Great Schools Quotes

Great Schools Quotes by William Arthur Ward, Nikita Khrushchev, Marc Benioff, Henry Ford, G. M. Trevelyan, Richard Attias and many others.

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
But life is a great school. It thrashes and bangs and teaches you.
All this green stuff is great, it’s great we don’t have plastic bottles or plastic bags and all of that, but how about some great schools?
Sport is and should remain a great school of life that supports young people in their personal development. It teaches respect for others and also for oneself.
Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
Someday when you’re twenty, maybe, I’ll see you again. You’ll be this hot soccer star at some great school, with a million guys more interesting than I am chasing you down. And you know what? I’ll see you and I’ll pray you want me still.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Research shows that there is only half as much variation in student achievement between schools as there is among classrooms in the same school. If you want your child to get the best education possible, it is actually more important to get him assigned to a great teacher than to a great school.
I went to Harvard High because it was a great school. That it happened to be a military school was just a part of it. I gained from the discipline there.
I wasn’t going to great schools, because my parents didn’t believe in public education. They wanted the education to be influenced by their religion, so I was going to these halfway education-slash-Christian schools that were like pop-up shop-style education.
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
William Haley
Most of the time they buy what other people buy. They move in great schools, like bluefish, all identical. There is safety in numbers. If one wants Schnabel, they all want Schnabel, if one buys a Keith Haring, two hundred Keith Harings will be sold.
The mission of a great school is not to cram you with facts so that you can regurgitate them…This gives many boys such a distaste for learning that they never read another book as long as they live. No, the mission is to inspire you with a taste for scholarship – a taste which will last you all your life.
This world is your body. This world is a great school, This world is your silent teacher.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
Anyone who stops learning is old — whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable — regardless of physical capacity.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Look I’m politically correct, I went to a great school, I was a good student, look, I’m a smart guy.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
There is less flogging in our great schools than formerly-but then less is learned there; so what the boys get at one end they lose at the other.
Hanifs (Muslims) are stumbling, Christians all astray
Jews wildered, Magians far on error’s way.
We mortals are composed of two great schools
Enlightened knaves or else religious fools.
Fifty years ago, great schools like the University of California and the City University of New York – as well as many state colleges – were tuition free. Today college is unaffordable for many working class families. For the sake of our economy and millions of Americans, we must make higher education more affordable.
When I first started, I would go to Weist-Barron, and I studied with Rita Litton and ACTeen. For teenagers, it’s a really, really great school. We did a lot of on-camera stuff, so you see yourself and what you do on camera.
I went to great schools. Wharton School, a lot of great places.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul.
The foundation for future prosperity is built on the bedrock of good jobs and great schools. We are building a strong foundation one job at a time and one educated Texan at a time.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
I was a great student at a great school, Wharton School of Finance.
The Psalter is the great school of prayer.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.