College Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About College

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I thought I would set the world on fire when I got out of college. I had done quite well in a field that was growing. Unfortunately, we got hit with a recession in 1981.
~By R. A. Salvatore ~


When I was younger, I was in love with everything about the British Isles, from British folklore to Celtic music. That was always where my passions were as a young girl, and so I studied folklore as a college student in England and Ireland.
~By Terri Windling ~


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.
~By Don Young ~


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 ~


When I was in college, all the pretty women were in the theatre, so I auditioned for a play.
~By Judd Nelson ~


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 ~


The Committee supports the idea that there should be, within the University of California, a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education of undergraduates within the framework of a College system.
~By Abraham Robinson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


At the art college in Edinburgh someone arranged for some London groups to come up and play. I was in a supporting band, with Bernie Green I think. Derek Bailey was one of the visiting musicians. He seemed to like my playing and asked me to come down to London.
~By Jamie Muir ~


I had too much respect for the game to leave it behind or to make it my second or third sport in college.
~By Ryne Sandberg ~


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


Currently, only 70 percent of our high school students earn diplomas with their peers, and less than one-third of our high school students graduate prepared for success in a four-year college.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


I feel so gratified about having finished college. I learned how to articulate myself. It gave me confidence more than anything. And also the ability to analyze the text.
~By Maggie Gyllenhaal ~


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 ~


It's a hard process to navigate... to figure out where your kid ought to go to college.
~By Margaret Spellings ~


My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
~By Maya Angelou ~


The Wellcome Foundation offered me the chance to establish a small academic research unit, modestly funded, but with total independence. The real opportunity, however, came from King's College, London.
~By James W. Black ~


Going to Omaha for the College World Series - the people there are tremendous - huge crowds and a lot of excitement. I still remember those days - you make a lot of friends that you never forget when you win a championship like that.
~By Roger Clemens ~


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.
~By Carlos Alazraqui ~


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 ~


Like anyone who goes to college, you're leaving a familiar surrounding and a comfortable environment and your friends and everything, and you're starting fresh. It can be pretty daunting.
~By Jason Biggs ~


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


When I was 18 I went to college for two years and didn't work for a year which was essential for me, because my identity had been so influenced by my being an actor and I think I just needed to discover what it was to be myself, divorced from all that responsibility.
~By Claire Danes ~


The student community of Presidency College was also politically most active.
~By Amartya Sen ~


I'm going to college. I don't care if it ruins my career. I'd rather be smart than a movie star.
~By Natalie Portman ~


The professional world was much more unpleasant than I thought. I was always wishing I could get back that enthusiasm I had when I was doing shows at college.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


October is a fine and dangerous season in America. a wonderful time to begin anything at all. You go to college, and every course in the catalogue looks wonderful.
~By Thomas Merton ~


Don't ever dare to take your college as a matter of course - because, like democracy and freedom, many people you'll never know have broken their hearts to get it for you.
~By Alice Duer Miller ~


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.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


College inspired me to think differently. It's like no other time in your life.
~By Larisa Oleynik ~


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 ~


I went to college in Mississippi; I'm from Louisiana.
~By Trishelle Cannatella ~


Delaware State is no longer a college for African Americans without other choices, it is a university of choice.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


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


Here were these college kids beating the Soviets and going on to the Olympic Gold Medal. To me, that's the greatest upset of all time in any sport that I can think of.
~By Jim McKay ~


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


So I was determined to use my last two years in college doing something I thought I would enjoy, which was acting. And it was probably because there was girls over in the drama school too, you know?
~By James Earl Jones ~


No period of my life has been one of such unmixed happiness as the four years which have been spent within college walls.
~By Horatio Alger ~


Almost every time I am in a lectureship on a college campus, young people will say, If there is a God and if he is a loving and merciful God, how do you explain the problems of suffering and death and all the tragedies that happen to people?
~By John Clayton ~


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


I went to college in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Mellon University... studied acting there. Then I went to New York for about five years. I moved out here about 10 years ago.
~By Laura San Giacomo ~


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


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 ~


I moved to Chicago in 1980 to go to college.
~By Steve Albini ~


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


Both of my parents are professors and everyone in my family has some fabulous degree of something or another and I couldn't get into college because I didn't know a language.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


When I entered college, I wasn't sure what I was going to do. My advisor happened to be from the theater department, and he encouraged me to take some classes there, which I did.
~By David Selby ~


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


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


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


The thing that bothered me when I was in college was that I saw myself rejecting the way of life that got me to where I was.
~By Clarence Thomas ~


To see a player dunk in women's college basketball is just amazing. It's great to see that the game has reached that level now.
~By Holly Johnson ~


I want to go to college to study journalism. I want to speak French fluently, to travel. My mom was a journalist and it's in my blood.
~By Mandy Moore ~


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


By the time I entered college, I had decided not to have children, a decision that was never regretted. Accordingly, I was careful to court only girls who wanted to have professional careers.
~By Donald Cram ~


A university is a college with a stadium seating over 40,000.
~By Leonard L. Levinson ~


Let me say no danger and no hardship ever makes me wish to get back to that college life again.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.
~By Marian Wright Edelman ~


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 ~


I was in college for two years, and just hated it in the '60s.
~By Kurt Loder ~


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 ~


The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one's children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


I guess I hit a point while I was in college when I realized I would have to do something with my life!
~By Scott Wolf ~


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 ~


I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science.
~By Sara Paretsky ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Some of my finest memories are from my time at the University of Texas. College baseball, I love it.
~By Roger Clemens ~


I played from the time I was seven years old. My father was my first baseman coach. I had opportunities that I never really pursued - with some Miami teams and a few larger colleges, and then I ended up bailing and began cooking.
~By Todd English ~


There happened to be guitar classes at the college, and there was a guitar teacher there with whom I used to play. In addition, I also would go out into country schools and teach little kids basic guitar and singing a few times a week.
~By Mark Knopfler ~


The college stations have a big voice, and I would like to become more involved with them. I would like to have symposiums with the members of various college radio stations.
~By Angie Stone ~


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 ~


They were often the first students in their family to go to college and the very idea of higher education was still foreign to them. They had to make a conscious and often difficult decision to come to college.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


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


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 ~


At college age, you can tell who is best at taking tests and going to school, but you can't tell who the best people are. That worries the hell out of me.
~By Barnaby C. Keeney ~


Look at all the marriages that have been wonderfully successful where fellows finished their army service and came home to go to college on G.I. bills and their wives worked.
~By Marta Kristen ~


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 ~


Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


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 ~


Anyone can use these sites - companies and colleges, teachers and students, young and old all make use of networking sites to connect with people electronically to share pictures, information, course work, and common interests.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


Walking has been ridiculous in college basketball the past 15 years.
~By Bobby Knight ~


I ended up in college by accident. Everything in my life, I ended up in by accident. I was down south in this high school doing whatever. It could just not contain me. I quit school and took off and traveled around. Nobody knew where I was I just couldn't handle it anymore. It was a big scandal, I was gone. I left.
~By Pauley Perrette ~


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 ~


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 ~


If you want to surf, move to Hawaii. If you like to shop, move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas.
~By Ricky Williams ~


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 ~


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 ~


I had a lot of success from the start. I never really was tested for long periods of time. I got my first professional job while I was a senior in college. I signed with the William Morris Agency before I graduated.
~By Denzel Washington ~


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.
~By David Crane ~


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 ~


The Pell Grant is more than a financial aid program for college students in need. It is the right thing to do for America's college students, and it is the right thing to do for America's economy.
~By Norm Coleman ~


Generally young men are regarded as radicals. This is a popular misconception. The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the men past middle life.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things.
~By Jackie Kennedy ~

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