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In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test.
by Tom Bodett

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 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

They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world:
someone to love,
something to do, and something to hope for.
- Tom Bodett

The difference between an optimist and a pessimist?
An optimist laughs to forget,
but a pessimist forgets to laugh.
- Tom Bodett

 

You can make a new friend but you can't make an old one.
- Tom Bodett

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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Friendship...
is not something you learn in school.
But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship,
you really haven't learned anything.
- Muhammad Ali

Dad kept us out of school, but school comes and goes.
Family is forever.
- Charlie Sheen

Experience is a good school.
But the fees are high.
- Heinrich Heine

I left the "eye for an eye" God
when I walked out of Bible school,
but God Within is a daily part of my personal experience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The quest for peace begins in the home,
in the school and in the workplace.
- Silvia Cartwright

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

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

The home is the chief school of human virtues.
- William Ellery Channing

There's a couple of things they don't teach you
in Harvard Business School,
one is how to cope with defeat,
the other is how to handle a shotgun.
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

I was obsessed with romance.
When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every
day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
- John Hughes

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school,
my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

Smartness runs in my family.
When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was
in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

Time is the school in which we learn,
time is the fire in which we burn.
- Delmore Schwartz

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

I quit high school on my birthday.
It was my senior year and I didn't see the point.
This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
- Barry White

If you are over 30, get out your high-school yearbook
and look for ideas you can apply today -
perhaps an innocent optimism about life -
perhaps a hobby you loved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Experience keeps a dear school,
but fools will learn in no other.
- Benjamin Franklin

If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago,
Catholic school children would be wearing little electric
chairs around their necks instead of crosses.
- Lenny Bruce

One of the things I was taught in law school is that
I'd never be able to think the same again -
that being a lawyer is something that's part of who
I am as an individual now.
- Anita Hill

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

I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to
go to school every day and do my homework.
- Constance Baker Motley

I went to elementary school in Ottawa,
and then to a private secondary school.
- Douglass North

School shootings were invented by blacks...
and stolen by the white man.
- Chris Rock

In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist.
Looking back, I realize I was only half right.
- Jack Nicholson

And so for a couple of years my life was divided between
my music and my school books.
- James Weldon Johnson

Something stopped me in school a little bit.
Anything that I'm not interested in,
I can't even feign interest.
- Quentin Tarantino

But I decided I wanted more education and I had to
make a choice between starting law school,
which was interesting to me, and going for a graduate degree in engineering.
- Daniel J. Evans

In 1969, when I graduated from Harvard Law School,
women and minorities made up a tiny fraction of the
first year associates accepted by top law firms.
- Jane Harman

I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens,
And high school girls with clear skinned smiles,
Who married young and then retired.
- Janis Ian

I was sent to a finishing school, which didn't last
long when mother found out how badly chaperoned we were.
Then I 'came out' before going to a domestic science school.
- Mary Wesley

My parents were vegetarians.
I'd show up at school, this giant black kid,
with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks.
- Aisha Tyler

I'm the first to admit I've had a sheltered life.
I grew up in the country and went to a boarding school.
It was all just part of the business -
be nice to everyone and all that.
- Adam Rickitt

I think school is so much harder than real life.
People are so much more accepting when they are adults.
- Natalie Portman

So to make those checks better, I used to steal lollipops
and sell them at school -
but I got caught.
- Method Man

I went from elementary school to proper training,
operatic training, and I went on to the Motown University
and learned a lot of things from some wonderful people.
- Martha Reeves

I don't think that players learn how to play any other
aspect of the game in high school or college.
- Oscar Robertson

My senior year I was basically supporting myself,
so it was like, Do you want to eat and pay the rent,
or do you want to go to school? I wanted to eat and pay the rent.
- Clea Duvall

I dated a lot of girls all through high school,
and in college I dated a young lady for about eight months.
- Danny Pintauro

I never had a real job either.
I sort of fell out of school and ended up playing guitar.
- Vivian Campbell

Mr. Speaker, less than 10 percent of our Nation's children
walk or ride their bicycles to school,
and too many schools continue to invite fast-food vendors into their cafeterias.
- Lois Capps

I played music all through school and I kind of performed that way.
- Ewan McGregor

Arizona now has one of the most innovative systems
of financing school construction in the nation.
- Jane D. Hull

Chemistry is a class you take in high school or college,
where you figure out two plus two is 10,
or something.
- Dennis Rodman

I didn't go to college, I went straight from high school
to working on I'll Fly Away,
I was very, very lucky.
- Jeremy London

I attended a very small junior high and specially in
the end that became a disaster.
The principal was pretty senile and a drunk,
so the children more or less runned the school.
- Jonathan Brandis

I got a feeling I had loads when I was in primary school,
'cause I had red hair; you know, like Duracell.
- Richard D. James

I met some friends in the end of 10th,
beginning of 11th, who were in the popular group so
I finished off high school in that group and got to see both sides.
- Shane West

I thought it was such a unique concept to play parents
who happen to be super heroes and have a son who is
going through puberty and starting high school.
- Kelly Preston

I first began to read religious books at school,
and especially the Bible, when I was eleven years old;
and almost immediately commenced a habit of secret prayer.
- Francis W. Newman

A number of girls of my acquaintance went to school
to the nuns of the Congregational Nunnery,
or Sisters of Charity, as they are sometimes called.
- Maria Monk

I was on the San Diego school board for 4 years,
where I watched children successfully matriculate into
elementary schools from Head Start programs from all around our city.
- Bob Filner

I rolled myself up into a tight ball of resistance
and it was thus that I went through my school years.
- Sigrid Undset

The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment
was reached on the bright September morning when I
entered the public school.
- Mary Antin

I want to get away from the high school thing and do other types of roles.
- Shannon Elizabeth

Going to school is an everyday process;
it isn't something we accomplish and are all done with.
- Bruce Vento

Lou and I met while we were in high school in our senior year.
We were in many of the same classes together and quite
a few times we went over to his house to hang out.
- Phil Harris

As early as the autumn of 1862, I was made very happy by being sent to school.
- John Sergeant Wise

I was way into Primus in high school so hanging out with him was a thrill.
- Mike Lowry

My first encounter with a Kelly was not on a musical scale.
It was from primary school.
Dave and I went to primary school together and we were like boy scouts.
- Wayne Wonder

I'd have to just say that working with other people,
it's a different world from school.
- Tom Felton

I went to Catholic high school for half a year and
religion wasn't the cool thing to talk about even at a catholic high school.
It never came up.
- Mandy Moore

At this point I was strongly advised that I was too
young socially to go to college so I took a second senior year at Andover,
another boarding school.
- William Standish Knowles

The Sunday School teacher talked too much in the way
our grade school teacher used to when she told us about George Washington.
Pleasant, pretty stories, but not true.
- Frances Farmer


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