College Quotes and Sayings

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

A college education shows a man how little other people know.
– Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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

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

A university is a college with a stadium seating over 40,000.
– Leonard L Levinson


Everyone can pass college, most just don’t feel like it.

Submitted by: mr.HEY on July 12, 2011

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 important thing is the educational experience itself…how to survive it.

The purpose of the university is to make students safe for ideas – not ideas safe for students.

The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or they didn’t.
– L.L. Hendren


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

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

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

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

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