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School Life Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about School Life

Please enjoy these School Life Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

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

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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

Jews were asked when life begins.
For them it's when they finally graduate medical school.
- Evan Sayet

I had been singing all my life, but I started acting in high school.
- Kevin Richardson

 

School is practice for future life, practice makes
perfect and nobodys perfect,
so why practice?
- Billie Joe Armstrong

All through my school life I was appalled by the fact
that masters and senior boys were allowed quite literally to wound other boys,
and sometimes very severely.
- Roald Dahl

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

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I'm a teenager, but I'm independent -
I have my own apartment,
I have my own life.
And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school.
I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.
- Adriana Lima

We're not in high school anymore and we've had a little
more life experiences to help us better understand
what were going through in terms of stardom and recognition.
- Jay Hernandez

Art imitates life.
Life imitates high school.
- Brad Holland

I grew up in a very nice house in Houston,
went to private school all my life and I've never even been to the 'hood.
Not that there's anything wrong with the 'hood.
- Beyonce Knowles

Exeter was, I suspect, more crucial in my life than
in the lives of most members of my class,
and conceivably, than in the lives of almost anyone
else who ever attended the school.
- John Knowles

When someone has the desire to go to school and has
the ability but can't get into our schools,
that's wrong.
Education drives the economy and the quality of life.
- Jack Miller

The chief reason for going to school is to get the
impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.
- Robert Frost

You don't appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older.
Little things like being spanked every day by a middle-aged woman:
Stuff you pay good money for in later life.
- Emo Philips

I have the life of Riley.
I take my kids to school, do a bit of work in the afternoon,
pick my kids up, microwave a meal, hang out with my kids,
and work for a couple of hours.
- Sheena Easton

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

Drugs are in every walk of life - doctors,
lawyers, preachers, the guy who works for IBM,
teenagers on the street, teenagers in school.
- Smokey Robinson

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

I had to go to Sunday school once or twice in my life,
and that's where I commented someplace on hearing.
- John Hawkes

I sang in church choir all my life, through elementary school,
junior high and high school.
- Kevin Richardson

My background was art school, documentary director
and surfer with a keen interest in thrilling acts of
life threatening stupidity.
- Yahoo Serious

I have been looking forward to this age of my life for a long time.
In my twenties, I marked the days on the calendar -
I was sick of playing high-school kids.
- Rob Lowe

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

I never went to business school.
I was just bumbling through a lot of my life.
I was like the guy behind the curtain in The Wizard of Oz.
- David Geffen

Be in the habit of experimenting with your clothing
so that you don't get stuck for life with a self-image
developed over the course of high school.
- Marilyn vos Savant

By the time a man is 35 he knows that the images of the right man,
the tough man, the true man which he received in high
school do not work in life.
- Robert Bly

When I went to the University, the medical school was
the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life,
its nature, its origins, and its ills.
- Albert Claude

Life itself is a school, and Nature always a fresh study.
- Hugh Miller

In my own life, I decided to leave meat off my plate in medical school,
but was a bit slow to realise that dairy products and
eggs are not health foods either.
- Neal Barnard

But life is a great school.
It thrashes and bangs and teaches you.
- Nikita Khrushchev

So the ethic I was taught in school resulted in the
path I chose in my life following school.
- Kevin Mitnick

School is a foretaste of life.
- Georg Brandes

I was a loner in high school.
I keep to myself, but I love life.
- Clea Duvall

My father followed, during most of his life,
the precarious occupation of a country school teacher.
- Simon Newcomb

I have to say I've worked very few days of my life.
I used to have to cut the lawn, and when I was in junior high school,
I worked at a concession stand at a stadium.
- Steve Nash

Boyhood is the longest time in life for a boy.
The last term of the school-year is made of decades,
not of weeks, and living through them is like waiting for the millennium.
- Booth Tarkington

My school days were the happiest days of my life;
which should give you some indication of the misery
I've endured over the past twenty-five years.
- Paul Merton

When I look back, it was a strange period in my life,
looking at my childhood and then my teenage years and
forming Slayer when I was still 17,
not out of high school.
- Dave Lombardo

I really don't like to do back-to-back movies.
I concentrate on things at home.
My family and school life are important to me.
I try to do one movie a year.
- Anna Chlumsky

No skill shapes a child's future success in school
or in life more than the ability to read.
- Bob Riley

Some of today's athletes do not have that kind of pride.
They left school at 16, have never had a job in their
life and are getting Lottery funding,
earning money as an athlete.
- Linford Christie

The stage was our school, our home, our life.
- Lillian Gish

I'm a layperson.
I barely got out of high school.
I have no business telling people what to do or my big philosophy on life.
I'm certainly not going to write any sort of memoir.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

I take the kids to church and Sunday school.
They love it.
I really think it's important for a child to feel that
there are things that are bigger than your life out there.
- Reese Witherspoon

Remember, I'm the kind of kid who used to get stuffed
into a locker by school bullies.
I've never felt like I'm a big star at any level of my life.
- Winona Ryder

If every day in the life of a school could be the last day but one,
there would be little fault to find with it.
- Stephen Leacock

Everything that is worthwhile in life is scary.
Choosing a school, choosing a career,
getting married, having kids -
all those things are scary.
If it is not fearful, it is not worthwhile.
- Paul Tornier

That's my advice to all homosexuals,
whether they're in the Boy Scouts,
or in the Army or in high school: Shut up,
don't tell anybody what you do, your life will be a lot easier.
- Bill O'Reilly

I think seeing Pryor's first movie, Live In Concert,
when I was in high school changed my life.
Pryor really put the heart in darkness for me.
- Marc Maron

Life is a school of probability.
- Walter Bagehot

I like this job - most days I have a chance to make
breakfast and take the kids to school or to read 'em a bedtime story.
It's almost like a normal life.
- Mark Harmon

The desire to move into a bigger house,
to avoid living AIDS daily, and a dream to be accepted
by a community and school,
became possible and a reality with a movie about my life,
The Ryan White Story.
- Ryan White

My father had left behind an old piano.
My sister was already going to school,
my mother was out working, and I stayed at home alone
with my adorable grandmother who understood nothing I said.
It was so boring that I stayed at the piano all day long,
and that saved my life.
- Michel Legrand

I went back to graduate school with the clear intention
that what I wanted to do with my life was to improve societies,
and the way to do that was to find out what made economies
work the way they did or fail to work.
- Douglass North

The things that got me through grade school are helping me out later in life.
It's like, I show up on time.
If you buy a ticket to one of my shows,
I'll show up.
I'll be there.
And if it says 10:00, I'll be on stage at 10:00.
- Chris Isaak

In junior high school, I was an object of pure ridicule for my dress,
withdrawal, and asocial manner.
Dozens of times, I saw individuals laugh and smile
more in ten to fifteen minutes than I did in all my life up to then.
- Arthur Bremer

When I left school I went on trip around the world -
I only got as far as Australia,
but like a bloody fool I cut it short because of a girl.
It's probably one of my big regrets in life.
- Ben Nicholson

Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience.
Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go,
but, without the discipline of real life,
they remain of the nature of theory only.
- Samuel Smiles

By the time I reached high school my father's grocery
store had made our life adequately comfortable and I was able to choose,
without any practical encumbrances, the subjects that
I wanted to pursue in college.
- Sidney Altman

While I was there I became deeply interested in photography,
and indeed the most noteworthy event in my early life was winning first,
third, fourth and seventh prizes in an international
competition for college and high school students.
- Douglass North

When I finished school, I took my entire life savings -
$5,000 -
and invested it in a business.
I was young.
I was inexperienced.
But I was an entrepreneur, and I was proud.
And in six weeks, I was broke.
- Mark Warner

The two things I was positive about in life were that
I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or
an operative with the CIA posted abroad.
I could write a book about all the things I was sure about.
- Tucker Carlson

Say there's a white kid who lives in a nice home,
goes to an all-white school, and is pretty much having
everything handed to him on a platter -
for him to pick up a rap tape is incredible to me,
because what that's saying is that he's living a fantasy life of rebellion.
- Eminem

I ended up in college by accident.
Everything in my life, I ended up in by accident.
I was down south in this high school doing whatever.
It could just not contain me.
I quit school and took off and traveled around.
Nobody knew where I was I just couldn't handle it anymore.
It was a big scandal, I was gone.
I left.
- Pauley Perrette

Everything in high school seems like the most important
thing that's ever happened in your life.
It's not.
You'll get out of high school and you never see those people again.
All the people who torment and press you won't make
a difference in your life in the long haul.
- Mark Hoppus

I don't think of them as teenage songs.
The things that happen to you in high school are the
same things that happen your entire life.
You can fall in love at 60; you can get rejected at 80.
- Mark Hoppus

I loved to read and to write, but then something happened.
As I made my way through school, I kept getting handed
books to read that didn't excite me and didn't even
remotely connect to the realities of my life.
- R. A. Salvatore

I've been very physical my whole life.
I went out hiking and camping for days in the Australian forest,
and when I trained at drama school for three years,
we did a whole lot on stage-fighting techniques.
And I was a dancer from 5 to 18, so I have a memory for choreography.
- Yvonne Strahovski

When I doing dinner theater in high school,
I was talking to a woman who had been in the business
for a while and I said I want to act,
that's all I want to do with my life and she said if
you're serious then you need to hone every discipline you can.
- Blair Underwood

I think life is sort of like a competition,
whether it's in sports, or it's achieving in school,
or it's achieving good relationships with people.
And competition is a little bit of what it's all about.
- Sanford I. Weill


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