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College Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about College

Please enjoy these College Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Americans are the only people in the world known to
me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their
college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles.
- Paul Fussell

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Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

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.
- Tom Glazer

Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
- Roger Kahn

 

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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.
- Al McGuire

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.
- Louis Kahn

The College Access and Opportunity Act addresses the
important need to make higher education more affordable
and easier to access for low and middle-income students.
- Ron Lewis

I lost my mother when I was very young,
and my father when I was in college.
- Roma Downey

There was a period when I'd just come out of college
where I'd been playing classical guitar and I suddenly
realised that it wasn't what I wanted to do with the rest of my life.
- Andy Summers

I have always had the feeling I could do anything and my dad told me I could.
I was in college before I found out he might be wrong.
- Ann Richards

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

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.
- R. A. Salvatore

I got through college realizing business was repugnant.
- Bruce McCulloch

Even though I play a professional sport now,
I love college baseball.
- Roger Clemens

Education is a private matter between the person and
the world of knowledge and experience,
and has little to do with school or college.
- Lillian Smith

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.
- Ron Wood

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.
- Tony Hillerman

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.
- Kent McCord

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.
- Andrew Wiles

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.
- Robert Scheer

It occurred to me in my junior year of high school.
I got my first letter from a big college.
I still have that letter to this day -
a letter from Indiana.
- Bo Jackson

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.
- Angie Stone

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

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.
- Jack Kingston

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.
- Thomas Edward Brown

The only thing that I was equipped for with my very
mediocre college Arts degree was to get a job in teaching.
- Helen Garner

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

As compared with the college politician,
the real article seems like an amateur.
- Woodrow Wilson

It was like a heart transplant.
We tried to implant college in him but his head rejected it.
- Barry Switzer

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

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.
- Carrie Underwood

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

Both Christians and religious Jews are finding it increasingly
difficult to practice their faiths through college
groups on so-called mainline campuses in the United States.
- Paul Weyrich

At this point I was strongly advised that I was too
young socially to go to college so I took a second senior year at Andover,
another boarding school.
- William Standish Knowles

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.
- Francis Ford Coppola

Many students graduate from college and professional schools,
including those of social work, nursing,
medicine, teaching and law, with crushing debt burdens.
- Jon Porter

I went to college, though I didn't take many writing courses.
- Walter Jon Williams

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

It's always hard - if you're not the best player on your team,
how can you be the best player in college?
- Marcus Allen

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

I was an English major in college with minors in Fine Arts and Humanities.
- Sue Grafton

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

I got out of college in 1997, and TV embraced me very quickly.
- Elisabeth Rohm

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

From 1931 to 1937, I was a Fellow and Lecturer in Economics at Hertford College,
Oxford.
- James Meade

We created a show and a scenario for college students
where they can take what they learn in class every
day and apply it to the real world.
- Ross Martin

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

I dated a lot of girls all through high school,
and in college I dated a young lady for about eight months.
- Danny Pintauro

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

I had no idea where these kids at a small private college
in the San Fernando Valley were coming from,
why they were coming to hear me, or what they needed to know.
- David Antin

I got out of college and I went to get my master's
in creative writing at San Francisco State.
I was working as an actor at the Actor's Workshop,
being abused as a intern.
- Peter Coyote

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

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

It's clear enough that there was substantial fraud in Ohio,
thus delivering the Electoral College vote for President Bush.
- George Galloway

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.
- John Thorn

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.
- Victoria Jackson

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

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

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

I was never into smart college boy music.
- Gene Ween

When my kids are in college, maybe I'll drag my fishnets and high heels out.
- Sheena Easton

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.
- Ricky Williams

College was especially sweet because of the positive,
hopeful atmosphere of a college campus.
- Jerry Kramer

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

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

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.
- Mandy Moore

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.
- Bob Livingston


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