First Day Of School Quotes

First Day Of School Quotes by Tom Bodett, Sean Maher, Doug Larson, Leigh Steinberg, Maeve Binchy, Cappadonna and many others.

In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test

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
Starting a new job is always scary, or at least for me it’s always scary. It’s like the first day of school.
Sean Maher
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.
Doug Larson
It is soooooo necessary to get the basic skills, because by the time you graduate, undergraduate or graduate, that field would have totally changed from your first day of school.
Leigh Steinberg
On the first day of school, my father told me I’d be the most popular girl and everyone would love me and want to be my friend. It wasn’t so, but it gave me an enormous amount of confidence.
Maeve Binchy
I stay dipped like the first day of school.
Fate often allows a future to take shape with no regard for our expectation, plan, or readiness. Fate’s skillful editing of our life choices is like the careful grooming of lads on their first day of school: combed, polished, scrubbed, newly dressed, and glowing too. This is how we become ready for our life lessons.
David Richo
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
George Santayana
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Victor Hugo
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Albert Einstein
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Lily Tomlin
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
George Bernard Shaw
If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.
Susan B. Anthony
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
Thomas Szasz
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux
Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later.
Dana Scott

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