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If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you.
Robert Goheen
Time, 23 June 1961

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
Ambrose Bierce
The Devil's Dictionary

A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
W.H. Auden

Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or they didn't.
L.L. Hendren

Does college pay? They do if you are a good open-field runner.
Will Rogers

College is the best time of your life. When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night?
David Wood

A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students.
John Ciardi

College is like a fountain of knowledge - and the students are there to drink.

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

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