College Quotes and Sayings - Page 2



I never graduated from Iowa, but I was only there for two terms – Truman’s and Eisenhower’s.
Alex Karras

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

The new appears as a minority point of view, and hence is unpopular. The function of a university is to give it a sanctuary.
Martin H. Fischer

It’s not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It’s what you do with your life that counts.
Millard Fuller

I learned three important things in college – to use a library, to memorize quickly and visually, to drop asleep at any time given a horizontal surface and fifteen minutes.
Agnes DeMille

If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.
Frank Zappa

Does college pay? They do if you are a good open-field runner.
Will Rogers

Earnestness is stupidity sent to college.
P. J. O’Rourke

A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students.
John Ciardi

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain

Life is my college.
Anonymous

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

Don’t ever dare to take your college as a matter of course – because, like democracy and freedom, many people you’ll never know have broken their hearts to get it for you.
Alice Miller

I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.
Dr. Carl Sagan

That’s it! You people have stood in my way long enough. I’m going to clown college!
Dan Castellaneta

The average Ph.D. thesis is nothing but a transference of bones from one graveyard to another.
J. Frank Dobie

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

Of course there’s a lot of knowledge in colleges, the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don’t take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates.
Abbott Lawrence Lowell

An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
Ambrose Bierce

A telephone survey says that 51 percent of college students drink until they pass out at least once a month. The other 49 percent didn’t answer the phone.
Craig Kilborn

Quiet you kids. If I hear one more word, Bart doesn’t get to watch cartoons, and Lisa doesn’t get to go to college.
Dan Castellaneta

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

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a college education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Theodore Roosevelt

Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you have a college degree you can be absolutely sure of one thing… you have a college degree.
Anonymous

Talk may be cheap but intelligent conversation is very expensive these days. Ask anyone with a kid in college.
Anonymous

If our colleges and universities do not breed men who riot, who rebel, who attack life with all the youthful vim and vigor, then there is something wrong with our colleges. The more riots that come on college campuses, the better world for tomorrow.
William Allen White

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

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

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