Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Something to think about - Back to school

Labour Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.

— Bill Dodds

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

— Sydney J Harris

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

— Lily Tomlin as 'Edith Ann'

Did you know America ranks the lowest in education but the highest in drug use? It's nice to be number one, but we can fix that. All we need to do is start the war on education. If it's anywhere near as successful as our war on drugs, in no time we'll all be hooked on phonics.

— Leighann Lord

The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.

— Bishop Mandell Creighton

— Compiled by O'Neil Grant