Quotes: college

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  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. you only need a heart full of grace. a soul generated by love.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing, but cabbage with a college education.
  • John Ciardi
    John Ciardi
    American teacher, poet, writer 1916-1986
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    A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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    After my first year of college, each course I took in every field was so boring that I didn't even go to the classes.
  • A. J. Liebling
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    As a result of its generous stand, the University of Chicago's undergraduate college acts as the greatest magnet for neurotic juveniles since the Children's Crusade, with Robert Maynard Hutchins playing the role of Stephen the Shepherd Boy.
    Source: Chicago: The Second City (2004) p.110
  • Arne Duncan
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    At a time when going to college has never been more important, it's never been more expensive, and our nation's families haven't been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression. And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans. We can plow those savings into our students. And we can make college dramatically more affordable, tens of billions of dollars over the next decade.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    But thousands die without or this or that, die, and endow a college, or a cat: To some, indeed, Heaven grants the happier fate, Tenrich a bastard, or a son they hate.
  • Albert Maltz
    Albert Maltz
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    By the time I was at college, I became very alert to the question of racial discrimination, and I remember one of my first writing attempts had to do with a lynching.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Changing a college curriculum is like moving a graveyard-you never know how many friends the dead have until you try to move them!
  • College is part of the American dream. It shouldn't be part of a financial nightmare for families.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    College isn't the place to go for ideas.
  • Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Die and endow a college or a cat.
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