College Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always got.
Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.
- Albert Camus
One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it’s very complex, it’s very profound.
- Dennis Prager
You can lead a boy to college, but you can’t make him think.
- Elbert Hubbard
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
The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
- Robert Frost
No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer
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.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
- Theodore Roosevelt
The average Ph.D. Thesis is nothing but a transference of bones from one graveyard to another.
- J. Frank Dobie
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.
Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors.
- Louisa May Alcott
If you have a college degree you can be absolutely sure of one thing… You have a college degree.
The purpose of the university is to make students safe for ideas – not ideas safe for students.
Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or they didn’t.
- L.L. Hendren
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
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 professor – someone who talks in other people’s sleep
80% of the final exam will be based on the one lecture you missed and the one book you didn’t read.
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
College isn’t the place to go for ideas.
- Helen Keller
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