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College Life Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about College Life

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Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

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

And sex is definitely part of college life.
- Scott Speedman

I got a gymnastics scholarship to college,
fell in love with my true love of my whole life -
who I'm married to now -
and he was a virgin too.
It was very romantic.
- Victoria Jackson

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It is not my wish to lounge about the college and fatten
on a fellowship all my days.
I am always trying to look upon a college life as a medium not an end.
- Thomas Edward Brown

No period of my life has been one of such unmixed happiness
as the four years which have been spent within college walls.
- Horatio Alger

I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life.
- Phil Mickelson


 

My favorite thing is still journalism.
I'm almost 50.
This has been my life ever since I was in college.
- David Talbot

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the greatest joys in my life was giving a lecture
in French at the College de France.
- James Cronin

The thing that bothered me when I was in college was
that I saw myself rejecting the way of life that got me to where I was.
- Clarence Thomas

It really wasn't until I was in college when I began to write more and more,
and I realized I was scheduling my entire life around my writing.
- Rita Dove

There was a period when I'd just come out of college
where I'd been playing classical guitar and I suddenly
realised that it wasn't what I wanted to do with the rest of my life.
- Andy Summers

College inspired me to think differently.
It's like no other time in your life.
- Larisa Oleynik

I'm going to Columbia University but I'm trying to
keep that low-profile because I don't want weird people following me there.
I want the experience of normal college life.
- Julia Stiles

That just seems like a tough thing to do...
just work in the middle of a company for your entire life.
You just do the same thing out of college until you're 60,
and then you retire.
- Luke Wilson

I guess I hit a point while I was in college when I
realized I would have to do something with my life!
- Scott Wolf

Let me say no danger and no hardship ever makes me
wish to get back to that college life again.
- Joshua Chamberlain

Fully 57 percent of American college students are women.
Life insurance companies sell more policies to women than to men.
As women continue to draw on experience and education,
they're accelerating their numbers in upper management,
too.
- Suzanne Fields

When it came time to go to college, I had been accepted
for Harvard when my father was offered the position
of head of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
office on the west coast,
and we moved to San Francisco.
- Douglass North

Life is the most exciting opportunity we have.
But we have one shot.
You graduate from college once, and that's it.
You're going out of that nest.
And you have to find that courage that's deep,
deep, deep in there.
Every step of the way.
- Andrew Shue

By the time I reached high school my father's grocery
store had made our life adequately comfortable and I was able to choose,
without any practical encumbrances, the subjects that
I wanted to pursue in college.
- Sidney Altman

We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs,
and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's
a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane,
and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie,
you know?
- Dana Carvey

While I was there I became deeply interested in photography,
and indeed the most noteworthy event in my early life was winning first,
third, fourth and seventh prizes in an international
competition for college and high school students.
- Douglass North

It's a tough life being a pop star.
You know, at the end of the day when you've paid all
the bills and put the kids through college and that,
you know, there's only enough left for a small island off the South Pacific.
- Larry Mullen

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 Gildersleeve

I ended up in college by accident.
Everything in my life, I ended up in by accident.
I was down south in this high school doing whatever.
It could just not contain me.
I quit school and took off and traveled around.
Nobody knew where I was I just couldn't handle it anymore.
It was a big scandal, I was gone.
I left.
- Pauley Perrette

Academics often discount the value of top-rated sports
programs in helping to develop a campus life and in
contributing to the overall success of a college or university.
Like it or not, the sports programs a college or university
has are the front page of that university.
- James E. Rogers

IT is curious that, with my somewhat antinomian tendencies,
I should have gone to Trinity Hall -
which was,
and is, before all a Law College - and should thus
have been thrown into close touch with the legal element in life.
- Edward Carpenter

I've got my feet firmly on the ground,
I can't see life changing too much.
I reckon more girls will talk to me at college and
more people will look at me,
but they know me for who I am.
- Gareth Gates

Generally young men are regarded as radicals.
This is a popular misconception.
The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates.
The radicals are the men past middle life.
- Woodrow Wilson

To go back and read Swift and Defoe and Samuel Johnson and Smollett and Pope -
all those people we had to read in college English courses -
to read them now is to have one of the infinite pleasures in life.
- David McCullough

I've been playing music all my life,
from being a choir soloist at Symphony Hall as a youngster
to playing in bands through high school and college at Kent State.
Went in the service at 17, out before I was 21.
- Arthur Godfrey

The fact is if we do our job right, if we keep worrying
not about polls but about the jobs of the American people,
about their health care, about their ability to educate their kids,
stay in their homes and own their homes,
send their kids to college, the basic pillars of a middle-class life,
if we keep worrying about the future and building a
stronger future for this country,
these things will take care of themselves.
- David Axelrod

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

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
- Roger Kahn

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

In the world today, a young lady who does not have
a college education just is not educated.
- Walter Annenberg

Every time a student walks past a really urgent,
expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college,
it can help reassure him that he does have that mind,
does have that soul.
- Louis Kahn

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

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

If you want to get laid, go to college.
If you want an education, go to the library.
- Frank Zappa

Many students graduate from college and professional schools,
including those of social work, nursing,
medicine, teaching and law, with crushing debt burdens.
- Jon Porter

College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
- Robert Frost

I went to college in Mississippi; I'm from Louisiana.
- Trishelle Cannatella

Earnestness is stupidity sent to college.
- P. J. O'Rourke

I had too much respect for the game to leave it behind
or to make it my second or third sport in college.
- Ryne Sandberg

Tim Robbins had real confidence in college.
He literally stole actors from the theater department
at UCLA to be in his plays.
The department heads got so mad at him.
- Daphne Zuniga

We never had it as rough as the kids have it today.
Look at the price of a gallon of gas or a piece of
real estate or a college education.
- Suze Orman

The best math lesson we can teach college students
this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit
from the dividends of higher education.
- Jodi Rell

I was working all the time I was in college.
I was working so much that I could hardly do my college work.
- Les Baxter

Both of my parents are professors and everyone in my
family has some fabulous degree of something or another
and I couldn't get into college because I didn't know a language.
- Camryn Manheim

Before high school ended, I started applying to college.
It really wasn't even a choice because of the brainwashing of my parents.
- Tatyana Ali

I didn't finish college, which is really weird because
they awarded me the Alumni of Distinction recently.
- Joely Fisher

As compared with the college politician,
the real article seems like an amateur.
- Woodrow Wilson

I now have two kids of my own in college,
so I know how important it is that we keep the dream
alive for every family and I share the concern about rising tuition costs.
- Mark Kennedy

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

The very first stock I bought right out of college was Berkshire Hathaway.
- Christie Hefner

Chemistry is a class you take in high school or college,
where you figure out two plus two is 10,
or something.
- Dennis Rodman

And I finished college because I thought how much it
would upset my parents if I didn't.
- Harry Mathews

I learned more about the economy from one South Dakota
dust storm that I did in all my years of college.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

Presidents are elected not by direct popular vote but
by 538 members of the Electoral College.
- Thomas E. Mann

I never went to college when I was young and am looking
forward to giving it a try...
at age 65!
- Martin Sheen

No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education
and increase their earning potential based solely on
their inability to pay for a college education.
- Bobby Scott

If you want to surf, move to Hawaii.
If you like to shop, move to New York.
If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California.
But if you like college football, move to Texas.
- Ricky Williams

My father had a brilliant scholastic record in high
school and was awarded a college scholarship.
Unfortunately he had to turn it down so that he could
continue to support his family.
- Tony Visconti

I kept thinking, I went to college and I have to get a real job.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

I tried college for three months but I was desperately unhappy.
I just wanted to perform.
I was getting straight As but I had no friends and cried every day.
- Keira Knightley

Wisconsin is very proud of the career and technical
college system that we have back home.
- Ron Kind

In college, my big money memory was saving up to buy a car with my boyfriend,
whom I lived with.
- Christie Hefner


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