Quotes of the Day for 30 August 2004 – School
The academic calendar has no impact on my life anymore, although I can tell a new school year is coming up soon. If nothing else, a lot of folks are changing their subscriptions from various free webmail services to firstname.lastname@example.org. I guess it's time for Back to School Week at Quotes of the Day. I'll start with some quotes on School.
The point is to develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition and to guide the child over to important fields for society. Such a school demands from the teacher that he be a kind of artist in his province.
- Albert Einstein, 1879 - 1955
No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Clark Hoover, 1874 - 1964
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
What did you ask at school today?
- Richard Feynman, 1918 - 1988
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
- Victor Hugo, 1802 - 1885
I was thinking that we all learn by experience, but some of us have to go to summer school.
- Peter De Vries, 1910 - 1993
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