High School Dropout Quotes

High School Dropout Quotes by Adam Oates, Dave Grohl, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, David Brooks, Britta Phillips, Cedric Richmond and many others.

I was 19 years old, pumping gas and going nowhere. I wa

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.
Adam Oates
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.
Dave Grohl
High school dropouts are forfeiting their opportunity to pursue the American Dream.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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.
David Brooks
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.
Britta Phillips
High school dropout rates nationally – Not enough is being done on this issue.
Cedric Richmond
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.
Jared Bernstein
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.
David Ayer
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.
Kamala Harris
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.
Hilary Swank
Bluntly put, there’s no chance that your doctor, dentist, or attorney is a high-school dropout. Your stockbroker, however, just might be.
William J. Bernstein