quote by Hilary Swank

I had teachers who I could tell didn't want to be there. And I just couldn't get inspired by someone who didn't want to be there.

— Hilary Swank

Cheerful High School Dropout quotations

Eighty-two percent of prisoners in the United States are high-school dropouts.

A high-school dropout between the ages of 30 and 34 is two-thirds more likely to be in jail, or to have been in jail, or to be dead.


High school dropout 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.

Where you see immigration competition play out most clearly is among high school dropouts. I'd say there's clearly immigrant competition among the least-skilled workers, but natives are a shrinking share while immigrants are a growing share.

High school dropout quote Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
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Bluntly put, there's no chance that your doctor, dentist, or attorney is a high-school dropout. Your stockbroker, however, just might be.

The University of North Carolina-Greensboro has ordered a Christian club to allow non-Christians as leaders. While we're at it, let's put high school dropouts in charge of the University.

High school dropout rates nationally - Not enough is being done on this issue.


High school dropout 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'm not a film-school guy. I was a high-school dropout. I was on a nuclear submarine. I was an electrician. I was a house painter. So if you get in my face, I'm going to fight you.

I was 19 years old, pumping gas and going nowhere.

I was kind of a high school dropout at that point because I had left school to play hockey, but no one drafted me.

Most poor people in America are white.

The family breakdown issue is an issue that crosses all sorts of racial lines. High school dropout issues. But because of the flow of events which involve the racial component, we've sometimes confused racial issues with other issues which are trans-racial.

High school dropout 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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Before I moved to Brooklyn to pursue music, I was a high school dropout and speed freak who'd been living with her dealer boyfriend in Bucks County, Pennsylvania at 16.

I'm a skinny, geeky, high school dropout - it works, kids! Sensitive guys always get the girl. You'll get laid 10 times as much as that guy on the football team 'cause he's on steroids and he's gonna get fat.


In 1971, Bossier City, Louisiana, there was a teenage girl who was pregnant with her second child. She was a high school dropout and a single mom, but somehow she managed to make a better life for herself and her children. She encouraged her kids to be creative, to work hard and to do something special. That girl is my mother and she's here tonight. And I just want to say, I love you, Mom. Thank you for teaching me to dream.

High school dropout quote Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, wit
Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, with your head held high is dignity.

I ended up dropping out of high school.

I'm a high school dropout, which I'm not proud to say, ... I had some teachers that I still think of fondly and were amazing to me. But I had other teachers who said, 'You know what? This dream of yours is a hobby. When are you going to give it up?' I had teachers who I could tell didn't want to be there. And I just couldn't get inspired by someone who didn't want to be there