Off to College Quotes

"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

"Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught." Academy, n.": A modern school where football is taught."
- Ambrose Bierce

"Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates."
- Abbott Lawrence Lowell

"A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep."
- W.H. Auden

"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

"There isn't a child who hasn't gone out into the brave new world who eventually doesn't return to the old homestead carrying a bundle of dirty clothes."
- Art Buchwald

"If at first you don't succeed, do it like your mother told you."
- Author Unknown

"Where we love is home, Home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet."
- Aristotle

"How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June.My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?"
- Dr. Seuss

"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

"A college education shows a man how little other people know."
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

"College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage."
- George Gobel

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

"If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you."
- Robert Goheen

"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

"An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."
- Author unknown

"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

"Don't live down to expectations." Go out there and do something remarkable."
- Wendy Wasserstein

"Excellence is not a skill." It is an attitude."
- Ralph Marston

"Hitch your wagon to a star."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"As long as there are tests, there will be prayer in schools."
- Author Unknown

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where to go."
- Dr. Seuss

"Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally."
- David Frost

"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself."
- John Dewey

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The important thing is not to stop questioning."
- Albert Einstein

"The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm."
- Fred Dehner

"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal."
- Henry Ford

"Shoot for the moon." Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars."
- Les Brown

"You learn something every day if you pay attention."
- Ray LeBlond

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."
- Milton Berle

"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught."
- Oscar Wilde

"Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere."
- Chinese Proverb

"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."
- Francis Bacon

"What we are is God's gift to us." What we become is our gift to God."
- Eleanor Powell

"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value."
- Albert Einstein

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."
- Theodore Roosevelt

"Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later."
- Dana Stewart Scott

"The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher."
- Thomas Henry Huxley

"When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

"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

"Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right."
- Henry Ford

"Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level."
- Max L. Forman

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."
- Thomas Edison

"Don't find fault." Find a remedy."
- Henry Ford

"There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream."
- Author Unknown

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