College Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About College

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I took speech training. I took a few voice lessons in college.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


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 ~


I quit college. I was studying architecture for about a year.
~By Barry Mann ~


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 ~


The only other time I've been away from home was when I went to college. And that was just an hour away, so I could always go home if I needed to.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I kept going to different colleges, but dropped out.
~By Spencer Dryden ~


I can remember at college, living on 30-cent meals.
~By Sargent Shriver ~


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


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


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 ~


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 went to Brooklyn College and met this beautiful Jewish girl named Merle, with dark hair, exotic looking and brilliant. So we got married and had three children.
~By Dominic Chianese ~


Colleges are like old-age homes, except for the fact that more people die in colleges.
~By Bob Dylan ~


I started radio in 1950 on the Lone Ranger radio program, a dramatic show that emanated from Detroit when I was 18 years old and just beginning college. I did that for a couple of years.
~By Casey Kasum ~


I remember saying in college that I would never do commercials.
~By Rob Corddry ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


When I graduated college I needed to make money while I was pursuing acting, so I read screenplays and made a living writing coverage on them for studios.
~By Sasha Alexander ~


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 ~


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 ~


I mean, if somebody said to me, junior year of college, you can go anywhere, your old man's paying for it, I'd have been gone in a flash. But I had to work. Every summer my mother would say, 'Get that job and hold on to it until August 30.'
~By Chris Matthews ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


I might say that in retrospect, looking at where the community college system is today, I think we may have gone too far. The community college system is so big, so broad, so consuming of tax money.
~By Daniel J. Evans ~


In 1960, I went to St. Catherine's College, Oxford, and received the B.A. degree in Chemistry in 1964.
~By John E. Walker ~


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 aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.
~By William James ~


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


No, I never went to college. Always regretted it, always envied people who did.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


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


It was not until I had graduated from college that I made a professional commitment to it. Frankly, I didn't think it wise. I was my own interior parental force, and it's very difficult to justify a profession as a dancer.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


Instead, most colleges are studies in obsolescence.
~By Kent McCord ~


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 ~


Well, we were all in high school and we got together, and in college - we were in art college together.
~By Alice Cooper ~


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


The role of a liberal arts college within a university is to be a genuine part of that university, giving and responding to the other parts.
~By Edward Levi ~


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 ~


The best math lesson we can teach college students this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit from the dividends of higher education.
~By Jodi Rell ~


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 ~


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 ~


Sounds so silly, but I want to accomplish getting my kids through college.
~By Treat Williams ~


Reed College required a thesis for a Bachelor's degree. Normally a Bachelor's is sort of like being stamped 'Prime US Beef.' They just walk you through, hand out the diplomas and you fill in your name later on.
~By David Eddings ~


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


You could not receive a young man in your room; you might be permitted to have him to tea in one of the public reception rooms, but you could accept no invitation from young men to tea or other entertainment without a chaperone from the College.
~By Dora Russell ~


While I was there I became deeply interested in photography, and indeed the most noteworthy event in my early life was winning first, third, fourth and seventh prizes in an international competition for college and high school students.
~By Douglass North ~


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 ~


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 did everything I could to stay in college and pay my own way, so I think that if success hadn't come so quickly, I would still be pursuing it.
~By Moira Kelly ~


Christ, seven years of college, down the drain.
~By John Belushi ~


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


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


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


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


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 think most people realize that Barbara and Jenna are college kids, and to make such a big deal out of it is a bit ridiculous. At least now, the press has stopped.
~By Lauren Bush ~


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 ~


Pauley Perrette: I was a criminal science fanatic and went to study it in college as well and I think that helped me on NCIS because I was comfortable with the language, I had studied criminal science in school for years.
~By Pauley Perrette ~


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 ~


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 ~


Right around the end of the fifties, college students and young people in general, began to realize that this music was almost like a history of our country - this music contained the real history of the people of this country.
~By Jackson Browne ~


Pre-teens, teens and college students have unlimited access to the Internet - 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Because of the repeated exposure they have to illegal Internet gambling sites, they fall victim by the thousands.
~By Spencer Bachus ~


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 ~


After I saved some money, I quit work and went to a local college.
~By Lloyd Alexander ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


All Southern state colleges and universities are open to black students.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


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 ~


Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.
~By G. B. Trudeau ~


Then when I reached college I realized that many people had thought about the problem during the 18th and 19th centuries and so I studied those methods.
~By Andrew Wiles ~


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 ~


Not only that - college doesn't particularly qualify you for the outside world. he world is changing so fast, and college is not. It should strive to be more in tune with the world.
~By Kent McCord ~


And my father didn't have money for me to go to college. And at that particular time they didn't have black quarterbacks, and I don't think I could have made it in basketball, because I was only 5' 11". So I just picked baseball.
~By Willie Mays ~


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 ~


Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that's it. You're going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that's deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way.
~By Andrew Shue ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~

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July 13 ,2024
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