Back to School Quotes

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

Education is the movement from darkness to light.
Allan Bloom
Back to School Quotes
Back to School Quotes
True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
Abigail Van Buren

Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Alexander Pope

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

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
Anthony J. D'Angelo

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day.  It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.
Bill Dodds

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

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Ernest Dimnet

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Edward Everett

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

What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
George Bernard Shaw

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
Horace Mann

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey

Holidays are enticing only for the first week or so.  After that, it is no longer such a novelty to rise late and have little to do.
Margaret Laurence

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcolm S. Forbes

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Mahatma Gandhi

You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Oscar Wilde

When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
Peter Drucker

Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed.
Robert Gallagher

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.
Ralph W. Sockman

You send your child to the schoolmaster, but 'tis the schoolboys who educate him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

You can get all A's and still flunk life.
Walker Percy

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Will Durant

Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats

Education is the transmission of civilization.
Will Durant

A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
W.H. Auden