College Quotes

You don't have to go to college to be a success ... We need the people who run the offices, the people who do the hard physical work of our society.

George Herbert Walker Bush

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

Dick Smothers

Being considerate of others will take you and your children further in life than any college or professional degree.

Marian Wright Edelman

I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Woody Allen

But thousands die without or this or that, die, and endow a college, or a cat: To some, indeed, Heaven grants the happier fate, Tenrich a bastard, or a son they hate.

Alexander Pope

My parents are both college professors, and it made me want to question authority, standards and traditions.

Maya Lin

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.

Barnaby C. Keeney

One half who graduate from college never read another book.

G M Trevelyan

Earnestness is stupidity sent to college.

P. J. O’Rourke

College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.

Elbert Hubbard

Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.

Marian Wright

Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors!

Louisa May Alcott

Definition of a College professor: someone who talks in other people's sleep.

W. H. Auden

A college is a place where pebbles are polished and diamonds dimmed.

Robert Ingersoll

You can lead a boy to college but you can't make him think.

Elbert Hubbard

College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage.

George Gobel

College is a refuge from hasty judgment.

Robert Frost

On the day of Pentecost Christianity faced the world, a new religion, without a history, without a priesthood, without a college, without a people, and without a patron. She had only her two sacraments and her tongue of fire. The latter was her sole instrument of aggression.

William Arthur

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.

David Hyde Pierce

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

Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve

Die and endow a college or a cat.

Alexander Pope

There is yet no social stigma in the possession of a gullied form, a wrecked forest or a polluted stream, provided the dividends suffice to send the youngsters to college. What ever ails the land, the government will fix it.

Aldo Leopold†

A college education should equip one to entertain three things: a friend, an idea and oneself.

Thomas Ehrlich

In much of the West, the well educated have been taught to believe that they can know nothing and that they can draw no independent conclusions about truth, unless they cite a study and \"experts\" have affirmed it. \"Studies show\" is to the modern secular college graduate what \"Scripture says\" is to the religious fundamentalist.

Dennis Prager
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