Famous quotes containing the words education, kids, college and/or parents:
“There must be a profound recognition that parents are the first teachers and that education begins before formal schooling and is deeply rooted in the values, traditions, and norms of family and culture.”
—Sara Lawrence Lightfoot (20th century)
“Man hands on misery to man.
It deepens like a coastal shelf.
Get out as early as you can,
And dont have any kids yourself.”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)
“Jerry: Shes one of those third-year girls that gripe my liver.
Milo: Third-year girls?
Jerry: Yeah, you know, American college kids. They come over here to take their third year and lap up a little culture. They give me a swift pain.
Jerry: Theyre officious and dull. Theyre always making profound observations theyve overheard.”
—Alan Jay Lerner (19181986)
“Most of us dont have mothers who blazed a trail for usat least, not all the way. Coming of age before or during the inception of the womens movement, whether as working parents or homemakers, whether married or divorced, our mothers faced conundrumswhat should they be? how should they act?that became our uncertainties.”
—Anne Roiphe (20th century)