School Memories Quotes

I have retained a belief that it is the popular sporty kids at school who grow up to have the least interesting lives, and the unhappy young souls who develop into the most extraordinary adults. Whoever heard of a creative genius being understood as a child and well loved by his class mates? Who like to imagine an artist who emerged into adulthood content with his lot? And, conversely, how satisfying to hear that almost without exception, the untroubled, popular kids at school have ended up blandly as accountants, solicitors or in IT. Hold on, misfits, your day will come.

Derren Victor Brown

Nearly a quarter of American men were in the Armed forces [in 1968]. The rest were in school, in prison, or were George W. Bush.

William Cullen Bryant

I can tell you that tonight in Des Moines, Iowa, my home town, people all across the city will be putting a hand to their ears and saying "What is that sound?", and it will be the sound of Mr De Vito, my High School Careers Officer, spinning in his grave.

William Cullen Bryant

Some people say that Libertarians want anarchy. But anarchy is what we have now. Our cities aren't safe, our schools are centers of violence, the politicians have turned the rule of law into a chaotic web of millions of regulations and mandates. Libertarians want to restore order by removing, wherever possible, the destabilizing influence of government

Harry Browne

Fifty years from now, if an understanding of man's origins, his evolution, his history, his progress is not in the common place of the school books, we shall not exist.

Jacob Bronowski

The better class of Briton likes to send his children away to school until they're old and intelligent enough to come home again. Then they're too old and intelligent to want to.

Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury

With schools turning out more runners, jumpers, racers, tinkerers, grabbers, snatchers, fliers, and swimmers instead of examiners, critics, knowers, and imaginative creators, the word "intellectual," of course, became the swear word it deserved to be.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

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

Henry David Thoreau

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

William John Bennett

I have never let schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain

I have never let schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain

Eachschool can, once again, become what it was always meant to be a building that has four walls with tomorrow inside.

John Akers

There are only two places in the world where time takes precedence over the job to be done. School and prison.

William Glasser

You can acquire a lot of knowledge without ever going to school.

William Glasser

The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain

Schoolmasters and parents exist to be grown out of.

John Wolfenden

Failure is a school in which the truth always grows strong.

Henry Ward Beecher

If law school is so hard to get through, how come there are so many lawyers?

Calvin Trillin

A private school has all the faults of a public school without any of its compensations.

Cyril Vernon Connolly

How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?

Melissa Mathison

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education

Mark Twain

My education was dismal. I went to a series of schools for mentally disturbed teachers

Woody Allen

I never completed high school and I am very rich and very successful.

Tre Cool

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