College Quotes and Sayings

Those who go to college and never get out are called professors.
- Anonymous

A college is a place where pebbles are polished and diamonds dimmed.
- Robert Ingersoll

College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
- Robert Frost

A college education is not a quantitative body of knowledge salted away in a card file. It is a taste for knowledge, a taste for philosophy, if you will; a capacity to explore, to question, to perceive relationships, between fields of knowledge and experience.
- A. W. Griswold

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

The chief value in going to college is that it's the only way to learn it really doesn't matter.
- G.E. Howes

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

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

Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.
- Elbert Hubbard

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

Colleges are like old-age homes, except for the fact that more people die in colleges.
- Bob Dylan

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

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

The purpose of primary education is the development of your weak characteristics; the purpose of university education, the development of your strong.
- Nevin Fenneman

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

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

The purpose of the university is to make students safe for ideas -- not ideas safe for students.
- Clark Kerr

The freshmen bring a little knowledge in and the seniors take none out, so it accumulates through the years.
- A. Lawrence Lowell

If you have a college degree you can be absolutely sure of one thing you have a college degree.
- Author Unknown

Talk may be cheap but intelligent conversation is very expensive these days. Ask anyone with a kid in college.
- Eathian

A telephone survey says that 51 percent of college students drink until they pass out at least once a month. The other 49 percent didn’t answer the phone.
- Craig Kilborn

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


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