College Quotes

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


You have four years to be irresponsible here. Relax. Work is for people with jobs. You’ll never remember class time, but you’ll remember time you wasted hanging out with your friends. So, stay out late. Go out on a Tuesday with your friends when you have a paper due Wednesday. Spend money you don’t have. Drink ’til sunrise. The work never ends, but college does…-Tom Petty


College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage.-George Gobel


College is like a fountain of knowledge - and the students are there to drink.-Anonymous


One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it’s very complex, it’s very profound.-Dennis Prager


It is not so very important for a person to learn facts. For that he does not really need a college. He can learn them from books. The value of an education is a liberal arts college is not learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks.-Albert Einstein


College is a refuge from hasty judgment.Robert Frost


You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.-Elbert Hubbard


College isn’t the place to go for ideas.-Helen Keller


A college education should equip one to entertain three things: a friend, an idea and oneself.-Thomas Ehrlich


Definition of a College professor: someone who talks in other people’s sleep.-W. H. Auden


Successful colleges will start laying plans for a new stadium; unsuccessful ones will start hunting a new coach.-Will Rogers


I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford.-Dave Barry


A college education shows a man how little other people know.-Thomas C. Haliburton


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


Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years.-Ronald Reagan


I have always had the feeling I could do anything and my dad told me I could. I was in college before I found out he might be wrong.-Ann Richards


I think college administrators should encourage students to urinate on walls and bushes, because then when students from another college come sniffing around, they’ll know this is someone else’s territory.-Jack Handy


In one century we went from teaching Latin and Greek in high school to offering remedial English in college.-Joseph Sobran


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


I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.-Al McGuire


College is the best time of your life.-Anonymous


Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.-Marian Wright


At best, most college presidents are running something that is somewhere between a faltering corporation and a hotel.-Leon Botstein


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


Standardization is the fertilizer of college education. A little may be useful, but flowers do not grow in pure manure.-Martin H. Fischer


No man should escape our colleges without knowing how little he knows.-J. Robert Oppenheimer


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


It was like a heart transplant. We tried to implant college in him but his head rejected it.-Barry Switzer


Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles”-Paul Fussell


It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. Its what you do with your life that counts. – Socrates


You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think. - Elbert Green Hubbard


Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree. - Marian Wright Edelman


You have been told that Real Life is not like college, and you have been correctly informed. Real Life is more like high school. - Meryl Streep


College is a refuge from hasty judgment. - Robert Frost


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. - Robert Green Ingersoll


I began my education at a very early age, in fact, right after I left college. - Sir Winston Churchill


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 Duer Miller


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


Every man should have a college education in order to show him how little the thing is really worth. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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