Quotes About Back to School


There seems to have always been plenty to say when it comes to the subject of going back to school. As the summer winds to an end, the leaves begin to change color and kids head back to the classroom, it can be fun to look at some back to school quotes. From they humorous to the thought provoking, these quotes can help us realize how important an education and the process of getting one really is. There are quotes that kids can memorize, some that would make a great bulletin board, while others may just provide the simple pleasure of seeing someone else’s insight. Here are some great quotes about back to school. Quotes about taking tests-

“Taking the SAT is like going to the doctor. It scares the willies out of you, but once you get there it’s really not that bad, and in the end it’s all for the best.”

“As long as teachers give tests, there will always be prayer in schools”.~Unknown

Quotes about teachers and teaching-

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. ~Lily Tomlin as “Edith Ann”

The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called “truth.”  ~Dan Rather

In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work.  It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.  ~Jacques Barzun

“To be good is noble, but to teach others how to be good is nobler—and less trouble.”~Mark Twain

A professor is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep.~W.H. Auden

“A cross-eyed teacher can keep twice the number of children in order than any other, because the pupils do not know who she’s looking at.” ~John R. Kemble, 1902

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.” ~Clay P. Bedford

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”~William Arthur Ward

Quotes from teachers-

The only reason I always try to meet and know the parents better is because it helps me to forgive their children. ~Louis Johannot

If you promise not to believe everything your child says happens at school, I’ll promise not to believe everything he says happens at home. ~Anonymous Teacher

“There are three good reasons to be a teacher – June, July, and August.”~Anonymous

TeacherQuotes about education-

Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.~Daniel J. Boorstin

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.~Clay P. Bedford

When the student is ready, the master appears.~Buddhist Proverb

You learn something every day if you pay attention.~Ray LeBlond

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.~Robert Maynard Hutchins

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”~Sydney J. Harris

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”~Aristotle

Quotes about the costs of education

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance!”~Andy McIntyre

“Shortchange your education now and you may be short of change the rest of your life.”~Unknown

“Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man’s lifetime income—which he then spends sending his son to college.”~ Bill Vaughn