School Quotes
It is hard to convince a high school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.
- Edgar Watson Howe
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
The school has always been the most important means of transferring the wealth of tradition from one generation to the next. This applies today in an even higher degree than in former times, for through modern development of economic life, the family.
- Albert Einstein
School is not preparation for life, but school is life.
- John Dewey
My mother tells this story that when I first went to school, I thought I was going to help the teachers. I didn't realise I was going to get educated.
- Moon Unit Zappa
Those who get lost on the way to school will never find their way through life.
- German Proverb
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
At school, new ideas are thrust at you every day. Out in the world, you'll have to find the inner motivation to search for new ideas on your own.
- Bill Watterson
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
- Abraham Lincoln
All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.
- Martin H. Fischer
It's a mistake to think that once you're done with school you need never learn anything new.
- Sophia Loren
Everyone agrees that the failure of our high schools is tragic. It's bad business, and it's bad policy. But we act as if it can't be helped. It can be helped. We designed these high schools; we can redesign them.
- Melinda Gates
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
- Victor Hugo
Actually, all education is self-education. A teacher is only a guide, to point out the way, and no school, no matter how excellent, can give you education. What you receive is like the outlines in a child's coloring book. You must fill in the colors yourself.
- wolfdyke Louis L'Amour







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