Wednesday, August 15, 2012

2012 Back to School Quotes for Students

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The new term is coming sooner and sooner, no matter how sad you are feeling now. Are you still fighting with the bad mood? Brace up! Pull yourself together! Pay attention to back to school supplies list and these back to school quotes may return your smile~

Back to school quotes for teachers, too.
  • Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog. ~Doug Larson
  • The founding fathers... provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called education. School is where you go between when your parents can't take you and industry can't take you. ~John Updike, The Centaur, 1963

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  • As long as there are tests, there will be prayer in schools. ~Author Unknown
  • Often, when I am reading a good book, I stop and thank my teacher. That is, I used to, until she got an unlisted number. ~Author Unknown
  • A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep. ~W.H. Auden
  • It doesn't make much difference what you study, as long as you don't like it. ~Finley Peter Dunne
  • You can get all A's and still flunk life. ~Walker Percy
  • Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants. ~John W. Gardner
  • Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know. ~Daniel J. Boorstin, Democracy and Its Discontents
  • When the student is ready, the master appears. ~Buddhist Proverb
  • You learn something every day if you pay attention. ~Ray LeBlond
  • Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. ~Chinese Proverb
  • I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ~Winston Churchill
  • The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live. ~Mortimer Adler
  • The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. ~Alvin Toffler
  • Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later. ~Dana Stewart Scott

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