High School Quotes! 115 Famous High School Sayings and Quotes
Famous High School Quotes
“Your high school memories are the background music that plays as you embark on your new adventures.”
“High school gave you the canvas – now it’s time to fill it with the artwork of your future.”
“Be proud of all your accomplishments in high school! One day you’ll look back and see how they were the start of your success.”
“Remember all those dandelion wishes you made as a kid? Now that you’ve made it through high school it’s time to see them all come true.”
“Graduating from high school is no small feat – but the lessons you’ve learned will stay with you as you plan the next steps of your future.”
“High school isn’t easy – the ups and downs, the heartache and joy, the laughter and the tears – some days it felt like a struggle, but each and every experience has helped shape you into the wonderful person you are today.”
Quotes about High School Friends
“I know you’ll always have my back, (sister/brother). Thanks for being one of the best friends a (girl/guy) could ever count on.”
“Thanks for all the times you’ve laughed with me and cried with through our high school years. I couldn’t have made it through without your friendship.”
“True friends like you don’t come along often; the memories we have of high school will always remind me of how lucky I am to have met you.”
“Real friendship doesn’t fade away, it just gets stronger with time. I know that no matter where our futures take us we’ll always be there for one another.”
Funny Quotes about High School
“I would love to give you the perfect formula for success after high school… unfortunately there isn’t one!”
“If high school was supposed to be the best time of our lives, does that mean it all goes downhill from here?”
“The worst mistakes are being too afraid to make any at all. The best mistakes might just turn out to be dreams come true in disguise.”
“Classes, work, sports or clubs, sleep. Repeat. High school may be over, but you get to do it all over again in college – you’ll just have to pay for it this time.”
“People have probably given you a lot of advice on life and your future lately. Fifty percent of it is probably things they wish people would have told them at graduation; the other fifty percent is probably something they saw on a greeting card that they were too cheap to buy.”
High School Quotes From Parents
“I’ve watched you grow all these years, and words will never express how proud I am of you.”
“I know you’ll accomplish great things – never doubt yourself, and surround yourself with people who will support your dreams.”
“The road ahead of you won’t always be easy, but I’ve seen you work through challenges and come out stronger than ever. I believe in you, (son/daughter).”
“We may not have always see eye to eye as you went through high school but I’m proud to call you my (son/daughter). I hope you know that I’ll always be there for you, no matter what.”
Quotes about High School Memories
“Today’s Little School Moments Become Tomorrow’s Precious Memories.
“Well-Prepared Teachers Are The Most Distributed School Resource.” —Linda Darling-Hammond
“HOMEWORK Stands For Half Of My Energy Wasted On Random Knowledge.
“The Roots Of Education Are Bitter, But The Fruit Is Sweet.” —Aristotle
“Middle School Has Many Complex Tunnels, Some Are Underground.” —Alexandra Contreras Montesano
“Sometimes School Memories Sneak Out from Eyes And Roll Down On Cheeks.
“Primary School Kids Run Holding Hands In Corridor With School Quotes Overlay.
“Teaching Middle School Is an Adventure Not A Job.” —Angela K. Bennett
“Students Raised Up Hands Green Chalk Board In Classroom With School Quotes Overlay.
“School Is A Building Which Has Four Walls With Tomorrow Inside.” —Lon Watters
“Today Is The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Life.” —Charles Dederich
“No School Without Spectacular Eccentrics And Crazy Hearts Is Worth Attending.” —Saul Bellow
“Everyone In Our School Has After School Activities. Mine Is Going Home.” —David Levithan
“No Matter How You Feel, Get Up, Dress Up, And Show Up.” —Regina Brett
“Education Is The Key To Unlocking The World, A Passport To Freedom.” —Oprah Winfrey
“As Long As There Will Be Math In School I Always Pray To God.
“School Life Is The Most Important Part Of Life And A Treasure Of Memories.
“I Failed In The Exam Because I Was Busy Looking At My Favorite Teacher.
“To Educate The Peasantry, Three Things Are Needed: Schools, Schools And Schools.” —Leo Tolstoy
“It Is Never Too Late To Be What You Might Have Been.” —George Eliot
“Schools Kill Time and Creativity. Find Ways To Work around These Limitations.” —Gossy Ukanwoke
“My Principal Trained Me So Hard That I Can Fight Anyone In The Streets.
“School Means Work And Work Means Death. Let’s All Go Take A Nap.” —Emma Shannon
“You Can Drag My Body To School But My Spirit Refuses To Go.” —Bill Watterson
“School Bells Are Ringing Loud and Clear; Vacation’s Over, School Is Here.” —Winifred C. Marshal
“You Can’t Learn In School What The World Is Going To Do Next Year.” —Henry Ford
“I Am Always Ready To Learn Although I Do Not Always Like Being Taught.” —Winston Churchill
“No Matter How Much You Think You Hate School, You’ll Always Miss It When You Leave.
“No Matter what’s going on in Your Life Right Now, School Memories Always Make You Happy.
“A School Was Built For The Purpose Of Learning First And Foremost, You Must Remember That.
“As Long As Algebra Is Taught In School, There Will Be Prayer In School.” —Cokie Roberts
“I was so popular in school that everyone knows today also I’ll be in the punishment line.
“When I Say I Miss School, I Mean My Friends And The Fun. Not the School.” —Unknown
“When I Say I Miss School, I Mean My Friends And The Fun. Not the Studying Part.
“Congratulations on Being A Cool Kid In High School. Sorry About the Rest Of Your Life Though.
“I Was A Loner In High School. I Keep To Myself, But I love Life.” —Clea Duvall
“What I Hate Most About School Is That My Mom Can’t Read Me My Bedtime Stories. Dan Houser
“Extracurricular Activities Are the Things That Can Make Your Middle School Experience Rich, Fun, and Rewarding.” —Sandy Silverthorne
“School May Be Hard, Annoying, And Irritating. But Admit It, You’re Going To Miss It When It Ends.
“What I Remember Most About High School Are The Memories I Created With My Friends.” —J. J. Watt
“We All Learn By Experience But Some Of Us Have To Go To Summer School.” —Peter De Vries
“The Difference Between Us Was That I Wanted To Go To School While You Were Forced Into It.
“I Think That One Of The Best Things That Happened In My Life Was Being Forced In School.
“Monday Morning School Day / Eat Your Breakfast, Arrest Your Books / You’re Late For School.” —Corey Hart
“What Is The Purpose Of Trying Your Best When Your Teacher Cares No Less About You And All.
“I Always Wonder That Teacher Also Goes For An Interview Round And Then Teaches Us For An Interview.
“Learn As Much As You Can While You Are Young, Since Life Becomes Too Busy Later.” —Dana Stewart Scott
“One Of The Best Moments I Had In My School Life Was Meeting The Friends I Will Have Forever.
“If You Really Hated School, You Would Never Set Foot On It Ever Again But Here You Are, Friend.
“You Get Schooling For Most Of Your Life And Then You Work For Some Time And Then You Die.
“The Most Important Day of a Person’s Education Is the First Day of School, Not Graduation Day.” —Harry Wong
“You Just Don’t Know It Yet But School Is One Of The Best Places In This Planet To Exist Peacefully.
“My Mother Thinks That I Go To School To Learn But I Go To School Just To Irritate My Teachers.
“Show Me The Man Who Enjoyed His Schooldays And I Will Show You A Bully And A Bore.” —Robert Morley
“I Wish That School Would Ready You For The Life Outside Of It, Of How To Survive Life In General.
“Go On And Drag This Body Of Mine To School But Do Not Expect Me To Be There, My Soul Is Not.
“There Are Only Two Places In The World Where Time Takes Precedence Over The Job To Be Done, Sschool And Prison.” —William Glasser
“I Have To Get Back In School Somewhere. I Can’t Just Go Home And Tell My Mother I Got Kicked Out Of School.” —Michael Schiffe
Motivational Quotes for High School Students
“You have to be odd to be No. 1.” —Dr. Seuss
“We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.” —Martin Luther King
“Success is making the people who believed in you look brilliant.” —Dharmesh Shah
“You don’t have to choose between doing good and doing well.” —Tim Cook
“I think it is possible for an ordinary person to choose to be extraordinary.” —Elon Musk
“If you’re neutral in situation of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” —Desmond Tutu
“Don’t ever put yourself in the position to wish you could hop in a time machine.” —Ray Allen
“Traditions are like cliches. They are everywhere. They may sometimes even be correct, but often they are justified by nothing except constant repetition.” —Peter Thiel
High School Quotes and Sayings
“You never grow out of high school sadly.” —Kate Bosworth
“High School: the mouse race to prepare you for the rat race.” —Unknown
“Hairstyles change, and skirt lengths, and slang, but high school administrations? Never.” —Stephen King
“I think everyone feels lost at times during their high school years.” —Linda Cardellini
“High school, you don’t want to go back and do it over again.” —Marguerite Moreau
“Let’s face it. No kid in high school feels as though they fit in.” —Stephen King
“I hated high school. I didn’t have any friends because I didn’t fit in.” —Chad Michael Murray
“The only thing I learnt in high school is that people are very violent and territorial.” —Gerard Way
“High school will always be a drama zone. It takes the strongest and smartest to know how to avoid it.”
“High school is about finding who you are, because that’s more important than trying to be someone else.” —Nick Jonas
“Most people felt lost after high school. Sometimes I felt like I’d never really been found in the first place.” —Lish McBride
“High school is worse than having to swim through multiple piranha filled lakes- and that’s before the truckload of homework.” —Taylor Gaskins
“High School is like a spork: it’s a crappy spoon and a crappy fork, so in the end it’s just plain useless.” —John Mayer
“High school is such a small part of your life. So why change your life for it? Who cares what people think of you?” —Unknown
“By the end of high school I was not of course an educated man, but I knew how to try to become one.” —Clifton Fadiman
“Trust me, high school ends, you graduate and get away from all the people you never want to see again, it’s all good.” —Chad Michael Murry
“High School. Society’s bright idea to put all of their aggressive, naive youth into one environment, to torment and emotionally scar each other, for life.” —Chris Colfer
“It is hard to convince a high school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.” —Edgar W. Howe
“High school wasn’t a trial by fire or some ordeal that had to be survived. It was all a big joke. You just had to provide the laugh track.” —Scott Westerfeld
“High school isn’t a very important place. When you’re going you think it’s a big deal, but when it’s over nobody really thinks it was great unless they’re beered up.” —Stephen King
“Sometimes I think high school is one long hazing activity: if you are tough enough to survive this, they’ll let you become and adult. I hope it’s worth it.” —Laurie Halse Anderson
“In high school you can think you’re in love; but I believe you have to know yourself completely before you can truly fall in love and be loved back by someone else.”
It was only high school after all, definitely one of the most bizarre periods in a person’s life. How anyone can come through that time well-adjusted on any level is an absolute miracle.” —E.A. Bucchianeri
“High school is neither a democracy nor a dictatorship – nor, contrary to popular belief, an anarchic state. High school is a divine-right monarchy. And when the queen goes on vacation, things change.” —John Green
“People say high school is about getting an education and getting into a good college to succeed in life. Well, to me, high school is about making memories and good times that will last forever.” —Unknown
“It’s only kids in high school who are convinced they’re never going to change. There’s always going to be a pep rally and there’s always going to be a spectator bus, somewhere out there in the future.” —Stephen King
“It’s like high school holds two different worlds, revolving around each other and never touching; the haves and the have-nots. I guess it’s a good thing. High school is supposed to prepare you for the real world, after all.” —Lauren Oliver
“…pretty much everyone hates high school. It’s a measure of your humanity, I suspect. If you enjoyed high school, you were probably a psychopath or a cheerleader. Or possibly both. Those things aren’t mutually exclusive, you know. I’ve tried to block out.” —Jenny Lawson
“There’s a big world out there. Bigger than prom, bigger than high school, and it won’t matter if you were the prom queen or the quarterback of the football team or the biggest nerd. Find out who you are and try not to be afraid of it.” —Unknown
“High school for me was not all that fun. I think it’s a lot more fun after when you realize that high school ends, and everything that’s important at that time is sort of not important if people don’t like your jeans or whatever. It doesn’t matter.” —Leighton Meester