Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Graduation Quotes

  You can't imagine the sense of relief they are experiencing.  This would be a most opportune time to ask for money.  ~Gary Bolding If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you.  ~Robert Goheen, Time, 23 June 1961 The purpose of a liberal education is to make you philosophical enough to accept the fact that you will never make much money.  ~Author Unknown You are educated.  Your certification is in your degree.  You may think of it as the ticket to the good life.  Let me ask you to think of an alternative.  Think of it as your ticket to change the world.  ~Tom BrokawIt takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.  ~Brooks Atkinson, Once Around the Sun, 1951 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.  ~Theodore Roosevelt A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.  ~W.H. Auden The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.  ~Russell Green Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into th


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