College Quotes, Sayings about college life
Does college pay? They do if you are a good open field runner.
Never get married in college; it’s hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you’ve already made one mistake.
Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years.
I have never let schooling interfere with my education.
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students.
When bright young minds can’t afford college, America pays the price.
The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education.
You can lead a boy to college, but you can’t make him think.
The purpose of the university is to make students safe for ideas not ideas safe for students.
One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it’s very complex, it’s very profound.
Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
The important thing is the educational experience itself — how to survive it.
College isn’t the place to go for ideas.
A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B.
One must plan for the future and anticipate the future without fearing the future.
- Robin Hobb
If you have a college degree you can be absolutely sure of one thing you have a college degree.
The chief value in going to college is that it’s the only way to learn it really doesn’t matter.
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
College is the best time of your life.
You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.
- Elbert Hubbard
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to a library.
— Frank Zappa
The perfect going away gift for a college student athlete. A dictionary.
— Dave Anderson
The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm.
- Fred Dehner
Colleges are like old age homes, except for the fact that more people die in colleges.
- Bob Dylan
The average Ph.D. thesis is nothing but a transference of bones from one graveyard to another.
- J. Frank Dobie
Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it’s in hamburger technology.
- Clive James
Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or because they didn’t.
— L. L. Henderson
My schoolmates would make love to anything that moved, but I never saw any reason to limit myself.
— Emo Philips
The quality of a university is measured more by the kind of student it turns out than the kind it takes in.
- Robert J. Kibbee
College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.
- Elbert Hubbard
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.
- Oscar Wilde
The first two years of college are vocabulary lessons. The second two years are spent learning who to ask and where to look it up.
- Bill Austin
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
You’ve got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you’re not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice.
- Steven D. Woodhull
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.
- Bill Vaughn
Successful colleges will start laying plans for a new stadium;unsuccessful ones will start hunting a new coach.
- Will Rogers