"In the school I went to, they asked a kid to prove the law of gravity and he threw the teacher out of the window."
- Rodney Dangerfield
"There are only two places in the world where time takes precedence over the job to be done: school and prison."
- William Glasser
"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
"In the first place God made idiots; that was for practice; then he made school boards."
- Mark Twain
"I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like: What I'm going to be if I grow up."
- Lenny Bruce
"My school was so tough the school newspaper had an obituary section."
- Norm Crosby
"Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality."
- Beatrix Potter
"I felt alienated at school, and I never did well with girls."
- Burt Bacharach
"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education."
- Albert Einstein
"There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in."
- Will Rogers