44 Best Quotes about Off to College

Off to College Quote of the Day

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

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

Opportunity Quotes, Work Quotes

To me, 'Blue Like Jazz' is a quintessential American story. So many people are just like Don - raised Christian and go off to college only to abandon their beliefs in order to fit in or be accepted. - Marshall Allman, Actor

American Quotes, Belief Quotes

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


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

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Graduation Quotes, Knowledge Quotes

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

Yearbook Quotes, Graduation Quotes, Expectations Quotes

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, President

Education Quotes

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

Back to School Quotes, Learning Quotes

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

Yearbook Quotes, Graduation Quotes, Opportunity Quotes

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

Yearbook Quotes

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

Yearbook Quotes, Hang in There Quotes, Graduation Quotes

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

Life Quotes, Busy Quotes

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

Knowledge Quotes

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

Homecoming Quotes

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

Homecoming Quotes, Important Quotes, Time Quotes

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

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

Yearbook Quotes, Graduation Quotes

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

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

Problems Quotes

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

Yearbook Quotes, Graduation Quotes

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

Success Quotes, Graduation Quotes, Goal Quotes

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, Journalist

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

Yearbook Quotes, Graduation Quotes

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

Education Quotes, Character Quotes, Purpose Quotes

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

Graduation Quotes

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

Prayer Quotes

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

Love Quotes, Homecoming Quotes, Heart Quotes

Hitch your wagon to a star - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet

Graduation Quotes

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

Marriage Quotes

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

Yearbook Quotes, Graduation Quotes

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

Graduation Quotes

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, Critic

Education Quotes, Knowledge Quotes, Men Quotes, Poetry Quotes, Thinking Quotes

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

Attitude Quotes, Graduation Quotes, Skill Quotes, Excellence Quotes

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

Back to School Quotes, Education Quotes, Life Quotes

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

Back to School Quotes, Attention Quotes

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

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

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

Graduation Quotes

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

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

Choice Quotes

4 Top quotes about Off to College by Albert Einstein

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

Success Quotes, Graduation Quotes

The important thing is not to stop questioning - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Graduation Quotes, Important Quotes

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Graduation Quotes, Important Quotes, Curiosity Quotes

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Graduation Quotes, Important Quotes, Hope Quotes

6 off to college quotes for parents

Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. Andrew Shue

College is the reward for surviving high school. - Judd Apatow

College is the best years of your life
David Wood

You're off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting,
So... get on your way! - Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. - Zig Ziglar

It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

11 Sending Off New College Students Quotes

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. - Denis Waitley

Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home. - Bill Cosby

Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation. - C. Everett Koop

The school will teach children how to read, but the environment of the home must teach them what to read. The school can teach them how to think, but the home must teach them what to believe. - Charles A. Wells

The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them. - Frank A. Clark

A child enters your home and for the next twenty years makes so much noise you can hardly stand it. The child departs, leaving the house so silent you think you are going mad. - John Andrew Holmes

Whoever said it first spoke with insight and wisdom: you don't own children, you only borrow them. - Anne Linn

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. - - Ernest Dimnet

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. - - Elizabeth Stone

There is always a moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. - - Graham Green

Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality. - - George Santayana