quote by Julian Bond

Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education.

— Julian Bond

Vibrant School Years quotations

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.


School years quote Be patient with yourself, nothing in nature blooms all year.
Be patient with yourself, nothing in nature blooms all year.

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?

School years quote In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your ye
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses.

Many offenders are tracked for prison at early ages, labeled as criminals in their teen years, and then shuttled from their decrepit, underfunded inner city schools to brand-new, high-tech prisons.

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.


School years 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.

I was babysitting the night High School Musical premiered last year.

I watched with the kids and we sang along to the lyrics. I was making $12 an hour.

Yeah, I did some small parts in high school and the first year of college and then fairly soon thereafter I settled into the backstage scenery, and then at the University of Maryland I was doing posters for their productions.

I come from a generation that suffered school lessons in portacabins and crumbling hospitals. I tell you one thing, for the eighteen years they were in power the Tories did nothing to fix the roof when the sun was shining.

School years 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 didn't figure out the makeup or cute hair or clothes until oh, maybe my junior year of high school.

In my freshman year in high school, I went to the only public high school in Boston with a theatre program.


I was for two years a pupil at the Model School in Fort street which was then conducted upon the Irish national system, and if any special religious instruction was given in connection with that system, I do not recollect it.

School years 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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When I got out of high school, I thought, I'll take a year or two off and play the clubs, get this out of my system, and then go to med school.

I went to graduate school at Harvard for one year I worked in the state legislature in Sacramento for one year. I taught school in Compton for two years.

My freshman year of high school I joined the chess and math clubs.

School years quote One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beauti
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.

I started bowling when I was 14, my freshman year in high school.


It feels kinda weird being back in a high school cause I haven't been in a high school for about a year. So um, it's kinda interesting coming back, and y'know seeing the lockers, with all the signs, the handmade signs, so being in high school again is a little bit strange but in a good way.

It used to be that you came out of school, and you got married - those who were going to get married. But my peers are getting married in their early 30s, so now there's like this extra 10 years of that angst.

School years 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.

I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.

I went to high school in Texas for one year, my senior year.

My parents wanted me to get out of Stockholm because I was running with the wrong crew. They wanted me to get back to my roots.

I lived in Beverly Hills for years. I always had a line, “I hate the rich.” From what I witnessed after living there for 15 years, these people just don’t raise their kids. I used to see the lineup of cars in front of the schools and it was all the nannies.


School years quote I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

I feel like I'm a stay-at-home mom, which I was for the five years before this.

She's absolutely been my focus. That's the choice I made. Desperate Housewives is perfect for me. I get to go back to work and still be able to take my daughter to school and pick her up.

I met this girl when I was ten years old, And what I loved most she had so much soul. She was old school, when I was just a shorty Never knew throughout my life she would be there for me.

In high school, I taught dance classes for 3-year-olds up to 16-year-olds, so between that and some bat mitzvah money, I saved up a pretty good nest egg to move to L.A.

School years quote Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

And then before going back for my sophomore year, I decided to change my major to arts and sciences, and my dad cut a deal with me: He said if I'd quit school he'd pay my rent for the next three years, as if I were in school.

I did spend a year in high school being obsessed with Fleetwood Mac.


My mother was one of seven girls whose parents went to bed hungry so their children wouldn’t. My father lost his mother when he was nine. He left school and went to work for the next 70 years. They emigrated to America with little more than the hope of a better life.

School years quote A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a
A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a great year which becomes a great life.

The first acting thing I ever did was my senior year I decided not to play a sport in the Spring and, in that Spring B.J. Novak who went to school with me, asked if I'd be in this show that was a parody of all the teachers in the school, 'sure!' That was the first acting thing I did.

If Moses had gone to Harvard Law School and spent three years working on the Hill, he would have written the Ten Commandments with three exceptions and a saving clause.

What I am going to tell you about is what we teach our physics students in the third or fourth year of graduate school... It is my task to convince you not to turn away because you don't understand it. You see my physics students don't understand it... That is because I don't understand it. Nobody does.

School years quote I swear that when our lips touch I can taste the next sixty years of my life.
I swear that when our lips touch I can taste the next sixty years of my life.

I don't mind being pale. In high school, it seemed like everybody cared about being tan all year round, but I haven't really thought about it since then. I don't go to a tanning bed, and I get bored when I lay out. I put sunscreen on when I'm in the sun, and sometimes I get tan, but I don't really think about it very much.


I quit high school on my birthday. It was my senior year and I didn't see the point. This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.

In 1980, during my sophomore year at MIT, I realized that the school didn't have a student space organization. I made posters for a group I called Students for the Exploration and Development of Space and put them up all over campus. Thirty-five people showed up. It was the first thing I ever organized, and it took off!

She had the kind of looks that had probably been quite pretty in high school, but were now worn down by years of smoking cigarettes, raising children, and the disappointment of being married to an asshole.

I lived in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, until eighth grade, and then my high-school years were in Rochester, New York.