quote by Lily Tomlin

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.

— Lily Tomlin

Famous Homework quotations

A genius is just a talented person who does his homework.

Nothing is more powerful for your future than being a gatherer of good ideas and information. That's called doing your homework.

If you're passionate about what you do, then go for it wholeheartedly.

Be prepared that if anytime, you may be surprised by a phenomenal opportunity that may come your way, and that's when I say, do your homework. Be ready.

When I was growing up, my parents told me, 'Finish your dinner.

People in China and India are starving.' I tell my daughters, 'Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job.'

Like most parents, I've been stumped by homework, the big questions, such as: 'What is the point of geography - the pilot always knows where we are going?'. Answer: 'If you didn't know any geography, people would think you were an American, and you wouldn't be able to put them right because you wouldn't know where they live.'

Do not rush into a business just because you have the capital.

You'd lose your shirt if you jump into it recklessly. Do your homework first. Study the market and look for that golden opportunity. Whatever business you choose to go into, it must be something that you can pursue with passion.

College is about three things: homework, fun, and sleep...but you can only choose two.

Sometimes we have to put our foot down, .

.. but before we deliberately make children unhappy in order to get them to get into the car, or to do their homework or whatever, we need to weigh whether what we're doing to make it happen is worth the possible strain on our relationship with them.

I don't want to deal with problems, and so you want to make sure that you don't give yourself problems by not doing your homework and maybe trying to take a kid that's got great ability but isn't going to get it done in the classroom.

You look in excellent health to me, Potter, so you will excuse me if I don't let you off homework today. I assure you that if you do die, you need not hand it in.

In my home state of Delaware, we've done our homework and worked hard and, as a result, we've made great strides in cleaning up our own air pollution. Unfortunately, a number of the upwind states to the west of us have not made the same commitment to reducing harmful pollution by investing in cleaner air.

Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life.

90% of the people in the stock market, professionals and amateurs alike, simply haven't done enough homework.

The worst thing a kid can say about homework is that it is too hard.

The worst thing a kid can say about a game is it's too easy.

Inspiration comes in the middle of the night when you should be doing homework.

No kid should be getting three or four hours of homework a night.

There's no breathing time, there's no family time, there are just extracurriculars and homework and then go to bed.

A miracle is a single mom who works two jobs to care for her kids and still helps them with their homework at night. A miracle is a child donating all the money in their piggy bank to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. That's where you'll find the hand and face of God.

The more you do your homework, the more you're free to be intuitive.

But you've got to put the work in.

It is not that we had any unfair knowledge that other people didn't have, it is just that we did our homework. People just don't want to believe that anyone can break away from the crowd and rise above mediocrity.

You will never get anywhere if you do not do your homework.

Everyone has days where they don't get their way, where you have to go to bed early or you have too much homework to do or you can't eat the candy that you want or you miss your favorite TV show and, in those moments, you just want to tear the whole world down.

Homework strongly indicates that the teachers are not doing their jobs well enough during the school day. It's not like they'll let you bring your home stuff to school and work on it there. You can't say, 'I didn't finish sleeping at home, so I have to work on finishing my sleep here.

Do your homework and know your business better than anyone.

Otherwise, someone who knows more and works harder will kick your ass.

One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared.

The team that is going to win is the one that does its homework the best by studying its opponents.

For me, being a writer was never a choice.

I was born one. All through my childhood I wrote short stories and stuffed them in drawers. I wrote on everything. I didn't do my homework so I could write

Homework is a term that means grown up imposed yet self-afflicting torture.

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.

Parents make sure homework is returned without error, drill their kids on upcoming tests to the saturation point, and then complain if teachers do not give the grades they think their kids deserve. By that point, it's hard to tell whose grades they are.

This is what I tell, especially young women, fight the big fights.

Don't fight the little fight... Be the first one in, be the last one out. Do your homework, choose your battles. Don't whine, and don't be the one who complains about everything. Fight the big fight.

In high school, a teacher once suggested that I be a math major in college.

I thought, 'Me? You've got to be joking!' I mean, in junior high, I used to come home and cry because I was so afraid of my math homework. Seriously, I was terrified of math.

I will not go into a story unprepared.

I will do my homework, and that's something I learned at an early age.

I don't believe in sampling some Tibetan music just to make it sound groovy, but you do your homework, you understand what you're doing with it.

It takes tremendous will to compete in any athletic endeavor, so it meant going to bed early and getting my homework done in advance. I had to sacrifice things, like a social life, to be a skater at 15. But I loved skating so much that it was worth everything to me.

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