Quote by Kevin Gates : “I used to live with”

I used to live with my grandmother. I used to wonder why the other kids in school went home with their mothers and fathers. I wanted to be the guy that got married. I wanted to be the guy with the children and the white picket fence. I never had that. – Kevin Gates

Quote by W. E. B. Du Bois : “School houses do not teach”

School houses do not teach themselves – piles of brick and mortar and machinery do not send out men. It is the trained, living human soul, cultivated and strengthened by long study and thought, that breathes the real breath of life into boys and girls and makes them human, whether they be black or white, […]

Quote by Sylvia Plath : “Excellent teachers showered on to”

Excellent teachers showered on to us like meteors: Biology teachers holding up human brains, English teachers inspiring us with a personal ideological fierceness about Tolstoy and Plato, Art teachers leading us through the slums of Boston, then back to the easel to hurl public school gouache with social awareness and fury. – Sylvia Plath

Quote by Doja Cat : “We moved from the suburbs”

We moved from the suburbs to L.A. and I picked up break dancing when I was 10. I joined a dance crew in high school and I was battling. I also took ballet most of my life until high school. – Doja Cat

Quote by Jane Goodall : “I had been told from”

I had been told from school onwards that the best definition of a human being was man the tool-maker – yet I had just watched a chimp tool-maker in action. I remember that day as vividly as if it was yesterday. – Jane Goodall

Quote by Nikita Khrushchev : “But life is a great”

But life is a great school. It thrashes and bangs and teaches you. – Nikita Khrushchev

Quote by Tammy Duckworth : “When I was young my”

When I was young, my dad, a veteran who attended college on the GI Bill, lost his job at age 55 when the company he worked for was sold. My entire family pitched in – my mom took in sewing, and I got a minimum wage job after school. – Tammy Duckworth

Quote by Tammy Duckworth : “Southeast Asia was home for”

Southeast Asia was home for much of my childhood, but I moved to Hawaii when I was in high school. – Tammy Duckworth

Quote by Donna Brazile : “I grew up in the”

I grew up in the once segregated South. I experienced forced integration during my formative school years. I lived the sacrifices, burdens, and tears. I also lived the moments of understanding, of acknowledgment, of fellowship and success. I saw my parents and grandparents coming home beaten down – and some of my friends beaten up. […]

Quote by Donna Brazile : “School integration did not come”

School integration did not come to be the day after the Brown ruling was issued. Progress took years, and it took passion, strength, and courage from a large group of committed individuals. – Donna Brazile