Route Our Parents Took To School

“Back in the good old days...”

How our parents had it tough in the good old days

Everything was so much harder in the old days...

A man must learn to forgive himself. - Arthur Davis Ficke

History is a set of lies agreed upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

The one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it. - Oscar Wilde

Life can be fun if you learn to enjoy the adventure. - Unknown

If history repeats itself, I am so getting a dinosaur! - Unknown

History is a vision of God's creation on the move. - Arnold J. Toynbee

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf. - John Kabat-Zinn

We learn from history that we do not learn from history. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. - Edmund Burke

U.S. history - that's part of your whole American heresy. - Archie Bunker

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. - Luciano Pavarotti

The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know. - Harry S Truman

If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography. - William Lyon Mackenzie King

Texas is now a cornerstone of the electoral college for Republicans. - Ed Gillespie

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition. - Henry James

Your mind is your instrument. Learn to be its master and not its slave. - Unknown

We're all learning here; the best listeners will end up the smartest. - Charlene Li

Law school is the opposite of sex. Even when it's good it's lousy. - Unknown

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

The man who never makes mistakes loses a great many chances to learn something. - Unknown

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies. - Alexis de Tocqueville

When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award and every other gross-out award. - Jack Nicholson

The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice! - Dwight D Eisenhower

The point was to learn what it was we feared more: being misunderstood or being betrayed. - Adam Levin

I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance. - e e cummings

We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word? - John Guare

Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. - Kurt Vonnegut

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go. - Dr. Seuss

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. - Bil Keane

It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way. - Ernest Hemingway

Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years. - George Burns

To try and fail is at least to learn. To fail to try is to suffer the inestimable loss of what might have been. - Chester Bernard

I played basketball in high school, and I love watching sports - I'll watch everything except maybe hockey. - Andy Roddick

Englishmen learn Christ's law best in English. Moses heard God's law in his own tongue; so did Christ's apostles. - John Wycliffe

I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. - Robert Frost

Menopause is thicker than water. When we talk and laugh about it, we learn and relax. It's a life transition, not a disease. - Unknown

He's ... probably the greatest corporate leader in the history of a major company... Somebody like that would be absolutely incredible. - Donald Trump

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. - Henry Ford

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. - Bertrand Russell

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