School Dropout Quotes

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  • The schools play an important role when it comes down to protecting children against violence.Violence is one of the principal reasons why children don't go to school. It's also one of the causes of the alarming school dropout rates.

    Children   School   Play  
  • In 1971, Bossier City, Louisiana, there was a teenage girl who was pregnant with her second child. She was a high school dropout and a single mom, but somehow she managed to make a better life for herself and her children. She encouraged her kids to be creative, to work hard and to do something special. That girl is my mother and she's here tonight. And I just want to say, I love you, Mom. Thank you for teaching me to dream.

    Inspiring   Girl   Mom  
    "The 10 most powerful celebrity speeches of 2014" by Leanne Bayley, September 26, 2014.
  • I had teachers who I could tell didn't want to be there. And I just couldn't get inspired by someone who didn't want to be there.

  • Right now, in every big city ghetto, tens of thousands of yesterday's and today's school dropouts are keeping body and soul together by some form of hustling in the same way I did.

    School   Ghetto   Cities  
    Malcolm X (2015). “The Autobiography of Malcolm X”, p.125, Ballantine Books
  • I was 19 years old, pumping gas and going nowhere. I was kind of a high school dropout at that point because I had left school to play hockey, but no one drafted me.

    School   Hockey   Years  
  • I ended up dropping out of high school. I'm a high school dropout, which I'm not proud to say, ... I had some teachers that I still think of fondly and were amazing to me. But I had other teachers who said, 'You know what? This dream of yours is a hobby. When are you going to give it up?' I had teachers who I could tell didn't want to be there. And I just couldn't get inspired by someone who didn't want to be there

    Dream   Teacher   School  
  • I'm not a film-school guy. I was a high-school dropout. I was on a nuclear submarine. I was an electrician. I was a house painter. So if you get in my face, I'm going to fight you.

    School   Fighting   Guy  
  • Some of the best projects to ever come out of Atari or Chuck E. Cheese's were from high school dropouts, college dropouts. One guy had been in jail.

  • Bluntly put, there's no chance that your doctor, dentist, or attorney is a high-school dropout. Your stockbroker, however, just might be.

    School   Doctors   Might  
    William J. Bernstein (2009). “The Investor's Manifesto: Preparing for Prosperity, Armageddon, and Everything in Between”, p.135, John Wiley & Sons
  • Eighty-two percent of prisoners in the United States are high-school dropouts. A high-school dropout between the ages of 30 and 34 is two-thirds more likely to be in jail, or to have been in jail, or to be dead.

    School   Two   Jail  
    "The Lenny Interview: Kamala Harris, the Senate Hopeful, Going After Revenge Porn". Interview with Doreen St. Félix, October 23, 2015.
  • I'm a skinny, geeky, high school dropout - it works, kids! Sensitive guys always get the girl. You'll get laid 10 times as much as that guy on the football team 'cause he's on steroids and he's gonna get fat.

    Girl   Football   Team  
  • Before I moved to Brooklyn to pursue music, I was a high school dropout and speed freak who'd been living with her dealer boyfriend in Bucks County, Pennsylvania at 16.

    School   Brooklyn   Bucks  
    "Britta Phillips Branches Out". Interview with William J. Simmons, March 9, 2016.
  • The University of North Carolina-Greensboro has ordered a Christian club to allow non-Christians as leaders. While we're at it, let's put high school dropouts in charge of the University.

  • High school dropouts are forfeiting their opportunity to pursue the American Dream.

    "Transitioning From Athlete To AuthorHas Opened A Colorful New World". Blivin, J., June 19, 2012.
  • Where you see immigration competition play out most clearly is among high school dropouts. I'd say there's clearly immigrant competition among the least-skilled workers, but natives are a shrinking share while immigrants are a growing share.

  • High school dropout rates nationally - Not enough is being done on this issue.

    School   Issues   Done  
  • Most poor people in America are white. The family breakdown issue is an issue that crosses all sorts of racial lines. High school dropout issues. But because of the flow of events which involve the racial component, we've sometimes confused racial issues with other issues which are trans-racial.

    Confused   School   White  
    Interview with Chuck Todd, June 21, 2015.
  • We are looking for ways to decrease the dropout rate. I am pretty sure, if we eliminate career and technical education, we are going to increase the dropout rate.

    Careers   Way   Quitting  
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