College Quotes

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Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.
Lillian Smith
I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy next to me.
Woody Allen, Annie Hall
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond 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.
Elbert Hubbard

Cauliflower is nothing but Cabbage with a College Education.
Mark Twain
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College football would be more interesting if the faculty played instead of the students - There would be a great increase in broken arms, legs and necks.
H. L. Mencken
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
John Ciardi
Changing a college curriculum is like moving a graveyard - - You never know how many friends the dead have until you try to move them!
Calvin Coolidge or Woodrow Wilson
I was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society.
Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve
We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bellyful of words and do not know a thing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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
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
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Over the years, we have come to identify quality in a college not by whom it serves but by how many students it excludes. Let us not be a sacred priesthood protecting the temple, but rather the fulfillers of dreams.
Robert J. Kibbee
All schools, all colleges have two great functions to confer, and to conceal valuable knowledge. - Notebook, 1908.
Mark Twain
Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Colleges typically did not tell you that ninety percent of your education came after you hung the parchment on the wall. People might ask for a rebate.
Tom Clancy, "The Teeth Of The Tiger" - - Page 180
A great many college graduates come here thinking of lawyers as social engineers arguing the great Constitutional issues.
Archibald Cox
A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is prepared for life.
Reverend Edward A. Malloy
Hamlet is the tragedy of tackling a family problem too soon after college.
Tom Masson
The aim of the college, for the individual student, is to eliminate the need in his life for the college the task is to help him become a self - Educating man.
C. Wright Mills
Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
Robert Green Ingersoll
We are students of words; we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Theodore Roosevelt
We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation - Rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some people get an eduction without going to college the rest get it after they get out.
Mark Twain
I remember how, in college, I got that part - Time job as a circus clown, and how the children would laugh and laugh at me. I vowed, then and there, that I would get revenge.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to a library.
Frank Zappa
At best, most college presidents are running something that is somewhere between a faltering corporation and a hotel.
Leon Botstein