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21 Back to School Quotes

The summer vacation is over and now it’s time to get back to school. Yes, it’s a difficult phase to switch on to the student mode again. Maybe it’s hard but it’s worth it. There is nothing like getting a good education. So here are 21 inspirational, powerful and a couple of funny quotes from some of the best thinkers ever to start off the new school year right:

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21 Best Back to School Quotes

1. “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

2. “He who opens a school door, closes a prison door.” – Victor Hugo

3. “The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.” – Aristotle

4. “Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.” – Confucius

5. “The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.” –Ralph W. Sockman

6. “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” – Winston Churchill

7. “Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” – Mark Twain

8. “Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.” – Oscar Wilde

9. “School teachers are not fully appreciated by parents until it rains all day Saturday.” – E.C. McKenzie

10. “The only educational aspect of television is that it puts the repairman’s kids through college.” – Joan Welsh

11. “What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.” – George Bernard Shaw

12. “Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later.” – Dana Stewart Scott

13. “Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.” – Gracie Allen

14. “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” –Albert Einstein

15. “Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.” – Oscar Wilde

16. “When I got out of high school they retired my jersey, but it was for hygiene and sanitary reasons.” – George Carlin

17. “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X

18. “Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.” – Confucius

19. “Intelligence plus character— that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King Jr

20. “The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” – Sydney J. Harris

21. “Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man.” – Swami Vivekananda

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