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  Don't let schooling interfere with your education.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  I remember when I was in high school I didn't have a new dress for each special occasion. The girls would bring the fact to my attention, not always too delicately. The boys, however, never bothered with the subject. They were my friends, not because of the size of my wardrobe but because they liked me.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.  
 -  Muhammad Ali
  

  America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.  
 -  Jane Addams
  

  They don't like thinking in medical school. They memorize - that's all they want you to do. You must not think.  
 -  John Backus
  

  Often times the public school teachers are ridiculed or they are made to feel inferior but this is really undeserved.  
 -  Peter Agre
  

  The family is the school of duties - founded on love.  
 -  Felix Adler
  

  Getting through high school and college was one of my greatest achievements.  
 -  Ann Bancroft
  

  When I say I miss school, I mean my friends and the fun. Not the studying part.  
 -  Unknown
  

  That difficult start drove me on to inspire children and let them know that it is never to late to repair a bad experience at school, and once you get your head down and start to read books, you can really achieve.  
 -  Johnny Ball
  

  One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  Poetry is so vital to us until school spoils it.  
 -  Russell Baker
  

  I get stubborn and dig in when people tell me I can't do something and I think I can. It goes back to my childhood when I had problems in school because I have a learning disability.  
 -  Ann Bancroft
  

  My voice went recently, never happened before, off like a tap. I had to sit in silence for nine days, chalkboard around my neck. Like an old-school mime. Like a kid in the naughty corner. Like a Victorian mute.  
 -  Adele
  

  My mother taught public school, went to Harvard and then got her master's there and taught fifth and sixth grade in a public school. My dad had a more working-class lifestyle. He didn't go to college. He was an auto mechanic and a bartender and a janitor at Harvard.  
 -  Ben Affleck
  

  People decided that I was the frat guy, even though I've never been inside a fraternity, or the guy who beat them up at school, even though that wasn't me at all.  
 -  Ben Affleck
  

  You must get an education. You must go to school, and you must learn to protect yourself. And you must learn to protect yourself with the pen, and not the gun.  
 -  Josephine Baker
  

  I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time, after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher, a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage.  
 -  Kate Adie
  

  My education was interrupted only by my schooling.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  Beslan, where the Russian authorities stopped live coverage of the school being stormed, was an illustration of the progress we still have to make.  
 -  Kate Adie
  

  I fell in love with many women at school who had no idea I existed. I'm a bit of a romantic.  
 -  Eric Bana
  

  Every time I went away I was deceiving my mum. I'd tell her I was going to school but I'd be out on the street playing football. I always had a ball on my feet.  
 -  Ronaldo
  

  I didn't study Greek mythology in school and I wish I had.  
 -  Eric Bana
  

  A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  Cut school, sell crack, sorry I'm just thinking back.  
 -  Lil Wayne
  

  My elementary school days were miserable. After Star Search, the jealousy got really bad that our neighbors slashed our tires.  
 -  Christina Aguilera
  

  The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  I wanted to be a mechanic. When I was 14 I wanted to quit school and go work on my car. But my dad said Son, you shouldn't do that. You should stay in school until your education is finished, and when you're done, don't make your hobby your job.  
 -  Eric Bana
  

  I remember being shocked when I discovered some of my school pals didn't have books in their homes. I thought it was like not having oxygen, or hot water.  
 -  Iain Banks
  

  I was dyslexic, so I was put in the silly class at school.  
 -  David Bailey
  

  So I went to English school, secondary English school, so forget going to Mecca for my religious education.  
 -  Louis Bacon
  

  Like most of my friends in school, I was a member of multiple circulating libraries; and all of us, to begin with, borrowed and read the same things.  
 -  Aravind Adiga
  

  My father actually moved out from Chicago just so he could play tennis 365 days a year, so it was - it was a place we played every day. We played before school. We played after school. We woke up. We played tennis. We brushed our teeth in that order.  
 -  Andre Agassi
  

  I look young. I heard this said so often that it became irritating. I once worked as a babysitter for a woman who, the first time we met, said she didn't want somebody in high school. I was 22. Later, I realised that in certain places being female and looking 'young' meant it was more difficult to be taken seriously, so I turned to make-up.  
 -  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  

  I wasn't popular in high school. I was the weird kid. So to all you weird kids out there - you can do it.  
 -  Adam Lambert
  

  The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.  
 -  Yogi Berra
  

  In high school I definitely had a clique of friends. And what I loved about it was that we were healthy and good girls.  
 -  Tyra Banks
  

  The atmosphere at my school was very competitive. Young girls were competing with each other every day for status, for leadership, for the affection of the teachers. I hated it.  
 -  Zhang Ziyi
  

  A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.  
 -  Walter Bagehot
  

  The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.  
 -  Abraham Lincoln
  

  Life is a school of probability.  
 -  Walter Bagehot
  

  A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.  
 -  Theodore Roosevelt
  

  All I could do at school was paint and draw and that was the only time I ever passed any exam. It was the only thing I ever got right at school.  
 -  David Bailey
  

  The only thing they can't teach you at art school is art.  
 -  David Bailey
  

  In primary school in south-eastern Nigeria, I was taught that Hosni Mubarak was the president of Egypt. I learned the same thing in secondary school. In university, Mubarak was still president of Egypt. I came to assume, subconsciously, that he - and others like Paul Biya in Cameroon and Muammar Gaddafi in Libya - would never leave.  
 -  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  

  I come from a modest background. I put myself through college and law school and a postdoctorate program in tax law.  
 -  Michele Bachmann
  

  In high school, I taught dance classes for 3-year-olds up to 16-year-olds, so between that and some bat mitzvah money, I saved up a pretty good nest egg to move to L.A.  
 -  Dianna Agron
  

  I didn't take the typical path and go to college after high school. Instead, I saved up money from teaching dance classes and moved to L.A. But my family was so supportive - I never felt pressure from them. It's crucial to find a support system, even if it's not your family.  
 -  Dianna Agron
  

  I definitely wasn't cool in high school. I really wasn't. I did belong to many of the clubs and was in leadership on yearbook and did the musical theater route, so I had friends in all areas. But I certainly did not know what to wear, did not know how to do my hair, all those things.  
 -  Dianna Agron
  

  I was on the yearbook staff, so I would take out film cameras and Nikons and take photos around school and at sporting events and things like that. We had a darkroom as well. I just loved it. I also saved up for a video camera to video my friends and cut and paste the videos together and I gave them to all of my friends for graduation.  
 -  Dianna Agron
  

  Painting, drawing - I'm really into photography, I've done it since high school.  
 -  Dianna Agron
  

  I'm not only a lawyer, I have a post doctorate degree in federal tax law from William and Mary. I work in serious scholarship and work in the United States federal tax court. My husband and I raised five kids. We've raised 23 foster children. We've applied ourselves to education reform. We started a charter school for at-risk kids.  
 -  Michele Bachmann
  

  The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.  
 -  Abraham Lincoln
  

  The two best days of school, the first and the last.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I went to school for special education. I always assumed when I had the opportunity I would love to try and help kids with disabilities.  
 -  Clay Aiken
  

  But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

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

  I wish I had taken Spanish instead of French in high school. I could eavesdrop on a lot more conversations on the subway if I knew Spanish.  
 -  Meg Cabot
  

  In high school, I wanted to be an actress. Until I got to college and took some creative writing courses. Then I decided I wanted to become a novelist.  
 -  Meg Cabot
  

  In high school, I was very active in extracurricular activities such as art, theatre, and choir. I also wrote for the school newspaper, but not regularly, because I never liked writing non-fiction very much.  
 -  Meg Cabot
  

  I got along better with the guys than with the girls. Only two girls came up to talk to me. Later I found out they were telling their boyfriends, 'If you talk to her, I'll kill you.' It's always rough with that high school thing.  
 -  Christina Aguilera
  

  The problem I have with schools is, people are taught, 'This is how you do this.' They're not taught about why you do this.  
 -  Rick Baker
  

  A drunkard would not give money to sober people. He said they would only eat it, and buy clothes and send their children to school with it.  
 -  Samuel Butler
  

  People see I am a mother and head of a household. Today in Chile, one-third of households are run by women. They wake up, take the children to school, go to work. To them I am hope.  
 -  Michelle Bachelet
  

  In the school I went to, they asked a kid to prove the law of gravity and he threw the teacher out of the window.  
 -  Rodney Dangerfield
  

  My parent's divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold me, to make me grow up quicker. And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn't necessarily have had otherwise.  
 -  Christina Aguilera
  

  When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money.  
 -  Ray Bradbury
  

  Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.  
 -  Tom Bodett
  

  Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.  
 -  Lord Byron
  

  I always wanted to have my own album recorded and released before I graduated high school.  
 -  Christina Aguilera
  

  Harvard Medical School, the University of South Florida and the American Psychiatric Association have all conducted studies showing that the earlier one begins gambling, the more likely it is he or she will become an addicted, problem gambler.  
 -  Spencer Bachus
  

  I was the Chair of the first department of medical physics in a medical school in the U.S.  
 -  James Cameron
  

  Well, I love tattoos and have been drawing them on my binders in school since I was little.  
 -  Kimberly Caldwell
  

  Before the child ever gets to school it will have received crucial, almost irrevocable sex education and this will have been taught by the parents, who are not aware of what they are doing.  
 -  Mary Calderone
  

  It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.  
 -  Warren Buffett
  

  Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  I'm 53. I don't care about high school students. I find them irritating and uninformed.  
 -  Alan Ball
  

  I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.  
 -  Woody Allen
  

  I've never let my school interfere with my education.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  I felt alienated at school, and I never did well with girls.  
 -  Burt Bacharach
  

  I started playing piano with a little band in high school. I was terrible. I thought I had absolutely no talent. I couldn't keep time. I only got into McGill, which was a lousy music school, because they were taking American music students.  
 -  Burt Bacharach
  

  My personal advice is to go to school first and get a liberal arts education, and then if you want to pursue acting, go to graduate school.  
 -  Howard Bach
  

  My dad was a high school teacher and made no money.  
 -  Billy Baldwin
  

  Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children.  
 -  Joe Baca
  

  Head Start graduates are more likely to graduate from high school and less likely to need special education, repeat a grade, or commit crimes in adolescence.  
 -  Joe Baca
  

  Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives.  
 -  Joe Baca
  

  The School Energy Crisis Relief Act authorizes the Secretary of Energy to issue energy assistance grants to help the poorest school districts across the Nation offset these unexpected and challenging costs.  
 -  Joe Baca