They say that we are better educated than our parents' generation. What they mean is that we go to school longer. They are not the same thing.
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quick sand to virtue
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.
It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days.
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.
Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.
The elementary school must assume as its sublime and most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read. Any school that does not accomplish this has failed
To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but to so love wisdom as to live according to its dictates a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity and trust
Golf is the cruelest game, because eventually it will drag you out in front of the whole school, take your lunch money and slap you around.
My dad always used to tell me that if they challenge you to an after-school fight, tell them you won't wait-you can kick their ass right now
Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated
Showing up at school already able to read is like showing up at the undertaker's already embalmed: people start worrying about being put out of their jobs.
Necessity is a violent school-mistress.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.
Conversation enriches the understanding; but solitude is the school of genius.
Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.
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.
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.
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.