Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology"
"I went to military college in Canada and graduated as an officer in the Navy but also as an engineer"
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars"
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated"
"I always wanted to have my own album released before I graduated from high school"
"I got all my work done to graduate in two months and then they were like, I'm sorry, you have to take driver's ed. I just kind of went, Oh, forget it"
"Everybody wants you to do good things, but in a small town you pretty much graduate and get married. Mostly you marry, have children and go to their football games"
"For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families"
"Yeah, I spent about 20 years in a dorm room. It took me a while to graduate"
"Earlier today, Arnold Schwarzenegger criticized the California school system, calling it disastrous. Arnold says California's schools are so bad that its graduates are willing to vote for me"
"Having a college degree gave me the opportunity to be... well-rounded. Also, the people I met at the university, most of them are still my colleagues now. People I've known for years are all in the industry together"
"I graduated a the top of my class in the '84 Olympic Games; I won a gold medal"
"College atheletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil"
"I didn't get my degree at NYU; I got it later, they gave me an honourary one"
"I could be happy doing something like architecture. It would involve another couple of years of graduate school, but that's what I studied in college. That's what I always wanted to do"
"Even though I didn't get a business degree, I enjoyed learning about economics"
"Each year India and China produce four million graduates compared with just over 250,000 in Britain"
"ACT and SAT each have their own parts of the country. The GRE has its lock on graduate admissions. And so, one could blame the companies, but really, economically, they have no incentive to change things very much because they're getting the business"
"It is soooooo necessary to get the basic skills, because by the time you graduate, undergraduate or graduate, that field would have totally changed from your first day of school"
"At the School of Visual Arts in New York, you can get your degree in Net art, which is really a fantastic way of thinking of theater in new ways"
"Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate"
"When nearly a third of our high school students do not graduate on time with their peers, we have work to do. We must design our middle and high schools so that no student gets lost in the crowd and disconnected from his or her own potential"
"Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives"
"I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science"
"In the summer we graduated we flipped out completely, drinking beer, cruising in our cars and beating up each other. It was a crazy summer. That's when I started to be interested in girls"
"Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate at the end of the day, when they walk off that drill field at the end of the ceremony, they are still fine privates; outstanding, well motivated privates"
"North Dakota State. What do you have to do there to graduate? Milk a cow with your left hand?"
"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"