10 Humorous Quotes About College

by Duncan Riley

Can humor adequately describe the experience of College?

Here’s 10 well known humerous quotes about College.

mark twain“Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.”

— Mark Twain

Colleges don’t make fools, they only develop them.”

— George Lorimer

bruce lee“I’m a philosophy major. That means I can think deep thoughts about being unemployed.”

— Bruce Lee

“Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.”

— G. B. Trudeau

woody allen“I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy next to me.”

— Woody Allen

“If a man is a fool, you don’t train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous.”

— Desmond Bagley

george horace lorimer

Colleges don’t make fools, they only develop them.”

— George Lorimer


“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.”

— A. Lawrence Lowell

bill vaughn“Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man’s lifetime income—which he then spends sending his son to college.”

— Bill Vaughn

“Definition of a College professor: someone who talks in other people’s sleep.”

W. H. Auden




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