"I thought I should go to New York because it was the place to go to study. I went and tried to get an application from the Juilliard School but they wouldn't even give me one because I didn't have my high school graduation."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Maureen Forrester on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Maureen Forrester on Elbert Hubbard
"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success."Maureen Forrester on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Maureen Forrester on Erma Bombeck
"Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know."Maureen Forrester on T. S. Eliot
"Young people can get very discouraged and get hooked on drugs or on alcohol because of problems they perceive as insurmountable. It is important that they realize a mistake need not ruin their future, but they must also know that not everything in life is a bed of roses."