College Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
The chief value in going to college is that it’s the only way to learn it really doesn’t matter.
- George Edwin Howes
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
Does college pay? They do if you are a good open- field runner.
- Will Rogers
A university is a college with a stadium seating over 40,000.
- Leonard L Levinson
Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
- Mark Twain
A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.
- Shelby Foote
One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it’s very complex, it’s very profound.
- Dennis Prager