Moving On School Quotes on Farewell day

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” – Sydney J. Harris

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” – Albert Einstein

The beautiful thing about

“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” – B. B. King

“The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes

“The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” – Carl Rogers

“True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.” – Kurt Vonnegut

“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.” – Abigail Adams

“I think schools generally do an effective and terribly damaging job of teaching children to be infantile, dependent, intellectually dishonest, passive and disrespectful to their own developmental capacities.” – Seymour Papert

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.” – Plutarch

“School days, I believe, are the unhappiest in the whole span of human existence.” – H. L. Mencken

A child educated only

“A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.” – George Santayana

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” – Victor Hugo

“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 roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle

“The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.” – Khalil Gibran

“I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” – Winston Churchill

“I’ve never let my school interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain

“If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.” – E. W. Howe

I am often amazed at how

“I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.” – Carl Sagan

“Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.” – Erma Bombeck

“If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.” – Heinrich Heine

“What happened down in the dungeons between you and Professor Quirrell is a complete secret, so, naturally the whole school knows.” – J. K. Rowling

“Schools have not necessarily much to do with education…they are mainly institutions of control where certain basic habits must be inculcated in the young. Education is quite different and has little place in school.” – Winston Churchill

“Education is a weapon the effect of which is determined by the hands which wield it, by who is to be struck down.” – Joseph Stalin

“I didn’t go to school much, so I taught myself what I knew from reading.” – Doris Lessing

“When you learn, teach, when you get, give.” – Maya Angelou

You can get all A's and

“You can get all A’s and still flunk life.” – Walker Percy

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats

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

“We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.” – Woody Allen

“In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.” – Mark Twain

“I remember that I was never able to get along at school. I was at the foot of the class.” – Thomas A. Edison

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Adams

Home computers are being

“Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.” – Doug Larson

“If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss.” – Bill Gates

“You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” – Dr. Seuss

“It’s a mistake to think that once you’re done with school you need never learn anything new.” – Sophia Loren

“I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.” – Yogi Berra

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