College Quotes And Sayings

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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 ~


We have such a high drop-out rate from musicians, said the head of the college. He was right - I dropped out before I even dropped in. Months later they were still asking what had happened to me, not realising that I was on a UK tour.
~By Holly Johnson ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


There is no formula to making it to the NFL other than good fortune and and playing well in college.
~By Dante Hall ~


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 ~


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


After Big Media, U.S. colleges and universities are the biggest enemies of the values of red-state Americans.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


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


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 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 ~


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


As I went to college, I went into radio and television. Now I suppose most people think that's one step ahead of basket weaving as a major in college, but it was part of the journalism department.
~By Sam Donaldson ~


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 ~


In my case, I was born to parents who were very young, and I don't think they were entirely ready to have a child. My dad was going to college and working two or three jobs at the same time, and my mum was working and going to school.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


Typically, historical black colleges and universities like Delaware State, attracted students who were raised in an environment where going to college wasn't the next natural step after high school.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.
~By Frank Zappa ~


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


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


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


And friends of mine that had photography class in high school would develop the film and make prints and I'd take them back to the track and give 'em away or try and sell them. Much to my parents' dismay, I majored in photography in college.
~By John Sexton ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Columbia Law School men were being drafted, and suddenly women who had done well in college were considered acceptable candidates for the vacant seats.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


Community colleges play an important role in helping people transition between careers by providing the retooling they need to take on a new career.
~By Barack Obama ~


I've got my feet firmly on the ground, I can't see life changing too much. I reckon more girls will talk to me at college and more people will look at me, but they know me for who I am.
~By Gareth Gates ~


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 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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


My mother keeps things in perspective for me. She makes me realize that the acting I do and love is no more important than what one of my brothers does-he works in a shoe repair shop. If my career ever tapers off, I'll go to college.
~By Dana Hill ~


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 ~


I started in high school to be interested in music and from there, I decided to study in college. Yeah, you're right, I did start late, but luckily, because of my schooling, I picked up a lot of ground pretty quick.
~By Jon Secada ~


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 ~


When I was 18, I joined the Screen Actors Guild, and after college I came to New York.
~By Marla Maples ~


Aaron and I will be joined at the hip until the day we die. We have loved and hated each other since the day he was born. He's very much a part of my heart. He's going to broadcasting college now, and he'll do fine. But he came into a world that did not welcome him.
~By Lynn Johnston ~


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


I went to college with James Coburn and Steve McQueen was a very good friend.
~By Robert Vaughn ~


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 ~


I wanted to go to a good college, and my mind was set on Wellesley.
~By Marjory Stoneman Douglas ~


When I went to college, my goal was to be a college history teacher. I majored in history.
~By George J. Mitchell ~


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 ~


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


Basically, right before college I got into the Guinness book for my feet and started to do local commercials and little radio spots, just little things and found I really liked it.
~By Matthew McGrory ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Indeed, there are so many prejudices against everyday middle-class values on college campuses, and serving in the military and being pro-American just seems to be one of them.
~By Jack Kingston ~


I'm currently doing Undeclared an American TV show set in a college. It just got aired and got massive ratings so hopefully that'll screen in the UK soon.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


We changed the names of our technical schools to colleges, we expanded the eligibility for HOPE scholarships for technical training, and we added some formula funding.
~By Roy Barnes ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society.
~By Virginia Gildersleeve ~


For example, many colleges in their writing programs teach some of my work.
~By Gay Talese ~


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 ~


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


Here I was, this good guy that played football; I was gonna go play in college but I had a bad senior year. But I played guitar in assemblies whenever I could.
~By Bob Livingston ~


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 ~


By the time I reached high school my father's grocery store had made our life adequately comfortable and I was able to choose, without any practical encumbrances, the subjects that I wanted to pursue in college.
~By Sidney Altman ~


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 ~


For me, college wasn't a breeze. I had 8 o'clock classes, I worked from 3 to 11 at the Settlement House. On weekends, if Northwestern Bell needed me, I'd troubleshoot for them, and I had a steady girl. God!
~By Henry Fonda ~


After Watergate, which happened when I was in college, I became increasingly inspired by journalism as a way to change the world. It sounds corny, but to wake the public up, to serve a higher cause.
~By David Talbot ~


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 ~


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


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


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 the Kenyan families, school doesn't really matter because none of them are going on to college. Almost all of drop out of school and so, they're spending their time learning things that are important to them.
~By Robert Sternberg ~


America has a strategic interest in continuing to welcome international students at our colleges, universities, and high schools. Attracting the world's top scientific scholars helps to keep our economy competitive.
~By Norm Coleman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Do you realize that if we could increase just by 50 percent the number of adults who have a college degree, it would add $5 billion to the economy and it would result in a net income to the state of Arkansas of $340 million a year?
~By Mike Huckabee ~


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


The word survivor suggests someone who has emerged alive from a plane crash or a natural disaster. But the word can also refer to the loved ones of murder victims, and this was the sense in which it was used at a four-day conference in early June at Boston College.
~By Godfried Danneels ~


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 ~


It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things. The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which would do credit to any college student, but the monkey is serious because he itches.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back.
~By Fred Allen ~


When I finish playing, I think I'd like to coach college baseball.
~By Barry Bonds ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


In college, I got interested in news because the world was coming apart. The civil rights movement, the antiwar movement, the women's right movement. That focused my radio ambitions toward news.
~By Bob Edwards ~


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 ~


Charles and I go back since college. None of us thought this would happen, we just wanted to play basketball. This is the highest honor that can ever be paid, and it's mind-blowing.
~By Dominique Wilkins ~


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


It's a tough life being a pop star. You know, at the end of the day when you've paid all the bills and put the kids through college and that, you know, there's only enough left for a small island off the South Pacific.
~By Larry Mullen ~

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