College Quotes and Sayings
If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always got.
A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B.
- Fats Domino
The average Ph.D. Thesis is nothing but a transference of bones from one graveyard to another.
- J. Frank Dobie
I have never let schooling interfere with my education.
- Mark Twain
A college education shows a man how little other people know.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
- Robert Frost
A university is a college with a stadium seating over 40,000.
- Leonard L Levinson
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students.
- John Ciardi
The important thing is the educational experience itself…how to survive it.
If you have a college degree you can be absolutely sure of one thing… You have a college degree.
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
Does college pay? They do if you are a good open- field runner.
- Will Rogers
Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man’s lifetime income – which he then spends sending his son to college.
- William E. Vaughan
Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
- Mark Twain
The purpose of the university is to make students safe for ideas – not ideas safe for students.
80% of the final exam will be based on the one lecture you missed and the one book you didn’t read.
The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
A college should feel alarmed rather than pleased if it graduates nothing but good citizens. For when the body politic is composed of nothing but submissive individuals, half of its health and all of its vigor have disappeared.
It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
- Brooks Atkinson
The chief value in going to college is that it’s the only way to learn it really doesn’t matter.
- George Edwin Howes
One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it’s very complex, it’s very profound.
- Dennis Prager
Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.
- Albert Camus
College isn’t the place to go for ideas.
- Helen Keller
You can lead a boy to college, but you can’t make him think.
- Elbert Hubbard
A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.
- Shelby Foote