quote by Anthony Holden

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

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Grammar 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.

Maybe this will be the beginning of a trend? Flat taxes, cutting foreign aid, a referendum on Europe, grammar schools. Who knows?

We have a Conservative leader that believes in green taxes, that won't bring back grammar schools, that believes in continuing with total open-door migration from eastern Europe and refuses to give us a referendum on the EU.

Grammar 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.

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I studied at a grammar school and later at the University of Vienna in the Faculty of Medicine.

In grammar school they taught me that a frog turning into a prince was a fairy tale. In the university they taught me that a frog turning into a prince was a fact!

My first interest in graffitti came when I was in grammar school, around '87 or '88 I was about twelve years old. I did not know much about writing, I just knew that I liked to write my name everywhere I could in my neighborhood.

Grammar 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.

[on going to Sunday school:] It looks like rain, and I hope it will rain cats and dogs and hammers and pitchforks and silver sugar spoons and hay ricks and paper-covered novels and picture frames and rag carpets and toothpicks and skating rinks and birds of paradise and roof gardens and burdocks and French grammars before Sunday school time.

There were all us baby boomers who had a grammar school education, started to learn, then went on the pill, the whole thing, and so there are today a lot more women writers, editors, producers, and so a lot more women's stories. God, the BBC's practically run by women.

I went to a very militantly Republican grammar school and, under its influence, began to revolt against the Establishment, on thesimple rule of thumb, highly satisfying to a ten-year-old, that Irish equals good, English equals bad.

Grammar 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 can assure you that there is no question of us throwing away the tradition of the Grammar Schools.

At age 11 in 1960, I moved to an academic state secondary school, Harrow County Grammar School for Boys.

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.

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

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

In my grammar school years back in the 1920s I used my ten-cents-a-week allowance for Saturday matinees of Douglas Fairbanks movies. All that swashbuckling and leaping about in the midst of the sails of ships!

My mother was a schoolteacher and very keen that I go to a city school, so although it was fairly impoverished times, I traveled every day to the Auckland Grammar School.

I was put to the grammar-school at eight years of age, my father intending to devote me, as the tithe of his sons, to the service of the Church.

Grammar 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.

I cannot recall a period when I did not draw;

and at school, the studies that were distasteful to me, mathematics and grammar , were retarded by the indulgence of teachers who were proud of my drawing faculties, and passed over my neglect of uncongenial subjects.

Going to a grammar school, you mixed with all sorts of different types and I used to listen to how they talked. When I did my imitations, I could sound like someone really rough, or I could sound like a cabinet minister.

Most children, even very bright ones, need constant review and practice to truly own a concept in grammar, math or science. In schools today, on paper it may appear that kids are learning skills, but in reality they are only renting them, soon to forget what they've learned over the weekend or summer vacation.

Grammar 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.

If teachers and grammar school editors find my jawbreaker sentences shatter their mushmilk teeth, let them eat stale cake dunked in weak tea of their own ungodly manufacture.

I went to the local schools, the local state primary school, and then to the local grammar school. A secondary school, which technically was an independent school, it was not part of the state educational system.

My grammar school graduating class in 1941 had a little party for 13 or 14 year-old kids. [Trumpeter] King Kolax's band played for the party and Gene Ammons was playing tenor saxophone with the band. And that's when I said, "That's it!" Just like that, tunnelvision ever since.

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

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

I'm a very honorable person. I have lifelong friends from birth, from grammar school, from five years old.

I think the prospect of bringing back grammar schools has always been wrong and I've never supported it. And I don't think any Conservative government would have done it.

Native speakers of a language know intuitively whether a sentence is grammatical or not. They usually cannot specify exactly what is wrong, and very possibly they make the same mistakes in their own speech, but they know-unconsciously, not as a set of rules they learned in school-when a sentence is incorrect.

Grammar 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.

Grammar schools are public schools without the sodomy.

Too many Christians are fighting graduate school sins with a grammar school knowledge of God.

My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different trades.

I was put to the grammar-school at eight years of age, my father intending to devote me, as the tithe of his sons, to the service of the Church.

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

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

I don't take lessons in art. It all comes from the heart, and sure I'd love to study art! In school I come across one thing I do and I want to study that in college. I love history, I love science, I love art, I love grammar, I love literature!

I was telling somebody about in grammar school we used to have the duck-and-cover drills where we'd have to go down to a fallout shelter in the basement. We'd sit on our butts on the ground next to the wall with a textbook over our heads and our knees sort of drawn up to our chest. I don't think they still do that. They're sort of sobering. You leave recess and come in for the apocalypse drill.

In high school, in 1956, at the age of sixteen, we were not taught "creative writing." We were taught literature and grammar. So no one ever told me I couldn't write both prose and poetry, and I started out writing all the things I still write: poetry, prose fiction - which took me longer to get published - and non-fiction prose.

Grammar 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 grammar school, I went to eight o'clock mass pretty much like four days a week.

If something's public then it seems like the important thing is the person in that public. And the notion of rhetoric. I went to Jesuit schools that focused on first there's grammar, then there's rhetoric, and rhetoric's usually seen as a kind of degraded method, because you're trying to persuade.

Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school.

I remember in grammar school the teacher asked if anyone had any hobbies.

I was the only one with any hobbies and I had every hobby there was... name anything, no matter how esoteric. I could have given everyone a hobby and still had 40 or 50 to take home.

My father was an autodidact. It wasn't a middle-class house. Shopkeepers are aspirant. He paid for me to go to private school. He was denied an education - he had a horrible childhood. He got a place at a grammar school and wasn't allowed to go.

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