(Progressive Farmer Archives)

Cornerstones highlights thought-provoking quotations from notable folks.

We don't stop going to school when we graduate.
Carol Burnett

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey

What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.
Chuck Grassley

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Ephesians 6:4 (KJV)

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

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

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Lily Tomlin

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Kurt Vonnegut

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

Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.
Shakuntala Devi

I had the feeling that to get into a schoolhouse and study ... would be about the same as getting into paradise.
Booker T. Washington

All children start their school careers with sparkling imaginations, fertile minds, and a willingness to take risks with what they think.
Ken Robinson

Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
Proverbs 12:1 (KJV)

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela

We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school.
Peter De Vries

There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.
Mahatma Gandhi

You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Oscar Wilde

I've always loved the first day of school better than the last day of school. Firsts are best because they are beginnings.
Jenny Han

I'm not going to school just for the academics. I wanted to share ideas, to be around people who are passionate about learning.
Emma Watson

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

There is nothing on earth intended for innocent people so horrible as a school.
George Bernard Shaw


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