Quotations About / On: SCHOOL

  • 1.
    School divides life into two segments, which are increasingly of comparable length. As much as anything else, schooling implies custodial care for persons who are declared undesirable elsewhere by the simple fact that a school has been built to serve them.
    (Ivan Illich (b. 1926), Austrian-born U.S. theologian, author. Celebration of Awareness, ch. 8 (1969).)
    More quotations from: Ivan Illich, school, life
  • 2.
    “Prison is like high school with knives.”
    More quotations from: Raegan Butcher
  • 3.
    “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”
    More quotations from: Mark Twain
  • 4.
    'Life is like a school of fishes; A big ocean yet a small world.
    More quotations from: Michaela Renee' Solomon
  • 5.
    “I believe in teaching, but I don’t believe in going to school.”
    More quotations from: Robert Frost
  • 6.
    Not all that the schools teaches are true!
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 7.
    'Our Life teach us thousand of lessons that can never be learned in school & college.'
    More quotations from: SWETA LEENA PANDA
  • 8.
    'The livelihood of every man is a farm of harvest from each other school of taught'.
    More quotations from: AMADU KAMARA
  • 9.
    Schools are generally feminine places, institutions where conformity is valued, taught largely by conformist women.
    (Judith M. Bardwick (b. 1933), U.S. sociologist, and Elizabeth Douvan (born 1926), U.S. sociologist. Woman in Sexist Society, ch. 9 (1971).)
    More quotations from: Judith M Bardwick, women
  • 10.
    Out of life's school of war.—What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 6, p. 60, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Twilight of the Idols, "Maxims and Arrows," section 8 (prepared for publication 1888, published 1889). A somewhat earlier version appearing in the unpublished "Maxims of a Hyperborean" (13:478) reads: "What does not destroy us—we destroy, and it makes us stronger. Il faut tuer le Wagnerisme" (Wagnerism must be destroyed).)
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