School's out - Our roundup of best school quotes

Jun 23, 2011

We have nothing against school. Between the two of us we have 27 years of schooling and 3 ½ degrees. But now that school’s out, it’s time to cut loose with some of our favorite apophthegms…Look it up…

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught – Oscar Wilde

I have never let schooling interfere with my education – Mark Twain

Education is what you get when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get when you don’t – Pete Seeger

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don’t believe kids should be given homework – Bill Cosby

I won’t say ours was a rough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like : What I’m going to be if I grow up – Lenny Bruce

I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did – Yogi Berra

I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am – Alice James

We’re going to have the best educated American people in the world – Dan Quayle

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country – Kurt Vonnegut