Ucla quotes:

  • Every day was a good day at UCLA. -- John Wooden
  • My best girlfriends are the girls I went to college with at UCLA. -- Beth Behrs
  • I was studying acting, going to UCLA, selling real estate on the weekends -- Burt Ward
  • I got involved when I was a graduate student at UCLA when UCLA was the first site on the net. -- Jon Postel
  • Then I went to UCLA - so of course I became a huge Bruin basketball fan... and later came to football. -- Leigh Steinberg
  • The Keck telescope, which is the largest in the world, had opened just before I began my faculty position at UCLA. -- Andrea M. Ghez
  • My mom and dad met at UCLA when he as a captain in the Air Force and she was in her junior year. -- Tracy Austin
  • Growing up, my parents were very, very strict. And then I went to UCLA with John Wooden, who was just off the charts. -- Bill Walton
  • At the very top state institutions, like UCLA, Berkeley and the University of Texas, however, the trend of downward minority enrollment remains persistent and discouraging. -- Adam Schiff
  • I talk about acting to students making the transition from high school to UCLA. Kids going into this profession really need to know the reality of it. -- Loni Anderson
  • When I originally entered UCLA, I had planned to go for a film major, but I kept finding myself taking math classes for fun, 'cause I missed them from high school! -- Danica McKellar
  • I hated golf when we first started, but a big part of the training process was falling in love with this sport, so I went on tour with the UCLA Team. -- Shia LaBeouf
  • Growing up in Los Angeles, I was incredibly fortunate to be taken to theatre by my parents to see everything at the Music Center, at UCLA and beyond. I just adored it. -- Dori Berinstein
  • When people ask me now if I miss coaching UCLA basketball games, the national championships, the attention, the trophies, and everything that goes with them, I tell them this: I miss the practices. -- John Wooden
  • I'm starting to teach now: I teach in the graduate film program at NYU and next year I'm going to be teaching at Los Angeles at the film program and English program at UCLA. -- James Franco
  • Coach John Wooden used seven players at UCLA. Coach Denny Crum used to say, 'The more moving parts you have, the greater the chance you have for a breakdown.' I think there's a lot of veracity to that. -- Skip Prosser
  • My explosiveness, I really couldn't show it at UCLA. It's still there. It's always been there. It was not a lot of running. It was a half-court game. Coach Howland came from the Big East and so you know that's a grind out game. -- Shabazz Muhammad
  • There's no other state, none, that's as connected to their basketball program as this one. Because those other states have other programs. Michigan has Michigan State, California has UCLA, North Carolina has Duke. It's Kentucky throughout this whole state, and that's what makes us unique. -- John Calipari
  • And one of my other friends could not believe in God if he came down and tapped her on the shoulder. She's a biologist - a student at UCLA - and I don't judge her either, because I really believe that God is a personal opinion, and only that -- Amber Tamblyn
  • When I wrote Chuky script, I was a student at UCLA, an undergraduate and my biggest aspiration for it was that I would get my foot in a door somewhere, that I would get an agent or something and it was just beyond my wildest dreams that this big-time producer, David Kirschner. -- David Kirschner
  • By the end of an intense four years at UCLA, I had co-authored a new math proof, which the media, in fact, loved. As it turned out, math itself blazed my entry back into the spotlight and consequently into wonderful acting jobs like 'The West Wing' and others. You just never know, do you? -- Danica McKellar
  • I took a break from acting for four years to get a degree in mathematics at UCLA, and during that time I had the rare opportunity to actually do research as an undergraduate. And myself and two other people co-authored a new theorem: Percolation and Gibbs States Multiplicity for Ferromagnetic Ashkin-Teller Models on Two Dimensions, or Z2. -- Danica McKellar
  • I took my first acting class at age 6 because I found out that's what Carol Burnett was doing - acting. Also she had an imaginary friend as a kid and went to UCLA, two things we have in common. I will always admire her and hope one day, I can make someone laugh a fraction as hard as she's made me bellyache. -- Christine Lakin
  • In 1948, I began coaching basketball at UCLA. Each hour of practice we worked very hard. Each day we worked very hard. Each week we worked very hard. Each season we worked very hard. Four fourteen years we worked very hard and didn't win a national championship. However, a national championship was won in the fifteenth year. Another in the sixteenth. And eight more in the following ten years. -- John Wooden
  • I definitely hope to attend UCLA in a year, and major in business. -- Mila Kunis
  • I watched UCLA football for many, many years. I've grown accustomed to the Pac-10 style. -- Brian Bosworth
  • My senior year of high school, I got into UCLA, but my family couldn't afford it. -- Adam DeVine
  • When the Lebanese Civil War started in 1975, I was 15. I was shipped to boarding school in England and, after that, to UCLA. -- Rabih Alameddine
  • I thought they expected you to be controversial at UCLA? I believe the Board of Regents draws the line at sacrificial murder. -- Josh Lanyon
  • The Who' created the Daltrey/Townshend Center at UCLA for teenage hospital patients with cancer. It's the only one of its kind. -- Nolan Sotillo
  • At UCLA I quickly learned the knack of getting grades, a craven surrender to custom, since grades had little to do with learning. -- Hugh Nibley
  • Really, UCLA's a great place as well, but they don't have the kind of environment they have here. The fans here have a passion. -- Dick Vitale
  • I've said all along it's a humbling experience being at UCLA. Extremely proud, extremely blessed to be at an institution with all this tradition. -- Steve Alford
  • UCLA acknowledged this shift by bringing in Alex Haley (the co-author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X) and Eldridge Cleaver (Soul on Ice) as speakers. -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • It's intense in every sport. No matter what, USC vs. UCLA is crazy. Especially when it comes down to football and basketball, it's just nuts. -- Akeem Ayers
  • I was an English major at UCLA when I was 18, and then I left after a year to start acting. I was educating myself during that time. -- James Franco
  • The two places that I had most imprinted in my mind and in my memory were UCLA and Indiana. To play at one and coach at the other is unbelievable. -- Steve Alford
  • Tim Robbins had real confidence in college. He literally stole actors from the theater department at UCLA to be in his plays. The department heads got so mad at him -- Daphne Zuniga
  • Tim Robbins had real confidence in college. He literally stole actors from the theater department at UCLA to be in his plays. The department heads got so mad at him. -- Daphne Zuniga
  • When I was at UCLA, the Harlem Globetrotters offered me a million dollars to come play for them. I turned it down because my education was just as important as playing ball. -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Then I started graduate school at UCLA. I got a part time research assistant job as a programmer on a project involving the use of one computer to measure the performance of another computer. -- Jon Postel
  • I teach a lot - I teach at the UCLA and USC graduate film programs - and a lot of those projects are my students' projects that I act in or I do a cameo. -- James Franco