School Quotes

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

American megalomania is largely responsible for the growth of the Skyscraper School.

Philip Cortelyou Johnson

You send your child to the schoolmaster, but 'tis the schoolboys who educate him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Henry Ward Beecher

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

Albert Einstein

You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.

Henry Ford

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

Peter De Vries

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

Mark Twain

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

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

John Hoyer Updike

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child

George Santayana

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

Sarah Boseley

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

Victor Hugo

Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.

Lillian Smith

Some people unable to go to school were more educated and even more intelligent than college professors.

Maya Angelou

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

German Proverb

Every institution goes through three stages utility, privilege, and abuse.

Franois Ren, vicomte de Chateaubriand

For the school of grammar has primacy: it is the fairest foundation of learning, the glorious mother of eloquence.

Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator

Cornelia kept her in talk till her children came from school, "and these," said she, "are my jewels."

Robert Burton

Every schoolboy hath that famous testament of Grunnius Corocotta Porcellus at his fingers' end.

Robert Burton

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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