Homework Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old homework quotes, homework sayings, and homework proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I've got a lot of homework to do, and none of it has anything to do with school. Travis Thrasher
Homework is not an option. My bed is sending out serious nap rays. I can't help myself. The fluffy pillows and warm comforter are more powerful than I am. I have no choice but to snuggle under the covers. Laurie Halse Anderson
He's given me enough homework to last ten years. I'm gonna die of nerdism. Mark A. Cooper
The worst thing a kid can say about homework is that it is too hard. The worst thing a kid can say about a game is it's too easy. Henry Jenkins
You don't get rich off your day job, you get rich off your homework. Daymond John
Everybody talks about finding your voice. Do your homework and your voice will find you. Branford Marsalis
If you want to be lucky, do your homework. Jim Rogers
The teacher can always tell when you did your homework on the bus. Cynthia Lewis
Do your homework. I'm tired of carrying you. Cheryl Miller
Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces. Marilyn vos Savant
With homework, school prepares students for overtime. With reports, it prepares them for payday. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Do your homework and stand your ground. Peter Bart
If you do your homework and do your due diligence, you shouldn't get stuck with one of them. Dawson Grimsley
There's only one interview technique that matters. Do your homework so you can listen to the answers and react to them and ask follow-ups. Do your homework, prepare. Jim Lehrer
Nothing is free. You got to pay to be in society. First you start with homework. Mel Brooks
Homework is a term that means grown up imposed yet self-afflicting torture. James Patterson
The more you do your homework, the more you're free to be intuitive. But you've got to put the work in. Edward Norton
One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared. Merlin Olsen
If you're working 12-hour days, then you come home to do three hours' homework, it's quite a lot on your plate. Anna Popplewell
Writing for me can be homework. I do get a lot from it in the end. But I hate doing it. Natalie Maines
Do your homework and know your business better than anyone. Otherwise, someone who knows more and works harder will kick your ass. Mark Cuban
Homework is a best work,but if human hate it its a worst work. Vidhya Vijay
Do your homework, study the craft, believe in yourself, and out-work everyone. Justin Hires
The toughest thing about homework is getting mom and pop to agree on the same answer. Joey Lauren Adams
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog. Doug Larson
The difference between a calculated risk and rolling the dice can be expressed in one word: homework. Georgette Mosbacher
Lack of homework shows up in the marketplace as well as in the classroom. Jim Rohn
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. Lily Tomlin
You see it in education a lot. If you do your homework, you get to pick out something from the class treasure chest. Dace Svikis
Inspiration comes in the middle of the night when you should be doing homework. Amy Lee
Do your homework and keep good files. Know the background and biases of your sources. Jane Brody
My life is a black hole of boredom and despair. So basically you've been doing homework. Like I said, black hole. Kiersten White
The same people who never did their homework in high school are still doing that to this very day out in the real world. Jules Shear
My parents always taught me that my day job would never make me rich; it'd be my homework. Daymond John
The team that is going to win is the one that does its homework the best by studying its opponents. Imran Khan
When I was growing up, my parents told me. Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving. I tell my daughters. Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job. Thomas Friedman
Homework, I have discovered, involves a sharp pencil and thick books and long sighs. Katherine Applegate
Do your homework and know your facts, but remember it's passion that persuades. H Jackson Brown Jr.
Do your homework or hire wise experts to help you. Never jump into a business you have no idea about. John Templeton
We define meaningful homework as tasks that enrich the in-school curriculum by challenging students to think deeply about important questions, apply their knowledge and skills toward solving genuine problems, and creating authentic products that will be used in meaningful ways. Janet Alleman
Meaningful homework is oriented toward authentic forms of student achievement. Janet Alleman
Meaningful homework should match the goals of the lessons and units and should expand, enrich, or apply what is learned in school. Janet Alleman
Many claim that homework is necessary for improving student achievement--an assertion that is only partially a supported by research. Janet Alleman
Homework is tough on parents, then, and it's also tough on children. Alfie Kohn
Homework is a long-standing education that, until recently, has seldom been questioned. Cathy Vatterott
Homework has generally been viewed as a positive practice and accepted without question as part of the student routine. Cathy Vatterott
As the culture changed, and as the schools and families have changed, homework has become problematic for more and more students, parent, and teachers. Cathy Vatterott
Homework was viewed as a culprit that robbed children of important opportunities for social interaction. Cathy Vatterott
The controversy over homework starts with a large number of academic studies that have sought to establish or refute the notion that homework improves academic performance. John Buell
Students who do homework receive better grades or higher test scores, but they do not establish that homework causes improved performance. John Buell
There is no evidence that any amount of homework improves the academic performance of elementary school students. John Buell
When you also learn the truth about homework, chances are that you'll want to do something to lighten that heavy backpack your child drags home each night. Sara Bennett
It seems like the more homework a nation's teachers assign, the worse that nation's students do on achievement tests. Professor Baker
Many educators tout homework as a great way to teach children responsibility. Sara Bennett
With parents increasingly involved in assignments every step of the way we think homework undermines the teaching of responsibility. Sara Bennett
There's no evidence that homework is good for reinforcement, if parents are going to give up their home life for homework, there should be evidence that it will produce something. Professor Kralovec
The most common reason teachers give for assigning homework is that parents want it. I know parents who judge the quality of the school by how much homework the teachers give, often creating a climate that forces teachers to create assignments against their better judgement. Vera Goodman
No matter how parents justify it or demand it, excessive homework is an intrusion into the private lives of children. Vera Goodman
Young children often like to get some homework because it makes them feel grown up. Vera Goodman
Homework that is light, and designed so that families can enjoy spending time working together, is valuable. Vera Goodman
Teachers argue that they need to give homework to cover the mandated curriculum. Vera Goodman
If you're going to choose someone's homework to copy, you need to choose someone who's good in math. Blanche Hanalis
it's wonderful what they can do with computers these days and I'm pretty sure you have homework to do. Holden Weihs
I wish I had a robot to help me with my homework when I was little. Colin Bostock-Smith
Over the next few decades, schools institutionalized homework as a primary means for determining a student's academic proficiency on almost a daily basis. David C. Berliner
Today school systems overwhelmingly use homework as a pedagogical staple and a measurement for assessing students' academic growth in the short term. David C. Berliner
Parents enforce homework because they believe children who study hard make the grade. David C. Berliner
Most parents eagerly include 'homework time' as part of the daily household routine and act as tutor. David C. Berliner
Thorough homework—good fact-finding coupled with good analysis—is essential if good remedies are to follow and if an effective case is to be made for a particular cause. Frank Sennett
There are always more events to be organized, students to be congratulated, cheers to say, homework to design, and challenges to meet. Pondie Nicholson
Homework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain. Fawn M. Brodie
My daddy used to ask us whether the teacher had given us any homework. If we said no, he'd say, well, assign yourself. Marian Wright Edelman
Our furnace broke, and we had to burn my homework to keep ourselves from freezing. Jim Kraus
I didn't do my history because I don't believe in dwelling on the past. Jim Kraus
When a teenager is watching television, listening to her record player, and talking on the phone, she is probably doing her homework. Evan Esar
A lazy schoolboy lets his father do his homework, but a bright one helps his father with it. Evan Esar
Homework sometimes shows how much children don't know, but more often how much their parents don't know. Evan Esar
When it comes to homework, most schoolchildren like to do nothing better. Evan Esar
Half the parents who do their children's homework for them shouldn't; the other half can't. Evan Esar