Life as a college student is filled with ups and downs, challenges and surprises.
You have to juggle deadlines, spending time with family and friends, part-time jobs, and doubts about life after college.
That's why we compiled this list of some of our favorite college life quotes from some of the world's best writers, thinkers, and revolutionaries. We hope they motivate you to learn, grow, and achieve your dreams.
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"I am always doing what I cannot do yet in order to learn how to do it." -Vincent Van Goh
"Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world on fire." -St. Catherine of Sienna
“Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” -Oscar Wilde
“Instead of seeking new landscapes, develop new eyes.” -Marcel Proust
“A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.” -Michel de Montaigne
“Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.” -Aristotle
“Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn't calculate his happiness.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” -Leonardo da Vinci
“A kind word warms a man throughout three winters.” -Turkish Proverb
“Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.” -Rabindranath Tagore