Sad Quotes about College
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Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer
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
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
In the world today, a young lady who does not have
a college education just is not educated.
- Walter Annenberg
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Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
- Roger Kahn
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
Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
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
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
The last state to admit a black student to the college
level was South Carolina.
- Constance Baker Motley
The Americans are more honest about it and just call it college rock.
- Malcolm Wilson
Even though I play a professional sport now,
I love college baseball.
- Roger Clemens
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
There's definitely a world view among college students
that appreciates the need to act in the international community.
- Jeanne Shaheen
Coming out of college with a degree in fine arts and
painting isn't worth much any more.
- Dan Fogelberg
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
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
My major in college was Chinese Studies.
It was very intentional.
- Mira Sorvino
My college training was primarily in theatre,
with an eye to becoming a director, actor,
- Orson Scott Card
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
I dated a lot of girls all through high school,
and in college I dated a young lady for about eight months.
- Danny Pintauro
I learned more about the economy from one South Dakota
dust storm that I did in all my years of college.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
I'm a big sports fan.
College football is my favorite.
- Verne Troyer
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
I took a public speaking class in college and managed
to make the class laugh a little bit.
- Kevin James
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
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
The aim of a college education is to teach you to know
a good man when you see one.
- William James
The Army War College has been a tradition in central Pennsylvania for years.
- Bill Shuster
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
My favorite thing is still journalism.
I'm almost 50.
This has been my life ever since I was in college.
- David Talbot
At times during high school and college I wished to be a sportswriter.
- Luke Ford
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
A whale ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
- Herman Melville
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
In 1960, I went to St.
Catherine's College, Oxford, and received the B.A.
degree in Chemistry in 1964.
- John E. Walker
Presidents are elected not by direct popular vote but
by 538 members of the Electoral College.
- Thomas E. Mann
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
Yeah, some of my college friends and I have been tinkering around for years,
you know, just for fun.
- Eric Roberts
My youngest uncle Randy and I were the first members
of our entire family to ever go to college.
- James Earl Jones
Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years.
- Ronald Reagan
As compared with the college politician,
the real article seems like an amateur.
- Woodrow Wilson
I wasn't the high-school play queen or anything.
And my parents would let me act until I graduated from college.
- Gwyneth Paltrow
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
After I saved some money, I quit work and went to a local college.
- Lloyd Alexander
I lost my mother when I was very young,
and my father when I was in college.
- Roma Downey
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
When I was 18, I joined the Screen Actors Guild,
and after college I came to New York.
- Marla Maples
I wanted to go to a good college, and my mind was set on Wellesley.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
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
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
I went to college, though I didn't take many writing courses.
- Walter Jon Williams
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
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
There is no formula to making it to the NFL other than
good fortune and and playing well in college.
- Dante Hall
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
I went to college, but I learned to write by reading -
- Daniel Pinkwater
When I got back into the film business after college,
I started out as a production assistant.
- Mike Lookinland
I quit college.
I was studying architecture for about a year.
- Barry Mann
The ideal college is Mark Hopkins on one end of a log
and a student on the other.
- James A. Garfield
I remember saying in college that I would never do commercials.
- Rob Corddry
I was an English major in college with minors in Fine Arts and Humanities.
- Sue Grafton
How you play the game is for college ball.
When you're playing for money, winning is the only thing that matters.
- Leo Durocher
When bright young minds can't afford college,
America pays the price.
- Arthur Ashe
In college, you learn how to learn.
Four years is not too much time to spend at that.
- Mary Oliver
Texas is now a cornerstone of the electoral college for Republicans.
- Ed Gillespie
When I went to college, my goal was to be a college history teacher.
I majored in history.
- George J. Mitchell
When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league.
The girls were extremely aggressive.
- Lynn Swann
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