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Quotes of the Day for 3 September 2002 – Back to School

It's time for heading back to school, at least for most American kids. Mothers across the land are rejoicing.

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The quotes:

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

School is where you go between when your parents can't take you and industry can't take you.
     - John Updike

You have been told that Real Life is not like college, and you have been correctly informed. Real Life is more like high school.
     - Meryl Streep

When I look back on all the crap I learned in high school, it's a wonder I can think at all.
     - Paul Simon

Grad school is the snooze button on the clock-radio of life.
     - John Rogers


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