College Quotes
The purpose of primary education is the development of your weak characteristics; the purpose of university education, the development of your strong.
- Nevin Fenneman
No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer
College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage.
- George Gobel quotes
A college education should equip one to entertain three things: a friend, an idea and oneself.
- Thomas Ehrlich
It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts.
- Millard Fuller
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
The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man should escape our colleges without knowing how little he knows.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer
When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price.
- Arthur Ashe
The quality of a university is measured more by the kind of student it turns out than the kind it takes in.
- Robert J. Kibbee
If I went back to college again, I'd concentrate on two areas: learning to write and to speak before an audience. Nothing in life is more important than the ability to communicate effectively.
- Gerald Ford
The new appears as a minority point of view, and hence is unpopular. The function of a university is to give it a sanctuary.
- Martin H. Fischer
Do not ask if a man has been through college; ask if a college has been through him; if he is a walking university.
- Edwin Hubbell Chapin
A college education is not a quantitative body of memorized knowledge salted away in a card file. It is a taste for knowledge, a taste for philosophy, if you will; a capacity to explore, to question to perceive relationships, between fields of knowledge and experience.
- A. Whitney Griswold







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