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Quotations About College

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If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you.
Robert Goheen
Time, 23 June 1961

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
Ambrose Bierce
The Devil's Dictionary

College is the best time of your life. When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night?
David Wood

A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students.
John Ciardi

College is like a fountain of knowledge - and the students are there to drink.

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

College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
Robert Frost

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Theodore Roosevelt

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

Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or they didn't.
L.L. Hendren

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