Off To College Quotes

  1. A college education shows a man how little other people know. ~Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  2. I learned three important things in college – to use a library, to memorize quickly and visually, to drop asleep at any time given a horizontal surface and fifteen minutes. ~Agnes DeMille, Dance to the Piper, 1952
  3. 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
  4. College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage. ~George Gobel
  5. It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge. ~Brooks Atkinson, Once Around the Sun, 1951
  6. If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you. ~Robert Goheen, Time, 23 June 1961
  7. Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude. ~Ralph Marston
  8. Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. ~David Frost
  9. 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 Critic as Artist,” 1890
  10. Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later. ~Dana Stewart Scott

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