Back to School Quotes
"Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be
going back to school the next day. It would have been called
Independence Day, but that name was already taken."
- Bill Dodds
"He who opens a school door, closes a prison."
- Victor Hugo
"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."
- Kahlil Gibran
"Education is not filling a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
- William Butler Yeats
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."
- William Arthur Ward
"You send your child to the schoolmaster,
but 'tis the schoolboys who educate him."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"If there were no schools to take the children away from home
part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers."
- Edgar W. Howe
"Schoolteachers are not fully appreciated by parents until it
rains all day Saturday."
- E. C. McKenzie
"When a teacher calls a boy by his entire name,
it means trouble."
- Mark Twain
"Home computers are being called upon to perform
many new functions, including the consumption of
homework formerly eaten by the dog."
- Doug Larson