If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined...— Henry David Thoreau
Terrific Inspirational School quotations
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
You can pay for school, but you can't buy class
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.
Go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.
It irritates me to be told how things have always been done.
I defy the tyranny of precedent. I cannot afford the luxury of a closed mind.
The door that nobody else will go in at, seems always to swing open widely for me.
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.
The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest.
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?
Your life is a gift from the Creator. Your gift back to the Creator is what you do with your life.
John Hall, my geography teacher at school inspired me to a lifelong interest in geography and a curiosity about our world which has stayed with me through my life. Geography is a living, breathing subject, constantly adapting itself to change. It is dynamic and relevant. For me geography is a great adventure with a purpose.
The most important practical lesson than can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe.
For us who Nurse, our Nursing is a thing, which, unless in it we are making progress every year, every month, every week, take my word for it we are going back. The more experience we gain, the more progress we can make.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.
The great enemy of the salvation of man, in my opinion, never invented a more effective means of limiting Christianity from the world than by persuading mankind that it was improper to read the Bible at schools.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.
Don't listen to anyone who tells you that you can't do this or that.
That's nonsense. Make up your mind, you'll never use crutches or a stick, then have a go at everything. Go to school, join in all the games you can. Go anywhere you want to. But never, never let them persuade you that things are too difficult or impossible.
Be very careful what you say to yourself because someone very important is listening . . . YOU!
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down happy.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation as any painter's or sculptor's work.
Every time I went away I was deceiving my mum.
I'd tell her I was going to school but I'd be out on the street playing football. I always had a ball on my feet.
To improve our schools, we have to humanize them and make education personal to every student and teacher in the system. Education is always about relationships. Great teachers are not just instructors and test administrators: They are mentors, coaches, motivators, and lifelong sources of inspiration to their students.
I thought I should go to New York because it was the place to go to study.
I went and tried to get an application from the Juilliard School but they wouldn't even give me one because I didn't have my high school graduation.
Nobody wanted me. Scouts told me to go to school, to forget baseball. Coaches said, 'You're never going to make it.' I appreciated their honesty, because I think when someone tells you something you may not like, you have to use that as fuel for motivation.
Success is the best revenge for anything. Keep ya head down and work hard to achieve.
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.
When I was a freshman in high school, my drama teacher, an incredible, inspirational genius, the guy who got me into acting, he encouraged me to get the lead in a musical. They didn't have any guys.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
Good schools, like good societies and good families, celebrate and cherish diversity.
A man's real education begins after he has left school.
True education is gained through the discipline of life.