Quotations on College

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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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Experience, College, Road)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Dad, Time, College, Jobs, Parents, School)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, College, Lady, Today, World)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Financial, College, Existence, Parents)

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Poetry, College, Day, Friends, Hair, Writing)

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
(Keywords: Brothers, College, Kids)

Christ, seven years of college, down the drain.
- John Belushi
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Music, Acting, College, Writing)

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
(Keywords: People, Character, College, Now, Poverty, Want)

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
(Keywords: Opportunity, Chance, College, Independence, London, Research)

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
(Keywords: Birthday, People, College, Remembrance, State)

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
(Keywords: Education, Home, Success, Dream, Goals, American, Children, College, Job, Ownership)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Money, People, College, End, Public, Years)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: History, Music, People, College, Country, End, Right, Students)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: People, College, Kids, Now, Press)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, College, Investment, Value, World)

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

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
(Keywords: Legal, Life, College, Law, Trinity)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Love, Idea, College, Editors, Literary, Numbers, Writers)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Funny, Life, Idea, College, Now, Pretty, Silly)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, College, Giving, Remarkable, State, University, Value)

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
(Keywords: Education, Family, Idea, Decision, College, First, 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: African, Americans, Choice, Choices, College, State, University)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Life, College, Danger, Hardship)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Age, Attention, Children, College, Information)

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
(Keywords: Death, Time, God, People, College, Problems, Suffering, Will)



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