College Quotes

College is a refuge from hasty judgment.

Robert Frost

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

George Gobel

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Robert Ingersoll

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

W. H. Auden

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

Louisa May Alcott

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

Marian Wright

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

Elbert Hubbard

Earnestness is stupidity sent to college.

P. J. O’Rourke

One half who graduate from college never read another book.

G M Trevelyan

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

Thomas Ehrlich

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

College is the best time of your life. When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night?

David Wood

One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's very complex, it's very profound.

Dennis Prager

College isn't the place to go for ideas.

Helen Keller

Colleges don't make fools, they only develop them.

George Lorimer

Successful colleges will start laying plans for a new stadium; unsuccessful ones will start hunting a new coach.

Will Rogers

Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates.

Abbott Lawrence Lowell

The quality of a university is measured more by the kind of student it turns out than the kind it takes in.

Robert J. Kibbee

I have never let schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain

The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the men past middle life.

Woodrow T. Wilson

Some people unable to go to school were more educated and even more intelligent than college professors.

Maya Angelou

If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you.

Robert Goheen

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Updated On : April 15, 2013
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