Quotations About / On: SCHOOL

  • 31.
    Why are your clothes exposing your nakedness? Is this what you were taught at school?
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 32.
    Your school uniform sells you out! Exposing your naked body.
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  • 33.
    A child goes to school to learn; not to fight! ! So, educate him or her very well.
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  • 34.
    Children go to school to learn; not to fight! So, educate them well.
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  • 35.
    You are a shameless, husband-hunting by-product of six of the most expensive finishing schools in the Western Hemisphere.
    (Tom Waldman (d. 1985), screenwriter, and Frank Waldman (d. 1990), U.S. screenwriter. Bob (Richard Beymer), High Time, to Joy (Tuesday Weld) (1960).)
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  • 36.
    That's the public-school system all over. They may kick you out, but they never let you down.
    (Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966), British novelist. Captain Grimes, in Decline and Fall, pt. 1, ch. 3 (1928). Paul Pennyfeather, to whom these words are addressed, had been given a letter of recommendation by his housemaster after being expelled from school.)
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  • 37.
    Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.
    (Mao Zedong (1893-1976), Chinese founder of the People's Republic of China. speech, Feb. 27, 1957, Peking. Quoted in Quotations of Chairman Mao (1966).)
    More quotations from: Mao Zedong, culture
  • 38.
    People react to fear, not love—they don't teach that in Sunday School, but it's true.
    (Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994), U.S. Republican politician, president. Quoted in William Safire, Before The Fall, prologue (1975).)
  • 39.
    A school is not a factory. Its raison d'ĂȘtre is to provide opportunity for experience.
    (J.L. (James Lloyd) Carr (b. 1912), British novelist. The Harpole Report, ch. 6 (1972).)
    More quotations from: J.L. (James Lloyd) Carr, school
  • 40.
    We have passed the time of ... the laisser-faire [sic] school which believes that the government ought to do nothing but run a police force.
    (William Howard Taft (1857-1930), U.S. president. Speech at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 17, 1909. Presidential Addresses and State Papers of William Howard Taft, March 4, 1909, to March 4, 1910, 1: 203, Doubleday, Page & Company (1910).)
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