114 After School Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of after school quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about after high school.

The Most Famous After School Quotes (Best in 2024)

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All we can do when we think of kids today is think of more hours of school, earlier age at the computer, and curfews. Who would want to grow up in that world? — James Hillman

Any kid will run any errand for you, if you ask at bedtime. — Red Skelton

In childhood the daylight always fails too soon - except when there are going to be fireworks. — Jan Struther

I probably have an earlier curfew than anyone. My mom wants to keep me really safe and my dad's not overly protective, but he's a dad no matter what. — Miley Cyrus

Kids who go to normal school are so teenagery, so angsty. — Sayings

I have a lot of stories about being a kid because it was the last time I was interesting. — John Mulaney

Every child should be taught to cook in school, not just talk about nutrition all day. Good food can be made in 15 minutes. This could be the first generation where the kids teach the parents. — Jamie Oliver

Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted. — Garrison Keillor

Advice to children crossing the street: damn the lights. Watch the cars. The lights ain't never killed nobody. — Moms Mabley

Many kids can tell you about drugs but do not know what celery or courgettes taste like. — Jamie Oliver

Short After School Quotes

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  • Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. — Albert Einstein
  • So, after school, I needed to learn a trade and started to work as a tailor. — Desmond Dekker
  • If there is hell, it was modeled after junior high school. — Lewis Black
  • The only thing I do know is that from chaos comes opportunity. — Daniel S. Loeb
  • Some people do piano lessons after school; I do movies. — Elle Fanning
  • Due to financial reasons, I dropped out of school after eight years of formal schooling. — Philip Emeagwali
  • I made the decision to take acting seriously after high school. — Mary-Kate Olsen
  • I took the LSAT the day 'Jersey Shore' premiered, and after that I was too busy to go to law school. — Vinny Guadagnino
  • My father was a swim teacher. We used to swim before school, swim after school. — Gordon Ramsay
  • I started in high school and then I went onto professional training after that. — Bruce Boxleitner

Top 10 After School Quotes

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

My brother had a big band in high school; after that we continued to play together, eventually forming a group called the Jazz Brothers, that recorded for Riverside Records. — Chuck Mangione

I was discovered in Paris when I was there on a school trip at the age of 13. After that, my mom came in contact with Elite Amsterdam; then I started modeling. — Maud Welzen

A man's real education begins after he has left school. True education is gained through the discipline of life. — Henry Ford

Nassim Taleb asked why, after a driver crashes his school bus, killing and injuring his passengers, he should be put in charge of another bus and asked to set up new safety rules. — Edward O. Thorp

My dad taught me to switch-hit. He and my grandfather, who was left-handed, pitched to me every day after school in the back yard. I batted lefty against my dad and righty against my granddad. — Mickey Mantle

Ringo: 'I had no schooling before I joined The Beatles and no schooling after The Beatles. Life is a great education. — Ringo Starr

After my stellar first grade academic achievements, I continued to perform well in the city primary schools - except for penmanship, which was not my forte. — Vernon L. Smith

The technology at the leading edge changes so rapidly that you have to keep current after you get out of school. I think probably the most important thing is having good fundamentals. — Gordon Moore

Playing rugby at school I once fell on a loose ball and, through ignorance and fear, held on despite a fierce pummelling. After that it took me months to convince my team-mates I was a coward. — Peter Cook

After school quote It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.

Life After School Quotes

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Music [is] the third rail of life. You grabbed it to shock yourself out of the dull drag of hours. To feel something. To burn with all the emotions you didn't get to experience in the ordinary run of school, TV, and loading the dishwasher after dinner. — Joe Hill

I went to the school and put it to William, particularly, that if you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it, and look after it, and if you were lucky enough to find someone who loved you, then you must protect it. — Princess Diana

The chorus of “Jack and Diane” is: Oh yeah, life goes on, long after the thrill of living is gone. Are you kidding me? The thrill of living was high school? Come on, Mr. Cougar Mellencamp. Get a life. — Mindy Kaling

After school quote When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to l
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life

I was raised in restaurants. My parents opened their first restaurant, Buonavia, in Queens when I was just 3. This business has always been my way of life. As a kid, home was reserved only for sleeping. After school, you could find my sister and I helping out at the family restaurant. — Joe Bastianich

When I was growing up in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, I sold doughnuts, popcorn and Kool Aid every day after school so that my family had some money and I could pay my school fees. It was a tough life. — George Weah

After high school, I had $2,000 saved, and I packed everything I could into my '95 Nissan Sentra with no air-conditioning, and I drove out to L.A. — Emayatzy E. Corinealdi

After school quote Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most impor
Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most important work.

After the NBA and ABA merged, players could come out after high school. Still, there were only a few cases prior to Kevin Garnett coming out in 1995, so Nike and the other companies were only involved in the college game. — Sonny Vaccaro

High school wasn't a trial by fire or some ordeal that had to be survived. It was all a big joke. You just had to provide the laugh track. — Scott Westerfeld

Around middle school I studied jazz guitar and ended up playing in a jazz band for a bit. But, after high school, I haven't even touched a guitar. — Mike Tucker

There have been periods of my life when I was heavier, like right after high school I definitely gained that freshman 15. It was tough to lose. Ever since then, I know that I can gain weight, so I try to be careful. — Camilla Luddington

After High School Quotes

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The future is built on brains, not prom court, as most people can tell you after attending their high school reunion. But you'd never know it by talking to kids or listening to the messages they get from the culture and even from their schools. — Anna Quindlen

There was one point in high school actually when I was on the chess team, marching band, model United Nations and debate club all at the same time. And I would spend time with the computer club after school. And I had just quit pottery club, which I was in junior high, but I let that go. — Rainn Wilson

I was in every band class I could get in, like after school jazz band and marching band, and that's where I really learned to read music from elementary all the way through junior high and high school. — Chad Smith

After school quote It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult.

You need only do three things in this country to avoid poverty - finish high school, marry before having a child, and marry after the age of 20. Only 8 percent of the families who do this are poor; 79 percent of those who fail to do this are poor. — William Galston

Right after I graduated high school, I joined a sushi restaurant to learn how to make Japanese food. And then spent seven years. Then that time - that's enough. Then sushi restaurant - butchering fish and they make your body smell like fishy. — Masaharu Morimoto

I always wanted to be a dentist from the time I was in high school, and I was accepted to dental school in the spring of 1972. I was planning to go, but after the Olympics there were other opportunities. — Mark Spitz

After school quote I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

When I was a sophomore, a friend asked me to go to a local acting seminar with him. Two guys were very interested in me and wanted me to come out to L.A. I wanted to finish high school before doing anything like that. I figured they’d just forget about me, but they kept after me for two years. — Jensen Ackles

I've been thinking of humorous things since I was... I can't remember when. All the way through elementary school, all the way through junior high, all the way through high school, through college and after college, I was thinking of the same kinds of things that I say in front of an audience now. — Steven Wright

I'd been familiar with comics, and I'd collected 'em when I was a kid, but after I got into junior high school, there wasn't much I was interested in — Harvey Pekar

After I left high school and got my GED, I studied broadcast journalism for a year at a community college. — Chris Rock

After School Program Quotes

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I don't know what compassionate conservative means. Does it mean cutting kids out of after school programs, Does it mean drilling in the arctic wildlife refuge? Does it mean sending kids to Iraq without body armor that's state of the art? — John F. Kerry

Attempts by some teachers to adjust school curricula to incorporate programs that children watch on television suggest a new means of 'leading' children by running after them as quickly as possible. — Joel Meyerowitz

My first time performing was in the black box theater of my high school's basement as a member of 'Clownaz,' the school's improv team. We charged money for tickets, saying the proceeds went to our school's recycling program. Then, immediately after the show, we divided up all the money and kept it. — Joe Mande

After school quote The difference between school and life? In school, you're thought a lesson and t
The difference between school and life? In school, you're thought a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

In a world where people are hungry for quick fixes and sound bites, for instant gratification, there is not patience for the long. Slow rebuilding process: implementing after school programs, hiring more community workers to act as mentors, adding more job training programs in marginalized areas — Dan Hill

I did theater as a kid, more of an after-school program. But every night I would put on a movie and fall asleep to it. — Scoot McNairy

Later, after flying in the Navy for four or five years, spending some time on an aircraft carrier, I applied to and was accepted in a program where I went to graduate school first and then to the Naval Test Pilots School. — Mark Kelly

After school quote True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class i
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.

Justin Di Cioccio led a jazz program at Music and Art, but there was no jazz in Performing Arts. After they joined, it became Laguardia School of Arts. — Jon Gordon

I grew up babysitting and watching TRL after school. But the fact that I'm part of the whole new scripted development program that they're trying to launch is really awesome. — Jillian Rose Reed

I always did workshops. I would be at theater camp, doing shows, or after-school programs. — Ansel Elgort

Back To School Quotes

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Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. — Albert Einstein

For years we've been telling God to get out of our schools, to get out of our government and to get out of our lives. And being the gentleman He is, I believe He has calmly backed out. How can we expect God to give us His blessing and His protection if we demand He leave us alone? — Anne Graham Lotz

Your life is a gift from the Creator. Your gift back to the Creator is what you do with your life. — Billy Mills

After school quote If you don't pass your values on to your kids, someone else will.
If you don't pass your values on to your kids, someone else will.

I remember a moment when the Prince went back to his old school, Grammar School in Melbourne, and slightly to his horror his old music teacher produced a cello. — Anthony Holden

I didn't have an agent, I didn't have a headshot. I didn't even know if anyone would know where to find me. I just went back to high school and started playing with my band. — Jason Schwartzman

It is clear the future holds great opportunities. It also holds pitfalls. The trick will be to avoid the pitfalls, seize the opportunities, and get back home by six o'clock. — Woody Allen

After school quote Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in high
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in high school.

in the mornin' po-lice at my door Fresh adidas squeak across the bathroom floor Out the back window.. I make a escape Don't even get a chance to grab my old school tape — Ice T

I have zero ideas how to use a comma, punctuation, or spell 82% of the English language. I used to edit videos in the back of my high school English class. — MrBeast

I feel like I'm a stay-at-home mom, which I was for the five years before this. She's absolutely been my focus. That's the choice I made. Desperate Housewives is perfect for me. I get to go back to work and still be able to take my daughter to school and pick her up. — Teri Hatcher

I went to high school in Texas for one year, my senior year. My parents wanted me to get out of Stockholm because I was running with the wrong crew. They wanted me to get back to my roots. — Joel Kinnaman

People Writing About After School

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Read quotes by Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver
quotes on education, food and life

75 1766
Read quotes by Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein
quotes on education, success and imagination

1931 58682
Read quotes by James Hillman

James Hillman
quotes on education, leadership and religion

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Read quotes by Vinny Guadagnino

Vinny Guadagnino
quotes on life, love and dwts

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Read quotes by Gordon Moore

Gordon Moore
quotes on leadership, education and life

12 72
Read quotes by Vernon L. Smith

Vernon L. Smith

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More After School Quotes

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After school quote Wisdom is not a product of schooling, but of the lifelong at
Wisdom is not a product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

I got in the school band and the school choir. It all hit me like a ton of bricks, everything just came out. I played percussion for a while, and stayed after school forever just tinkering around with different things, the clarinets and the violins. — Quincy Jones

After school quote It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.

I lived in Beverly Hills for years. I always had a line, “I hate the rich.” From what I witnessed after living there for 15 years, these people just don’t raise their kids. I used to see the lineup of cars in front of the schools and it was all the nannies. — Andrew Dice Clay

Education should aim at destroying free will so that after pupils are thus schooled they will be incapable throughout the rest of their lives of thinking or acting otherwise than as their school masters would have wished — Johann Gottlieb Fichte

Abstract Expressionism - the first American movement to have a worldwide influence - was remarkably short-lived: It heated up after World War II and was all but done for by 1960 (although visit any art school today and you'll find a would-be Willem de Kooning). — Jerry Saltz

My mother made me a scientist without ever intending to. Every other Jewish mother in Brooklyn would ask her child after school, So? Did you learn anything today? But not my mother. Izzy, she would say, did you ask a good question today? That difference - asking good questions - made me become a scientist. — Isidor Isaac Rabi

I came home one day from school after being chased by kids singing “Yellow Submarine”, and I didn't understand why. It just seemed surreal: why are they singing that song to me? I came home and I freaked out on my dad: 'Why didn't you tell me you were in The Beatles?' And he said, 'Oh, sorry. Probably should have told you that.' — Dhani Harrison

During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education there was terrific progress. Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially. During that time the gap between black and white achievement narrowed. — Jonathan Kozol

I learned hard lessons in life; I had to because I had so much happen: My mother died my sophomore year in high school. The next year, same day, my brother dropped dead. Two years after that, I got married because my girlfriend got pregnant. The year after my wedding, my father - who I had only recently met - died. — Bernie Mac

The music teacher thought I sang like a goat. It was kind of devastating. A few months after that, I participated in a music contest and won. I took my little trophy to school and rubbed it in his nose. I said to him, "What do you say now?" — Shakira

When television came roaring in after the war (World War II) they did a little school survey asking children which they preferred and why - television or radio. And there was this 7-year-old boy who said he preferred radio "because the pictures were better. — Alistair Cooke

At school I pretended I had a normal life, but I felt lonely all the time and different from everyone else. I never felt like I fit in, and I wasn't allowed to participate in after-school activities, go to sports events or parties or date boys. Many times I had to make up stories about why I couldn't do anything with my classmates. — Joyce Meyer

Most of the time I liked school and got good grades. In junior high, though, I hit a stumbling block with math - I used to come home and cry because of how frustrated I was! But after a few good teachers and a lot of perseverance, I ended up loving math and even choosing it as a major when I got to college. — Danica McKellar

I hate homework. I hate it more now than I did when I was the one lugging textbooks and binders back and forth from school. The hour my children are seated at the kitchen table, their books spread out before them, the crumbs of their after-school snack littering the table, is without a doubt the worst hour of my day. — Ayelet Waldman

Children do not learn in school; they are babysat. It takes maybe 50 hours to teach reading, writing, and arithmetic. After that, students can teach themselves. Mainly what school does is to keep the children off the streets and out of the job market. — John Taylor Gatto

I have a Web site that parents and girls can use to learn about Title IX and take action if they find their school is not in compliance. Thirty years after Title IX passed, 80 percent of schools are not in compliance. — Geena Davis

But in practice Australia - the pluralism of Australia - sorry the sectarianism to an extent stopped at the time you took your uniform off after coming home from school. — Thomas Keneally

We've got sports scientists who insist it's important for the lads to eat after games to refuel, even if it's 2am. I used to refuel after games at West Ham until half past three in the morning in a different way - but then I'm old school. — Harry Redknapp

It doesn't look nearly as big as it did the first time I saw one. Mickey McGuire and I used to sit hour after hour in the cockpit of the one that American used for training, at the company school in Chicago, saying to each other, 'My God, do you think we'll ever learn to fly anything this big?' — Ernest K. Gann

I loved New Jersey. I thought it was the greatest place in the world because on Halloween kids could start trick or treating right after school. Isn't that great? — Joel McHale

In my second year, after moving to the Medical School, I began the courses of Anatomy and Physiology. I had begun to see that I was interested in cells and their functions. — Sydney Brenner

What we want most is to be held...and told..that everything (everything is a funny thing, is baby milk and papa's eyes, is roaring logs on a cold morning, is hoot owls and the boy who makes you cry after school, is mama's long hair, is being afraid and twisted faces on the bedroom wall)...is going to be alright. — Truman Capote

Most of the homeschooled children I know have about the same amount of after-school peer time as the rest of the population but, obviously, without that school day together, they do spend less time with their peers. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing is still open to debate. — Quinn Cummings

I hated school. After 15, you went off to college if you were good enough. It didn't appeal to me so I left school. I did what everybody did - get a job. — Tony Iommi

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