School Quotes

It is the toughest high school, folk-style tournament in the country. Every senior wants to be here and see just where they are on the national stage.

Keith Shields

College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage.

George Gobel

Conversation enriches the understanding; but solitude is the school of genius.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When a young woman tells me that she wants to become and actor, I say, 'No, be a writer. Or go to business school and learn how to run a studio.' The only real change will come from behind the scenes.

Halle Maria Berry

Those who get lost on the way to school will never find their way through life

German Proverb

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.

Abraham Lincoln

If school results were the key to power, girls would be running the world.

Sarah Boseley

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child

George Santayana

School is where you go between when your parents can't take you and industry can't take you.

John Hoyer Updike

My school days were the happiest days of my life; which should give you some indication of the misery I've endured over the past twenty-five years

Paul Merton

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards

Mark Twain

We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school.

Peter De Vries

My parents were neither wealthy nor academic, but we lived comfortably and they were always extremely supportive of my academic efforts and aspirations, both at school and university.

Paul Nurse

The school made it very clear that women were entitled to positions of authority. That sense of entitlement allowed us to feel that we have a natural place in leadership in the world. That gave me a mental and emotional confidence.

Linda Vester

Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quick sand to virtue.

Friedrich von Schiller

Too many people feel that where you start out dictates where you should end up. I was on welfare and just shy of 19 when my first daughter was born, but I was encouraged to take advantage of my ability and drive and remained in school.

Gwen Moore

War is not the quintessential emergency in which man has to prove himself, as my generation learned at its school desks in the days of the Kaiser; rather, peace is the emergency in which we all have to prove ourselves.

Gustav Heinemann

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.

Henry Ward Beecher

Well, I never studied design and I went to art school to study art, you know, sculpture and things like that, and ended up making things like sculpture and started making chairs and jewelry together and that's how I started.

Marc Newson

Tell tales out of school.

John Heywood

What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.

William Glasser

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.

Benjamin Franklin

A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall.

Vince Lombardi

Thank goodness I was never sent to school it would have rubbed off some of the originality.

Beatrix Potter
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