All young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential.— Harvey Milk
Blissful Catholic School quotations
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses.
How many Catholic schools do you think teach the students to question the authority of the Pope? Do you believe Christian schools teach students to question or challenge the authority of Jesus Christ? Do military schools teach the cadets to challenge the authority.
Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most important work.
We live in a culture in which condoms can be handed out in schools and Bibles can't. And I think that tells you everything you need to know about our society.
By offering an education centered on values, the faculty in Catholic schools can create an interactive setting between parents and students that is geared toward long-term healthy character and scholastic development for all enrolled children.
I wanted to be a nun. I saw nuns as superstars. When I was growing up I went to a Catholic school, and the nuns, to me, were these superhuman, beautiful, fantastic people.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult.
Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children.
I loved Catholic school. I didn't like being beeped at by old pervs at the gas station because I was wearing a plaid skirt, though. It's like, do you think I'm going to stop and give you my phone number?
Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives.
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
Let us thank all those who teach in Catholic schools.
Educating is an act of love; it is like giving life.
You can always tell the Catholic schools by the length of the cheerleaders' skirts.
True holiness does not mean a flight from the world;
rather, it lies in the effort to incarnate the Gospel in everyday life, in the family, at school and at work, and in social and political involvement.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
You know, my children go to a local, local catholic school just down the road.
That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board.
Catholic schools prepare every student to meet the challenges of their future by developing their mind, yes, but also their body and their soul and spirit.
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.
A good school provides a rounded education for the whole person.
And a good Catholic school, over and above this, should help all its students to become saints.
I went to an all-girls pre school where everyone went off to Harvard or Yale, and I had zero interest in doing so. I think they thought I was on drugs. There was a neighboring all-boys school, so we'd get together and do dumb things. It was your typical Catholic-American upbringing.
I'm anticlerical, not antireligion. If somebody believes there is God, I'm not interested in trying to persuade that person there is no intelligent design to the universe. Where I become interested and wake up is about the temporal power of religion, things like prayer in schools, or Catholic-secular hospital mergers.
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
During our religious instruction in school, we always asked: How can one prove the existence of God? And I have learned that the Catholic Church, which is never at a loss for an answer when it comes to existential questions, responds as follows: This question simply does not arise.
We were a religious, practicing, Catholic family - Mass together on Sunday, Catholic schools, and parents who practiced everything they preached. A great gift was their total absence of any derogatory talk about people of any race or culture and we were on a street of many faiths, though no other races at that early time.
I went to a Catholic School, and underneath my school uniform, I wore a metal shirt.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
You know, I was the class clown in Catholic school, but I never thought I would make a living out of it!
When I went to Catholic high school in Philadelphia, we just had one coach for football and basketball. He took all of us who turned out and had us run through a forest. The ones who ran into the trees were on the football team.
You can always tell who went to catholic school, because they're atheists.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
You should have seen me in my Catholic school girl skirt with my knees knocking together.
I attended Catholic school. We received a great education from the nuns. ... Also, guilt. Guilt and a feeling of never being satisfied with what you've done. And a sense that you are inadequate and a big phony. All useful for a writer. I'm always being edited by my inner nun.
When I went to high school, an all-boys' school, a Catholic school, I tried out for football, and I didn't make it. It was the first time, athletically, that I was knocked down.
If you don't pass your values on to your kids, someone else will.
It would also have been helpful to have gone to a Catholic grammar school.
The only people who know grammar are those people who went to Catholic grammar school. Those nuns beat it into them.
Catholic schools carry out a great mission, to serve God by building knowledge and character... By teaching the word of God, you prepare your students to follow a path of virtue.
They tried to make me go to Catholic school, too.
I lasted a very short time. When the penguin came after me with a ruler, I was out of there.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in high school.
Parochial schools in the United States are also responsible for educating students from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds, including many who are non-Catholic.
I went to a catholic public school St Helens and learned English by watching bugs bunny cartoons.
Absolute catholicity of taste is not without its dangers.
It is only an auctioneer who should admire all schools of art.
At first, I didn't hang out with celebrity kids.
That wasn't the way I was brought up. I went to a run-of-the-mill Catholic primary school when we first moved to L.A. But then I went to a high school where there were lots of 'industry' children. Those weren't my best friends and I've never set out to make myself a part of that scene.
I'm a Catholic, but I used to love going to Vacation Bible School with my fundamentalist friends.