15 Quotes on Back to School

These are some of my favorite quotes on an important time in life…going Back to School.

1.

“Don’t you love New York in the fall? Makes me want to buy school supplies.  I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpen pencils, if I knew your name and address.” Tom Hanks as Joe Fox in “You’ve Got Mail”

2.

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

3.

“I hope you’re pleased with yourselves. We could all have been killed-or worse, EXPELLED. Now if you don’t mind, I’m going to bed.” JK Rowling Harry Potter and The Sorcerers Stone

4.

“What’s amazing is, if young people understand how doing well in school makes the rest of their life so much interesting, they would be more motivated. It’s so far away in time that they can’t appreciate what it means for their whole life.” Bill Gates

5.

“Instruction does much, but encouragement everything.” Goethe

6.

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” Dr. Seuss

7.

“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.”  Maria Montessori

8.

“I cannot live without books.”  Thomas Jefferson

9.

“Try not to have a good time…this is supposed to be educational.”  Charles M. Schulz

10.

“Wisdom begins in wonder.” Socrates

11.

“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” George Washington Carver

12.

“To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.”  Theodore Roosevelt

13.

“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

14.

“Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait, the grip of your hand and the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.” Henry Ford

15.

“Let us remember: one book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”  Malala Yousafzai

I kind of like that about myself…romanticizing “Back to School” a bit. Imagining ivy covered brick buildings, buying supplies, starting new studies; being the life-long-learner I always wanted to be. Enjoy your Back to School experience!

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