Need to Get your Self Back into School Mode? Check out These 10 Movie Quotes for Back to School Time

Packing your backpack tonight anticipating the first day of school? Hopefully these movie quotes about school puts you in a great mood

There's something about those last days of summer before school begins. Back to bed as the sun is setting. Finishing off some summer school assignments, getting excited about those new clothes in your closet, and dreading looking silly walking down the hall. Excitement, trepidation and butterflies fill your stomach. Check out these movie quotes and laugh at some... but remember what school is all about in others!

1. "Back to school. Back to school, to prove to Dad that I'm not a fool. I got my lunch packed up, my boots tied tight, I hope I don't get in a fight. Ohhhh, back to school. Back to school. Back to school. Well, here goes nothing." ~Billy Madison

2. "See past the paint, let us open our minds to a different idea." ~Mona Lisa Smile

3. "You're letting him stay home? I can't believe this! If I was bleeding out my eyes you guys would make me go to school." ~Ferris Bueller's Day Off

4. "High school - forget it. Jocks became jocks, cheerleaders became cheerleaders. We became us. I like us." ~Can't Buy Me Love

5. "All of you people, there is a big world out there... bigger than prom, bigger than high school and it won't matter if you were the prom queen, the quarterback of the football team, or the biggest nerd in school. Find out who you are and try not to be afraid of it." ~Never Been Kissed

6. "I don't know what it is about going to high school with someone that makes you feel you're automatically friends for life." ~Tequila Sunrise

7. "You see us as you want to see us - in the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions. You see us as a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess and a criminal. Correct? That's the way we saw each other at 7:00 this morning. We were brainwashed." ~The Breakfast Club

8. "In the end, my girlfriend became my arch enemy, my arch enemy became my best friend, and my best friend became my girlfriend. But, hey, it's high school." ~Sky High

9. "Winners forget they're in a race. They just love to run." ~With Honors

10. "You must strive to find your own voice. Because the longer you wait to begin, the less likely you are to find it at all. Thoreau said, "Most men lead lives of quiet desperation." Don't be resigned to that. Break out! ~Dead Poets Society

So, whether your hitting the end of Junior High or your first day of Freshman Year, hope these movie quotes inspire you to laugh a little and challenge yourself to start the year out right. Here's to a great school year!

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