Vitae, non scholae discimus. It is for life, not for school that we learn.Seneca full name Lucius AnnaeusSeneca called theYounger
Eachschool can, onceagain, become what it was always meant to bea building that has four walls with tomorrow inside.1991 In the Wall Street Journal, 20 Mar.
What sort of government is it that permits so many children to go to school hungry, without even a morsel of food in their stomachs? It cannot be! It must not be!sadao araki
On this day I remember words that have stayed with me since my childhood and which matter a great deal to me today, my school motto: "I will try my outmost". This is my promise to all of the people of Britain and now let the work of change begin.gordon brown
One thing about school - I always had this attitude that I was in school to learn, and attempted to do whatever was involved in that process, while school had this attitude that I was there to earn grades, which I couldn't care less about. Unsurprisingly, my grades weren't very good.bram cohen
Our school systems teach the children that they are nothing but glorified apes who are evolutionized out of some primordial soup of mud.tom delay
I have found it; I have discovered the cause of all the misfortunes which befell him. A public school, Joseph, was the cause of all the calamaties which he afterwards suffered. Public schools are the nurseries of all vice and immorality.Henry Fielding
Taking a year off and going to school was the best thing I could have done after The Princess Diaries. It taught me that I don't need Hollywood or a job to make me happy.anne hathaway
The education we all receive from the State, at school and after, has so warped our minds that the very notion of freedom ends up by being lost, and disguised in servitude. It is a sad sight to see those who believe themselves to be revolutionaries unleashing their hatred on the anarchist just because his views on freedom go beyond their petty and narrow concepts of freedom learned in the State school.Peter Kropotkin, in Anarchism: Its Philosophy and Ideal (1898)
Actually, I was a member of something called the Socialist Party of Great Britain at school for a while. You had to pass an exam, you know. You could not just join.John Bird interviewed in the Evening Standard, 3 December 1997.
Scientology is now run by David Miscavige, 31, a high school dropout and second-generation church member. Defectors describe him as cunning, ruthless and so paranoid about perceived enemies that he kept plastic wrap over his glass of water.david miscavige
My first singing role was as Susanna in a school production in a shortened form of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. I loved to sing and I was given lots of encouragement by a wonderful music teacher Mrs Ann Hill and by my parents who suggested I go to drama school.elaine paige
I said to myself, 'You're a man from a humble background, what you didn't learn in school, you'll learn now. Catch up.max schmeling
The young are of age when they twitter like the old; they are driven through school to learn the old song, and, when they have this by heart, they are declared of age.max stirner
The only thing I ever learned was that some people are lucky and other people aren't and not even a graduate of the Harvard Business school can say why.Kurt Vonnegut, as quoted in "The Sirens of Titan" by character Noel Constant.
I believe that school makes complete fools of our young men, because they see and hear nothing of ordinary life there.Petronius, Satyricon.
Freedom means having the right to freely educate your children, and freely means no obligation to send them in a public school, where teachers want to inculcate principles different from the principles that their parents want to inculcate them in a familiar context.Silvio Berlusconi
The little boy went first day of school He got some crayons and started to draw He put colors all over the paper For colors was what he saw And the teacher said.. "What you doin' young man?" "I'm paintin' flowers" he said She said... "It's not the time for art young man And anyway flowers are green and red There's a time for everything young man And a way it should be done You've got to show concern for everyone else For you're not the only one."harry chapin
"I was the only boy in our school what had asthma," said the fat boy with a touch of pride. "And I've been wearing specs since I was three."william golding
Within the last half century, the labours of such men as Von Baer, Rathke, Reichert, Bischof, and Remak, have almost completely unravelled... the successive stages of development which... are now as well known to the embryologist as are the steps of the metamorphosis of the silk-worm moth to the school boy.thomas henry huxley
school teachers, taking them by and large, are probably the most ignorant and stupid class of men in the whole group of mental workers.h. l. mencken
When Scythrop grew up, he was sent, as usual, to a public school, where a little learning was painfully beaten into him, and from thence to the university, where it was carefully taken out of him.thomas love peacock
I’ve lived on my own since I was 13 and not been to school and brought a son up who’s now 18 and run theatre companies and bought a butcher’s shop, learnt guitar by myself, taught myself to sing and that sort of stuff.stella vine
Darling, you look like a religious icon there [in her high school graduation picture].gloria estefan
Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school: and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill.william shakespeare
Philolaus wrote a book on the Pythagorean doctrines. By him were first given to the world the teachings of the Italian school, which had been kept secret for a whole century.p. 22 (The Greeks)
There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.Mahatma Gandhi, in Matriculate To Your Perfect Degree Course, p.161
Danbury wasn't a prison, it was a crime school. I went in with a Bachelor of marijuana, came out with a Doctorate of cocaine. ~ George Jung CasinoWhat the hell is this? ~ Sonny Corleone
Transference from the primary school to higher education should depend solely upon whether it is likely to be for the benefit of the children concerned.pp. 226 (Secondary Education For All (1922))
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.Edmund Burke