College Degrees Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 37 Quotes About College Degrees

#1. Pick up any newspaper in the morning. Count the words in the lead sentences. There will be at least 25 in all of them: Guaranteed. The writers just want to tell you how many degrees they have from this college or that university. - Author: Jimmy Breslin
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#2. I was an English major in college, though I ended up getting my degree in "General Stduies" because my grades were too bad to qualify for an English degree. - Author: Josh Lieb
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#3. I think my degrees in Theology and Psychology qualified me for nothing, but probably prepared me for everything. - Author: Brooke Bida
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#4. College has been oversold. It has been oversold to students who end up dropping out or graduating with degrees that don't help them very much in the job market. It also has been oversold to the taxpayers, who foot the bill for subsidies that do nothing to encourage innovation and economic growth. - Author: Alex Tabarrok
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#5. Part of me wanted to get a graduate degree in political science. Had I done that, I suppose I would have become a college professor. - Author: Samuel Alito
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#6. Both my mother and my father grew up in Asia, in a time of political instability. They'd earned college degrees before setting foot in the States but had to work menial jobs early on in order to make ends meet. - Author: Gene Luen Yang
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#7. Our great history has been that people came to Michigan because you didn't have to have a college degree to get a good-paying job. Consequently, we have got a larger number of our population that right now are facing outsourcing, et cetera, without higher or advanced degrees. - Author: Jennifer Granholm
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#8. People who insist on being addressed as "doctor" because they have Ph.D.'s, as if these degrees represent an important achievement, rather than a reluctance to leave college; - Author: Dave Barry
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#9. Women who are interested in pursuing bachelor's and master's degrees - especially in STEM fields - benefit from starting at a community college. They offer an affordable education, with flexible schedules and degrees close to home. - Author: Jill Biden
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#10. Where success is concerned, people are not measured in inches, or pounds, or college degrees, or family background; they are measured by the size of their thinking. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#11. I've seen with my own students, community colleges offer an affordable route to four-year college degrees and good paying jobs. - Author: Jill Biden
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#12. I have two college degrees, four honorary doctorate degrees, and am in three Halls of fame, and the only thing I know how to do is teach tall people how to put a ball in the hole. - Author: Red Auerbach
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#13. There are now college degrees in game design and interactive media, so if I were starting now, I would probably do that. When I started, you had to break into design from QA or programming or art, but it's really not true anymore. - Author: Jane Jensen
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#14. I didn't want any degrees if all the ill-read literates and radio announcers and pedagogical dummies I knew had them by the peck. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#15. If we want to get beyond this whole I'm-cool-because-I-care-about-women thing, what we really need to do is we have to start encouraging women to get engineering degrees in college. - Author: Michael Arrington
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#16. A college education I would never propose - a bachelor's degree won't even keep you in clothes - Author: Cole Porter
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#17. When they tried to draft me, I earned a college degree. - Author: Jimmy Buffett
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#18. What I hear every day on talk radio is America's lack of education - and I don't mean lack of college degrees. I mean lack of the basic art of democracy, the ability to seek the great truths that can come only by synthesizing the small truths possessed by each of us. - Author: Donella Meadows
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#19. Many of our young people spend four years getting very expensive college degrees. But our universities fail them and the nation if they continue to graduate students with expertise in biochemistry, mathematics or history without teaching them to think about what problems are important and why. - Author: Heather Wilson
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#20. I don't have any degrees. I went to Hunter College one year and New York University another year. It's just on the basis of my books that I've been hired at any of the places I've been. - Author: Grace Paley
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#21. According to Herodotus, the ancient Persians felt that what was necessary in the background of a young man entering adulthood was his ability to ride, shoot straight, and speak the truth. Perhaps we should now grant our college degrees to young men who measure up to that standard. - Author: Jeff Cooper
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#22. My parents told me that education was the path to success - and they showed me, taking me to Head Start while they were pursuing their own college degrees. - Author: Denise Juneau
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#23. A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is prepared for life. - Author: Edward Malloy
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#24. A man's college and university degrees mean nothing to me until I see what he is able to do with them. - Author: Henry Ford
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#25. I have two college degrees, but the only way I could make a living was by showing kids how to put a ball in a hole. - Author: Red Auerbach
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#26. This year, we must address the Colorado Paradox. We have more college degrees per capita than any state. Yet we lag the nation in the percentage of students who go on to higher education. - Author: Bill Owens
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#27. She wasn't some little princess from the suburbs who just graduated college with a humanities degree, she knew what people were really like. - Author: David Wong
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#28. Good English, well spoken and well written will open more doors than a college degree ... Bad English will slam doors you don't even know exist. - Author: William Raspberry
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#29. Economists who have studied the relationship between education and economic growth confirm what common sense suggests: The number of college degrees is not nearly as important as how well students develop cognitive skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving ability. - Author: Derek Bok
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#30. A degree helps to a degree, but your work is largely what you create it to be. - Author: Ryan Lilly
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#31. When colleges, both within the Hudson Valley and throughout the country, encouraged women to do little beyond attaining their Mrs. degree in Husbandry, Annandale offered rigorous and prestigious degrees irrespective of gender. - Author: Thomm Quackenbush
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#32. Americans believe if you go to college, you have something to fall back on, which makes sense. I don't have any degrees. If I hadn't become a golfer, I have no idea what I would be doing with my life. - Author: Stuart Appleby
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#33. I'm not even an engineer. I don't have a college degree; I hire guys with college degrees. - Author: Woody Norris
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#34. In a democracy, we have always had to worry about the ignorance of the uneducated. Today we have to worry about the ignorance of people with college degrees. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#35. A man who cannot think is not an educated man however many college degrees he may have acquired. - Author: Henry Ford
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#36. Contrary to the Post's reporting, a significant number of stevedores held college degrees. - Author: Rawn James Jr.
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#37. I don't care what college you graduated from, how many degrees you may have, how much money you may be making, how pretty you think you are. All of that means absolutely nothing if you don't have God in your life. - Author: Marita L. Kinney
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