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1. "College has been oversold. It has been oversold to students who end up dropping out or graduating with degrees that don't help them very much in the job market. It also has been oversold to the taxpayers, who foot the bill for subsidies that do nothing to encourage innovation and economic growth."
Author: Alex Tabarrok
2. "[That was] the old Ellen Gulden, the girl who would walk over her mother in golf shoes, who scared students away from writing seminars, who started work on Monday after graduating from Harvard with honors on a Thursday, who loved the moments in the office when she would look out at the impenetrable black of the East River, starred with the reflected lights of Queens, with only the cleaning crew for company, and think of her various superiors out at dinner parties and restaurants and her various similars out at downtown clubs or cheap but authentic places in Chinatown and say to herself, 'I'm getting ahead.' That Ellen Gulden, the one her boss suspected of using the dying-mother ploy to get more money or a better job title, would have covered every inch of [this datebook] with the frantic scribble of unexamined ambition."
Author: Anna Quindlen
3. "About two-thirds of bachelor's degree holders borrow to go to school, and on average they're graduating with more than $26,000 in debt."
Author: Arne Duncan
4. "The impetus behind going to graduate school was a year after graduating from college spent in Dallas working at the dog food factory and Bank America and not having met success in my chosen field, which at that point was being an actress."
Author: Beth Henley
5. "My high school wasn't a big public school; it was tiny. There were 36 girls in my graduating class. We were a big group of girls that by the time senior year came along couldn't wait to get away from school fast enough but we loved each other. It's really fun to see the girls at reunions now."
Author: Cecily Von Ziegesar
6. "Without Social Security, poverty rates for African American seniors would more than double."
Author: Chaka Fattah
7. "I did regret not graduating high school, but I made a point of going back and getting my GED later. It was important for my kids."
Author: Christian Slater
8. "Not too many years ago, both parties acknowledged that our entitlement commitments were a sword hanging over our heads. But when President George W. Bush tried to begin discussions on Social Security reform, Democrats ridiculed and demonized him and told seniors he was after their nest eggs."
Author: David Limbaugh
9. "It simply isn't fair for senators to cut to the front of the line when seniors around the country have been forced to wait for hours to get a flu shot."
Author: Dick Durbin
10. "Do not be concerned with the faults of other persons. Do not see others' faults with a hateful mind. There is an old saying that if you stop seeing others' faults, then naturally seniors and venerated and juniors are revered. Do not imitate others' faults; just cultivate virtue. Buddha prohibited unwholesome actions, but did not tell us to hate those who practice unwholesome actions."
Author: Dogen
11. "What is art but the life upon the larger scale, the higher. When, graduating up in a spiral line of still expanding and ascending gyres, it pushes toward the intense significance of all things, hungry for the infinite?"
Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
12. "The families of graduating seniors emptied out of cars, sheepish in uncommon splendor, like milling clans at the origin of a parade. There is something spent about the families of teenagers; possibly it's the look of exhausted loyalties. Perhaps it's only right that we grow overbig in someone else's space. Perhaps we need to tire and differentiate, leave and adapt."
Author: Hilary Thayer Hamann
13. "The dog ran into the kitchen, stuck his nose in Grandma's crotch, and snuffled.Dang," Grandma said. "Guess my new perfume really works. I'm gonna have to try it out at the seniors meeting."
Author: Janet Evanovich
14. "Today, Medicare provides health insurance to about 40 million seniors and disabled individuals each year. The number is only expected to grow as the baby boomers begin retiring."
Author: Jim Bunning
15. "It's dishonest to say we're doing everything we can for our seniors when there is so much more we can."
Author: John B. Larson
16. "Caring for our seniors is perhaps the greatest responsibility we have. Those who walked before us have given so much and made possible the life we all enjoy."
Author: John Hoeven
17. "It's good to give seniors more choices and more options, let them choose a plan that's best for them and target assistance to the lowest income people."
Author: John Sununu
18. "I had a fun high school experience. We had a big old prom, we had 400 kids in the graduating class and everything. It was a fun night. I enjoyed the limo ride there the most. Me and a couple friends riding with their dates, everyone was all dressed up, and I was into it, the energy and the anticipation of that entire experience."
Author: Jonathan Keltz
19. "More than five million seniors have already saved money on their prescription drugs, and almost 33 million have benefited from free preventive services. The president cracked down hard on Medicare and health care fraud, recovering a record-breaking $10.7 billion over the last three years, protecting our seniors. That's what change looks like."
Author: Kathleen Sebelius
20. "Asian countries produce eight times as many engineering bachelors as the United States, and the number of U.S. students graduating at the masters and PhD levels in these areas is declining."
Author: Mark Kennedy
21. "We promised new benefits to seniors like preventive screening and diabetes testing. We kept that promise."
Author: Mike Rogers
22. "Alabama seniors all across the Third Congressional District continue facing high drug costs."
Author: Mike Rogers
23. "I feel like all the parts are seniors in high school and seventh graders, and I think I kinda skipped that awkward stage by not working those years."
Author: Nat Wolff
24. "There's been a lot said about Social Security reform. What has been left out of the debate is the double tax on Social Security benefits. I believe it's time to get rid of a tax that punishes seniors and discourages work and retirement savings."
Author: Rob Simmons
25. "It's just like high school. If you're a freshman or a sophomore, it's hard to tell the seniors who've been through two, three, playoff games what to do."
Author: Tony Romo
26. "I love the music, I love the times, so to me that was exciting personally just to play something that starts in 1986 with graduating high school, we've got a great soundtrack in the pilot."
Author: Will Estes

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Robin used to hate to see me eat. I chewed too long for her taste. One day I figured it out. She had put two and two together. All that chewing! It was the food that was keeping me alive!"
Author: Bill Callahan

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