Quote by Marquis de Lafayette : “I am able to say”

I am able to say that I was very much liked at the school. I even had quite some ascendancy over my comrades, and as soon as I appeared in the school yard, I was surrounded by young friends, most of them bigger than I, but who were quite willing to give the appearance of […]

Quote by Steve Harvey : “My mother was a Sunday”

My mother was a Sunday school teacher. So I am a byproduct of prayer. My mom just kept on praying for her son. – Steve Harvey

Quote by David Bowie : “I was born in London”

I was born in London 1947, after the war. A real wartime baby. I went to school in Brixton, and then I moved up to Yorkshire, which is in the north of England. I lived on the farms up there. – David Bowie

Quote by Lenny Bruce : “If Jesus had been killed”

If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses. – Lenny Bruce

Quote by Robert Frost : “The chief reason for going”

The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything. – Robert Frost

Quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt : “The school is the last”

The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Quote by Nipsey Hussle : “When I first stopped going”

When I first stopped going to high school, I was about 15, 16. It had to be, like, 2000, 2001. – Nipsey Hussle

Quote by Ruby Bridges : “I was the first black”

I was the first black child to desegregate the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in Louisiana in 1960. – Ruby Bridges

Quote by Ruby Bridges : “Every day I would show”

Every day, I would show up, and there were no kids, just me and my teacher in my classroom. Every day, I would be escorted by marshals past a mob of people protesting and boycotting the school. This went on for a whole year. – Ruby Bridges

Quote by Ruby Bridges : “I remember turning onto the”

I remember turning onto the street. I saw barricades and police officers and, just, people everywhere. When I saw all of that, I immediately thought that it was Mardi Gras. I had no idea that they were here to keep me out of the school. – Ruby Bridges