasn't worked a day since he left college because he's pursuing a dream he'll never, ever realize: He thinks he's a great singer. Actually, he's crap.
~By Simon Cowell ~


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


We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs, and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane, and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie, you know?
~By Dana Carvey ~


The preparation I had in college was the most valuable.
~By Hayden Fry ~


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


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 started this foundation when I was diagnosed. It was established for one reason, and that was to try to find a cure for MS. Every penny, 100% of the public donations that come into this are given back out in the form of grants to colleges and researchers around the world.
~By Montel Williams ~


It was just expected that I would go to college. Both my parents are teachers and they tolerated acting, but I was going to go to a school of quality or bust. Which made my downshifting back to acting afterward a little difficult.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


I've been a teacher at the college level, in composition mostly, and I've been an editor on magazines.
~By Jane Haddam ~


College campuses were once a hotbed of political activity.
~By Tom Ford ~


A lot of actors said they hated the studio system, but I loved it. It was like a college; it was a great place to learn.
~By Richard Widmark ~


While at college, I did my first lead on a network TV show, Medic.
~By Robert Vaughn ~


I could be happy doing something like architecture. It would involve another couple of years of graduate school, but that's what I studied in college. That's what I always wanted to do.
~By Parker Stevenson ~


When it comes to college education, American families are paying more and getting less.
~By Patricia Schroeder ~


At a time when going to college has never been more important, it's never been more expensive, and our nation's families haven't been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression. And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans. We can plow those savings into our students. And we can make college dramatically more affordable, tens of billions of dollars over the next decade.
~By Arnie Duncan ~


It is not my wish to lounge about the college and fatten on a fellowship all my days. I am always trying to look upon a college life as a medium not an end.
~By Thomas Edward Brown ~


Still, it's tough trying to combine my acting career with my college career.
~By Beverley Mitchell ~


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 ~


College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage.
~By George Gobel ~


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 ~


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


Having a college degree gave me the opportunity to be... well-rounded. Also, the people I met at the university, most of them are still my colleagues now. People I've known for years are all in the industry together.
~By Jon Secada ~


I went to college in Ohio, at Ohio University, and I graduated two years ago.
~By Piper Perabo ~


I'm fortunate now that I coach at Duke University and we've won a lot. I have some kids who haven't failed that much. But when they get to college, they're going to fail some time. That's a thing that I can help them the most with.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


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.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


The morning after my high-school graduation found me up early job hunting. The dream of college I put on the back burner.
~By Martha Reeves ~


Coming out of college with a degree in fine arts and painting isn't worth much any more.
~By Dan Fogelberg ~


My youngest uncle Randy and I were the first members of our entire family to ever go to college.
~By James Earl Jones ~


Going to college helped me, because I had four years in the conservatory program, which is close as you can get to a professional environment. It's like all day.
~By Ryan Sypek ~


I throw better than anybody in college and I can throw with anybody in the pros. There, that's what I think.
~By Dan Marino ~


I grew up below the poverty line; I didn't have as much as other people did. I think it made me stronger as a person, it built my character. Now I have a 4.0 grade point average and I want to go to college, and just become a better person.
~By Justin Bieber ~


I knew in my gut that there was something wrong with a system that couldn't fire its incompetents, and I had my share of incompetent college teachers.
~By Luke Ford ~


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 ~


College had little effect on me. I'd have been the same writer if I'd gone to MIT, except I'd have flunked out sooner.
~By Robert B. Parker ~


I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday. Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days.
~By Otis Blackwell ~


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 ~


He knew I enjoyed the relationships of college basketball. All along, he was the wise one.
~By Rick Pitino ~


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

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