College in a Nutshell

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Education is the apprenticeship of life. - Robert Willmott

Education is the art of making man ethical. - Georg Hegel

Pedestrian: a man whose son is home from college. - Unknown

A college education shows a man how little other people know. - T.C. Hailburton

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. - Francis Bacon

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul. - Joseph Addison

Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. - Edmund Burke

Wit is the rarest quality to be met with among people of education. - William Hazlitt

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. - William Butler Yeats

Success can test one's mettle as surely as the strongest adversary. - Unknown

I had an Irish Catholic education. Horrible nuns, vindictive and cruel. - John Lydon

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. - Henry Kissinger

Law school is the opposite of sex. Even when it's good it's lousy. - Unknown

A pretty good test of a man's religion is how it affects his pocketbook. - Francis James Grimke

The degree of civilization in a society is revealed by entering its prisons. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

With a little study you'll go a long ways, and I wish you'd start now. - Groucho Marx

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first and the lesson after. - Vernon Law

If you wait until there is another case study in your industry, you will be too late. - Seth Godin

We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom. - Leo Tolstov

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness. - Robert M. Hutchins

The searching-out and thorough investigation of truth ought to be the primary study of man. - Cicero

It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them. - Bill Vaughan

The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind. - Jacques Martin Barzun

The only reason they say 'Women and children first' is to test the strength of the lifeboats. - Jean Kerr

New Year's Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot. Unless, of course, those tests come back positive. - Jay Leno

Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem. - Bill Vaughan

The seeds of learning can grow almost anywhere. Trump University and my other education-related ventures like... - Donald Trump

Physics is about questioning, studying, probing nature. You probe, and, if you're lucky, you get strange clues. - Lene Hau

In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right. - Jack Nicholson

Not every puzzle is intended to be solved. Some are in place to test your limits. Others are, in fact, not puzzles at all. - Vera Nazarian

A convention is a splendid place to study human nature. Man in a crowd is quite a different creature than man acting alone. - William Jennings Bryan

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity. - Lady Nancy Astor

You know there is a problem with the education system when you realize that out of the three R's, only one begins with an R. - Dennis Miller

If you study a subject every day, for one hour a day, for five days a week - in five years you will become an expert in that area. - Earl Nightingale

My son really has the spirit of Valentine's Day. When he was in college, he used to send his mother a heart-shaped box of laundry. - Milton Berle

There is not better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth. - Jean Giraudoux

Graduation speeches were invented largely in the belief that college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated. - Garry Trudeau

If you want to succeed, worry less about what college you get into and more about doing your homework, taking care of your chores and being nice to other people. - Jay Mathews

As an adult and a parent, when I'm not acting, I'm not acting. I'm being a parent, and I'm on the school run, and I'm sewing labels onto socks. - Kate Winslet

I'm a really smart guy. I was a really good student at the best school in the country. The reason I have a little doubt, just a little, is because he grew up and nobody knew him. - Donald Trump


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21-Sep-2018