College Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About College

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


My early childhood prepared me to be a social psychologist. I grew up in a South Bronx ghetto in a very poor family. From Sicilian origin, I was the first person in my family to complete high school, let alone go to college.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


Until these college students came into town, we were all very poor and didn't have money to do anything.
~By Santiago Durango ~


I was known around the college for jamming in the lounge.
~By Bernie Worrell ~


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.
~By Marc Maron ~


No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education and increase their earning potential based solely on their inability to pay for a college education.
~By Bobby Scott ~


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


The only reason I went to college was to play basketball. I injured my knee and couldn't play.
~By Jeffrey Dean Morgan ~


There's a high school in Camden, New Jersey, I call the Jill Scott School. It's the Camden Creative Arts High School. Those teachers and kids are so passionate about what they do, and 98 percent of the senior class went on to college.
~By Jill Scott ~


You see what happens in college and high school games today - a three-point shot or a dunk. I think that's the reason that you see a lot of that in the pros today.
~By Oscar Robertson ~


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 ~


I didn't really decide that I wanted to be an astronaut for sure until the end of college.
~By Sally Ride ~


A whale ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
~By Herman Melville ~


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


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


I had gained so much confidence through my college achievements that I wanted to tackle the world.
~By Donna Rice ~


You know, I come from six generations of college graduates.
~By Julian Bond ~


The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
~By Walt Whitman ~


My family was very supportive of my acting. They didn't really have a choice because I got jobs acting before anyone could really say anything. It paid my way through college and helped my family out.
~By Ajay Naidu ~


I would anticipate that the Electoral College will be held on the 13th of December, and our 20 electorate votes will go to the certified winner.
~By Kenneth Blackwell ~


I met my wife in Washington, D.C. I was a senior in college. WW II was about to descend upon us. Jobs were starting to open up after a prolonged depression.
~By Tom Glazer ~


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


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 ~


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


But you take a four-year state college, with a broader range of admission, and what happens during those four years may be an even greater value-added educational experience. I don't know.
~By Roy Romer ~


The presidents of colleges have to have some courage to step forward. You can't limit alcohol in college sports, you have to get rid of it.
~By Dean Smith ~


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


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


When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league. The girls were extremely aggressive.
~By Lynn Swann ~


This year, we must address the Colorado Paradox. We have more college degrees per capita than any state. Yet we lag the nation in the percentage of students who go on to higher education.
~By Bill Owens ~


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 ~


So most of my acting experience came in college when I was living away from them. I acted in various independent films, and I got some commercial work and stuff like that.
~By Maria Menounos ~


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


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


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 ~


To go back and read Swift and Defoe and Samuel Johnson and Smollett and Pope - all those people we had to read in college English courses - to read them now is to have one of the infinite pleasures in life.
~By David McCullough ~


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


All the colleges I played, most of the colleges, they were white.
~By Jimmy Smith ~


My mother raised me in the church. I was not allowed to stay home on Sunday; there was no option. I sang in the choir all the way up until I went to college.
~By Steve Harvey ~


My daughter is a freshman in college and my son is - well, our daughter and our son - is a sophomore in college. So they come home on selected weekends, they come home on vacations and they're home in the summer, although they have jobs.
~By Erika Slezak ~


I teach at USC, and it's obvious to anyone who teaches college students that they don't cover much modern history and certainly not the modern presidency.
~By Robert Scheer ~


We spend more than a million dollars a year on our colleges and university, and it is money well spent; but we must have education that fits not the few but the many for the business of life.
~By Arthur Capper ~


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


When I went to college, I wasn't interested in fashion anymore - I was interested in art.
~By Stephen Sprouse ~


We also knew it would be difficult, because of the financial condition of the family, for me to go to college.
~By Alan Shepard ~


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 ~


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


I've been playing music all my life, from being a choir soloist at Symphony Hall as a youngster to playing in bands through high school and college at Kent State. Went in the service at 17, out before I was 21.
~By Arthur Godfrey ~


When I went to college, we had a very good local following, but stations only televised two or three NCAA games a season. And when I went to Europe, once in a while we had a good crowd, but usually not.
~By Sue Wicks ~


I travelled to California when I was 18 and went to Los Angeles State College.
~By Robert Vaughn ~


I started when I was in college because I was shy and thought it would be a good way to break out of that.
~By Catherine Bell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I didn't finish college, which is really weird because they awarded me the Alumni of Distinction recently.
~By Joely Fisher ~


My major in college was Chinese Studies. It was very intentional.
~By Mira Sorvino ~


I've known those pieces ever since I was about 16 or 17; I also at that time was taken to meet Charles Ives whom I got to know fairly well. He was the one who wrote a recommendation for me to get into college.
~By Elliott Carter ~


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 kicked out of high school, so I couldn't get into very many colleges.
~By David Talbot ~


I was never into smart college boy music.
~By Gene Ween ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By Louis Kahn ~


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


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.
~By Tom Glazer ~


I got my diploma from Ealing College of Art, in graphics and illustration.
~By Freddie Mercury ~


I took a public speaking class in college and managed to make the class laugh a little bit.
~By Kevin James ~


I was a pitcher, shortstop and outfielder, and the Yankees tried to sign me out of high school as a first-round draft pick in 1981. I turned them down to go to college.
~By Bo Jackson ~


I have a daughter who is a sophomore in college and another who is in the 11th grade of high school.
~By Thomas Friedman ~


And when I started college, I think I was good at two things: arguing and asking questions.
~By Karen Hughes ~


At one point in college I was so shy that I'd drop out of a class if asked to speak in front of other people.
~By Joe Flanigan ~


The large majority of the Negroes who have put on the finishing touches of our best colleges are all but worthless in the development of their people.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


I wasn't the high-school play queen or anything. And my parents would let not me act until I graduated from college.
~By Gwyneth Paltrow ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Al McGuire ~


Then when I was in grammar school I played the clarinet, and then, after clarinet I played the flute in college orchestra - besides singing in the college chorus and things like that.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


A professional player is smarter than a college man. He uses his noodle. He knows what to do and when to do it. He rarely goes up in the air as is the case with most of our college players when they get in a tight place.
~By Red Grange ~


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


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 ~


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


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.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


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


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 ~


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


You grow up however, unfortunately, as the college years fly by, into a very exaggerated sense of your own capacities.
~By Donald G. Mitchell ~


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


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 ~


Presidents are elected not by direct popular vote but by 538 members of the Electoral College.
~By Thomas E. Mann ~


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


I now have two kids of my own in college, so I know how important it is that we keep the dream alive for every family and I share the concern about rising tuition costs.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


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


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 ~


I enjoyed high school and college, and I think I learned a lot, but that was not really my focus. My focus was on trying to figure out what businesses to start.
~By Steve Case ~


I learned more about the economy from one South Dakota dust storm that I did in all my years of college.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


Where I grew up in Dallas, things might be a little more traditional. People have the same things in mind. They're supposed to grow up, go to college, get a job, get married, and have children, grandchildren. That's the world I grew up in.
~By Lisa Loeb ~


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 ~


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


The Army War College has been a tradition in central Pennsylvania for years.
~By Bill Shuster ~


In college I had a weekend gig at a restaurant, a solo thing that was the best practice I could have ever had. That's where I learned to coordinate my singing and my piano playing.
~By Norah Jones ~

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