Quotations on College

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Michael Jordan and Magic and myself all learned how to play the game in college programs that emphasized the team.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: College, Magic, Play)

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
(Keywords: College, Comedy, Job, Recreation)

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)

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

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)

I haven't gone to college yet and I intend to in a few years.
- Mackenzie Astin
(Keywords: 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
(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 come from a modest background. I put myself through college and law school and a postdoctorate program in tax law.
- Michele Bachmann
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: College, Day, Gambling, Internet, Students)

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

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

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)

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

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

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)



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