It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds: a Harvard education and a Yale degree.
— John F. Kennedy

I didn't get my degree at NYU; I got it later, they gave me an honourary one.
Jim Jarmusch graduation quote

Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know.
— T. S. Eliot

This man used to go to school with his dog. Then they were separated. His dog graduated!
— Henny Youngman

College atheletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil.
— Ruby Wax