12 Most Scholarly Quotes for Back To School

12 Most Scholarly Quotes for Back To School

As the days grow shorter and summer comes to an end, the first few signs that Fall is arriving are approached with both excitement and wonder of what is to come. The days of unscheduled existence morphs into days of school plays and science projects.

Let these 12 quotes be your guide to a season of learning and lessons that leave you yearning for more knowledge.

1. “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ~ Victor Hugo

2. “Education is not the learning of facts but the training of the mind to think.” ~ Albert Einstein

3. “You can’t be a smart cookie with a crumbly attitude.” ~ Anonymous

4. “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, doing new things because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ~ Walt Disney

5. “Read books. Care about things. Try not to be too down on yourself. Enjoy the ever present game of knowing.” ~ Hank Green

6. “Hard work is a two way street. You get back exactly what you put in.” ~ Anonymous

7. “Respect your parents. They passed school without Google.” ~ Unknown

8. “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” ~ Ben Franklin

9. “The one thing that no one can never take from you is your education.” ~ Dori Duckworth

10. “An educated man should know everything about something, and something about everything.” ~ C.V. Wedgwood

11. “Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” ~ George Washington Carver

12. “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” ~ Andy McIntyre

Gaining an education is an invaluable resource for your entire life. You’ll meet people there that will be beside you for long after school has ended. You’ll learn useful and not so useful information. Mostly you learn more about yourself and there’s nothing more important than that!

What’s your favorite quote about learning?

Featured image courtesy of John Morgan licensed via Creative Commons.

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