Education quotes

159 education quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “Look, Miss Snit, a girl does not get anywhere by acting intelligent! I mean, take a look at you and me. You chose books, I chose looks. I have a nice house, a wonderful husband and you are slaving away teaching snot-nosed children their ABCs.”
    Rhea Perlman - Mrs. Wormwood
    [Tag:education, ignorance, intelligence]
  • “You can either choose to leavehere and not graduate, or you can stay and put up with me. It may not be a choice that you like, but you do have a choice.”
    Michelle Pfeiffer - Louanne Johnson
    [Tag:choice, education, opportunity]
  • “- Matilda: I want to go to school.
    - Mr. Wormwood: School? It's out of the question. Who would be here to sign for the packages? We can't leave valuable packages sitting out on the doorstep. Now go watch TV like a good kid.”

    Mara Wilson - Matilda
    Danny DeVito - Mr. Wormwood
    [Tag:education, school, television]
  • “A man is supposed to take care of his family. You live in my house, feed your belly with my food, put your behind on my bed because you're my son. It's my duty to take care of you, I owe a responsibility to you, I ain't got to like you! Now, I gave everything I got to give you! I gave you your life! Me and your Mama worked out between us and...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Denzel Washington - Troy Maxson
    [Tag:education, family, son]
  • “In Finland, getting a university degree is the first thing that you expect your kids to do.”
    Renny Harlin
    [Tag:country, education]
  • “- Lady Markby: I can't help feeling that this disturbing new thing, this higher education of women, will deal a terrible blow to happy married life.
    - Mrs. Laura Cheveley: The higher education of men is what I should like to see. Men need it so sadly.
    - Lady Markby: They do, dear. But I'm afraid such a scheme would be quite unpractical. I don't...” (continue)
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    Lindsay Duncan - Lady Markby
    Julianne Moore - Mrs. Laura Cheveley
    [Tag:education, inability, men]
  • “I tried to prove myself to you, but I know nothing of books, or alphabets, or sun, or moon or… All I know is Joseph loves Shannon.”
    Tom Cruise - Joseph Donnelly
    [Tag:education, ignorance, love]
  • “I lost my job. Actually I didn't lose it. It lost me. I'm overeducated, underskilled - maybe it's the other way around. I forget - but I'm obsolete. I'm not economically viable. I can't even support my own kid.”
    Michael Douglas - D-Fens
    [Tag:education, inability, job]
  • “- Will Hunting: The sad thing about a guy like you is, in 50 years you're gonna start doing some thinking on your own and you're going to come up with the fact that there are two certainties in life: one, don't do that, and two, you dropped 150 grand on a fucking education you could have got for a dollar fifty in late charges at the public...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Matt Damon - Will Hunting
    Scott William Winters - Clark
    [Tag:education, library, university]
  • “- Professor Henry Jones: Did I ever tell you to eat up, go to bed, wash your ears, do your homework? No, I respected your privacy and I taught you self-reliance.
    - Indiana Jones: What you taught me, is that I was less important to you than people that have been dead for several hundered years and in other countries, and I learned it so well,...” (continue)
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    Sir Sean Connery - Professor Henry Jones
    Harrison Ford - Indiana Jones
    [Tag:education, privacy, worth]
  • “- Regent Chairman: This is not a football vocational school. It's an institute for higher learning.
    - Sam Winters: Yeah, but when was the last time 80,000 people showed up to watch a kid do a damn chemistry experiment?”

    Dan Hannafin - Regent Chairman
    James Caan - Sam Winters
    [Tag:education, popularity, sport]
  • “What are you looking at? You're laborers; you should be laboring. That's what you get for not having an education.”
    William Atherton - Prof. Jerry Hathaway
    [Tag:education, job]
  • “You can't make someone want education.”
    Imelda Staunton - Margaret Campbell
    [Tag:desire, education, knowledge]
  • “- Rocky Balboa: You know. I've been running up and down these steps for 20 years, and I never knew there was valuable pictures in this building.
    - Rocky Balboa Jr.: Well you’re never to old to learn something new. You’re gonna love Picasso.
    - Rocky Balboa: Yeah, yeah, well I love almost everybody.”

    Sylvester Stallone - Rocky Balboa
    Sage Stallone - Rocky Balboa Jr.
    [Tag:art, education, learning]
  • “I didn't go to college. I don't know anybody who did. Bunch of hippies and cesspool salesmen.”
    Danny DeVito - Mr. Wormwood
    [Tag:education, intelligence, university]
  • “We educate. We nurture. We feed. And we lobby. Perhaps we’re here for more than just war with these bodies. We scream, and we shout, and we live by this anthem. But is power to the people really worth that ransom?”
    Dominique Fishback - Deborah Johnson
    [Tag:education, human nature, power]
  • From the animation: Soul
    “Joey, we didn’t struggle giving you an education so you could be a middle-aged man washing your underwear in my shop.”
    Phylicia Rashad - Libba
    [Tag:children, education, school]
  • “- Dr. Zempf: Has anybody instructed Lolita in the facts of life?
    - Humbert Humbert: The facts?
    - Dr. Zempf: The facts of life. You see, Lolita is a sweet, little child, but the onset of maturity seems to be giving her a certain amount of trouble.
    - Humbert Humbert: I really don't think that this is a fit topic.
    - Dr. Zempf: Well, Dr. Humbert, to...” (continue)
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    Peter Sellers - Dr. Zempf
    James Mason - Prof. Humbert Humbert
    [Tag:charm, education, women]
  • “- Mrs. Hunt: I hope you're proud how you raised your daughters. My girls ain't gon' be bringing no bastards home to feed. I can tell you that!
    - Ernestine Rivers: That's because won't nobody fuck 'em.”

    Aunjanue Ellis - Mrs. Hunt
    Teyonah Parris - Ernestine Rivers
    [Tag:daughter, education, sex]
  • “- Sarbojaya Ray: You'll educate the boy, give him his sacred thread, teach him to worship the gods. Durga will find a good husband. Two meals a day, new clothes twice a year - what more could we want?
    - Harihar Ray: We'll have all that and more. My ancestors were writers, after all. They left a legacy that can't be ignored. Just wait two years....” (continue)
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    Karuna Bannerjee - Sarbojaya Ray
    Kanu Bannerjee - Harihar Ray
    [Tag:education, parents, writers]
  • “I don't want my daughters growing up entitled and spoiled. And I agree with my father: you give your children enough money to do something but not enough to do nothing.”
    George Clooney - Matt King
    [Tag:daughter, education, money]
  • “- Meenah Khan: Have you seen the state of them two? The one with the teeth's got a mustache like Dad.
    - Maneer Khan: Tariq looks like Quasimodo.
    - Ella Khan: Kids. Were your two like that, Mrs. Shah?
    - Mrs. Shah: No. I believe in strict discipline. Especially in a non-Pakistani environment.”

    Archie Panjabi - Meenah Khan
    Emil Marwa - Maneer Khan
    Linda Bassett - Ella Khan
    Leena Dhingra - Mrs. Shah
    [Tag:education, ugliness]
  • “Only in America is having a higher education considered an insult.”
    Laura Haddock - Vivian Wembley
    [Tag:america, education, insult]
  • You know, my momma... she always told me, 'Us Southerners get our good manners from the British.' So I was thinkin', "Ain't that a pity? Y'all ain't keepin' none for yourself". Y'all ain't ever heard of knockin' before you enter?
    Channing Tatum - Tequila
    [Tag:education, england, manners]
  • “All the money I spent on your education, I was hoping for stronger competition.”

    Harrison Ford - William Jones
    [Tag:education, irony, money]
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