Top 350+ Interesting Quotes About Schooling You Should Know

Top 350+ Interesting Quotes About Schooling You Should Know Schooling Quotes Curated by Factober

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October 8, 2020

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Education is the most important thing for every person living. Schooling makes education easy. Did you know why schooling should be based on free education rather than those closed 4 walls? Read these 350+ interesting quotes about schooling to know more.

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  1. A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. George Santayana
  2. A homeless man visited my store today. The few quarters that he had in his pocket he invested on books. I offered him free books, but he insisted on giving me his quarters. He walked away filled with joy as if he possessed the world’s riches in his hands. In a way, he did. He left me smiling and knowing that he was wealthier than many others… Besa Kosova
  3. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Confucius
  4. A long time ago, there was no such thing as school, and children spent their days learning a trade, a phrase which here means “standing around doing tedious tasks under the instruction of a bossy adult.” In time, however, people realized that the children could be allowed to sit, and the first school was invented. Lemony Snicket, Horseradish
  5. A man’s mind, stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions.”
  6. A prison, according to the common, general definition, is any place of involuntary confinement and restriction of liberty. In school, as in adult prisons, the inmates are told exactly what they must do and are punished for failure to comply. Peter O. Gray
  7. A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. Henry B Adams
  8. A teacher who loves learning earns the right and the ability to help others learn. Ruth Beechick, An Easy Start in Arithmetic, Grades K-3
  9. A thousand mile journey begins with a single step. Chinese proverb
  10. A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers. Helen Keller
  11. Actually, students in school must spend more time doing exactly what they are told than is true of adults in penal institutions. Another difference, of course, is that we put adults in prison because they have committed a crime, while we put children in school because of their age. Peter O. Gray
  12. Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. David M. Burns
  13. All children start their school careers with sparkling imaginations, fertile minds, and a willingness to take risks with what they think. Ken Robinson
  14. Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. Carl Bard
  15. An exceedingly confident student would in theory make a terrible student. Why would he take school seriously when he feels that he can outwit his teachers? Criss Jami
  16. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin
  17. Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. Maya Angelou
  18. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. Albert Einstein
  19. Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Henry Ford
  20. As long as teachers give tests, there will always be prayer in schools. Unknown
  21. As we approached each other, the noise and the students around us melted away and we were utterly alone, passing, smiling, holding each other’s eyes, floors and walls gone, two people in a universe of space and stars. Jerry Spinelli
  22. As you can see, I have memorized this utterly useless piece of information long enough to pass a test question. I now intend to forget it forever. You’ve taught me nothing except how to cynically manipulate the system. Congratulations. Bill Watterson
  23. As you can see, there are quite a number of things taught in school that one has to unlearn or at least correct. Ambeth Ocampo
  24. Be a flamingo in a flock of pigeons.
  25. Be curious, not cool.
  26. Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. Wayne Dyer
  27. Be so good they can’t ignore you. Steve Martin
  28. Be yourself, love yourself no matter what, no matter what anyone tells you. You don’t have to try to fit in and be someone that you’re not.
  29. Because we were a poor area, the school had a small budget and was unable to teach the second half of the alphabet. George Carlin, Brain Droppings
  30. Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Ernest Hemingway
  31. Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt
  32. But the more we all stuck together, the more outside layers fell off, revealing that we all have insecurities, fears, and dreams. And that’s perfectly normal. That’s how God made us. Allyson Kennedy
  33. By the end of high school I was not of course an educated man, but I knew how to try to become one. Clifton Fadiman
  34. Change is the end result of all true learning. Leo Buscaglia
  35. Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. Barack Obama
  36. Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale
  37. Cheating in school is a form of self-deception. We go to school to learn. We cheat ourselves when we coast on the efforts and scholarship of someone else. James E. Faust
  38. Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them. Lady Bird Johnson
  39. Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. James Baldwin
  40. Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. Ernest Dimnet
  41. Children should learn that reading is pleasure, not just something that teachers make you do in school. Beverly Cleary
  42. Choose a leader who will invest in building bridges, not walls. Books, not weapons. Suzy Kassem
  43. Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  44. Crushing creativity, smashing individualism, encouraging collectivism and compromise, destroying the exercise of intellectual inquiry, twisting it instead into meek subservience to authority. Walter Karp
  45. Describing her first day back in grade school after a long absence, a teacher said, It was like trying to hold 35 corks underwater at the same time. Mark Twain
  46. Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time. Chinese proverb
  47. Do not give them a candle to light the way, teach them how to make fire instead. That is the meaning of enlightenment. Kamand Kojouri
  48. Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each. Plato
  49. Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. William Butler Yeats
  50. Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. Maya Angelou
  51. Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do. Oprah Winfrey
  52. Don’t be afraid to start over. It’s a new chance to rebuild what you want.
  53. Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. Mark Twain
  54. Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John R. Wooden
  55. Don’t look back. You’re not going that way.
  56. Don’t try so hard to fit in, and certainly don’t try so hard to be different…Just try hard to be you.
  57. Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson and Albert Einstein. H. Jackson Brown Jr
  58. Don’t stress. Do your best. Forget the rest.
  59. Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today. James Dean
  60. Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought. Napoleon Hill
  61. Education cost money, but then so does ignorance. Claus Moser
  62. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
  63. Education is everything- education is your power, education is your way in life for whatever you want to do.
  64. Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats
  65. Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. Malcolm X
  66. Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. G.K. Chesterton
  67. Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. Solomon Ortiz
  68. Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. George Washington Carver
  69. Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. Oprah Winfrey
  70. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela
  71. Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
  72. Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. Albert Einstein
  73. Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave. Peter Brougham
  74. Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it. William Haley
  75. Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. Malcolm Forbes
  76. Either you run the day or the day runs you. Jim Rohn
  77. Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers
  78. Every beginner possesses a great potential to be an expert in his or her chosen field. Lailah Gifty Akita
  79. Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It’s like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won’t fatten the dog. Mark Twain
  80. Every year, many, many stupid people graduate from college. And if they can do it, so can you. John Green
  81. Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. Albert Einstein
  82. Everyone who has ever been to school knows that school is prison, but almost nobody beyond school age says it is. Peter O. Gray
  83. Everything I need to know… I learned in kindergarten. Robert Fulghum
  84. Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. Albert Schweitzer
  85. Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. Benjamin Franklin
  86. Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. Jim Rohn
  87. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Maimonides
  88. Have faith that your child’s brain is an evolving planet that rotates at its own speed. It will naturally be attracted to or repel certain subjects. Be patient. Just as there are ugly ducklings that turn into beautiful swans, there are rebellious kids and slow learners that turn into serious innovators and hardcore intellectuals. Suzy Kassem
  89. Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. “Light! Give me light!” was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour. Helen Keller
  90. He who opens a school door, closes a prison. Victor Hugo
  91. High school is about finding who you are, because that’s more important than trying to be someone else. Nick Jonas
  92. High school is neither a democracy nor a dictatorship – nor, contrary to popular belief, an anarchic state. High school is a divine-right monarchy. And when the queen goes on vacation, things change. John Green
  93. High school is what kind of grows you into the person you are. I have great memories, good and bad, some learning experiences and some that I’ll take with me the rest of my life. Giancarlo Stanton
  94. Homework, I have discovered, involves a sharp pencil and thick books and long sighs. Katherine Applegate
  95. How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. A.A. Milne
  96. I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill
  97. I am not afraid. I was born to do this.
  98. I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message. Steve Irwin
  99. I expect that you must receive top marks at school, young lady. Madeleine smiled as she stirred her tea. There are always rewards for those who state the obvious frequently and with conviction. Scott Westerfeld
  100. I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. Muhammad Ali
  101. I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. Mark Twain
  102. I never cut class. I loved getting A’s, I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world. Michelle Obama
  103. I never dreamt of success. I worked for it. Estee Lauder
  104. I never let my schooling interfere with my education. Mark Twain
  105. I said school starts tomorrow. I didn’t say I was going to be there. Kim Harrison
  106. I stopped speaking. There was no point trying to argue. There was no way she was going to even attempt to listen to me.
  107. I stuff my mouth with old fabric and scream until there are no sounds left under my skin. Laurie Halse Anderson
  108. I think school is a place where thinking should be taught. Edward de Bono
  109. I think that everyone has the power to make a change in the world.
  110. I was a smart kid, but I hated school. Eminem
  111. I went through phases of finding myself. I dabbled in musical theater, chess club, dance troupe, drill team girl, emo kid — and not one of them defined me, but every single one will always play a part in who I am.
  112. I’d had nearly four years of experience looking at these clocks, but their sluggishness never ceased to surprise. If I am ever told that I have one day to live, I will head straight to the hallowed halls of Winter Park High School, where a day has been known to last a thousand years. John Green, Paper Towns
  113. I’ll be famous one day, but for now I’m stuck in middle school with a bunch of morons. Greg Heffley
  114. I’m not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information. Bill Watterson
  115. I’m not going to school just for the academics – I wanted to share ideas, to be around people who are passionate about learning. Emma Watson
  116. I’m not going to school just for the academics. I wanted to share ideas, to be around people who are passionate about learning.
  117. I’ve always felt strongly about equal opportunity for women. Girls have to be taught from early on that they are strong and capable of being anything they want to be.
  118. I’ve always loved the first day of school better than the last day of school. Firsts are best because they are beginnings.
  119. I’ve been making a list of the things they don’t teach you at school. They don’t teach you how to love somebody. They don’t teach you how to be famous. They don’t teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. They don’t teach you how to walk away from someone you don’t love any longer. They don’t teach you how to know what’s going on in someone else’s mind. They don’t teach you what to say to someone who’s dying. They don’t teach you anything worth knowing. Neil Gaiman, The Kindly Ones
  120. I’ve learned that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person. Andy Rooney
  121. I’ve never done acid, finding it hard to go willingly to a place that could be frightening, hellish, and totally beyond my control. A place much like high school. Libba Bray
  122. I’m not going to school just for the academics. I wanted to share ideas, to be around people who are passionate about learning. Emma Watson
  123. I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy- I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it. Art Williams
  124. I’ve always loved the first day of school better than the last day of school. Firsts are best because they are beginnings. Jenny Han
  125. I’ve got a theory that if you give 100 percent all the time, somehow things will work out in the end. Larry Bird
  126. If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Ben Franklin
  127. If a man is a fool, you don’t train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous. Desmond Bagley
  128. If I were to draw on a paper what gym does for me, I would make one dot and then I would erase it. Elizabeth Berg
  129. If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done. Ludwig Wittgenstein
  130. If people knew how hard I’ve worked to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all. Michelangelo
  131. If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around. Jim Rohn
  132. If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. Abraham Maslow
  133. If the school sends out children with a desire for knowledge and some idea of how to acquire and use it, it will have done its work. Richard Livingstone
  134. If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers. Edgar W. Howe
  135. If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people. Chinese proverb
  136. If you believe in yourself and with a tiny pinch of magic, all your dreams can come true.
  137. If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney
  138. If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. Jim Rohn
  139. If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place. Nora Roberts
  140. If you don’t understand, ask questions. If you’re uncomfortable about asking questions, say you are uncomfortable about asking questions and then ask anyway.
  141. If you really want to do something, you will find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse. Jim Rohn
  142. If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. Andy McIntyre
  143. If you want something you never had, you have to do something you’ve never done.
  144. If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. Michael Jordan
  145. In a global economy, where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity, it is a prerequisite.
  146. In a school community, someone who reads a book for some secretive purpose, other than discussing it, is strange. What was she reading for? John Irving
  147. In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different. Coco Chanel
  148. In school one learns to ask stupid questions of life. Marty Rubin
  149. In school we learn that mistakes are bad, and we are punished for making them. Yet, if you look at the way humans are designed to learn, we learn by making mistakes. We learn to walk by falling down. If we never fell down, we would never walk. Robert T. Kiyosaki, Rich Dad, Poor Dad
  150. In school, you learn how to learn.
  151. In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson. Tom Bodett
  152. In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson. Tom Bodett
  153. In some parts of the world, students are going to school every day. It’s their normal life. But in other parts of the world, we are starving for education…it’s like a precious gift. It’s like a diamond. Malala Yousafzai
  154. Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working. Pablo Picasso
  155. Intelligence plus character that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King Jr.
  156. Intelligence plus character—that is the true goal of education.
  157. Is it surprising that the cellular prison, with its regular chronologies, forced labour, its authorities of surveillance and registration, its experts in normality, who continue and multiply the functions of the judge, should have become the modern instrument of penality? Is it surprising that prisons resemble factories, schools, barracks, hospitals, which all resemble prisons? Michel Foucault
  158. It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. Robert G. Ingersoll
  159. It is clearly absurd to limit the term ‘education’ to a person’s formal schooling. Murray N. Rothbard, Education, Free & Compulsory
  160. It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. Epictetus
  161. It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time – for we are bound by that – but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time. T.S. Eliot
  162. It is never too late to be what you might have been. George Eliot
  163. It is not who you attend school with but who controls the school you attend. Nick Giovanni
  164. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle
  165. It was only high school after all, definitely one of the most bizarre periods in a person’s life. How anyone can come through that time well adjusted on any level is an absolute miracle. E.A. Bucchianeri
  166. It’s a mistake to think that once you’re done with school you need never learn anything new. Sophia Loren
  167. It’s one of my favorite seasons of the year: Back to School. As a kid, I loved fresh school supplies, new outfits, the change of seasons, and the chance to crack open a new textbook. Dana Perino
  168. Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former. Horace Mann
  169. Just don’t take any class where you have to read BEOWULF. Woody Allen
  170. Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. Mark Twain
  171. Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down. Charles F. Kettering
  172. Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. Kofi Annan
  173. Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken. Bill Dodds
  174. Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later. Dana Stewart Scott
  175. Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. Albert Einstein
  176. Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. Chinese Proverb
  177. Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world. Malala Yousafzai
  178. Let’s do what we love, and let’s do a lot of it. Marc Jacobs
  179. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Neale Donald Walsch
  180. Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw
  181. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi
  182. Make it happen.
  183. Make today so awesome yesterday gets jealous.
  184. Mandy would much rather have imaginary friends who were real than real friends who were imaginary. Rebecca McNutt, Smog City
  185. Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of the car is separate from the way the car is driven. Edward De Bono
  186. Middle school has many complex tunnels, some are underground. Alexandra Contreras-Montesano
  187. Morality, not corruption. Intellectualism and wisdom, not ignorance. Stability, not fear and terror. Peace, not chaos. Love, not hate. Convergence, not segregation. Tolerance, not discrimination. Fairness, not hypocrisy. Substance, not superficiality. Character, not immaturity. Transparency, not secrecy. Justice, not lawlessness. Environmental improvement and preservation, not destruction. Truth, not lies. Suzy Kassem
  188. Most bullies are the product of a stressful and often abusive home life. Next time a bully threatens or attacks you, just yell, ‘Don’t abuse me like your parents abuse you!’ Then call children’s services and tell them you saw this bully crying in the bathroom and you’re worried about him. Bam! He just got moved to a foster home. Eugene Mirman
  189. Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants. John W. Gardner
  190. Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. Babe Ruth
  191. Nine tenths of education is encouragement. Anatole France
  192. No man who worships education has got the best out of education…. Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete. G.K. Chesterton
  193. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, and show up. Regina Brett
  194. No matter what you do, no matter how many times you screw up and think to yourself “there’s no point to carry on”, no matter how many people tell you that you can’t do it – keep going. Don’t quit. Don’t quit, because a month from now you will be that much closer to your goal than you are now. Yesterday you said tomorrow. Make today count. Anonymous
  195. No school without spectacular eccentrics and crazy hearts is worth attending. Saul Bellow
  196. Nothing could be further from the truth. The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardized citizenry, to put down dissent and originality. H.L. Mencken
  197. Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced. John Keats
  198. Nothing is impossible the word itself says “I’m possible”. Audrey Hepburn
  199. Often, a school is your best bet-perhaps not for education but certainly for protection from an undead attack. Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide
  200. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
  201. Once in a while our school has half days, and the teachers spend the afternoon ‘in service,’ which I think must be a group therapy for having to deal with us. Neal Shusterman
  202. Once you leave out all the bullshit they teach you in school, life gets really simple. George Carlin, Brain Droppings
  203. One day middle school will end and become high school and after that it just becomes life. All those things you think are important now won’t be anymore.”
  204. One had to cram all this stuff into one’s mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year. Albert Einstein
  205. Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert F. Kennedy
  206. Our children are only as brilliant as we allow them to be. Eric Micha’el Leventhal
    Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison
  207. People don’t want children to know what they need to know. They want their kids to know what they ought to need to know. If you’re a teacher you’re in a constant battle with mildly deluded adults who think the world will get better if you imagine it is better. Nick Harkaway
  208. People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong. Bill Vaughan
  209. Pick a leader who will keep jobs in your country by offering companies incentives to hire only within their borders, not one who allows corporations to outsource jobs for cheaper labor when there is a national employment crisis. Suzy Kassem
  210. Power’s not given to you. You have to take it. Beyoncé Knowles Carter
  211. Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good. Malcolm Gladwell
  212. Public education was not founded to give society what it wants. Quite the opposite. May Sarton
  213. Remember that failure is an event, not a person. Zig Ziglar
  214. School bells are ringing loud and clear; vacation’s over, school is here. Winifred C. Marshal
  215. School has become the world religion of a modernized proletariat, and makes futile promises of salvation to the poor of the technological age. Ivan Illich
  216. School is a building which has four walls with tomorrow inside. Lon Watters
  217. School is a place that provides education and education is the key to life.
  218. School made us ‘literate’ but did not teach us to read for pleasure. Ambeth Ocampo
  219. School means work and work means death. Let’s all go take a nap. Emma Shannon
  220. School prepares you for the real world… which also bites Jim Benton
  221. School prepares you for the real world… which also bites. Jim Benton
  222. School should be the best party in town. Peter Kline
  223. Schoolboys are a merciless race, individually they are angels, but together, especially in schools, they are often merciless. Fyodor Dostoevsky
  224. Scoring well on tests is the sort of happy thing that gets the school district the greenbacks they crave. Understanding and appreciating the material are secondary. Libba Bray
  225. Self-education is lifelong curiosity. Lailah Gifty Akita
  226. Self-worth comes from one thing — thinking that you are worthy. Wayne Dyer
  227. She got on with her education. In her opinion, school kept on trying to interfere with it. Terry Pratchett, Soul Music
  228. Sign on a high school bulletin board in Dallas: Free every Monday through Friday: knowledge. Bring your own containers. E.C. McKenzie
  229. So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. Christopher Reeve
  230. Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life.
  231. Sometimes we’re all too quick to count down the days that we forget to make the days count.
  232. Sometimes you have to do what you don’t love, so that you can do what you love.
  233. Sometimes, it’s better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because now, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  234. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Arthur Ashe
  235. Stop worrying about someone else’s feelings for once and worry about your grade. Kasie West
  236. Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
  237. Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
  238. Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. Robert Collier
  239. Success means having the courage, the determination and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be. George Sheehan
  240. Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition. Jacques Barzun
  241. Teaching middle school is an adventure not a job. Angela K. Bennett
  242. Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand. Chinese proverb
  243. The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men. Bill Beattie
  244. The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn. Marcus Tullius Cicero
  245. The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. B.B. King
  246. The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see. Alexandra K. Trenfor
  247. The best way to predict your future is to create it. Abraham Lincoln
  248. The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. Oprah Winfrey
  249. The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything. Robert Frost
  250. The difference between a stumbling block and a stepping stone is how high you raise your foot. Benny Lewis
  251. The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will. Vince Lombardi
  252. The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson. Tom Bodett
  253. The first day of school is always a fashion show. The rest of the school year? A pajama party. Unknown
  254. The first day of school: The day when the countdown to the last day of the school begins. Unknown
  255. The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn. Gloria Steinem
  256. The fundamental purpose of school is learning, not teaching. Richard DuFour
  257. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
  258. The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. John F. Kennedy
  259. The human heart is my school. Anne Rice
  260. The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg — not by smashing it. Arnold Glasow
  261. The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. William Arthur Ward
  262. The modern world belongs to the half-educated, a rather difficult class, because they do not realize how little they know. William R. Inge
  263. The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know. Michel Legrand
  264. The most beautiful things in the creating of the child are his “mistakes.” The more a child’s work is full of these individual mistakes the more wonderful it is. And the more a teacher removes them from the child’s work the duller, more desolate and impersonal it becomes. Franz Cizek
  265. The most erroneous assumption is to the effect that the aim of public education is to fill the young of the species with knowledge and awaken their intelligence, and so make them fit to discharge the duties of citizenship in an enlightened and independent manner. H.L. Mencken
  266. The most important day of a person’s education is the first day of school, not Graduation Day. Harry Wong
  267. The ocean is not society; it is individuals. This was how I managed to gain a modicum of freedom from my terror at the illusion of the ocean called the world. Osamu Dazai
  268. The old man was peering intently at the shelves. ‘I’ll have to admit that he’s a very competent scholar.’ Isn’t he just a librarian?’ Garion asked, ‘somebody who looks after books?’ That’s where all the rest of scholarship starts, Garion. All the books in the world won’t help you if they’re just piled up in a heap. David Eddings, King of the Murgos
  269. The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. Carl Rogers
  270. The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education. Albert Einstein
  271. The pathway to educational excellence lies within each school. Terrance Deal
  272. The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
  273. The philosophy of the schoolroom in one generation is the philosophy of government in the next. Abraham Lincoln
  274. The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done; men and women who are creative, inventive and discoverers, who can be critical and verify, and not accept, everything they are offered. Jean Piaget
  275. The road to freedom –here and everywhere on earth-– begins in the classroom. Hubert Humphrey
  276. The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle
  277. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one. Mark Twain
  278. The textbooks are dumbed down to the where your kid sister could probably read them, and the teacher go over and over and over the same stuff anyway, drilling it into your head so that they can ask you one hundred multiple-choice questions to get it all back out of you again. Charles Benoit
  279. The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  280. The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. Dolly Parton
  281. The whole point of life is to learn love. Life is the school, love is the lesson and we are all here to teach each other. Kate McGahan
  282. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. Sydney J. Harris
  283. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure. Colin Powell
  284. There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. Beverly Sills
  285. There is a grave defect in the school where the playground suggests happy and classroom disagreeable thoughts. John Spalding
  286. There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. Buckminster Fuller
  287. There was nothing like a Saturday – unless it was the Saturday leading up to the last week of school and into summer vacation. That of course was all the Saturdays of your life rolled into one big shiny ball. Nora Roberts
  288. There’s always a bit of suspense about the particular way in which a given school year will get off to a bad start. Frank Portman
  289. There’s no crying in the rank book. William Morton
  290. There’s no use going to school unless your final destination is the library. Ray Bradbury
  291. They never do, do they? They never even try to listen to you. Alice Oseman
  292. They spent the first three years of school getting you to pretend stuff and then the rest of it marking you down if you did the same thing. Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake
  293. This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.
  294. This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change. Taylor Swift
  295. Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. Edmund Burke
  296. To be changed by ideas was pure pleasure. But to learn ideas that ran counter to values and beliefs learned at home was to place oneself at risk, to enter the danger zone. Home was the place where I was forced to conform to someone else’s image of who and what I should be. School was the place where I could forget that self and, through ideas, reinvent myself. Bell Hooks
  297. To teach is to learn twice. Joseph Joubert
  298. Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Charles Dederich
  299. Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. Roger Lewin
  300. Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of becoming. Goethe
  301. True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country. Kurt Vonnegut
  302. Try never to be the smartest person in the room. And if you are, I suggest you invite smarter people, or find a different room. Michael Dell
  303. Upon the subject of education. I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. Abraham Lincoln
  304. We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school. Peter De Vries
  305. We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it. John Newton
  306. We class schools into four grades: leading school, first-rate school, good school and school.Evelyn Waugh
  307. We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better. J.K Rowling
  308. We don’t stop going to school when we graduate. Carol Burnett
  309. We don’t stop going to school when we graduate. Carol Burnett
  310. We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself. Lloyd Alexander
  311. Well my music was different in high school; I was singing about love—you know, things I don’t care about anymore. Lady Gaga
  312. What a school thinks about its library is a measure of what it feels about education. Harold Howe
  313. What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook. Henry David Thoreau
  314. What feels like the end is often the beginning. Unknown
  315. What grinds me the most is we’re sending kids out into the world who don’t know how to balance a checkbook, don’t know how to apply for a loan, don’t even know how to properly fill out a job application, but because they know the quadratic formula we consider them prepared for the world. Chris Colfer
  316. What I remember most about high school are the memories I created with my friends. J. J. Watt
  317. What is the most important thing one learns in school? Self-esteem, support, and friendship. Terry Tempest Williams
  318. What is the most important thing one learns in school? Self-esteem, support, and friendship. Terry Tempest Williams, Pieces of White Shell
  319. What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning. Chuck Grassley
  320. What sculpture is to a block of marble education is to the human soul. Joseph Addison
  321. What teachers and the administration in that era never seemed to see was that the mental work of what they called daydreaming often required more effort and concentration than it would have taken simply to listen in class. Laziness is not the issue. It is just not the work dictated by the administration. David Foster Wallace, Oblivion
  322. What we learn with pleasure we never forget. Alfred Mercier
  323. What would you do if you weren’t afraid? Sheryl Sandberg
  324. When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course. Peter Drucker
  325. When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts. Dalai Lama
  326. When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. Malala Yousafzai
  327. Whether you think you can or think you can’t you’re right. Henry Ford
  328. While one is young is the time to investigate, to experiment with everything. The school should help its young people to discover their vocations and responsibilities, and not merely cram their minds with facts and technical knowledge; it should be the soil in which they can grow without fear, happily and integrally. Jiddu Krishnamurti
  329. Why fit in when you were born to stand out? Dr. Seuss
  330. Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? Erich Fromm
  331. Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. Albert Einstein
  332. Wisdom is nothing more than confirmed imagination: just because one did not study for his exam does not mean that he should leave it blank. Criss Jami
  333. Work hard, nap hard.
  334. Work hard, nap hard. Demi Lovato
  335. You and you alone are the only person that can live the life that writes the story that you were meant to tell. And the world needs your story because the world needs your voice.
  336. You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give. E.O. Wilson
  337. You can drag my body to school but my spirit refuses to go. Bill Watterson, The Essential Calvin and Hobbes
  338. You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Maya Angelou
  339. You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. Clay P. Bedford
  340. You can’t learn in school what the world is going to do next year. Henry Ford
  341. You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.
  342. You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute. Tina Fey
  343. You can’t do it alone. Be open to collaboration. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you. Spend a lot of time with them and it will change your life.
  344. You don’t appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older. Little things like being spanked every day by a middle aged woman: Stuff you pay good money for in later life. Emo Philips
  345. You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great. Les Brown
  346. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. Dr. Seuss
  347. You have to stay in school. You have to. You have to go to college. You have to get your degree. Because that’s the one thing people can’t take away from you is your education. And it is worth the investment.
  348. You know, sometimes kids get bad grades in school because the class moves too slow for them. Einstein got D’s in school. Well guess what, I get F’s! Bill Watterson
  349. You learn something every day if you pay attention. Ray LeBlond
  350. You may be disappointed if you fail, but you’ll be doomed if you don’t try. Beverly Hills
  351. You must do the things you think you cannot do.
  352. You should be nicer to him,’ a schoolmate had once said to me of some awfully ill-favored boy. ‘He has no friends.’ This, I realized with a pang of pity that I can still remember, was only true as long as everybody agreed to it. Christopher Hitchens, Hitch 22: A Memoir
  353. You will either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety. Abraham Maslow
  354. You’re off to great place, today is your day, your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!
  355. You’ve got this.
  356. You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem and smarter than you think. A.A. Milne
  357. You’re off to great to great places. Today is your first day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way! Dr. Seuss
  358. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. Zig Ziglar
  359. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. Steve Jobs

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