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"One of the problems we have is children are not in school long enough in the day and during the year." - Michael Gove

"I was trying to fit in for so long, until about Junior year of high school when I realized that trying to fit into this one image of perfection was never going to make me happy," - Maiara Walsh

"A long term goal is to encourage students to start doing concerts in which I or the other artists will come back at the end of the school year to see their concerts." - Meredith Brooks

"I think back on that day when 16-year-old me scribbled on some silly piece of paper for some long-forgotten high school career-day project that my dream job was 'romance novelist.'" - Sarah Maclean

"School should be eleven months of the year." - Nikki Giovanni

"I started playing quarterback my junior year of high school." - Jimmy Garoppolo

"I was kicked out of school one year for streaking." - Steve Sabol

"In school, I was a genius of the year preceding the year I was in, every year." - Sean Penn

"Middle school was probably my hardest time. I was trying to fit in for so long, until about junior year of high school when I realized that trying to fit into this one image of perfection was never going to make me happy." - Maiara Walsh

"Every year you wait, long ago gets farther away." - Mark Twain

"I'm visiting my high school. Every half year I do the exams, and then this year I'm going to graduate." - Daniela Hantuchova

"I moved in fourth grade in the middle of the school year, and I was the new kid in school." - Michael Steger

"Basketball was not my main sport in grade school, or even the first year of high school." - Mike Krzyzewski

"As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school." - Cokie Roberts

"I started going to acting school in my senior year in high school, and I remained in acting school through four years of college." - Dane Dehaan

"Nothing could convince Aunt Nelly to let Vlad stay home for the duration of the school year, which just goes to prove that parents and guardians don't care if they're sending you to face bloodthirsty monsters, so long as you get a B in English." - Heather Brewer

"There are other ways to motivate students than requiring them to take on debt or work long hours taking away from their studies. For example, we don't allow our kids to work during the school hours their freshman year. After that, they can work a little but not so much that it hurts their education." - Michelle Singletary

"John Cassavetes was a year ahead of me but we met there. What you do when you are at a school for drama, you do a play as opposed to a final. Anyone who wanted to come could just come. So he came, and I can't remember the name of the play, of course, it was a long time ago." - Gena Rowlands

"The courts don't remove children from their home because the child underperformed at school or required extra long walks or a game of basketball in order to blow off the steam all 5-year-olds have. It's because the parents were unfit, not the kids." - Angela Featherstone

"School is a twelve-year jail sentence where bad habits are the only curriculum truly learned." - John Taylor Gatto

"In my first year at drama school, I did this kids' show called 'Let's See." - Alan Cumming

"By my senior year in high school, I was friends with every group" - Shane West

"I would only date a 15 year old high school girl." - Seth Rogen

"I'm so thankful for my one year at regular high school in White Plains." - Jennifer Damiano

"I played basketball and soccer my freshman year in high school." - Mia Hamm

"I did spend a year in high school being obsessed with Fleetwood Mac." - Joanna Newsom

"My freshman year of high school was just awkwardness all around." - Molly Tarlov

"Jack Kennedy was one year older than I was, and we attended the same neighborhood school." - Mike Wallace

"The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school." - Alice Cooper

"My freshman year of high school I joined the chess and math clubs." - Eric Allin Cornell

"My senior year of high school, I got into UCLA, but my family couldn't afford it." - Adam Devine

"In my first year at drama school, I did this kids' show called 'Let's See.'" - Alan Cumming

"I went to prep school for one year in Arizona. It was called Orme." - Bill Kreutzmann

"For one year I did go to Performing Arts School, and I had very weird friends." - Christina Milian

"At drama school, I was always playing the 11-year-old boys." - Kit Harington

"By my senior year in high school, I was friends with every group." - Shane West

"You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year." - Henry Ford

"I started bowling when I was 14, my freshman year in high school." - Joe Tex

"It wasn't until my senior year in high school that I started acting." - Steve Buscemi

"It gets to be part of your everyday routine. I expect to be there on Sunday. I expect to be there at practice. I think back to when I first started school in the first grade and how long it seemed to take to go from first through 12th. You figure in ninth grade you're never going to get out of high school, and you couldn't wait. Here I am in my 14th year and going on 13 for not missing basically a day of school." - Brett Favre

"You're not going to fix things by helping 65-year-olds or 75-year-olds for any long run." - Mitch Albom

"Law school has been described as a place for the accumulation of learning. First-year students bring some in; third-year students take none away. Hence it accumulates." - Daniel R. White

"I think it is shocking that 15- and 16-year-olds leave school unable to add up and with the reading ability of a four-year-old." - Joan Collins

"Each year, I say I'm going to go to school next year. It's inevitable that I'll end up getting my education." - Eliza Dushku

"When I left school I went to Australia for a year and worked in the drama department of a school in Perth." - James D'arcy

"I was Santa Claus in first year of primary school, our elementarys school play, because I had most panache, that was probably why. I was 5." - James Frecheville

"I kept hiding my smile in pictures throughout middle school and most of high school until picture day came my senior year." - Uzo Aduba

"When I left school I went to Australia for a year and worked in the drama department of a school in Perth." - James Darcy

"In my freshman year in high school, I went to the only public high school in Boston with a theatre program." - Donnie Wahlberg

"I was Santa Claus in first year of primary school, our elementary's school play, because I had most panache, that was probably why. I was 5." - James Frecheville

"School is a twelve-year jail sentence where bad habits are the only curriculum truly learned. I teach school and win awards doing it. I should know." - John Taylor Gatto

"In high school, I had a teacher there who was really great to me and with whom I finally dared to admit I wanted to be a writer myself, and we did a project where I wrote terrible, 17-year-old fiction. But I remember a couple of the stories. I'd love it if I could read with pride something that I wrote that long ago, but it hasn't happened yet." - Jonathan Dee

"When you were a kid, a day was a long time and a year was a long time" - Aaron Neville

"When you were a kid, a day was a long time and a year was a long time." - Aaron Neville

"Year after year. "Please don't make me go [to school]" "You have to go," Kim would say. "It's a new school, make a new start." "Sticks and stones." from Chip. Words will only kill you." - Julie Anne Peters

"The idea that because the school day is shorter or the school year is shorter than the sort of white collar workday or work year, that does not actually capture how teachers spend their time." - Dana Goldstein

"I went to graduate school at Harvard for one year I worked in the state legislature in Sacramento for one year. I taught school in Compton for two years." - Harry Shearer

"So by the time I got to Michigan I was a stutterer. I couldn't talk. So my first year of school was my first mute year and then those mute years continued until I got to high school." - James Earl Jones

"I completed the first three years of primary school in one year and was admitted to the local school the age of six directly into the fourth year, some two years younger than all my contemporaries." - Sydney Brenner

"I have a six-year-old son and a four-year-old daughter, so I write when they are at school and pre-school, or when I have a babysitter." - Liane Moriarty

"The year after I graduated from high school, they came to shoot Mr. and Mrs. Bridge in Kansas City." - Jason Wiles

"Dad, I can count the number of normal school days I've had this year on one hand." - Rachel Vincent

"The Iran-Iraq war began the same year that I went to primary school, at the age of six." - Hassan Blasim

"The first time my mum and dad went to the theatre was at my drama school in third year." - Amanda Hale

"I played baseball up until my freshman year of high school. That was my main sport. I played third base." - Macklemore

"In my second year in graduate school, I took a computer course and that was like lightening striking." - Ted Nelson

"I dress like a 7-year-old space pilot. I have clothes that I still wear regularly from high school." - Kirsten Vangsness

"I didn't figure out the makeup or cute hair or clothes until oh, maybe my junior year of high school." - Catherine Bell

"Just before my final year of high school, my brother, sister and I moved with my mother to San Francisco." - Eric Allin Cornell

"In school I was pretty quiet. Kinda shy until my junior year. But at home I was a freak." - Dane Cook

"I take mentoring very seriously and as a result I hardly get any work done during the school year." - Tayari Jones

"I did musical theatre for about four years. One time, I did six shows in one year whilst juggling school." - Sam Smith

"After I left high school and got my GED, I studied broadcast journalism for a year at a community college." - Chris Rock

"The year after I graduated from high school, they came to shoot 'Mr. and Mrs. Bridge' in Kansas City." - Jason Wiles

"I joined an acting class in my junior year in high school. I'd always wanted to try it." - Rainn Wilson

"I went to school for marketing for one year before I dropped out of college to make music." - Theophilus London

"I think the big challenge that we've got on education is making sure that from kindergarten or prekindergarten through your 14th or 15th year of school, or 16th year of school, or 20th year of school, that you are actually learning the kinds of skills that make you competitive and productive in a modern, technological economy." - Barack Obama

"As long as the Earth can make a spring every year, I can." - Alice Walker

"TIME's Person of the Year for 2006, maintainer of a foot long beard" - Abraham J. Williams

"You have no idea how long a year is until you're stone sober." - Bill Burr

"You have no idea how long a year is until you're stone sober." - Bill Burr

"After a very long year we've got a very short knight." - David Lange

"Good characters are rare. As long as I find one or two a year, I'm happy." - Ludivine Sagnier

"With my runners now, they get two month-long breaks during the year." - Alberto Salazar

"My holidays are very important. Mind you, I take a very long one every year." - Bruce Forsyth

"Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals?" - Ogden Nash

"Actually, I didn't study photography at first. I went to school for painting my first year, poetry my second year, graphic design my third and fourth year, and photography my fifth." - Ryan Mcginley

"In high school, I was one of the cofounders of New Kids on the Block my freshman year in high school. But I also started studying theatre in high school my freshman year as well. So throughout high school, I was actually doing both." - Donnie Wahlberg

"I was definitely a thespian of sorts in elementary school. I went to a real small private school and every year I participated in the talent shows and the school plays, all of 'em." - Ariel Pink

"High school was interesting, because I went from a public school middle school to an academy where the first year we were doing Latin, chemistry, biology. I mean, I was woefully unprepared for the type of study." - Kyle Chandler

"I was definitely a thespian of sorts in elementary school. I went to a real small private school, and every year, I participated in the talent shows and the school plays - all of 'em." - Ariel Pink

"In middle school, I played quarterback. I was at a tiny school, so you played offense and defense - I played linebacker, and in high school I stopped playing around my sophomore year because of my acting stuff." - Jesse Plemons

"Flying from the United States to Tokyo takes approximately as long as law school." - Dave Barry

"School takes 13 years, because that is how long it takes to break a child's spirit." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"It's fine to have anal sex as long as you're not in high school." - Mia Kirshner

"For a long time, I have been inclined to start a school for the talented children." - Sivamani

""The making of peace is a continuing process that must go on from day to day, from year to year, so long as our civilization shall last."" - J William Fulbright

"If I write too much of anything for too long, I burn out on it. So it helps to vary my output from year to year." - Charles Stross

"What three things do you want to accomplish this year? Write them down and place them on your refrigerator for inspiration all year long." - Anonymous

"The days have never been long enough to do the things I would like to do. Every year has held more of interest than the year before." - Laura Ingalls Wilder

"The media is looking every season for a designer to tell a story. I have a long story I have to tell, continuing fluently year after year." - Helmut Lang

"After 'Where The Wild Things Are,' which was this big, long five-year project, I spent a year making small things." - Spike Jonze

"My initial plan was to spend a year in France, go to some kind of school and learn a bit of French. I went a year in an American college in the outskirts of Strasbourg, but got a glimpse of a real art school, L'Ecole des Arts Decoratifs, and enrolled the following year." - John Howe

"The characters are that vague TV high school age, but they'll be in high school as long as we need them to be." - Josh Schwartz

"We need to lengthen the school day. We need to lengthen the school year. Our calendar is based upon the agrarian economy. Children in India and China are going to school 25, 30, 35 more days a year. They're just working harder than us. So, we need more time, particularly for disadvantaged children, who aren't getting those supports at home." - Arne Duncan

"I was a completely normal kid, the school nerd. In Year 8 and 9 I got picked on. I was a freak- no one understood me. I was the kid who wanted to be abducted by ET. Then all the losers left in Year 10. But I was quite good at school, and very artistic. In Year 11 it turned around. I became one of the coolest kids in school. I was in school musicals- the kid who could sing. It was bizzare. I loved school. It's an amazing little world. The rules inside the school are different from the outside world." - Darren Hayes

"It's not the case of turning in a bunch of songs and recording the next month. I think you're looking for songs all year long and you're writing all year long." - Keith Urban

"It's not enough to have a few women's studies courses. Why is it more important to study Paul Revere's midnight ride than it is Susan B. Anthony's 50-year effort to transform the face of America for women? When you're in school, most of the events you study are about men. Men's activities lauded and repeated over and over. What about us? What about commemorating the decades-long struggle for suffrage? Why don't we hear those stories over and over and over again. It's almost inconceivable for men to understand what it would be like to live without that constant valorization." - Judy Chicago

"I LOVE WAL-MART. I CONSIDER MY JOKES TO BE VERY JEUVINILLE. STUFF A 14 YEAR OLD WOULD LAUGH AT BECAUSE THATS THE SENCE OF HUMOR I HAVE. ALL THE STUFF I TALK ABOUT MAY NOT BE APPROPRIATE FOR CHURCH GROUPS HOWEVER WAL-MART AINT SUNDAY SCHOOL. AS LONG AS I DIDNT USE OFFENSIVE FOUL LANGUAGE I KNEW ID BE FINE. WAL-MART GETS IT, THATS WHY THEY BLOW AWAY THE COMPETITION. BESIDES ITS THERE STORE THEY CAN DO WHAT THEY WANT. THATS AMERICA BABY!" - Larry The Cable Guy

"Dip down upon the northern shore, O sweet new year, delaying long; Thou doest expectant nature wrong, Delaying long; delay no more." - Alfred Tennyson

"You know what writers say about their long books: If I had another year, the book would be half as long." - David Remnick

"I went to art school for about a year. I was born and raised in the Willamette Valley in Oregon into a middle-class family who didn't have the funds to say, "Here, kid. Here's your money for school." So I worked real hard during the summer and saved money and was able to go to school for a year and borrowed a little money which I paid back after that first year." - Mike Royer

"Real, sane, mature love-the kind that pays the mortgage year after year and picks up the kids after school-is not based on infatuation but on affection and respect." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"I actually was the captain of the football team. I went to Catalina Foothills High School, and I played football all four years. I started on Varsity my sophomore year, and senior year I was captain." - Parker Young

"Margaret Thatcher was in my year, and our first-year college photograph shows us standing side by side in the back row. We were both grammar school girls on state scholarships." - Nina Bawden

"Now, after the communist take-over in 1948, the amount of feature films produced dwindled to three a year, while the school was, you know, every year another three, four, five students." - Milos Forman

"I'm a 27-year-old freshman, and returning to college after a seven-year break from high school was by far the hardest thing I've ever done in my life." - Hannah Kearney

"I went to high school in Texas for one year, my senior year. My parents wanted me to get out of Stockholm because I was running with the wrong crew. They wanted me to get back to my roots." - Joel Kinnaman

"In high school, I taught dance classes for 3-year-olds up to 16-year-olds, so between that and some bat mitzvah money, I saved up a pretty good nest egg to move to L.A." - Dianna Agron

"At the end of each year I make a list of my mistakes and it's pretty friggin long." - Dean Lombardi

"But you were something more than young and sweet And fair, - and the long year remembers you." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"Lo! where the rosy bosom'd Hours Fair Venus' train appear, Disclose the long-expecting flowers, And wake the purple year." - John Gray

"A long December and there's reason to believe, maybe this year will be better than the last." - Adam Duritz

"The information superhighway? That sounds like a place that's long and boring and kills 50,000 people a year." - Dick Cavett

"The most successful people are those who do all year long what they would otherwise do on their summer vacation." - Mark Twain

"We're getting closer. I believe a 5-year-old with diabetes will live long enough to be cured." - Ron Santo

"I don't mind sitting at home playing the guitar for a year as long as I'm making good films." - Tom Holland

"I am an English major in school with an emphasis in creative writing. I think hearing Maya Angelou speak at school last year was one of the best moments Stanford, at least, intellectually, had to offer" - Fred Savage

"I didn't finish high school, but I went to a special school for producers and musicians, a three year course for engineering, producing and learning all the tricks. So now I have my producing degree and certification." - Martin Garrix

"My parents tried so hard to do what they could to keep us in school, but school didn't last but four months out of the year and most of the time we didn't have clothes to wear." - Fannie Lou Hamer

"When I got out of high school, I thought, I'll take a year or two off and play the clubs, get this out of my system, and then go to med school." - Gregg Allman

"I attended an extremely small liberal arts school. There were approximately 1,600 of us roaming our New England campus on a good day. My high school was bigger. My freshman year hourly calorie intake was bigger." - Sloane Crosley

"I went to school for me - I didn't do it to make any sort of statement. So the very first year I was in school, I wasn't there under my own name. It was very incognito." - Tyra Banks

"I went to night school and summer school, I made that whole year up and I actually graduated on time. Also, I got a part-time job at the radio station." - Angie Martinez

"My parents... has always wanted all their kids to go to at least one year of Bible college after high school. I always knew that I was on my way to Moody Bible Institute when I graduated high school." - David A R White

"I would come back to public school for usually about half the year. It was actually better for me to be out of school a lot, because I was two years younger than everybody, which is a bad situation, socially." - Harry Shearer

"I worked in theater my whole life. My mom was a drama teacher at my middle school. In high school, I was Drama Club President every year, and then I auditioned for conservatory acting programs." - Jenn Proske

"I am an English major in school with an emphasis in creative writing. I think hearing Maya Angelou speak at school last year was one of the best moments Stanford, at least, intellectually, had to offer." - Fred Savage

"I went to Catholic high school for half a year and religion wasn't the cool thing to talk about even at a catholic high school. It never came up." - Mandy Moore

"I was a total theater geek in high school, no question. I was cast in 'Godspell' freshman year - with Vanessa Williams, by the way. She and I are still friends. We went to high school together." - Dan Bucatinsky

"Sophomore year, I got hit in the stomach playing football, and I was out of school for four months. I was in the hospital for two and then out of school for two." - Chad Michael Murray

"I only went a year to high school. I should have been in high school, but I was in a band, and when you're successful doing that - well, you aren't too likely to go back." - Peter Noone

"Currently, only 70 percent of our high school students earn diplomas with their peers, and less than one-third of our high school students graduate prepared for success in a four-year college." - Ruben Hinojosa

"The only time I'd played organized basketball was my sophomore year in high school, when I barely made the junior varsity team." - Dennis Rodman

"So are all the kids on the East Coast repeating school next year? Get ready to see a lot of hairy eighth graders. Storm brain drain." - Olivia Wilde

"the Japanese school year begins in spring ... so mothers can send off their children as cherry blossoms fall from the branches." - Cathy Davidson

"I spent my last year of high school in Latin America, and there's a edge of salsa under all of my rhythms" - Stephen Stills

"You've never been to school, ever? If that's true-and you're right, I don't think it is-what made you decide to come this year?" "You." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"I knew a bit but we don't study a lot of British history at school in Australia. We have our own 50-year period to concentrate on." - Eric Bana

"You"ve never been to school, ever? If that's true-and you're right, I do' think it is-what made you decide to come this year?" "You." - Becca Fitzpatrick



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