College Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About College

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When I enrolled in college at age 19, I had a total of eight years of formal classroom education. As a result, I was not comfortable with formal lectures and receiving regular homework assignments.
~By Philip Emeagwali ~


At times during high school and college I wished to be a sportswriter.
~By Luke Ford ~


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 ~


One half who graduate from college never read another book.
~By G. M. Trevelyan ~


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 ~


Even though college has been hard, I don't want to give up.
~By Beverley Mitchell ~


We conclude that, simultaneously with the organization of the colleges, there should be at Santa Cruz an organization by disciplines, whose units would have a voice in appointments and promotions, in course of programs, and in the allocation of funds for research.
~By Abraham Robinson ~


Depending on what your interest in theater is, I always recommend working on plays. It's a great way to be introduced to the field, and also a great way to be seen by agents and representation. I'm also a great advocate for studying acting at a drama school or a college.
~By Chiwetel Ejiofor ~


Seriousness is stupidity sent to college.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


Children from like 8 and even up to the college age - Spider-Man appeals to a fairly broad demographic but, like I said, a mean age probably of 12 is a good mark - they process information so quickly and it's not because of attention deficit or short attention span.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


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


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


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 ~


The very first stock I bought right out of college was Berkshire Hathaway.
~By Christie Hefner ~


I'm like a bunch of college guys who got together and said, 'Let's make a dude, a crazy dude'.
~By Chris Kirkpatrick ~


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


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 love the idea that we put in jokes the kids don't get. And that later, when they grow up and read a few books and go to college and watch the show again, they can get it on a completely different level.
~By Matt Groening ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


College isn't the place to go for ideas.
~By Helen Keller ~


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 ~


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


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


I abandoned chemistry to concentrate on mathematics and physics. In 1942, I travelled to Cambridge to take the scholarship examination at Trinity College, received an award and entered the university in October 1943.
~By John Pople ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 took acting classes in college, and once I graduated, I decided to give acting a shot when I couldn't really think of anything else to do. It took me a couple of years to get an agent, and my first big break was The Fanelli Boys, which was a sitcom on NBC. Then I did a few television movies.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


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


If I had to give one piece of advice to incoming college freshmen, I'd say always be true to yourself.
~By Beverley Mitchell ~


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 ~


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


These doomsday warriors look no more like soldiers than the soldiers of the Second World War looked like conquistadors. The more expert they become the more they look like lab assistants in small colleges.
~By Alistair Cooke ~


In 1948 I was appointed to a Lectureship in Physics and in 1949 elected to a Fellowship at Trinity College.
~By Martin Ryle ~


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 ~


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


The caliber of play suffered and attendance declined year by year. Interest in college football was exploding, and there was this new game called basketball.
~By John Thorn ~


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 ~


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 ~


Everyone tries to talk you out of going to college. The consensus being that people are just gonna forget about you, you know, and that's the way the business works.
~By Larisa Oleynik ~


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 ~


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 ~


Year after year, President Bush has broken his campaign promises on college aid. And year after year, the Republican leadership in Congress has let him do it.
~By Sherrod Brown ~


I tried college for three months but I was desperately unhappy. I just wanted to perform. I was getting straight As but I had no friends and cried every day.
~By Keira Knightley ~


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


It was 1967, and the hippie thing was happening. I got into experimenting with drugs while I was in college in Michigan.
~By Glenn Frey ~


I didn't come from any kind of academic background, but I lived in a college town and I knew people who weren't without pretense. There was this idea in the town that if something was European it would be good.
~By Sarah Vowell ~


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 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 ~


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


College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
~By Robert Frost ~


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


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


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


As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien.
~By Gavin Bryars ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The fact is if we do our job right, if we keep worrying not about polls but about the jobs of the American people, about their health care, about their ability to educate their kids, stay in their homes and own their homes, send their kids to college, the basic pillars of a middle-class life, if we keep worrying about the future and building a stronger future for this country, these things will take care of themselves.
~By David Axelrod ~


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 ~


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


For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


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 ~


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 ~


My parents put everything in a trust fund for me. I won't get it until I'm 18, so I'll use it for college.
~By Heather O'Rourke ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 was an English major in college with minors in Fine Arts and Humanities.
~By Sue Grafton ~


Our great history has been that people came to Michigan because you didn't have to have a college degree to get a good-paying job. Consequently, we have got a larger number of our population that right now are facing outsourcing, et cetera, without higher or advanced degrees.
~By Jennifer M. Granholm ~


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 ~


I noticed that almost everyone I went to college with has worked at something other than the subject they majored in. I guess that' s one of the reasons for campus unrest.
~By Kent McCord ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


But I went to high school in a Portland suburb and went to college here.
~By Katherine Dunn ~


Well, I just can't play the game anymore. I'm 63 years old, and I've been in the business for 40 years now. I take good advice and direction really well, but I don't need somebody that finished college two years ago to come in and tell me what I should be recording.
~By Charlie Daniels ~


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 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 ~


Texas is now a cornerstone of the electoral college for Republicans.
~By Ed Gillespie ~


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 ~


I like school very much, and I'll go to college if my career slows down. But kids go to college to be where I am today. Not to put college down, but for me, it would be digressing.
~By Dana Hill ~


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 ~


When I was younger it was twice a day with a game on the weekend. Then when I got older, three times a day everyday in college and on the national team.
~By Brandi Chastain ~


My most lucrative job in college was a stint as the regional Dodge Girl.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


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


I dropped out of college my junior year to do Saturday Night Live, and I didn't even consult my parents. They were very supportive because they had no choice.
~By Julia Louis Dreyfus ~


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 ~


I've got an article where my mum says that I used to run home from school to watch the Stones on TV. Right from when I was at college I wanted to be in that band.
~By Ron Wood ~


One day, my youngest uncle - the other one who was first to go to college, Randy - and I were sitting out on the front porch. And he was brilliant. He ended up - he just retired from Boeing Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas.
~By James Earl Jones ~


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 ~


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 ~

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