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Kirk Gibson Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Kirk Gibson

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Schools used to fund-raise for luxuries,
like a trip to the water slides.
Now, we fund-raise for things we have to have.
- Kirk Gibson

I'm not out here to win a beauty contest.
- Kirk Gibson

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

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

 

If there were no schools to take the children away
from home part of the time,
the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.
- Edward W. Howe

Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend.
- Mao Tse-Tung

Don't marry a man to reform him -
that's what reform schools are for.
- Mae West

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Do not marry a man to reform him.
That is what reform schools are for.
- Mae West

I am thinking about chess in schools in particular.
In the USA more than 3200 children competed in an event.
- Anatoly Karpov

As time goes on, all schools only get left alive if
they have found something special themselves.
- Ninette de Valois

Also, schools share some responsibility and should
offer helpful orientations that include general information
about such recruitment efforts on their campuses.
- Rick Ross

If a person wants to be publicly gay,
they should not be teaching in the public schools.
- Jim DeMint

I do not think that the educational program of our
schools should be determined by what the community thinks it needs.
- Sargent Shriver

A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting,
two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
- Lord Byron

If we had in this room a hundred teachers,
good teachers from good schools, and asked them to
define the word education,
there would be very little general agreement.
- William Glasser

There is a lot going on in high schools,
and I think what we portray is fairly accurate.
- Chi McBride

For too long, we financed our schools in a way that
has systematically left large segments of our population behind.
- Ruben Hinojosa

Schools are successful only insofar as they reduce
the dependence of a child's opportunities upon his social origins.
- James S. Coleman

I wish we could have acted quicker on Detroit or other failing schools.
- John Engler

Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools -
and use it on the teachers.
- P. J. O'Rourke

We don't focus as much in schools on educational knowledge
which requires thinking and application,
as we do on acquiring facts.
- William Glasser

So many schools have cut the music classes out of their curriculum.
We're trying to fill that gap by teaching the teachers
how to educate the kids about their musical heritage.
- Margaret Whiting

Why can't teachers end up owning schools,
the way waiters can open their own restaurants?
- Peter Brimelow

So I want my kids to go to public schools because I
think it's a better education overall.
- Charles Schumer

Good schools underpin not only our economy,
but the social fabric of our lives.
- Donald L. Carcieri

Schools are generally feminine places,
institutions where conformity is valued,
taught largely by conformist women.
- Judith M. Bardwick

I had no real education because I was in and out of
schools so I decided that I would completely change my look,
change my image, change my name and move to New York.
- Morgan Brittany

Headteachers and governing bodies run schools and that won't change.
- Estelle Morris

The rivers of America will run with blood filled to
their banks before we will submit to them taking the
Bible out of our schools.
- Billy Sunday

I am not against Muslim schools.
But as I believe in integration, I think we would be
better off overall if we did not have denominational schools at all.
- Frank Dobson

Parochial schools in the United States are also responsible
for educating students from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds,
including many who are non-Catholic.
- Mark Foley

I was a catastrophe at Science and Games,
but the good thing about Quaker schools is that they
encourage you in those subjects for which you show an aptitude.
- Richard Rodney Bennett

The time has come to end social promotion in our schools.
- Roy Barnes

It is our hope that the AP program can serve as an
anchor for increasing rigor in our schools.
Rigor can be maintained while increasing student participation.
- Gaston Caperton

I'm not actually teaching any more, but I am writing
pieces for schools all the time,
and for kids.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

There is only one justification for universities,
as distinguished from trade schools.
They must be centers of criticism.
- Robert M. Hutchins

Nationally, overwhelmingly non-white schools receive
$1,000 less per pupil than overwhelmingly white schools.
- Jonathan Kozol

Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education.
They're both important and schools are forgetting one of them.
- Robert Kiyosaki

We all know here that the law is the most powerful
of schools for the imagination.
No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.
- Jean Giraudoux

Racial and denominational schools impart to the membership
of their communities something which the general educational
institution is wholly unable to inculcate.
- Kelly Millar

In Boston they have gone from large autonomous high
schools to smaller schools within the same building.
- Michael Welch

From 20 years of experience hiring artists out of the schools,
I know-they get worse every year.
They're absolutely ridiculously retarded now.
- John Kricfalusi

Grammar schools are public schools without the sodomy.
- Tony Parsons

The causes of youth violence are working parents who
put their kids into daycare,
the teaching of evolution in the schools,
and working mothers who take birth control pills.
- Tom DeLay

It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need,
and our air force has to have a bake-sale to buy a bomber.
- Robert Fulghum

I had the fortunate experience to play with people
from different schools of music.
Sam Rivers is from the fundamentalist school of music.
- Kevin Eubanks

There is a shortage of teachers but the January 2001
schools census showed that teacher numbers were at
their highest level than at any time since 1984 -
and 11,000 higher than 1997.
- Estelle Morris

Progress for black Americans depends on good schools
because education is the last great equalizer.
- Alphonso Jackson

When schools flourish, all flourishes.
- Martin Luther

The training of the schools should be extended to the
heart as well as the mind and hand.
- Sheldon Jackson

Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little
reform needed in our prisons.
- John Ruskin

Let me go to Clinton's new proposal:
to have uniforms in public schools.
And people are doing that.
How come they're doing that? Dress codes!
I find that abhorrent.
- Russell Means

OFSTED has made large cuts in the paperwork which schools
are asked to provide and further steps to reduce the
bureaucratic burden will be introduced in September.
- Estelle Morris

As long as acquiring knowledge is the educational goal of schools,
educational opportunities will be limited,
as they are now, to affluent families.
- William Glasser

I'm for prayer in schools.
- Charles Evers

We have an epidemic of sexual predators following our children,
whether it be on the computers, whether it be in our public parks,
whether it be in the workplace, or even our schools.
- Jon Porter

Black people are victims of an enormous amount of violence.
None of those things can take place without the complicity
of the people who run the schools and the city.
- Toni Morrison

The money in the schools overpowers the principles of the purpose.
- Miroslav Vitous

We really think it is a good thing for scientists to
spend a little bit of their time either in the community
or in schools or helping to train high school teachers.
- Thomas R. Cech

The principle goal of education in the schools should
be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things,
not simply repeating what other generations have done.
- Jean Piaget

Ensuring a bright future for all our children is the
responsibility of the community,
the schools, families and like it or not-
politicians as well.
- Michael N. Castle

There is much more to schools than buildings.
There are academic activities, how it reaches the community
and its proximity to other programs.
- John Warner

Everything depends on a good job - strong families,
strong communities, the pursuit of the American dream,
and a tax base to support schools for our kids and
services for our seniors.
- Bob Taft

And there should not be a limit on the creation of new public schools.
We ought to expand choices for parents.
- John Engler

And I think that we in America need to understand that
many schools need improvement,
and particularly with respect to how they're serving minority children.
- Margaret Spellings

Mr. Speaker, less than 10 percent of our Nation's children
walk or ride their bicycles to school,
and too many schools continue to invite fast-food vendors into their cafeterias.
- Lois Capps

I was on the San Diego school board for 4 years,
where I watched children successfully matriculate into
elementary schools from Head Start programs from all around our city.
- Bob Filner

It is possible to resolve childhood repression safely and without confusion -
something that has always been disputed by the most
respected schools of thought.
- Alice Miller

The need for improved technical support in schools
has expanded as the Government and schools have increased
their investment in information and communications technologies.
- Estelle Morris

Anyone interested in becoming a professional umpire
and becoming eligible to work in the minor leagues
must attend one of the two umpire schools sanctioned
by Major League Baseball.
- Jim Evans

I've been in elementary education for years and my
belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little
more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion.
- Jack Bowman


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