Quotes and Sayings about College



"That's when we was makin this video stuff. They went all over the place makin it. And they was wantin to know, at the college, how I got started playin and how do I do everything - you know, all that."
- Hasil Adkins
(Related: College)

"I started doing stand-up in college."
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Related: College)

"I started out with comedy in college, but had my major in Recreation Administration - which meant I wasn't going to get a real job - so I started doing a little standup."
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Related: College, Comedy, Job, Recreation)

"I moved to Chicago in 1980 to go to college."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Chicago, College)

"After I saved some money, I quit work and went to a local college."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Work, Money, College)

"When I graduated college I needed to make money while I was pursuing acting, so I read screenplays and made a living writing coverage on them for studios."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Money, Acting, College, Living, Writing)

"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
(Related: Happiness, Life, College, Years)

"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
(Related: Choice, College, Parents, School)

"I even lived on campus to get the college experience. I had five roommates and I still keep in touch with them while I'm on the road."
- Tatyana Ali
(Related: Experience, College, Road)

"I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back."
- Fred Allen
(Related: College, Day, Law)

"It's always hard - if you're not the best player on your team, how can you be the best player in college?"
- Marcus Allen
(Related: College)

"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
(Related: Life, Time, Father, College, School)

"In my case, I was born to parents who were very young, and I don't think they were entirely ready to have a child. My dad was going to college and working two or three jobs at the same time, and my mum was working and going to school."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Dad, Time, College, Jobs, Parents, School)

"I'd had my daughter when I was a teenager - I took my daughter to college with me."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Daughter, College)

"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Mother, People, College, Ignorance, School, Understanding)

"In the world today, a young lady who does not have a college education just is not educated."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Education, College, Lady, Today, World)

"I think going to college for that one year was probable the best thing I have ever done."
- Carmelo Anthony
(Related: College)

"I had no idea where these kids at a small private college in the San Fernando Valley were coming from, why they were coming to hear me, or what they needed to know."
- David Antin
(Related: Idea, College, Kids)

"My undergraduate education, at the City College in New York, was made possible only by the existence of that excellent free institution and the financial sacrifices of my parents."
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Related: Education, Financial, College, Existence, Parents)

"When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: America, College)

"I haven't gone to college yet and I intend to in a few years."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: College, Years)

"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
(Related: Men, Poetry, Education, Knowledge, College, Thinking, Years)

"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
(Related: Health, Life, People, Ability, American, Building, Care, College, Country, Fact, Future, Job, Jobs, Kids, Right, Will)

"I come from a modest background. I put myself through college and law school and a postdoctorate program in tax law."
- Michele Bachmann
(Related: College, Tax, Law, School)

"Pre-teens, teens and college students have unlimited access to the Internet - 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Because of the repeated exposure they have to illegal Internet gambling sites, they fall victim by the thousands."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: College, Day, Gambling, Internet, Students)

"When I was in college I was accused of being a goody two-shoes. But every goody two-shoes has a bad side."
- Elizabeth Banks
(Related: Being, College)

"We changed the names of our technical schools to colleges, we expanded the eligibility for HOPE scholarships for technical training, and we added some formula funding."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Hope, Formula, Names, Schools, Training)

"If I'd stayed at college I would have become a teacher."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: College)

"I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Children, College, Parents)

"These children should be enrolled in Independent Living programs designed by state and local governments to prepare them to enter the workplace, or attend college, and successfully manage their lives."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Children, College, Living, State)

"When I was in college, I used to write little ditties and short stories and poetry for my friends. Writing a book is another thing. It is so much different from my traditional day of dirty fingernails and greasy hair and hot pans."
- Mario Batali
(Related: Poetry, College, Day, Friends, Hair, Writing)

"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
(Related: Time, Work, College)

"I started when I was in college because I was shy and thought it would be a good way to break out of that."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Thought, College)

"There was some scene in The Blues Brothers movie, when they had the chicken wire across the front of the stage, and it was almost like that. They had a big guard rail around the stage, which kept the college kids from getting on... we had some good times."
- William Bell
(Related: Brothers, College, Kids)

"Christ, seven years of college, down the drain."
- John Belushi
(Related: Christ, College, Years)

"To me, all writing is like music. And especially dialogue. I studied music in college; that is what I wanted to be, a composer. Acting got me sidetracked."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Music, Acting, College, Writing)

"I didn't picture myself as a movie actress. I began to think about it around college. I remember thinking, "Well somebody has to be in them," so maybe I could do that eventually. It's all been a surprise."
- Annette Bening
(Related: College, Thinking)

"Unfortunately, most college kids these days aren't coming from any place-they seem to ask the same kind of questions over and over again."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: College, Kids, Questions)

"I grew up below the poverty line; I didn't have as much as other people did. I think it made me stronger as a person, it built my character. Now I have a 4.0 grade point average and I want to go to college, and just become a better person."
- Justin Bieber
(Related: People, Character, College, Now, Poverty, Want)

"Like anyone who goes to college, you're leaving a familiar surrounding and a comfortable environment and your friends and everything, and you're starting fresh. It can be pretty daunting."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: College, Environment, Friends, Pretty)

"The Wellcome Foundation offered me the chance to establish a small academic research unit, modestly funded, but with total independence. The real opportunity, however, came from King's College, London."
- James W. Black
(Related: Opportunity, Chance, College, Independence, London, Research)

"I would anticipate that the Electoral College will be held on the 13th of December, and our 20 electorate votes will go to the certified winner."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: College, December, Will)

"I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday. Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days."
- Otis Blackwell
(Related: Birthday, People, College, Remembrance, State)

"You know, I come from six generations of college graduates."
- Julian Bond
(Related: College, Generations)

"When I finish playing, I think I'd like to coach college baseball."
- Barry Bonds
(Related: Baseball, Coach, College)

"The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one's children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Education, Home, Success, Dream, Goals, American, Children, College, Job, Ownership)

"It was always assumed that I would go to college."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: College)

"It wasn't until late high school and early college that I gained enough size and skill to make me welcome on intramural basketball teams."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Basketball, College, School, Skill)

"I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Education, Money, People, College, End, Public, Years)

"Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and they talk of people who went to the same colleges; those from Queens are margin clerks in the back offices and they speak of friends who live in the same neighborhood."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: People, Friends, Talk)

"My college degree was in theater. But the real reason, if I have any success in that milieu, so to speak, is because I spent a lot of years directing, I spent a lot of years behind the camera."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Success, College, Reason, Theater, Years)

"Year after year, President Bush has broken his campaign promises on college aid. And year after year, the Republican leadership in Congress has let him do it."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Leadership, College, Congress, President, Promises, Republican)

"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
(Related: Life, College, End, Trying)

"Right around the end of the fifties, college students and young people in general, began to realize that this music was almost like a history of our country - this music contained the real history of the people of this country."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: History, Music, People, College, Country, End, Right, Students)

"As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien."
- Gavin Bryars
(Related: Art, Music, Time, Idea, Performance, Artists, Painting, Theatre, Writing)

"I think women as well as men are concerned about jobs and the economy and spending and, and other issues. They're concerned that when their kids graduate from college they have an economy and they have a future in this country and they, they have the same opportunity that we've had and our grandparents have had."
- Ken Buck
(Related: Men, Women, Opportunity, College, Country, Economy, Future, Grandparents, Jobs, Kids)

"I think most people realize that Barbara and Jenna are college kids, and to make such a big deal out of it is a bit ridiculous. At least now, the press has stopped."
- Lauren Bush
(Related: People, College, Kids, Now, Press)

"I went to college in Mississippi; I'm from Louisiana."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: College)

"I tried out for another show while I was in college so I could pay off my student loans, and it sort of led to The Real World. The same people that were casting that show were casting The Real World, so they asked me to do it."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: People, College, World)

"Many of our nation's great leaders began their careers at a service academy. I encourage anyone interested in a rewarding college experience or military career to apply as soon as possible."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Experience, Career, Careers, College, Leaders, Military, Nation, Service)

"That's the value of a college education... I don't know anywhere in the world where you can make an investment and make that kind of return."
- Gaston Caperton
(Related: Education, College, Investment, Value, World)

"We spend more than a million dollars a year on our colleges and university, and it is money well spent; but we must have education that fits not the few but the many for the business of life."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Business, Education, Life, Money, University)

"My college training was primarily in theatre, with an eye to becoming a director, actor, or producer."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Actor, College, Eye, Theatre, Training)

"I had, before I went to college, I had taken a few years off after high school and really had, I guess in those days, I had no intentions of going to college."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: College, Intentions, School, Years)

"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
(Related: Legal, Life, College, Law, Trinity)

"I kept thinking, I went to college and I have to get a real job."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: College, Job, Thinking)

"I went to college and I never allowed myself to think for an instant that I would have this chance to do this."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: Chance, College)

"I was at college doing performing arts, and just spending all my time mucking about, and the lecturers thought I would be pretty good at stand-up, so I gave it a whirl."
- Allan Carr
(Related: Time, Thought, College, Pretty)

"When I was in college, I was the editor of the literary magazine and insisted neither the editors nor the writers be specifically identified-only our student numbers appeared on the title page. I love that idea and still do."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Love, Idea, College, Editors, Literary, Numbers, Writers)

"I've known those pieces ever since I was about 16 or 17; I also at that time was taken to meet Charles Ives whom I got to know fairly well. He was the one who wrote a recommendation for me to get into college."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Time, College)

"I remember when I was in college, people told me I couldn't play in the NBA. There's always somebody saying you can't do it, and those people have to be ignored."
- Bill Cartwright
(Related: People, College, Play, Saying)

"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
(Related: Funny, Life, Idea, College, Now, Pretty, Silly)

"I enjoyed high school and college, and I think I learned a lot, but that was not really my focus. My focus was on trying to figure out what businesses to start."
- Steve Case
(Related: College, Focus, School, Trying)

"I always enjoyed writing. I did playlets in high school, I did radio shows in college. That's one of the reasons I went down to Second City, because you could do acting and writing."
- Dan Castellaneta
(Related: Acting, College, School, Writing)

"This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described. And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates - is they just keeping giving back."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, College, Giving, Remarkable, State, University, Value)

"I remember coming to this college in the 1960s as a new legislator when a road divided the campus - and it was not fully paved at that - and no wall defined the campus from the highway."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: College, Road)

"They were often the first students in their family to go to college and the very idea of higher education was still foreign to them. They had to make a conscious and often difficult decision to come to college."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, Family, Idea, Decision, College, First, Students)

"Typically, historical black colleges and universities like Delaware State, attracted students who were raised in an environment where going to college wasn't the next natural step after high school."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: College, Environment, School, State, Students)

"These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Nature, Opportunity, College, Ivy, Students)

"Delaware State is no longer a college for African Americans without other choices, it is a university of choice."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: African, Americans, Choice, Choices, College, State, University)

"During the days of segregation, there was not a place of higher learning for African Americans. They were simply not welcome in many of the traditional schools. And from this backward policy grew the network of historical black colleges and universities."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Policy, African, Americans, Learning, Network, Schools)

"I need to decide whether to apply for college or delay it for a couple of years while I pursue some more acting projects. Right now I'm trying to sort things out, so I can make the right choices."
- Lacey Chabert
(Related: Acting, Choices, College, Delay, Now, Projects, Right, Trying, Years)

"I have taught history on the high school and college levels, and am or have been a lecturer at the Smithsonian, The National Institutes of Health, and numerous colleges and universities, mostly on science fiction and technology subjects."
- Jack L. Chalker
(Related: History, Science, Technology, Health, College, Fiction, School)

"Let me say no danger and no hardship ever makes me wish to get back to that college life again."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Life, College, Danger, Hardship)

"When I was younger it was twice a day with a game on the weekend. Then when I got older, three times a day everyday in college and on the national team."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: College, Day, Weekend)

"I went to Brooklyn College and met this beautiful Jewish girl named Merle, with dark hair, exotic looking and brilliant. So we got married and had three children."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Children, College, Hair)

"Children from like 8 and even up to the college age - Spider-Man appeals to a fairly broad demographic but, like I said, a mean age probably of 12 is a good mark - they process information so quickly and it's not because of attention deficit or short attention span."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Age, Attention, Children, College, Information)

"A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students."
- John Ciardi
(Related: College, Interest, Students, University)

"Almost every time I am in a lectureship on a college campus, young people will say, If there is a God and if he is a loving and merciful God, how do you explain the problems of suffering and death and all the tragedies that happen to people?"
- John Clayton
(Related: Death, Time, God, People, College, Problems, Suffering, Will)

"Some of my finest memories are from my time at the University of Texas. College baseball, I love it."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Love, Time, Baseball, College, Memories, University)

"I love to work with the younger kids who are trying to live out their dreams, if in fact that's what they plan on doing after college to take the next step. A very select few have that opportunity so when you do have the opportunity you know, those guys take advantage of it."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Love, Work, Dreams, Opportunity, College, Fact, Kids, Trying)

"Going to Omaha for the College World Series - the people there are tremendous - huge crowds and a lot of excitement. I still remember those days - you make a lot of friends that you never forget when you win a championship like that."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: People, College, Crowds, Excitement, Forget, Friends, World)

"Even though I play a professional sport now, I love college baseball."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Love, Baseball, College, Now, Play)

"When we make college more affordable, we make the American dream more achievable."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Dream, American, College)

"I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor."
- Ty Cobb
(Related: College, Day, Regret)

"It is one thing to take as a given that approximately 70 percent of an entering high school freshman class will not attend college, but to assign a particular child to a curriculum designed for that 70 percent closes off for that child the opportunity to attend college."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Opportunity, Class, College, Curriculum, School, Will)

"But in my college years it got to the point where my friends and I didn't do anything without consuming a massive amount of alcohol before we went anywhere or did anything, and you know that."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: Alcohol, College, Friends, Years)

"America has a strategic interest in continuing to welcome international students at our colleges, universities, and high schools. Attracting the world's top scientific scholars helps to keep our economy competitive."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: America, Economy, Interest, Schools, Students, World)

"The Pell Grant is more than a financial aid program for college students in need. It is the right thing to do for America's college students, and it is the right thing to do for America's economy."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Financial, America, College, Economy, Right, Students)

"I had a tremendous horror of going into the Army. That is probably why I went to college for so long."
- Bruce Conner
(Related: Army, College, Horror)

"These doomsday warriors look no more like soldiers than the soldiers of the Second World War looked like conquistadors. The more expert they become the more they look like lab assistants in small colleges."
- Alistair Cooke
(Related: War, Soldiers, World, World war)

"Well, we were all in high school and we got together, and in college - we were in art college together."
- Alice Cooper
(Related: Art, College, School)

"The professional world was much more unpleasant than I thought. I was always wishing I could get back that enthusiasm I had when I was doing shows at college."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Thought, Enthusiasm, College, Wishing, World)

"I remember saying in college that I would never do commercials."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: College, Saying)

"Enquire what the effect of large endowments are upon colleges."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Effect)

"I met someone the other night who's 28 years old, and he hasn't worked a day since he left college because he's pursuing a dream he'll never, ever realize: He thinks he's a great singer. Actually, he's crap."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Dream, College, Day, Night, Old, Years)

"I got out of college and I went to get my master's in creative writing at San Francisco State. I was working as an actor at the Actor's Workshop, being abused as a intern."
- Peter Coyote
(Related: Actor, Being, College, State, Writing)

"By the time I entered college, I had decided not to have children, a decision that was never regretted. Accordingly, I was careful to court only girls who wanted to have professional careers."
- Donald Cram
(Related: Time, Decision, Careers, Children, College, Court, Girls)

"Another little known fact about Amazing Tennis - the computer opponents are modeled after real people. In an odd turn of events, I joined a division 3 college tennis team at age 38."
- David Crane
(Related: Age, People, College, Computer, Events, Fact, Opponents, Tennis)

"One of the greatest joys in my life was giving a lecture in French at the College de France."
- James Cronin
(Related: Life, College, France, Giving)

"When I was 18 I went to college for two years and didn't work for a year which was essential for me, because my identity had been so influenced by my being an actor and I think I just needed to discover what it was to be myself, divorced from all that responsibility."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Work, Actor, Being, College, Identity, Responsibility, Years)

"Well, I just can't play the game anymore. I'm 63 years old, and I've been in the business for 40 years now. I take good advice and direction really well, but I don't need somebody that finished college two years ago to come in and tell me what I should be recording."
- Charlie Daniels
(Related: Business, Advice, College, Direction, Now, Old, Play, Years)

"The word survivor suggests someone who has emerged alive from a plane crash or a natural disaster. But the word can also refer to the loved ones of murder victims, and this was the sense in which it was used at a four-day conference in early June at Boston College."
- Godfried Danneels
(Related: Boston, College, Disaster, June, Murder, Sense, Victims, Word)

"College ain't so much where you been as how you talk when you get back."
- Ossie Davis
(Related: College, Talk)

"I have been defending Israel's right to exist, and to defend itself against terrorism, for many years-on college campuses, in television appearances and in debate."
- Alan Dershowitz
(Related: College, Debate, Israel, Right, Television, Terrorism, Years)

"The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches."
- Anita Diament
(Related: People, Church, Churches, College, State)

"I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn't mean we are dating."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Dating, Cinema, College, Friends, Girls, Students)

"As I went to college, I went into radio and television. Now I suppose most people think that's one step ahead of basket weaving as a major in college, but it was part of the journalism department."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: People, College, Journalism, Now, Television)

"I speak for a lot of church groups, youth groups, schools, colleges and do personal appearances. I've done conventions and trade shows. A lot of different little hats."
- Donna Douglas
(Related: Church, Schools, Trade, Youth)

"I wanted to go to a good college, and my mind was set on Wellesley."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: College, Mind)

"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
(Related: Life, College, Writing)

"I lost my mother when I was very young, and my father when I was in college."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Mother, Father, College)

"I dropped out of college my junior year to do Saturday Night Live, and I didn't even consult my parents. They were very supportive because they had no choice."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Choice, College, Night, Parents)

"I kept going to different colleges, but dropped out."
- Spencer Dryden
"Willie Mays was the best ever. When I was in college I once made a catch like the one Mays made over his head. Sometimes when I'm lying in bed at night I think about it. It still makes me warm."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Bed, College, Lying, Night)

"At a time when going to college has never been more important, it's never been more expensive, and our nation's families haven't been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression. And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans. We can plow those savings into our students. And we can make college dramatically more affordable, tens of billions of dollars over the next decade."
- Arnie Duncan
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Financial, Banks, College, Depression, Nation, Risk, Students)

"But I went to high school in a Portland suburb and went to college here."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: College, School)

"Then in college I became obsessed with film, and wanted to be part of that."
- Christopher Durang
(Related: College, Film)

"Until these college students came into town, we were all very poor and didn't have money to do anything."
- Santiago Durango
(Related: Money, College, Poor, Students)

"How you play the game is for college ball. When you're playing for money, winning is the only thing that matters."
- Leo Durocher
(Related: Money, Winning, College, Play)

"While I was at college studying design I decided to paint. I was also greatly inspired by the colours that I had seen on my travels in the Brazilian Rain forest."
- John Dyer
(Related: Design, College, Rain)

"I had done a lot of rock 'n' roll photography when I was in college. I was one of many photographers who worked for The Doors, Jefferson Airplane, and all of these rock 'n' roll bands."
- John Dykstra
(Related: College, Photography)

"Colleges are like old-age homes, except for the fact that more people die in colleges."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: People, Fact, Old)

"When my kids are in college, maybe I'll drag my fishnets and high heels out."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: College, Kids)

"By going to the movies, and because of other things, too, going to college, making a wide variety of friends, moving around traveling, I became a lot more open-minded than the heritage I was born into might have suggested."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: Movies, College, Friends, Open, Traveling, Variety)

"If you want to be a doctor, a lawyer you must go to college. But if you want to be a musician or such, study your craft. Study music."
- Billy Eckstine
(Related: Music, College, Study, Want)

"Reed College required a thesis for a Bachelor's degree. Normally a Bachelor's is sort of like being stamped 'Prime US Beef.' They just walk you through, hand out the diplomas and you fill in your name later on."
- David Eddings
(Related: Being, College, Name)

"I taught in a small teacher's college for three or four years, at which point all the administrators got a pay raise and the teaching faculty didn't."
- David Eddings
(Related: College, Teaching, Years)

"Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Life, Being, Children, College, Will)

"In college, I got interested in news because the world was coming apart. The civil rights movement, the antiwar movement, the women's right movement. That focused my radio ambitions toward news."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Women, Civil rights, College, News, World)

"Depending on what your interest in theater is, I always recommend working on plays. It's a great way to be introduced to the field, and also a great way to be seen by agents and representation. I'm also a great advocate for studying acting at a drama school or a college."
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Related: Acting, College, Drama, Interest, School, Theater)

"You know that it is only through work that you can achieve anything, either in college or in the world."
- Charles William Eliot
(Related: Work, College, World)

"When I enrolled in college at age 19, I had a total of eight years of formal classroom education. As a result, I was not comfortable with formal lectures and receiving regular homework assignments."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Age, Education, Classroom, College, Result, Years)

"I played from the time I was seven years old. My father was my first baseman coach. I had opportunities that I never really pursued - with some Miami teams and a few larger colleges, and then I ended up bailing and began cooking."
- Todd English
(Related: Time, Father, Coach, Cooking, First, Old, Years)

"I might say that in retrospect, looking at where the community college system is today, I think we may have gone too far. The community college system is so big, so broad, so consuming of tax money."
- Daniel J. Evans
(Related: Money, College, Community, Tax, May, Today)

"Some people asked me if it was going to be a downer to come back and play on a college team after playing on a world championship team, and I don't think they understand what it is like to play here."
- Lorrie Fair
(Related: People, College, Play, World)

"African American children can't be educationally disadvantaged for 12 years and then experience a miracle cure when it comes time for admission into college."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Experience, Time, African, American, Children, College, Cure, Years)

"I plan to go to college in Southampton, a fishery studies college. Again, my brother was down there about two years ago and he said it was great, so I'm looking forward to that."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Brother, College, Years)

"My last son is leaving to go to college; my grandchildren are being born. My mother is living with me."
- Sally Field
(Related: Mother, Son, Being, College, Living)

"The lopsided attitudes of college professors pose a serious challenge to learning because students are so susceptible to becoming lopsided sheep."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Challenge, College, Learning, Sheep, Students)

"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
(Related: Experience, Life, Women, Education, Management, American, College, Numbers, Students)

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

"Anyone can use these sites - companies and colleges, teachers and students, young and old all make use of networking sites to connect with people electronically to share pictures, information, course work, and common interests."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Work, People, Information, Old, Students, Teachers)

"At one point in college I was so shy that I'd drop out of a class if asked to speak in front of other people."
- Joe Flanigan
(Related: People, Class, College)

"Coming out of college with a degree in fine arts and painting isn't worth much any more."
- Dan Fogelberg
(Related: College, Painting, Worth)

"I never took my SAT's. I never applied to college. I moved right out here and jumped into the thick of things. Whether that was the smart move or not, I'm sitting here talking to you now, so it paid off."
- Scott Foley
(Related: College, Now, Right, Talking)

"For me, college wasn't a breeze. I had 8 o'clock classes, I worked from 3 to 11 at the Settlement House. On weekends, if Northwestern Bell needed me, I'd troubleshoot for them, and I had a steady girl. God!"
- Henry Fonda
(Related: College)

"I knew in my gut that there was something wrong with a system that couldn't fire its incompetents, and I had my share of incompetent college teachers."
- Luke Ford
(Related: College, Fire, Teachers, Wrong)

"At times during high school and college I wished to be a sportswriter."
- Luke Ford
(Related: College, School)

"College campuses were once a hotbed of political activity."
- Tom Ford
(Related: College)

"As many know, and especially those who may have young sons or daughters at colleges or universities, the last thing you want to hear is a call that perhaps one of your children was injured or, even worse, lost their life in a tragic fire at a dorm or campus housing."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Life, Children, Daughters, Fire, May, Sons, Want)

"I worked as a lawyer; as a member of the teaching staff of a technical college; and then I worked principally as legal adviser to Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist German Workers Party."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Legal, College, Party, Teaching, Workers)

"It was 1967, and the hippie thing was happening. I got into experimenting with drugs while I was in college in Michigan."
- Glenn Frey
(Related: College, Drugs)

"I have a daughter who is a sophomore in college and another who is in the 11th grade of high school."
- Thomas Friedman
(Related: Daughter, College, School)

"College is a refuge from hasty judgment."
- Robert Frost
(Related: College, Judgment)

"The preparation I had in college was the most valuable."
- Hayden Fry
(Related: College, Preparation)

"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
(Related: People, Americans, Anxiety, Automobiles, College, University, World)

"Instead, California is one of only 10 states that provides in-state college and university tuition to illegal immigrants. That's grossly unfair to a legal high school student who moves out of California for a year, then returns to attend college."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Legal, College, School, states, University)

"Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Burden, College, Country, Hospitals, Jobs, Labor, Students, Summer, Wages)

"It's clear enough that there was substantial fraud in Ohio, thus delivering the Electoral College vote for President Bush."
- George Galloway
(Related: College, Fraud, President, Vote)

"If you don't give your kid freedom to make choices with money, including stupid choices, he'll make plenty when he gets to college."
- John Gardner
(Related: Money, Choices, College, Freedom)

"The ideal college is Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: College, End)

"I was a student at Columbia College, actually, in the Architecture school. Paul would drive in from Queens, showing me these new songs. I can't remember us working it out."
- Art Garfunkel
(Related: Architecture, College, School, Songs)

"I went to military college in Canada and graduated as an officer in the Navy but also as an engineer."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Canada, College, Military, Navy)

"The only thing that I was equipped for with my very mediocre college Arts degree was to get a job in teaching."
- Helen Garner
(Related: College, Job, Teaching)

"I always loved comedy but I didn't start formally until I was in college."
- Ana Gasteyer
(Related: College, Comedy)

"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
(Related: Life, People, College, Feet, Girls, Talk, Will)

"Ignorance of what real learning is, and a consequent suspicion of it; materialism, and a consequent intellectual laxity, both of these have done destructive work in the colleges."
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould
(Related: Work, Ignorance, Learning, Materialism, Suspicion)

"I went to college in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Mellon University... studied acting there. Then I went to New York for about five years. I moved out here about 10 years ago."
- Laura San Giacomo
(Related: Acting, College, University, Years)

"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
(Related: Life, Society, Truth, Chance, College, Mind)

"Texas is now a cornerstone of the electoral college for Republicans."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: College, Now, Republicans)

"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
(Related: College, Talk)

"I obtained a job at the Library of Congress. I loved books, so I felt at home. I was going to end up, I thought, majoring in English and teach at the college level."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Home, Thought, Books, College, Congress, End, English, Job)

"I met my wife in Washington, D.C. I was a senior in college. WW II was about to descend upon us. Jobs were starting to open up after a prolonged depression."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Wife, College, Depression, Jobs, Open, Washington)

"College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage."
- George Gobel
(Related: Marriage, College, School)

"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
(Related: Music, Life, Being, College, School, Service, State)

"Married and divorced, three beautiful daughters, two in college. The other one is 16, lives with her mom. I'm 46, I've worked for the Post Office for 18 years, seven facilities in three states."
- Arthur Godfrey
(Related: Mom, College, Daughters, Office, Post, states, Years)

"And during my college, at the end of the junior year I worked in a mine."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: College, End)

"I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Work, Mother, Father, College, Culture, Famous, Language, Man, School)

"As a small child in England, I had this dream of going to Africa. We didn't have any money and I was a girl, so everyone except my mother laughed at it. When I left school, there was no money for me to go to university, so I went to secretarial college and got a job."
- Jane Goodall
(Related: Money, Mother, Dream, College, England, Job, School, University)

"I was an English major in college with minors in Fine Arts and Humanities."
- Sue Grafton
(Related: College, English)

"I attended the University of Louisville my freshman year, transferred to what was then Western Kentucky State Teachers College for my sophomore and junior years, and then graduated from the University of Louisville in the summer of 1961."
- Sue Grafton
(Related: College, Kentucky, State, Summer, Teachers, University, Years)

"A professional player is smarter than a college man. He uses his noodle. He knows what to do and when to do it. He rarely goes up in the air as is the case with most of our college players when they get in a tight place."
- Red Grange
(Related: College, Man)

"To compete in a global economy, our students must continue their education beyond high school. To make this expectation a reality, we must give students the tools they need to succeed, including the opportunity to take a college entrance exam."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Education, Opportunity, College, Economy, Expectation, Reality, School, Students, Succeed, Tools)

"Our great history has been that people came to Michigan because you didn't have to have a college degree to get a good-paying job. Consequently, we have got a larger number of our population that right now are facing outsourcing, et cetera, without higher or advanced degrees."
- Jennifer M. Granholm
(Related: History, People, College, Job, Now, Population, Right)

"I love the idea that we put in jokes the kids don't get. And that later, when they grow up and read a few books and go to college and watch the show again, they can get it on a completely different level."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Love, Idea, Books, College, Jokes, Kids)

"The 1960s were big for folk music, and the Kingston Trio led the way. They were the ones who started it all. The music was fresh and alive. College kids loved it and their parents did, too."
- George Grove
(Related: Music, College, Folk, Kids, Parents)

"When I went to college I took a creative writing class and decided in a week to be a writer."
- David Guterson
(Related: Class, College, Writer, Writing)

"I feel so gratified about having finished college. I learned how to articulate myself. It gave me confidence more than anything. And also the ability to analyze the text."
- Maggie Gyllenhaal
(Related: Ability, College, Confidence)

"I've been a teacher at the college level, in composition mostly, and I've been an editor on magazines."
- Jane Haddam
(Related: College)

"I was lucky enough not to face any required summer reading lists until I went to college. So I still think of summer as the best time to read for fun."
- Margaret Haddix
(Related: Time, College, Fun, Reading, Summer)

"A college education shows a man how little other people know."
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton
(Related: Education, People, College, Man)

"There is no formula to making it to the NFL other than good fortune and and playing well in college."
- Dante Hall
(Related: College, Formula, Fortune)

"My favorite NBA team are the houston rockets and favorite college team are the duke blue devils."
- Dante Hall
(Related: College, Favorite, Houston)

"We want people to realize you are at a design school, not a land grant college. The way we look says a great deal about who we are."
- James Hall
(Related: Design, People, College, Land, School, Want)

"I had the notion that I wanted to write the great dirty American novel, so I went to Roanoke College on the GI Bill."
- Tom T. Hall
(Related: American, College)

"I had been doing summer stock every summer while I was in college. We did a showcase, like most good conservatories do - monologues and things that agents and casting directors come to see. From that I got an agent."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: College, Summer)

"My mother raised me in the church. I was not allowed to stay home on Sunday; there was no option. I sang in the choir all the way up until I went to college."
- Steve Harvey
(Related: Home, Mother, Church, College)

"Most of my friends from college became dental hygienists or went into retail, a lot went into sales. They all started getting married and having kids and buying homes and I was still living like a college student."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Buying, College, Friends, Kids, Living, Sales)

"The very first stock I bought right out of college was Berkshire Hathaway."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: College, First, Right)

"In college, my big money memory was saving up to buy a car with my boyfriend, whom I lived with."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Car, Money, Boyfriend, College, Memory)

"I had higher math SATs than in English - yet I became an English major in college."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: College, English)

"The impetus behind going to graduate school was a year after graduating from college spent in Dallas working at the dog food factory and Bank America and not having met success in my chosen field, which at that point was being an actress."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Food, Success, America, Being, College, School)

"Yeah, I did some small parts in high school and the first year of college and then fairly soon thereafter I settled into the backstage scenery, and then at the University of Maryland I was doing posters for their productions."
- Jim Henson
(Related: College, First, School, University)

"Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: African, Americans, College, First, Potential, Today, Unemployment)

"No, I was going to college and got discovered."
- Jay Hernandez
(Related: College)

"I was educated at King's College, Taunton and went to the University of Cambridge in 1942."
- Antony Hewish
(Related: College, University)

"I was single for six years and during those six years I went back to college and got my degree in Social Work and then... while I was single... Barney came here to Portsmouth on vacation."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Work, College, Vacation, Years)

"My mother keeps things in perspective for me. She makes me realize that the acting I do and love is no more important than what one of my brothers does-he works in a shoe repair shop. If my career ever tapers off, I'll go to college."
- Dana Hill
(Related: Love, Mother, Acting, Brothers, Career, College, Perspective)

"I like school very much, and I'll go to college if my career slows down. But kids go to college to be where I am today. Not to put college down, but for me, it would be digressing."
- Dana Hill
(Related: Career, College, Kids, School, Today)

"I used to be a regular college student and now I go all over the country and stay at really nice hotels."
- Steven Hill
(Related: College, Country, Now)

"The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college."
- Tony Hillerman
(Related: Being, College, English, Project)

"Our record number of teenagers must become our record number of high school and college graduates and our record number of teachers, scientists, doctors, lawyers, and skilled professionals."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: College, Doctors, Lawyers, professionals, School, Scientists, Teachers, Teenagers)

"Currently, only 70 percent of our high school students earn diplomas with their peers, and less than one-third of our high school students graduate prepared for success in a four-year college."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Success, College, School, Students)

"So when I told my parents I wanted to go into acting because I was flunking out of my first year of junior college, they were relieved that I had picked something other than joining the army. But I can't imagine how they had high hopes for me."
- Dustin Hoffman
(Related: Acting, Army, College, First, Parents)

"Penn State University is also nationally recognized for the exceptional research and patient care provided at the College of Medicine, located in my Congressional District in Hershey, PA."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Care, College, Medicine, Research, State, University)

"I majored in geology in college but have majored in Herbert Hoover ever since."
- Lou Henry Hoover
(Related: College)

"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
(Related: Mistake, College)

"Do you realize that if we could increase just by 50 percent the number of adults who have a college degree, it would add $5 billion to the economy and it would result in a net income to the state of Arkansas of $340 million a year?"
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: College, Economy, Income, Result, State)

"And when I started college, I think I was good at two things: arguing and asking questions."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: College, Questions)

"I learned more about the economy from one South Dakota dust storm that I did in all my years of college."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: College, Economy, Years)

"I'm currently doing Undeclared an American TV show set in a college. It just got aired and got massive ratings so hopefully that'll screen in the UK soon."
- Charlie Hunnam
(Related: American, College)

"The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: College)

"It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things. The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which would do credit to any college student, but the monkey is serious because he itches."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: College, Credit, Expression, Seriousness)

"Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
"When I was in art college, I would be painting, and I would create something on a canvas that was actually quite attractive. But if I got frightened and tried to protect that, that canvas would die."
- Michael Ironside
(Related: Art, College, Painting)

"If you have four years to complete your college education, do it."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: Education, College, Years)

"It occurred to me in my junior year of high school. I got my first letter from a big college. I still have that letter to this day - a letter from Indiana."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: College, Day, First, School)

"I was a pitcher, shortstop and outfielder, and the Yankees tried to sign me out of high school as a first-round draft pick in 1981. I turned them down to go to college."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: College, Draft, First, School)

"For me, the desire exists less to get myself a degree than to just go and have the whole college experience, and throw myself into the brain pool and see if I can swim."
- Joshua Jackson
(Related: Experience, College, Desire)

"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
(Related: Life, Love, College, Now, Romantic)

"I took a public speaking class in college and managed to make the class laugh a little bit."
- Kevin James
(Related: Class, College, Public, Public speaking)

"The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one."
- William James
(Related: Education, College, Man)

"We have such a high drop-out rate from musicians, said the head of the college. He was right - I dropped out before I even dropped in. Months later they were still asking what had happened to me, not realising that I was on a UK tour."
- Holly Johnson
(Related: College, Months, Musicians, Right)

"To see a player dunk in women's college basketball is just amazing. It's great to see that the game has reached that level now."
- Holly Johnson
(Related: Women, Basketball, College, Now)

"Aaron and I will be joined at the hip until the day we die. We have loved and hated each other since the day he was born. He's very much a part of my heart. He's going to broadcasting college now, and he'll do fine. But he came into a world that did not welcome him."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Heart, College, Day, Now, Will, World)

"My youngest uncle Randy and I were the first members of our entire family to ever go to college."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Family, College, First)

"One day, my youngest uncle - the other one who was first to go to college, Randy - and I were sitting out on the front porch. And he was brilliant. He ended up - he just retired from Boeing Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: College, Day, First)

"So I was determined to use my last two years in college doing something I thought I would enjoy, which was acting. And it was probably because there was girls over in the drama school too, you know?"
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Thought, Acting, College, Drama, Girls, School, Years)

"In college I had a weekend gig at a restaurant, a solo thing that was the best practice I could have ever had. That's where I learned to coordinate my singing and my piano playing."
- Norah Jones
(Related: College, Practice, Singing, Weekend)

"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
(Related: Architecture, Time, Soul, College, Help, Mind, Past)

"Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye."
- Roger Kahn
(Related: Sex, College, Football, Violence, Weather)

"I started radio in 1950 on the Lone Ranger radio program, a dramatic show that emanated from Detroit when I was 18 years old and just beginning college. I did that for a couple of years."
- Casey Kasum
(Related: Beginning, College, Old, Years)

"At college age, you can tell who is best at taking tests and going to school, but you can't tell who the best people are. That worries the hell out of me."
- Barnaby C. Keeney
(Related: Age, People, College, Hell, School, Tests)

"The scramble to get into college is going to be so terrible in the next few years that students are going to put up with almost anything, even an education."
- Barnaby C. Keeney
(Related: Education, College, Students, Years)

"College isn't the place to go for ideas."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Ideas, College)

"Pell grants are the foundation of Federal student aid. As someone who attended college with the help of Pell grants and as chairman of the Pell Grant Caucus, I know how important they are for our Nation's low-income students."
- Ric Keller
(Related: College, Help, Nation, Students)

"Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs, have played an important role in enriching the lives of not just African Americans, but our entire country."
- Ric Keller
(Related: African, Americans, Country)

"I am here to give the American people some straight talk about higher education. Some have said we might have cut financial aid for college students. The truth is we have expanded access to college for our neediest students through the record growth of the Pell grant program."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Education, Truth, People, Financial, Growth, American, College, Students, Talk)

"I went to Marymount College in New York City with a lot of kids whose parents paid their way, and I wouldn't even have thought of asking my parents - they couldn't afford it, not with six kids!"
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Thought, College, Kids, Parents)

"I never had to pound the pavement and really struggle after college."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: College, Struggle)

"I did everything I could to stay in college and pay my own way, so I think that if success hadn't come so quickly, I would still be pursuing it."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Success, College)

"I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things."
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: College, Writer)

"I was the first boy in the Kennedy family to graduate from college."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Family, College, First)

"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
(Related: Family, Dream, College, Concern, Kids, Now)

"For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Age, Children, College, Students, Today)

"A telephone survey says that 51 percent of college students drink until they pass out at least once a month. The other 49 percent didn't answer the phone."
- Craig Kilborn
(Related: College, Students)

"Wisconsin is very proud of the career and technical college system that we have back home."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Home, Career, College)

"Jazz is the big brother of the blues. If a guy's playing blues like we play, he's in high school. When he starts playing jazz it's like going on to college, to a school of higher learning."
- B. B. King
(Related: Brother, College, Jazz, Learning, Play, School)

"Indeed, there are so many prejudices against everyday middle-class values on college campuses, and serving in the military and being pro-American just seems to be one of them."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Values, Being, College, Military)

"I'm like a bunch of college guys who got together and said, 'Let's make a dude, a crazy dude'."
- Chris Kirkpatrick
(Related: College)

"I had a liberal arts education at Amherst College where I had two majors, mathematics and philosophy."
- Stephen Cole Kleene
(Related: Education, College, Liberal, Mathematics, Philosophy)

"Walking has been ridiculous in college basketball the past 15 years."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Basketball, College, Past, Walking, Years)

"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
(Related: College, Day, Friends, Months)

"I didn't really escape that gravity until I moved 300 miles south to go to college at 18, where authorship no longer seemed something liable to induce vengeful punishment."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Authorship, College, Gravity, Punishment)

"There happened to be guitar classes at the college, and there was a guitar teacher there with whom I used to play. In addition, I also would go out into country schools and teach little kids basic guitar and singing a few times a week."
- Mark Knopfler
(Related: College, Country, Guitar, Kids, Play, Schools, Singing)

"At this point I was strongly advised that I was too young socially to go to college so I took a second senior year at Andover, another boarding school."
- William Standish Knowles
(Related: College, School)

"You might expect that the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists would be there and they are."
- C. Everett Koop
(Related: American, College)

"An awful lot of people come to college with this strange idea that there's no longer segregation in America's schools, that our schools are basically equal; neither of these things is true."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: People, Idea, America, College, Schools)

"College was especially sweet because of the positive, hopeful atmosphere of a college campus."
- Jerry Kramer
(Related: Positive, College)

"I got that experience through dating dozens of men for six years after college, getting an entry level magazine job at 21, working in the fiction department at Good Housekeeping and then working as a fashion editor there as well as writing many articles for the magazine."
- Judith Krantz
(Related: Dating, Experience, Men, College, Fashion, Fiction, Housekeeping, Job, Writing, Years)

"I started college Pre-Med. That lasted about half a semester."
- Peter Krause
(Related: College)

"I was an economics major in college, and every summer after school, I would drive my car from California, from Claremont men's college at the time, to New York. And I worked on Wall Street."
- Henry Kravis
(Related: Car, Time, Men, College, Economics, School, Summer)

"Look at all the marriages that have been wonderfully successful where fellows finished their army service and came home to go to college on G.I. bills and their wives worked."
- Marta Kristen
(Related: Home, Successful, Army, College, Service, Wives)

"I'm fortunate now that I coach at Duke University and we've won a lot. I have some kids who haven't failed that much. But when they get to college, they're going to fail some time. That's a thing that I can help them the most with."
- Mike Krzyzewski
(Related: Time, Coach, College, Help, Kids, Now, University)

"Once the troops move into Cambodia, the colleges and universities of this country were on the verge of civil war. Many closed down. The students were up in arms. And it looked very much like there were going to be real problems in this country."
- William Kunstler
(Related: War, Country, Problems, Students, Troops)

"I turned down a scholarship to Yale. The problem with college is that there's a tendency to mistake preparation for productivity. You can prepare all you want, but if you never roll the dice you'll never be successful."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Mistake, Successful, College, Preparation, Productivity, Want)

"I wanted to be an actress. In college I was a serious feminist and very political. I was determined to get one thing out of my career and that was respect. I didn't want money. I didn't care about fame."
- Christine Lahti
(Related: Money, Care, Career, College, Fame, Respect, Want)

"We are looking for targets that have a tremendous strategic fit for the company. The colleges must have complementary education programs, have an excellent reputation, long operating history and solid regulatory compliance."
- John Larson
(Related: Education, History, Company, Reputation)

"What we're about is a manifestation of the Catholic roots of Boston College."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: Boston, College)

"I always give the example, if you turn on the radio today, black radio, Lenny Kravitz is not black. Bob Marley wasn't black: in the beginning, only white college stations played Bob Marley."
- Spike Lee
(Related: Beginning, College, Example, Today)

"He wanted to be a lawyer, couldn't afford it, so he started dealing to go to college - good intention."
- John Leguizamo
(Related: College, Intention)

"The role of a liberal arts college within a university is to be a genuine part of that university, giving and responding to the other parts."
- Edward Levi
(Related: College, Giving, Liberal, University)

"A university is a college with a stadium seating over 40,000."
- Leonard L. Levinson
(Related: College, University)

"The College Access and Opportunity Act addresses the important need to make higher education more affordable and easier to access for low and middle-income students."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Act, College, Students)

"My parents are both college professors, and it made me want to question authority, standards and traditions."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Authority, College, Parents, Question, Traditions, Want)

"One of the wonderful things about going to a small college is you can get into everything."
- Art Linkletter
(Related: College)

"In college, I started out doing musicals and Shakespeare."
- Ray Liotta
(Related: College, Shakespeare)

"Here I was, this good guy that played football; I was gonna go play in college but I had a bad senior year. But I played guitar in assemblies whenever I could."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: College, Football, Guitar, Play)

"Athletes who take to the classroom naturally or are encouraged to focus on grades should be able to do well in the classroom. I believe the reason you go to college is to get your degree. It's not a minor league or an audition for the pros."
- Rebecca Lobo
(Related: Athletes, Classroom, College, Focus, Reason)

"I was in college for two years, and just hated it in the '60s."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: College, Years)

"Where I grew up in Dallas, things might be a little more traditional. People have the same things in mind. They're supposed to grow up, go to college, get a job, get married, and have children, grandchildren. That's the world I grew up in."
- Lisa Loeb
(Related: People, Children, College, Job, Mind, World)

"I'll probably pursue doing more movies, but not horror or movies with killers in them. I'll try to stick to happy movies. I want to act and direct like Jodie Foster. I admire her because she went to college and she's still doing the same thing."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Movies, Act, College, Horror, Want)

"I didn't go to college, I went straight from high school to working on I'll Fly Away, I was very, very lucky."
- Jeremy London
(Related: College, School)

"When I got back into the film business after college, I started out as a production assistant."
- Mike Lookinland
(Related: Business, College, Film, Production)

"Declining overseas admissions costs us not only much needed revenues for colleges and universities, but much more importantly, we lose the best opportunity we have to introduce foreign students to all that America has to offer the world."
- Richard Lugar
(Related: Opportunity, America, Students, World)

"I went to college for one semester, and I took every subject I could, and I ended up failing. So I thought to myself, Ever since I was a kid, I've loved expression - and that's when I started thinking about acting."
- Derek Luke
(Related: Thought, Acting, College, Expression, Thinking)

"It wasn't until my last year of college, 1976, that I decided well, maybe he's right. Delbert had been pushing me since high school to put 100% into my music."
- Cheryl Lynn
(Related: Music, College, Right, School)

"Even when I was young, playing college football, and I injured my knee, I bounced right back."
- Lee Majors
(Related: College, Football, Right)

"By the time I was at college, I became very alert to the question of racial discrimination, and I remember one of my first writing attempts had to do with a lynching."
- Albert Maltz
(Related: Time, College, Discrimination, First, Question, Writing)

"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
(Related: Family, College, Language, Parents)

"I learned how to sign because when I was growing up in California in order to get into college you needed two semesters of language to get into a University of California school."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: College, Growing up, Language, Order, School, University)

"I quit college. I was studying architecture for about a year."
- Barry Mann
(Related: Architecture, College)

"Presidents are elected not by direct popular vote but by 538 members of the Electoral College."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: College, Popular, Vote)

"When I was 18, I joined the Screen Actors Guild, and after college I came to New York."
- Marla Maples
(Related: Actors, College)

"I throw better than anybody in college and I can throw with anybody in the pros. There, that's what I think."
- Dan Marino
(Related: College)

"That's the same in college. It's the same in high school. Kids are getting bigger, stronger, faster, more into the weightlifting, more into nutrition, more into size."
- Steve Mariucci
(Related: College, Kids, School)

"I was also a big Woody Allen fan. When I got into college I listened to Lenny Bruce but it's taken me years to put him into context historically and really get what he did."
- Marc Maron
(Related: College, Years)

"The truth of the matter is I stayed in L.A. raising my children, and when they went to college, I packed my bags along with them and came to New York and looked for parts in the theatre, because that's always what I preferred doing."
- Andrea Martin
(Related: Truth, Children, College, Theatre)

"Our campaign is powered by college students who are not about to let the first genocide of the 21st century happen on their watch."
- Ross Martin
(Related: College, First, Genocide, Students)

"We created a show and a scenario for college students where they can take what they learn in class every day and apply it to the real world."
- Ross Martin
(Related: Class, College, Day, Students, World)

"And I finished college because I thought how much it would upset my parents if I didn't."
- Harry Mathews
(Related: Thought, College, Parents)

"I mean, if somebody said to me, junior year of college, you can go anywhere, your old man's paying for it, I'd have been gone in a flash. But I had to work. Every summer my mother would say, 'Get that job and hold on to it until August 30.'"
- Chris Matthews
(Related: Work, Mother, College, Job, Man, Old, Summer)

"The greatest challenge I think is adjusting to not playing baseball. The reason for that is I had to come out of baseball and come into the business world, not being a college graduate, not being educated to come into the business world the way I should have."
- Willie Mays
(Related: Business, Baseball, Being, Challenge, College, Reason, World)

"And my father didn't have money for me to go to college. And at that particular time they didn't have black quarterbacks, and I don't think I could have made it in basketball, because I was only 5' 11". So I just picked baseball."
- Willie Mays
(Related: Money, Time, Father, Baseball, Basketball, College)

"The result was, when Congress convened in January 1971, everyone was now an environmentalist. They had seen a new force, college students, who favored the environment."
- Pete McCloskey
(Related: College, Congress, Environment, Force, Now, Result, Students)

"Not only that - college doesn't particularly qualify you for the outside world. he world is changing so fast, and college is not. It should strive to be more in tune with the world."
- Kent McCord
(Related: College, World)

"Instead, most colleges are studies in obsolescence."
- Kent McCord
"I noticed that almost everyone I went to college with has worked at something other than the subject they majored in. I guess that' s one of the reasons for campus unrest."
- Kent McCord
(Related: College)

"I got through college realizing business was repugnant."
- Bruce McCulloch
(Related: Business, College)

"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
(Related: Life, People, College, English, Infinite, Now)

"Then I left that school and I went to Cerritos College, which was in southern California; they had one of the best big band programs in the country at the time."
- Bobby McFerrin
(Related: Time, College, Country, School)

"Then when I was in grammar school I played the clarinet, and then, after clarinet I played the flute in college orchestra - besides singing in the college chorus and things like that."
- Bobby McFerrin
(Related: College, Grammar, School, Singing)

"It's not that I don't love the song. My songs are like my children: some you want around and some you want to send off to college as soon as possible."
- Bobby McFerrin
(Related: Love, College, Song, Songs, Want)

"Basically, right before college I got into the Guinness book for my feet and started to do local commercials and little radio spots, just little things and found I really liked it."
- Matthew McGrory
(Related: College, Feet, Right)

"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
(Related: College, Months)

"Here were these college kids beating the Soviets and going on to the Olympic Gold Medal. To me, that's the greatest upset of all time in any sport that I can think of."
- Jim McKay
(Related: Time, College, Gold, Kids)

"From 1931 to 1937, I was a Fellow and Lecturer in Economics at Hertford College, Oxford."
- James Meade
(Related: College, Economics)

"I took acting classes in college, and once I graduated, I decided to give acting a shot when I couldn't really think of anything else to do. It took me a couple of years to get an agent, and my first big break was The Fanelli Boys, which was a sitcom on NBC. Then I did a few television movies."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Movies, Acting, Boys, College, First, Television, Years)

"A whale ship was my Yale College and my Harvard."
- Herman Melville
(Related: College)

"So most of my acting experience came in college when I was living away from them. I acted in various independent films, and I got some commercial work and stuff like that."
- Maria Menounos
(Related: Experience, Work, Acting, College, Living)

"I got my diploma from Ealing College of Art, in graphics and illustration."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Art, College)

"At college I'd seen my dead frog's limbs twitch under some applied stimulus or other - seen, but hadn't believed. Didn't dream of thinking beyond or around what I saw."
- James Merrill
(Related: Dream, College, Thinking)

"October is a fine and dangerous season in America. a wonderful time to begin anything at all. You go to college, and every course in the catalogue looks wonderful."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Time, America, College, October)

"They didn't have college scholarships for women. Had they done that at the time, I may have stayed on for another two Olympics, but the opportunities were not available to women that they have today."
- Debbie Meyer
(Related: Women, Time, College, May, Today)

"Condoleezza Rice, the national security adviser, is right there... she's in town because her father was at Johnson Smith College... and she was delivering a speech there."
- Al Michaels
(Related: Father, College, National security, Right, Speech)

"I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life."
- Phil Mickelson
(Related: Education, Life, College)

"College is part of the American dream. It shouldn't be part of a financial nightmare for families."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Dream, Financial, American, College)

"Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Time, Education, America, College, Community, First, Future, Inventions, Students)

"Don't ever dare to take your college as a matter of course - because, like democracy and freedom, many people you'll never know have broken their hearts to get it for you."
- Alice Duer Miller
(Related: People, College, Democracy, Freedom)

"It was just expected that I would go to college. Both my parents are teachers and they tolerated acting, but I was going to go to a school of quality or bust. Which made my downshifting back to acting afterward a little difficult."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Quality, Acting, College, Parents, School, Teachers)

"When I got to college, acting suddenly seemed like a very risky proposition and all my friends were going to law school or med school or Wall Street."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Acting, College, Friends, Law, School)

"Our promise to our children should be this: if you do well in school, we will pay for you to obtain a college degree."
- Ruth Ann Minner
(Related: Children, College, Promise, School, Will)

"When I entered college, it was to study liberal arts. At the University of Pennsylvania, I studied English literature, but I fell in love with broadcasting, with telling stories about other people's exploits."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Love, People, College, English, Liberal, Literature, Study, University)

"Even though college has been hard, I don't want to give up."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: College, Want)

"Still, it's tough trying to combine my acting career with my college career."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Acting, Career, College, Trying)

"If I had to give one piece of advice to incoming college freshmen, I'd say always be true to yourself."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Advice, College)

"You grow up however, unfortunately, as the college years fly by, into a very exaggerated sense of your own capacities."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: College, Sense, Years)

"When I went to college, my goal was to be a college history teacher. I majored in history."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: History, Goal, College)

"One goes through school, college, medical school and one's internship learning little or nothing about goodness but a good deal about success."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Medical, Success, College, Goodness, Learning, Nothing, School)

"I want to go to college to study journalism. I want to speak French fluently, to travel. My mom was a journalist and it's in my blood."
- Mandy Moore
(Related: Mom, Travel, Blood, College, Journalism, Study, Want)

"But because I could throw so hard when I got to college they made me a pitcher."
- Shemar Moore
(Related: College)

"There will always be another group of kids going to college, drinking beer, and discovering that movie. Many of them have never even heard of SCTV."
- Rick Moranis
(Related: Beer, College, Drinking, Kids, Will)

"The only reason I went to college was to play basketball. I injured my knee and couldn't play."
- Jeffrey Dean Morgan
(Related: Basketball, College, Play, Reason)

"College on for sure... I'm scared to say it cause it sounds like a family movie, but if my kid was 7, 8, 9 I would take her to this quickly and gladly!"
- Rob Morrow
(Related: Family, Cause, College)

"I went to Moorehouse College. There was no track and field there."
- Edwin Moses
(Related: College)

"I wanted to go to medical school. But, I never got a college scholarship."
- Edwin Moses
(Related: Medical, College, School)

"The last state to admit a black student to the college level was South Carolina."
- Constance Baker Motley
(Related: College, State)

"All Southern state colleges and universities are open to black students."
- Constance Baker Motley
(Related: Open, State, Students)

"Columbia Law School men were being drafted, and suddenly women who had done well in college were considered acceptable candidates for the vacant seats."
- Constance Baker Motley
(Related: Men, Women, Being, College, Law, School)

"Doing away with separate black colleges meets resistance from alumni and other blacks."
- Constance Baker Motley
"At the art college in Edinburgh someone arranged for some London groups to come up and play. I was in a supporting band, with Bernie Green I think. Derek Bailey was one of the visiting musicians. He seemed to like my playing and asked me to come down to London."
- Jamie Muir
(Related: Art, College, London, Musicians, Play)

"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
(Related: Life, Being, College, Day, End, Kids)

"Taking Big Bird away from our five year olds, lunch money away from our ten year olds, job training programs away from our fifteen year olds, and college loans away from our twenty year olds is a disgrace."
- John Murray
(Related: Money, College, Disgrace, Job, Training)

"My family was very supportive of my acting. They didn't really have a choice because I got jobs acting before anyone could really say anything. It paid my way through college and helped my family out."
- Ajay Naidu
(Related: Family, Acting, Choice, College, Jobs)

"When I was in college, all the pretty women were in the theatre, so I auditioned for a play."
- Judd Nelson
(Related: Women, College, Play, Pretty, Theatre)

"A suggestion had been made to me looking toward a professorship in some Western college, but after due consideration, I declined to consider the matter."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: College, Consideration)

"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
(Related: Life, Time, Father, College, Company, Office)

"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
(Related: Life, Winning, College, Competition, First, Photography, Prizes, School, Students)

"Community colleges play an important role in helping people transition between careers by providing the retooling they need to take on a new career."
- Barack Obama
(Related: People, Career, Careers, Community, Play)

"With the changing economy, no one has lifetime employment. But community colleges provide lifetime employability."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Community, Economy)

"College inspired me to think differently. It's like no other time in your life."
- Larisa Oleynik
(Related: Life, Time, College)

"Everyone tries to talk you out of going to college. The consensus being that people are just gonna forget about you, you know, and that's the way the business works."
- Larisa Oleynik
(Related: Business, People, Being, College, Forget, Talk)

"In college, you learn how to learn. Four years is not too much time to spend at that."
- Mary Oliver
(Related: Time, College, Years)

"We kinda look at this as the second or third chapter of our lives. After college, most people figure out what they want to do with their lives. But we already know what we want to do in the future and that is to continue to further our business goals."
- Mary-Kate Olsen
(Related: Business, People, Goals, College, Future, Want)

"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
(Related: Education, College, Kids, Today)

"My parents put everything in a trust fund for me. I won't get it until I'm 18, so I'll use it for college."
- Heather O'Rourke
(Related: Trust, College, Parents)

"Earnestness is stupidity sent to college."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: College, Stupidity)

"Seriousness is stupidity sent to college."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: College, Seriousness, Stupidity)

"This year, we must address the Colorado Paradox. We have more college degrees per capita than any state. Yet we lag the nation in the percentage of students who go on to higher education."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Education, College, Nation, Paradox, State, Students)

"I wasn't the high-school play queen or anything. And my parents would let not me act until I graduated from college."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Act, College, Parents, Play, Queen)

"I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Science, College, University)

"College had little effect on me. I'd have been the same writer if I'd gone to MIT, except I'd have flunked out sooner."
- Robert B. Parker
(Related: College, Effect, Writer)

"I wanted to go to a liberal arts college, I wanted to have that experience."
- Mandy Patinkin
(Related: Experience, College, Liberal)

"I went to college in Ohio, at Ohio University, and I graduated two years ago."
- Piper Perabo
(Related: College, University, Years)

"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
(Related: Life, Accident, College, Scandal, School)

"Pauley Perrette: I was a criminal science fanatic and went to study it in college as well and I think that helped me on NCIS because I was comfortable with the language, I had studied criminal science in school for years."
- Pauley Perrette
(Related: Science, College, Language, School, Study, Years)

"According to a study by Achieve Incorporated, Texas is the first state to make a college-prep curriculum the standard coursework in high school, starting with this year's ninth grade class."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Class, College, Curriculum, First, School, State, Study)

"I don't remember any sibling rivalry growing up, because by the time I was really conscious, Tom was going away to college. My relationship with him, which is a very close one, really developed in more recent years."
- David Hyde Pierce
(Related: Time, College, Growing up, Rivalry, Years)

"I went to college, but I learned to write by reading - and writing."
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Related: College, Reading, Writing)

"I dated a lot of girls all through high school, and in college I dated a young lady for about eight months."
- Danny Pintauro
(Related: College, Lady, Girls, Months, School)

"He knew I enjoyed the relationships of college basketball. All along, he was the wise one."
- Rick Pitino
(Related: Basketball, College, Relationships)

"No, I never went to college. Always regretted it, always envied people who did."
- Sydney Pollack
(Related: People, College)

"I abandoned chemistry to concentrate on mathematics and physics. In 1942, I travelled to Cambridge to take the scholarship examination at Trinity College, received an award and entered the university in October 1943."
- John Pople
(Related: College, Examination, Mathematics, October, Physics, Trinity, University)

"Many students graduate from college and professional schools, including those of social work, nursing, medicine, teaching and law, with crushing debt burdens."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Work, College, Debt, Law, Medicine, Schools, Students, Teaching)

"I'm going to college. I don't care if it ruins my career. I'd rather be smart than a movie star."
- Natalie Portman
(Related: Care, Career, College)

"I was born in Harlem, raised in the South Bronx, went to public school, got out of public college, went into the Army, and then I just stuck with it."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Army, College, Public, School)

"One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's very complex, it's very profound."
- Dennis Prager
(Related: Education, Belief, College, Mind)

"My first few films were institutional comedies, and you're on pretty safe ground when you're dealing with an institution that vast numbers of people have experienced: college, summer camp, the military, the country club."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: People, College, Country, First, Military, Numbers, Pretty, Summer)

"Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Chance, College, Football, Play, Years)

"The morning after my high-school graduation found me up early job hunting. The dream of college I put on the back burner."
- Martha Reeves
(Related: Graduation, Dream, College, Hunting, Job)

"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
(Related: Education, College, Students)

"I broke with my religion in college."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Religion, College)

"I had gained so much confidence through my college achievements that I wanted to tackle the world."
- Donna Rice
(Related: College, Confidence, World)

"I have always had the feeling I could do anything and my dad told me I could. I was in college before I found out he might be wrong."
- Ann Richards
(Related: Dad, College, Feeling, Wrong)

"The only trouble here is they won't let us study enough. They are so afraid we shall break down and you know the reputation of the College is at stake, for the question is, can girls get a college degree without ruining their health?"
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
(Related: Health, College, Girls, Question, Reputation, Study, Trouble)

"Andy Paley got us a show opening for his band at an outdoor show at Simmon's College, on a Friday."
- Jonathan Richman
(Related: College)

"So I decided on science when I was in college."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Science, College)

"I didn't really decide that I wanted to be an astronaut for sure until the end of college."
- Sally Ride
(Related: College, End)

"Yeah, some of my college friends and I have been tinkering around for years, you know, just for fun."
- Eric Roberts
(Related: College, Friends, Fun, Years)

"I went to visit my father to tell him that I was going to go to college and become an architect - that was my dream. I was like, yeah I graduated from school, but it's not like you showed up for that. But all he was worried about is whether or not I wanted money from him."
- Jake Roberts
(Related: Money, Father, Dream, College, School, Visit)

"You see what happens in college and high school games today - a three-point shot or a dunk. I think that's the reason that you see a lot of that in the pros today."
- Oscar Robertson
(Related: College, Games, Reason, School, Today)

"They should have a rule: in order to be a sportswriter, you have to have played that sport, at some level; high school, college, junior college, somewhere. Or, you should have had to have been around the game for a long time."
- Oscar Robertson
(Related: Time, College, Order, School)

"I don't think that players learn how to play any other aspect of the game in high school or college."
- Oscar Robertson
(Related: College, Play, School)

"The Committee supports the idea that there should be, within the University of California, a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education of undergraduates within the framework of a College system."
- Abraham Robinson
(Related: Education, Idea, College, Committee, University)

"We conclude that, simultaneously with the organization of the colleges, there should be at Santa Cruz an organization by disciplines, whose units would have a voice in appointments and promotions, in course of programs, and in the allocation of funds for research."
- Abraham Robinson
(Related: Research, Voice)

"A white boy that makes C's in college can make it to the White House."
- Chris Rock
(Related: College)

"Chemistry is a class you take in high school or college, where you figure out two plus two is 10, or something."
- Dennis Rodman
(Related: Class, College, School)

"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
(Related: Life, Sports, Success, College, University, Value)

"Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Money, People, Earth, Giving, Learning, Prohibition, Race, Years)

"When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he has earned all he can in college as an amateur."
- Will Rogers
(Related: College)

"I got out of college in 1997, and TV embraced me very quickly."
- Elisabeth Rohm
(Related: College)

"My first college roommate greeted me with a shocked silence followed by, 'So... you're black.'"
- Al Roker
(Related: College, First, Silence)

"The need for a college education is even more important now than it was before, but I think that the increased costs are a very severe obstacle to access. It is an American dream, and I think that one of our challenges is to find a way to make that available."
- Roy Romer
(Related: Education, Dream, American, College, Now)

"But you take a four-year state college, with a broader range of admission, and what happens during those four years may be an even greater value-added educational experience. I don't know."
- Roy Romer
(Related: Experience, College, May, State, Value, Years)

"I have observed private and proprietary colleges, like the University of Phoenix, and the market they serve. And I found it intriguing the way in which they are trying to deliver the product, with more accountability, for a price."
- Roy Romer
(Related: Trying, University)

"A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Bible, College, Worth)

"You could not receive a young man in your room; you might be permitted to have him to tea in one of the public reception rooms, but you could accept no invitation from young men to tea or other entertainment without a chaperone from the College."
- Dora Russell
(Related: Men, College, Entertainment, Man, Public, Tea)

"I was educated at Bradfield College and Oxford, where I graduated in 1939."
- Martin Ryle
(Related: College)

"In 1948 I was appointed to a Lectureship in Physics and in 1949 elected to a Fellowship at Trinity College."
- Martin Ryle
(Related: College, Physics, Trinity)

"I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students."
- Carl Sagan
(Related: Science, Enthusiasm, College, School, Students)

"I thought I would set the world on fire when I got out of college. I had done quite well in a field that was growing. Unfortunately, we got hit with a recession in 1981."
- R. A. Salvatore
(Related: Thought, College, Fire, World)

"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
(Related: College, Respect)

"My most lucrative job in college was a stint as the regional Dodge Girl."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: College, Job)

"I'm trying to go through the whole process of high school to college to work."
- Devon Sawa
(Related: Work, College, School, Trying)

"I teach at USC, and it's obvious to anyone who teaches college students that they don't cover much modern history and certainly not the modern presidency."
- Robert Scheer
(Related: History, College, Obvious, Presidency, Students)

"The most frequent complaint I hear from college students is that professors inject their leftist political comments into their courses even when they have nothing to do with the subject."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: College, Complaint, Nothing, Students)

"After Big Media, U.S. colleges and universities are the biggest enemies of the values of red-state Americans."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Values, Americans, Enemies, Media)

"When it comes to college education, American families are paying more and getting less."
- Patricia Schroeder
(Related: Education, American, College)

"Unequal funding resources also results in unequal educational opportunity when you consider studies that show that one half of low income students who are qualified to attend college do not attend because they can't afford to."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Opportunity, College, Income, Results, Students)

"Unfortunately, the elimination of incentives such as parole, good time credits and funding for college courses, means that fewer inmates participate in and excel in literacy, education, treatment and other development programs."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Time, Education, Development, College, Treatment)

"While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college, finances by no means should be the deciding factor."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: College, Obstacles, Students)

"It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global economy without a college degree."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: College, Economy, Today)

"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
(Related: Education, Opportunity, College, Potential)

"The reason I got into acting was not to explore myself. I was a reader, I didn't care about acting. I got into it in college, but I had no interest really in that, in getting up in front of anybody."
- Campbell Scott
(Related: Acting, Care, College, Interest, Reason)

"There's a high school in Camden, New Jersey, I call the Jill Scott School. It's the Camden Creative Arts High School. Those teachers and kids are so passionate about what they do, and 98 percent of the senior class went on to college."
- Jill Scott
(Related: Class, College, Kids, School, Teachers)

"My intention when I came into this industry was to be a musician, not necessarily a recording artist, just a musician in general. And that's the reason I went to college and got my degree, which has been great for me. It's helped me a lot with my career."
- Jon Secada
(Related: Artist, Career, College, Intention, Reason)

"I started in high school to be interested in music and from there, I decided to study in college. Yeah, you're right, I did start late, but luckily, because of my schooling, I picked up a lot of ground pretty quick."
- Jon Secada
(Related: Music, College, Pretty, Quick, Right, School, Study)

"Having a college degree gave me the opportunity to be... well-rounded. Also, the people I met at the university, most of them are still my colleagues now. People I've known for years are all in the industry together."
- Jon Secada
(Related: People, Opportunity, College, Now, University, Years)

"I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more."
- Jon Secada
(Related: Education, Music, Time, Being, Community, Dying, Theory, Voice)

"When I entered college, I wasn't sure what I was going to do. My advisor happened to be from the theater department, and he encouraged me to take some classes there, which I did."
- David Selby
(Related: College, Theater)

"The student community of Presidency College was also politically most active."
- Amartya Sen
(Related: College, Community, Presidency)

"And friends of mine that had photography class in high school would develop the film and make prints and I'd take them back to the track and give 'em away or try and sell them. Much to my parents' dismay, I majored in photography in college."
- John Sexton
(Related: Class, College, Film, Friends, Parents, Photography, School)

"I went to the Westminster College for Men in Missouri, which is what it was called back then, and transferred to the University of Denver where I ultimately got my degree."
- Ted Shackelford
(Related: Men, College, University)

"There's definitely a world view among college students that appreciates the need to act in the international community."
- Jeanne Shaheen
(Related: Act, College, Community, Students, World)

"I was so impressed with the work we were doing and I was very involved ideologically in photography - that I arranged an exhibition at the College Art Association. The first exhibition I picked the photographs and so on and we had an exhibition in New York."
- Ben Shahn
(Related: Art, Work, College, First, Photography)

"I never went to college when I was young and am looking forward to giving it a try... at age 65!"
- Martin Sheen
(Related: Age, College, Giving)

"We also knew it would be difficult, because of the financial condition of the family, for me to go to college."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: Family, Financial, College)

"As far as I was concerned, the Depression was an ill wind that blew some good. If it hadn't occurred, my parents would have given me my college education. As it was, I had to scrabble for it."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Education, College, Depression, Parents, Wind)

"I can remember at college, living on 30-cent meals."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: College, Living)

"If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Time, College, Idealism)

"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
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Courage, College, Deep)

"The Army War College has been a tradition in central Pennsylvania for years."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: War, Army, College, Tradition, Years)

"Credit card companies pay college students generously to stand outside dining halls, dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow students to apply for credit cards."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Cards, College, Credit, Students)

"My daughter is a freshman in college and my son is - well, our daughter and our son - is a sophomore in college. So they come home on selected weekends, they come home on vacations and they're home in the summer, although they have jobs."
- Erika Slezak
(Related: Home, Son, Daughter, College, Jobs, Summer)

"The presidents of colleges have to have some courage to step forward. You can't limit alcohol in college sports, you have to get rid of it."
- Dean Smith
(Related: Sports, Courage, Alcohol, College)

"All the colleges I played, most of the colleges, they were white."
- Jimmy Smith
"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
(Related: Education, Experience, Knowledge, College, School, World)

"I am a firm believer in education and have worked very hard to tell young Latinos that they must go to college and that, if possible, they should pursue an advanced degree. I am convinced that education is the great equalizer."
- Jimmy Smits
(Related: Education, College)

"In my college years, I worked as a union labor organizer. I was just one of the many workers trying to do my part to help the community."
- Jimmy Smits
(Related: College, Community, Help, Labor, Trying, Workers, Years)

"Folk music was out there. Clubs were springing up and they were hot with the college kids."
- Dick Smothers
(Related: Music, College, Folk, Kids)

"I dropped out of school for a semester, transferred to another college, switched to an art major, graduated, got married, and for a while worked as a graphic designer."
- James Green Somerville
(Related: Art, College, School)

"My major in college was Chinese Studies. It was very intentional."
- Mira Sorvino
(Related: College)

"Not at all, I wanted to go into medicine. I took science in college. But my dad was a Producer - Director in Kannada films, and someone saw me, and one thing led to another."
- Soundarya
(Related: Dad, Science, College, Medicine)

"And sex is definitely part of college life."
- Scott Speedman
(Related: Life, Sex, College)

"It's a hard process to navigate... to figure out where your kid ought to go to college."
- Margaret Spellings
(Related: College)

"When I went to college, I wasn't interested in fashion anymore - I was interested in art."
- Stephen Sprouse
(Related: Art, College, Fashion)

"I took speech training. I took a few voice lessons in college."
- Harry Dean Stanton
(Related: College, Speech, Training, Voice)

"Since 1994, unemployment rates are lower. Median household income is higher. A greater percentage of Americans are graduating from college. Home ownership rates are higher. And the violent crime rate has decreased."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Home, Americans, College, Crime, Income, Ownership, Unemployment)

"To the Kenyan families, school doesn't really matter because none of them are going on to college. Almost all of drop out of school and so, they're spending their time learning things that are important to them."
- Robert Sternberg
(Related: Time, College, Learning, School)

"I could be happy doing something like architecture. It would involve another couple of years of graduate school, but that's what I studied in college. That's what I always wanted to do."
- Parker Stevenson
(Related: Architecture, College, School, Years)

"I was going to be an architect. I graduated with a degree in architecture and I had a scholarship to go back to Princeton and get my Masters in architecture. I'd done theatricals in college, but I'd done them because it was fun."
- James Stewart
(Related: Architecture, College, Fun)

"I want to go to college. I'm going to take four years off. I don't want to miss that. I want to be a writer. I think that'd be awesome."
- Kristen Stewart
(Related: College, Want, Writer, Years)

"My teaching began in 1936 at Iowa State College where T. W. Schultz was the department chairman."
- George Stigler
(Related: College, State, Teaching)

"Amherst is a liberal arts college, committed to providing students with a broad education."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Education, College, Liberal, Students)

"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
(Related: Experience, Life, People, College, Trying, University, Want)

"I got hooked into folk music by accident, because that's what white college kids liked when I was a child."
- Stephen Stills
(Related: Music, Accident, College, Folk, Kids)

"The college stations have a big voice, and I would like to become more involved with them. I would like to have symposiums with the members of various college radio stations."
- Angie Stone
(Related: College, Voice)

"College was a great time. I partied there, but I also learned how to act."
- Lusia Strus
(Related: Time, Act, College)

"You know, I played football, I was offensive tackle in college."
- Ruben Studdard
(Related: College, Football)

"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
(Related: Life, College, Guitar, Rest)

"When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league. The girls were extremely aggressive."
- Lynn Swann
(Related: College, Football, Girls)

"The openness of rural Nebraska certainly influenced me. That openness, in a way, fosters the imagination. But growing up, Lincoln wasn't a small town. It was a college town. It had record stores and was a liberal place."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Imagination, College, Growing up, Liberal)

"It was like a heart transplant. We tried to implant college in him but his head rejected it."
- Barry Switzer
(Related: Heart, College)

"Going to college helped me, because I had four years in the conservatory program, which is close as you can get to a professional environment. It's like all day."
- Ryan Sypek
(Related: College, Day, Environment, Years)

"My favorite thing is still journalism. I'm almost 50. This has been my life ever since I was in college."
- David Talbot
(Related: Life, College, Favorite, Journalism)

"I got kicked out of high school, so I couldn't get into very many colleges."
- David Talbot
(Related: School)

"After Watergate, which happened when I was in college, I became increasingly inspired by journalism as a way to change the world. It sounds corny, but to wake the public up, to serve a higher cause."
- David Talbot
(Related: Change, Cause, College, Journalism, Public, World)

"For example, many colleges in their writing programs teach some of my work."
- Gay Talese
(Related: Work, Example, Writing)

"Anyway, when I was a kid, I dutifully went to the Sydney Technical and Fine Arts College."
- Rod Taylor
(Related: College)

"Americans in particular are myopic. They're not traveling as much. When you were a college student, the next thing you would do on graduation was to take a year off and travel. That's what I did. I went to Indonesia."
- Julie Taymor
(Related: Graduation, Travel, Americans, College, Traveling)

"It was not until I had graduated from college that I made a professional commitment to it. Frankly, I didn't think it wise. I was my own interior parental force, and it's very difficult to justify a profession as a dancer."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: College, Commitment, Force, Profession)

"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
(Related: Life, College)

"In college, before video games, we would amuse ourselves by posing programming exercises."
- Ken Thompson
(Related: College, Games, Programming)

"I have always been making art from an early age but for nearly forty years did computer programming to earn a living. I bought a house and put my wife and three children through college. Now that diversion is over so I can finally paint full time."
- Mike Thompson
(Related: Age, Art, Time, Wife, Children, College, Computer, Living, Now, Programming, Years)

"The caliber of play suffered and attendance declined year by year. Interest in college football was exploding, and there was this new game called basketball."
- John Thorn
(Related: Basketball, College, Football, Interest, Play)

"I'm talking like 10, 12 years old. Either junior brings Mom and Pop or Mom and Pop bring the kids. I'm talking young here, not a college drinking crowd."
- George Thorogood
(Related: Mom, College, Drinking, Kids, Old, Talking, Years)

"I realized that I would have some very tough sledding, and I was very discouraged because I didn't see much hope of getting into the field I wanted to get into with no college education."
- Clyde Tombaugh
(Related: Education, Hope, College)

"It was depressing, very depressing. I worried about how I would make a living. I didn't want to stay on the farm. It didn't offer the challenge I wanted and yet, without a college education, I felt that I was really out of luck."
- Clyde Tombaugh
(Related: Education, Challenge, College, Living, Luck, Want)

"I didn't really have a plan of attack when I got in college."
- Carrot Top
(Related: College)

"One half who graduate from college never read another book."
- G. M. Trevelyan
(Related: College)

"I'm a big sports fan. College football is my favorite."
- Verne Troyer
(Related: Sports, College, Favorite, Football)

"In high school and college all my friends and my brother wrestled."
- Verne Troyer
(Related: Brother, College, Friends, School)

"Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated."
- G. B. Trudeau
(Related: Belief, College, Students, World)

"Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Education, College, Nothing)

"The only other time I've been away from home was when I went to college. And that was just an hour away, so I could always go home if I needed to."
- Carrie Underwood
(Related: Home, Time, College)

"Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income - which he then spends sending his son to college."
- Bill Vaughan
(Related: Education, Son, College, Income, Man)

"I went to college with James Coburn and Steve McQueen was a very good friend."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: Friend, College)

"While at college, I did my first lead on a network TV show, Medic."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: College, First, Network)

"I travelled to California when I was 18 and went to Los Angeles State College."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: College, State)

"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
(Related: Family, Father, College, School, Support)

"I didn't come from any kind of academic background, but I lived in a college town and I knew people who weren't without pretense. There was this idea in the town that if something was European it would be good."
- Sarah Vowell
(Related: People, Idea, College)

"In 1960, I went to St. Catherine's College, Oxford, and received the B.A. degree in Chemistry in 1964."
- John E. Walker
(Related: College)

"I had a lot of success from the start. I never really was tested for long periods of time. I got my first professional job while I was a senior in college. I signed with the William Morris Agency before I graduated."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: Success, Time, College, First, Job)

"College atheletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil."
- Ruby Wax
(Related: College)

"I don't have any regrets. When I quit college and moved to Los Angeles to become an actress, it was so that I would not look back and have any regrets."
- Amy Weber
(Related: College)

"I was never into smart college boy music."
- Gene Ween
(Related: Music, College)

"A lot of people at Shearson ended up making a lot of money because they had stock or stock options. Their kids were able to go to college, and it changed a lot of people's lives."
- Sanford I. Weill
(Related: Money, People, College, Kids, Options)

"I became an art major, took every art class my school had to offer. In college, I majored in Advertising Art and Design."
- Len Wein
(Related: Art, Design, Advertising, Class, College, School)

"The economic piece is still missing, since it's so hard to attract industry to reservations, but spiritually and educationally, they're doing just fine. Each tribe has a community college now, and they teach the language, they teach the traditions."
- James Welch
(Related: College, Community, Language, Now, Traditions)

"Both Christians and religious Jews are finding it increasingly difficult to practice their faiths through college groups on so-called mainline campuses in the United States."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: College, Practice, Religious, states, United)

"The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Genius, People, Churches, Newspapers, states, United)

"Rookies are also coming in from college programs as big stars, whereas when we came in, we were just happy to be there. We were happy to be playing in a big gym, to be on television, to be playing in America."
- Sue Wicks
(Related: America, College, Stars, Television)

"When I went to college, we had a very good local following, but stations only televised two or three NCAA games a season. And when I went to Europe, once in a while we had a good crowd, but usually not."
- Sue Wicks
(Related: College, Europe, Games)

"A lot of actors said they hated the studio system, but I loved it. It was like a college; it was a great place to learn."
- Richard Widmark
(Related: Actors, College)

"Then when I reached college I realized that many people had thought about the problem during the 18th and 19th centuries and so I studied those methods."
- Andrew Wiles
(Related: Thought, People, College)

"Charles and I go back since college. None of us thought this would happen, we just wanted to play basketball. This is the highest honor that can ever be paid, and it's mind-blowing."
- Dominique Wilkins
(Related: Thought, Basketball, College, Honor, Mind, Play)

"I started this foundation when I was diagnosed. It was established for one reason, and that was to try to find a cure for MS. Every penny, 100% of the public donations that come into this are given back out in the form of grants to colleges and researchers around the world."
- Montel Williams
(Related: Cure, Public, Reason, World)

"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
(Related: Acting, College, Football, Hollywood, Want)

"Sounds so silly, but I want to accomplish getting my kids through college."
- Treat Williams
(Related: College, Kids, Silly, Want)

"I found college useful for a lot of other reasons. It exposed me to a great many influences I wouldn't otherwise have encountered, and gave me a lot of time with some very intelligent people whose thoughts are still with me."
- Walter Jon Williams
(Related: Time, People, Thoughts, College)

"I went to college, though I didn't take many writing courses."
- Walter Jon Williams
(Related: College, Writing)

"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
(Related: Work, Life, College, Company)

"The Americans are more honest about it and just call it college rock."
- Malcolm Wilson
(Related: Americans, College)

"So far as the colleges go, the sideshows are swallowing up the circus."
- Woodrow Wilson
"As compared with the college politician, the real article seems like an amateur."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: College)

"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
(Related: Life, Men, College, Conservative, Past, Popular)

"When I was younger, I was in love with everything about the British Isles, from British folklore to Celtic music. That was always where my passions were as a young girl, and so I studied folklore as a college student in England and Ireland."
- Terri Windling
(Related: Love, Music, College, England, Ireland)

"At our college we were taught a universal approach to find out about a person: what problems the person has, what difficulties, what personal tendencies and likings."
- Markus Wolf
(Related: College, Difficulties, Problems)

"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
(Related: College)

"I've got an article where my mum says that I used to run home from school to watch the Stones on TV. Right from when I was at college I wanted to be in that band."
- Ron Wood
(Related: Home, College, Right, School)

"As an adult (after college) and as an artist I thought about what was real, what sustained me - it was Christian Science. I was using that when I didn't know it. Saying yes to the Light and your better instinct."
- Alfre Woodard
(Related: Science, Thought, Christian, Artist, Instinct, Light, Saying)

"The large majority of the Negroes who have put on the finishing touches of our best colleges are all but worthless in the development of their people."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: People, Development, Majority)

"I was known around the college for jamming in the lounge."
- Bernie Worrell
(Related: College)

"I started getting letters from college in the tenth grade."
- James Worthy
(Related: College, Letters)

"Well, when I was younger, in high school, I started out smoking pot. Which escalated into taking acid on a regular basis, which escalated into selling acid. And then I started, when I went to college, I started doing opiates."
- John Wozniak
(Related: Selling, College, School, Smoking)

"I remember when I was in college, I used to watch Julia Child's cooking show during dinner and joke with my roommates about becoming a TV chef."
- Martin Yan
(Related: College, Cooking)

"I wrote my thesis on the benefits of war and very near got thrown out of college. But I can show you where the greatest advancement of mankind comes under stress and strain, not comfort."
- Don Young
(Related: War, Benefits, College, Comfort, Mankind, Stress)

"If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library."
- Frank Zappa
(Related: Education, College, Want)

"When I was in college, I spent a summer working in London. I'd enjoyed tea before that, but then I got actual, really good tea there and never looked back."
- Sarah Zettel
(Related: College, London, Summer, Tea)

"My early childhood prepared me to be a social psychologist. I grew up in a South Bronx ghetto in a very poor family. From Sicilian origin, I was the first person in my family to complete high school, let alone go to college."
- Philip Zimbardo
(Related: Family, Childhood, College, First, Poor, School)

"I don't know if I'd want to do that anymore, because you always get bigger laughs on college campuses. So, when the film plays in front of a city audience, you've probably cut too loosely."
- David Zucker
(Related: College, Film, Want)

"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
(Related: Actors, College, Confidence, Theater)