What's amazing is, if young people understood how doing well in school makes the rest of their life so much interesting, they would be more motivated. It's so far away in time that they can't appreciate what it means for their whole life.
As quoted in Building an Innovative Learning Organization: A Framework to Build a Smarter Workforce, Adapt to Change, and Drive Growth (2016), by Russell Sarder.
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
There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.Mahatma Gandhi
What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.chuck grassley
You must get an education. You must go to school, and you must learn to protect yourself. And you must learn to protect yourself with the pen, and not the gun.Josephine Baker
The human brain is special. It starts working as soon as you get up and it doesn't stop until you get to school.Milton Berle
What are called 'public schools' in many of America's wealthy communities aren't really 'public' at all. In effect, they're private schools, whose tuition is hidden away in the purchase price of upscale homes there, and in the corresponding property taxes.Robert Reich
Education is what remains, if one has forgotten everything one learned in school.Albert Einstein
But the school in which good training is most practiced will, as a rule, turn out the best scholars.Anthony Trollope
The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school.alice cooper
All children start their school careers with sparkling imaginations, fertile minds, and a willingness to take risks with what they think.Ken Robinson
School is very conformist, and one of the very first conforming that goes on in preschool and kindergarten is gender.dan savage
When I began going to school and learned to read, I encountered stories of other people and other lands.chinua achebe
As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school.Cokie Roberts
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.Henry Ford
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.Bill Dodds
The most important day of a person's education is the first day of school, not Graduation Day.Dr. Harry K. Wong
I've always loved the first day of school better than the last day of school. Firsts are best because they are beginnings.
School bells are ringing loud and clear; vacation's over, school is here.Winifred C. Marshall
First day of school! Wake up, wake up! Come on, first day of school!Nemo
The fundamental purpose of school is learning, not teaching.Richard DuFour
"How was school?"
"The worst day of my life, what do you think?"
What’s the use of a high school education if you can’t recall it when needed later on?hal clement