Life school


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Life school a school for artists in which they model, paint, or draw from living models.
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  • Charles Knight
    Charles Knight
    “Anybody who accepts mediocrity -- in school, on the job, in life -- is a person who compromises, and when the leader compromises, the whole organization compromises.”
  • Henri Alain
    Henri Alain
    “Life on a farm is a school of patience; you can't hurry the crops or make an ox in two days.”
  • Ernest Renan
    “The simplest school boy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.”
  • Tom Bodett
    Tom Bodett
    “The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.”
  • Robert Frost
    “The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.”


In literature:

But the very period when they slip from church school is also the period when they are often lost to the real life of the family.
"Religious Education in the Family" by Henry F. Cope
He goes to the school as one of the sources of life, and any one who denies him this boon is doing violence to his right to have life.
"The Vitalized School" by Francis B. Pearson
Life-size Portraits of the following American authors, lithographed in the best manner, and suitable for the study or the school-room.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 6" by Various
The social life of children should be provided for by the school in cooeperation with the home.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
I never went to school a day in my life, 'cept Sunday school, but I tuk de doctor's sons four miles ev'y day to school.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
School meant the training of his mind for a higher and more useful life.
"The Victim" by Thomas Dixon
In a silent, unobtrusive way, these schools are leavening the thought and life of the race.
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
But old Public School men shroud their school life in a mist of sentiment; so they forget what they really did.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
School-life strengthens habits of industry when they exist, and creates them when they do not.
"Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions" by George S. Boutwell
A continuation of the farm life of the children we learned to know (p. 113) in Jolly Good Times, telling of school-days and winter fun.
"A Mother's List of Books for Children" by Gertrude Weld Arnold
Childhood and school life uneventful as far as is known.
"Studies in Forensic Psychiatry" by Bernard Glueck
I never went to school a day in my life, young mistress.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
A Story of School Life.
"Hunter's Marjory" by Margaret Bruce Clarke
The consequent loss to the child, both in his school-life and in his after-life, is very great.
"What Is and What Might Be" by Edmond Holmes
What teachers can do in school comes later in life than the period of which we now speak.
"The Family and it's Members" by Anna Garlin Spencer
It is a phase of the life of the school, both in its active and its receptive states.
"The Psychology of Nations" by G.E. Partridge
Life is God's school.
"Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women" by George Sumner Weaver
She has never had any girl companions, and knows nothing of the give and take of school life.
"Just Patty" by Jean Webster
He had become an advocate of the plans of Pestalozzi, the father of common-school education, in his early life.
"In The Boyhood of Lincoln" by Hezekiah Butterworth
There were moments when the impulsive and hot-headed child felt that she could gladly lay down her life for her school-mistress.
"A World of Girls" by L. T. Meade

In poetry:

School days and childhood days must end,
And life's tempestuous storms;
From every part are coming in,
Be firm! Be true! Be calm!
"Class Valedictorian" by Frank Barbour Coffin
For in life's school we linger on
The remnant of a once full list;
Conning our lessons, undismissed,
With faces to the setting sun.
"The Reunion" by John Greenleaf Whittier
He lives to learn, in life's hard school,
How few who pass above him
Lament their triumph and his loss,
Like her, — because they love him.
"In School-Days" by John Greenleaf Whittier
A deep philosopher (whose rules
Of moral life were drawn from schools)
The shepherd's homely cottage sought,
And thus explor'd his reach of thought.
"The Shepherd and the Philosopher" by John Gay
And so we worked together: and life was hard, but gay,
With now and then a baby for to cheer us on our way;
Till we had half a dozen, an' all growed clean an' neat,
An' went to school like others, an' had enough to eat.
"Over The Hill To The Poor-House" by William McKendree Carleton
As well as I am able, I'll relate how it befell,
And I trust, sirs, you'll excuse me, if I do not speak it well.
I've lived a hard and wandering life, serving our gracious Queen,
And have nigh forgot my schooling since a soldier I have been.
"The Wreck Of The Birkenhead," by Frances Anne Kemble

In news:

Yeats reflects on his life in 'Among School Children'.
Gadsden County experienced a tragedy last week when a school bus accident ultimately claimed the life of a bright, beautiful young woman.
One is an incumbent who has spent her political life focused on transportation, schools, environmental and water issues, all of which she has called vital to the state's economy.
Ann George of Loretto has sung in choirs her entire adult life, but she almost never would have sung in a choir at all if one music teacher in grade school had her way, George recalled.
The "past life" part was high school.
Head Start programs in Ohio are going beyond the A-B-Cs and 1-2-3s to give young children the best possible start in life as well as in their schooling.
The state Senate this morning gave nearly unanimous support to a bill requiring that "family life curriculum" in public schools stays within certain boundaries.
Beech Grove High School officially opens new Applied Life Science Academy.
From an idea to reality in under a year, Beech Grove City Schools celebrated the completion of its Applied Life Science Academy on Nov 13 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Community Open House.
Visiting Wuxi, China, with a delegation of Davis residents was a life-changing experience for high school students Michael Dohn and Tessa Lewis.
Atta boy, Governor Haslam (a history major from Emory, who never went to a public school in his life or chose courses without an advisor .
Do you remember when you were in school and adults would say, "This is the best time of your life".
The youth cast rehearses for the "Best Christmas Pageant Ever," at the Community Center at Light and Life Christian Fellowship's after-school theater program in North Long Beach.
An after school program has begun at Life In His Arms Community Church, 1952 State Highway 11c.
Tyler Junior College's Fall 2012 Apache Preview Day will be from 9 am to noon Saturday to give high school juniors and seniors a glimpse of campus life.

In science:

The game has common characteristics with many real life games, for example: workers, managers and stockholders at a company; students, teachers and management of a school; or citizens, the mafia and the police at a certain city.
A Theoretical Study of Mafia Games
Fortunately for his future and ours, a teacher at his school took him into her home and life went on.
Classical Chaos and its Quantum Manifestations
His life, ably recounted in , took him from a small city in White Russia, through his advanced training under the masters of the “Italian school” of algebraic geometry, and to a distinguished career in the United States, the precursor of a tide of emigrant talent fleeing political upheaval in Europe.
Zariski decomposition: a new (old) chapter of linear algebra
I was in high school when I first encountered cellular automata—I read an article about Conway’s “Game of Life.” At that time I was intensely interested in both Physics and Computers, and this game seemed to combine the two of them.
Crystalline Computation
The community context, good housing and schools and cultural and recreational opportunities, affect the quality of life outside the laboratory.
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