Quotations About College
If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you.
Time, 23 June 1961
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
The Devil's Dictionary
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.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or they didn't.
Does college pay? They do if you are a good open-field runner.
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?
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students.