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School Quotes

When you look back at your life and remember your school days, you probably would know that those days were the best and the most memorable days of your life. Life gets harder as you grow older but the very essence of the word school brings smile on everyone’s face. Sometimes recalling those early morning classes, inspiring cultural activities, funny tours and parties with the best pals even bring tears in your eyes. Enjoy the beauty of school life through some of the noted school quotes listed below.

When I - when I was going to school, I knew how to read, write, add and subtract and I - I basically said, 'What else do I need? I'm never going to be able to go to college. I'm not going to be able to afford to go to college. I'm not going to be able to get a scholarship.'

Ana de Armas

When I was 13, I auditioned for the theater school, and I was there for four years. In the meantime, I did my first three movies, all in Cuba.

Movies
Dianne Feinstein

'No Child Left Behind' requires states and school districts to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential. Special education students should not be left out of these accountability mechanisms.

Morgan Freeman

When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me: music and theater.

Alexandra Daddario

I went to an all-girls school for part of high school, and the idea of boys was amazing to me; like, all I ever wanted to do was kiss boys and be around boys.

Patrick Bamford

I did an A/S in economics once I had left school and was in my second year as a scholar at Nottingham Forest. I did that to keep me stimulated.

Dennis Rodman

Chemistry is a class you take in high school or college, where you figure out two plus two is 10, or something.

When I was four or five, I had an older brother who got paralyzed from the neck down in junior high school. Some kid did a wrestling fall on him and hit his spine. We had to take care of him. I went from being the baby to not really being the baby anymore.

Candace Owens

I don't come from a family that had the money to put me through college, so I left school with $100,000 in student loan debt.

Aya Cash

In school I really loved Shakespeare, and I participated in a country-wide Shakespeare competition.

Jack Quaid

I'm in a sketch comedy group in school and I also do stand-up.

Mark Ruffalo

I don't like this idea of Method. I come from that school, but what I was taught was that it's your imagination. You do your homework, and you use your imagination.

Matt Lucas

When I left school I was full of angst, like any teenager, and I channeled it all into comedy.

Katharine McPhee

I was a competitive swimmer in middle school and high school.

Kayleigh McEnany

The Democrats have shown little interest in legislating, but unlimited interested in investigating every aspect of President Trump's life. It's a wonder they haven't subpoenaed his elementary school report cards.

Geddy Lee and I went to the same grade school. He moved away when we were still young, but I remember him like I do all my friends from back then. Then in 1982, Dave Thomas and I were approached to do a record as the McKenzie Brothers on Anthem Records, the same label that Rush was on.

Growing up as a young black girl in Potomac, Maryland was easy. I had a Rainbow Coalition of friends of all ethnicities, and we would carelessly skip around our elementary school like the powerless version of Captain Planet's Planeteers.

Olivia Wilde

I used to play hooky from school so I could watch cooking shows.

Dwight Howard

You go from high school, to the NBA, and you're thrown in the fire.

Ivana Trump

I make money because I have to pay for everything apart from my school fees. My mother even makes me pay my own telephone bill.

Halsey

Growing up in the suburbs, I used to listen to punk rock, Brand New, Taking Back Sunday. And no one from my high school listened to it.

Savannah Guthrie

As my mom says, I was a little bit of a slacker in high school. I really was just kind of unmotivated, a little bit lazy, so my grades weren't that good.

Chris Rock

I was bused to a school in Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn in 1972. I was one of the first black kids in the history of the school.

Kawhi Leonard

I could have gone to a bigger school. I use it as motivation going to a school that loved me. I wanted to put them on the map and show everyone that you don't need to go to a top school to make it in the NBA.

Chace Crawford

I went into broadcast journalism. I loved every class I took, I just got anxious because I came to the realization that you're groomed in high school to get good SAT scores to get into a good college or else you're done for.

Courtney Love

Being famous is just like being in high school. But I'm not interested in being the cheerleader. I'm not interested in being Gwen Stefani. She's the cheerleader, and I'm out in the smoker shed.

Thomas Paine

One good schoolmaster is of more use than a hundred priests.

George Santayana

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.

Juice Wrld

Even in high school, I went through a lot of relationship issues, and that's at the center of my music.

Victor Hugo

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

Prison Education
Amber Heard

School was a waste of time for me. I was bored and left at 16. I started taking correspondence courses at college instead. I did incredibly well. I won an award for my grades.

As for middle school, I had a really horrible era of style. I'd only play basketball with the boys during lunch, so I went through a phase of only wearing Lakers uniforms to school - that was cute! And then I kind of went through the Puma phase that everyone went through with the sweatsuits, which turned into Juicy Couture sweatsuits.

John David Washington

I'm from the old school; hard work pays off.

I went to the University of Vermont because I had a kind of unrequited love for this high school girlfriend. She wasn't even at the University but at another school nearby. But I thought if went to a school near her, just maybe... I was really remedial about girls in so many ways.

Macaulay Culkin

I went to high school, which was a good thing because I hadn't interacted with many people my age, and I didn't really have friends. I had a million acquaintances and no friends.

Tucker Carlson

The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about.

Chevy Chase

I was always the guy getting kicked out of my classes at school for having an attitude problem.

Robert Pattinson

I never really considered myself attractive. I was always kind of gangly in school.

Emilia Clarke

Drama school is fundamentally practical. I didn't write any essays, so I came out with a BA honors degree in acting.

Drama Acting
Quentin Tarantino

When people ask me if I went to film school I tell them, 'no, I went to films.'

People Movies
Roald Dahl

All through my school life I was appalled by the fact that masters and senior boys were allowed quite literally to wound other boys, and sometimes very severely.

Eminem

I was a smart kid, but I hated school.

Caitlyn Jenner

I didn't only have a perceptual problem, I was also so nervous and so upset. The process just didn't work. I lost enthusiasm for school and I flunked second grade. The teachers said I was lazy.

Will Smith

The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.

Chrissy Teigen

I did not grow up with a spatula in my hand. I didn't even cook that much in high school. I was busy being a teenager and doing everything that goes along with that.

Kelly Preston

I grew up in Hawaii and I think it was easier because we did not have cliques at high school.

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.

Paul Hollywood

Before I was ever a baker, I was a teacher. Or, at least, that is what I thought I was going to be. After O-levels, I went to art school in Wallasey on the Wirral, and my mate Cavan and I did a teacher training course.

Patrick Bamford

Even though I was sent to private school, it was purely because mum and dad wanted the best for me, and they worked their socks off in order to be able to give me that.

Elizabeth Debicki

My parents were ballet dancers, and I did a lot of ballet, too, so I think I learned quite early on how to hold my body. Although I do recall desperately wishing I was shorter at school.

I never went to high school. I never really finished eighth grade. I was kicked out of seventh grade once and eighth grade twice. Mainly for not showing up and not doing it. Then I went to an alternative high school for part of what would have been ninth grade and part of what would have been 10th grade.

I came out to Hollywood when I was just 18, and my dad, he was really into Hollywood and theater and art, and I guess growing up, he exposed me to a lot of culture, and I just started making Super-8 films in high school and decided I wanted to be a filmmaker.

I was way behind physically in high school. They had weight bars that were about forty-five pounds. I couldn't handle them. Couldn't even put the weights on. It was embarrassing. So I always figured out ways to avoid lifting when I was young.

Dakota Fanning

I learned to read at two. I was in a Montessori school and they teach you to read really, really young.

Curtis Jackson

The importance of 'Dream School' is monumental. Helping to inspire these students to reach their potential is personally gratifying.

Stellan Skarsgard

I played a heap of snow in a school play. I was under a sheet, and crawled out when spring came. I often say I'll never reach the same artistic level again.

I have suffered from bullying in many ways, from bullying in school due to my disability in reading, to digital abuse that I deal with on a daily basis. I'd like to tell the kids that are being bullied that no one should have to deal with the abuse, ever!

Bullying
Jack Nicholson

One of my school friends' parents owned a minigolf course, and a bunch of us kids would play there all day in the summer. Two-under deuces was a good score.

Pete Davidson

I started doing stand-up when I was 16, my junior year in high school. My two friends and I would sit at home watching stand-up. They kept saying I should try it, and so I did.

Rachael Leigh Cook

I was very involved with school by the time I was 15 and wasn't working much as a model.

Steve Nash

I have to say I've worked very few days of my life. I used to have to cut the lawn, and when I was in junior high school, I worked at a concession stand at a stadium.

Emma Stone

I'm actually the last person to ask about school. I kinda ducked out at 12, before all that stuff might have happened. I left school after sixth grade and was basically home-schooled after that.

Vladimir Nabokov

There is only one school of literature - that of talent.

Charles Lamb

I have had playmates, I have had companions; In my days of childhood, in my joyful school days - All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.

Keanu Reeves

I mean, I went to a Catholic boys' school for a year, but that was to play hockey. Religion class was quite contentious for me.

Religion
Albert Einstein

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

John David Washington

I went to private school, but I've got family from North Carolina.

Charlie Sheen

Dad kept us out of school, but school comes and goes. Family is forever.

Ryan Gosling

I danced a little as a kid here in Canada: in Ottawa at the Elite Dance Studio and at the Top Hat Dance School in Cornwall where I grew up. So I had some experience of having to learn routines.

Experience Dancing
Roald Dahl

I do have a blurred memory of sitting on the stairs and trying over and over again to tie one of my shoelaces, but that is all that comes back to me of school itself.

Scottie Pippen

I wasn't really that interested in playing. I had gone through some hard times not playing in high school, but my coach had it in his mind that basketball was the way I would get an education.

Jim Parsons

I was very average in the social label scale going through school. I was neither the coolest person in school, nor did I suffer the slings and arrows of being made fun of to such a degree that I couldn't get through the day.

Grimes

I was incredibly unpopular in high school but also extremely notorious.

Alec Baldwin

My father would chaperone at high-school dances, and the toughest guy in the high school used to want to fight my father. My father broke his hand on a guy's head once in school.

David Tennant

I've always been a geek and slightly awkward... slightly umm... I was never the cool kid at school.

Donnie Yen

There are two types of Chinese growing up in America. One is the kind that does really well in school, with thick, thick glasses. And the other is involved with the gangs.

Donald Glover

I felt like high school for me was like a big whirlpool of me trying to figure out what was OK for me to do.

Patrick Bamford

I never really felt pushed at school or that I was struggling; it came naturally.

To this day, I still haven't touched one dime of my signing bonus or NFL contract money. I live off my marketing money and haven't blown it on any big-money expensive cars, expensive jewelry, or tattoos and still wear my favorite pair of jeans from high school.

Kate Mara

I hated school.

Josh Brolin

I got picked on a lot. I was a complete geek in school. I had braces. I didn't have the hot girlfriend. I wasn't ever sought after. I was a stocky, awkward kid who got laughed off the tennis court when I tried that.

Mandy Moore

I went to Catholic high school for half a year and religion wasn't the cool thing to talk about even at a catholic high school. It never came up.

Cool Religion
Luke Perry

My high school was nothing like West Beverly High, let me tell you. I grew up in Fredericktown, Ohio.

Candace Owens

I went to school at the University of Rhode Island and pursued a degree in journalism, which is a little bit ironic.

Russell Wilson

Since I was in high school, I wanted to play professional football and professional baseball, be a two-sport star.

Zac Efron

High School Musical has been a blessing and a gift.

Rachael Stirling

I teach kids to read on a Saturday for this charity called Real Action. It's a voluntary school because lots of the kids around my area of London are from immigrant families and need extra help with reading.

Reading Action
Nina Dobrev

I was kind of a jock in school. Beauty wasn't something I spent a lot of time on.

Lily James

My first paid role was my first job out of drama school, which was 'Just William.' It was a BBC TV show. I played Ethel.

On 'Old School,' I was not an actor, I was Snoop Dogg, so I came to the set with a whole different vibe, and a different crew of people. And on 'Starsky and Hutch,' I was more of an actor. I wasn't Snoop Dogg, the rapper.

Ewan McGregor

I played music all through school and I kind of performed that way.

My doctor said, 'If you can weigh what you weighed in high school, you'll essentially be healthy and not have Type 2 diabetes.' Well, I'm gonna have Type 2 diabetes, because there is no way I can weigh as much as I did in high school.

Dakota Johnson

I was always taken in and out of school.

Pete Davidson

There have been a couple of times when kids that weren't nice to me in high school are like, 'Hey, man!' And I'm just like, 'Yeah. Thank you very much.'

Harrison Ford

The kindest word to describe my performance in school was Sloth.

Halle Berry

By the time I left school, I had a lot of tenacity.

Thomas More

One of the greatest problems of our time is that many are schooled but few are educated.

Catherine O'Hara

I mean, I knew I wanted to do this kind of thing in school, but to actually have somebody that would bring you into that world, that was really exciting, you know?

Gigi Hadid

In middle school, I wasn't allowed to wear makeup. I secretly bought Maybelline's SuperStay 24-hr. concealer at CVS. I thought it was the coolest thing in the world.

Megan Fox

I was raised Catholic. I went to Catholic school for 12 years.