Educational Quips & Quotes

Educational (?) Quips and Quotes


These three quips/quotes are attributed to E. C. McKenzie:

  • Some students drink at the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle.


  • Sign on a high school bulletin board in Dallas: “Free every Monday through Friday—knowledge.  Bring your own container.


  • School teachers are not fully appreciated by parents until it rains all day Saturday.



One teacher recently retired with half a million dollars after 30 years of working hard, caring, dedicating herself and totally immersing herself in the problems of students.  That gave her $50.  The rest came from the death of a rich uncle.    ~ Milton Berle



The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.  ~ Elbert Hubbard


There are worse crimes than burning books.  One of them is not reading them.  ~ Joseph Brodsky