quote by Al McGuire

I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.

— Al McGuire

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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.

Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.

It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree.

It's what you do with your life that counts.

I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science.

For me, the desire exists less to get myself a degree than to just go and have the whole college experience, and throw myself into the brain pool and see if I can swim.

The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college.

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.

A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is prepared for life.

Our promise to our children should be this: if you do well in school, we will pay for you to obtain a college degree.

It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global economy without a college degree.

If you’re not familiar with it, a college degree is a thing that we tell our kids to buy with money they don’t have, in hopes that it will help them make money they might earn, which will give them the ability to pay back the money they spent in order to make the money they’re paying it back with.

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.

You know, you don't have to have money to be a successful businessperson.

You don't need a college degree. You just need a lot of common sense backed up by a willingness to work hard.

A college degree is the key to realizing the American dream, well worth the financial sacrifice because it is supposed to open the door to a world of opportunity.

Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve.

Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. [...] You only need a heart full of grace.

Where success is concerned, people are not measured in inches, or pounds, or college degrees, or family back-ground; they are measured by the size of their thinking.

You only need a heart full of grace

By the way, intelligence to me isn't just being book-smart or having a college degree; it's trusting your gut instincts, being intuitive, thinking outside the box, and sometimes just realizing that things need to change and being smart enough to change it.

a college education I would never propose - a bachelor's degree won't even keep you in clothes

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.

Usually when you ask somebody in college why they are there, they'll tell you it's to get an education. The truth of it is, they are there to get the degree so that they can get ahead in the rat race. Too many college radicals are two-timing punks. The only reason you should be in college is to destroy it.

Earning my college degree. It was a promise I made to my parents. I understand that football is only a certain time in my life, and my degree will help me sustain my life well past football. I was so proud of that, and the amount of work I put into it.

So many times we look for those things in life we can measure.

... The college degree, the money we earn, the success we brag about.... But the little things in life, the minute moments...not taken for granted, the value of their treasure is substantial all the more.

Just because I don't have a college degree doesn't mean I am not smart!

A man's college and university degrees mean nothing to me until I see what he is able to do with them.

The darkest days in my life after the war, after the war, was when I discovered that the ... most of the members and commanders of the Einsatz group that were doing the killings, not even in gas chambers, but killing with machine guns, had college degrees from German universities and PhD's and MD's. Couldn't believe it.

I got a degree in sociology, didn't read much fiction in college, and I was a pretty political, left-wing type of guy. I wanted to do some kind of work in social change and make things better for the poor man, and I was very romantic and passionate about it.

A man who cannot think is not an educated man however many college degrees he may have acquired.

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.

Mr. Stevenson has a degree alright-a PhD from the Acheson College of Cowardly Communist Containment.

Reed College required a thesis for a Bachelor's degree.

Normally a Bachelor's is sort of like being stamped 'Prime US Beef.' They just walk you through, hand out the diplomas and you fill in your name later on.

In 1960, I went to St. Catherine's College, Oxford, and received the B.A. degree in Chemistry in 1964.

If a man attains a high station in life, it is because he has acquired or was blessed with native ability as a salesman. Schooling, college degrees, intellect, brilliancy, are of no avail to the man who lacks the ability to attract the cooperative efforts of others, thus to create opportunities for himself.

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