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Top 100 Quotes About Exams

#1. President Obama still places far too much emphasis on relentless testing with standardized exams. - Author: Jonathan Kozol
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#2. I think I might drum up the hardest end-of-term exams in the history of the world. I want to be remembered for something." "George, you'll be remembered. Who could forget you?" "Hopefully not you!" He kissed her forehead. - Author: Robyn Carr
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#3. We learned after the first semester in law school that it's best never to discuss exams. If notes are compared afterwards, you become painfully aware of things you missed. - Author: John Grisham
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#4. we exceeded expectations just by turning up for the exams." - George Weasly - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#5. Right now, for instance, we resist giving people extra time on exams or for assignments, as though it's unfair to the faster students. - Author: L. Todd Rose
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#6. I think sometimes parents and teachers can push children away from reading by telling them it's something they must do, the same way they must eat their greens and must pass their exams in school. Poppycock! Read or don't read - that's your call. - Author: Darren Shan
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#7. Don't worry too much if you don't pass exams, so long as you feel you have understood the subject. It's amazing what you can get by the ability to reason things out by conventional methods, getting down to the basics of what is happening. - Author: Godfrey Hounsfield
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#8. I know that if I'd had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn't have got anywhere. You don't take exams for acting, you take your courage. - Author: Edith Evans
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#9. I was never good at sports. I was never good at exams, because they didn't understand dyslexia. - Author: Ozzy Osbourne
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#10. Experts always know everything but the fine points. When I took my citizenship exams, no one there knew how the White House came to be called the White House. - Author: Hedy Lamarr
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#11. When students cheat on exams it's because our school system values grades more than students value learning. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#12. To be better equipped for the tests that the year will bring - read a textbook. To prepare for the tests that life will bring - read a book. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#13. Albert [Einstein] was reading Kant and attending occasional lectures at the University of Pavia: for pleasure, without being registered there or having to think about exams. It is thus that serious scientists are made. - Author: Carlo Rovelli
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#14. I'm visiting my high school. Every half year I do the exams, and then this year I'm going to graduate. - Author: Daniela Hantuchova
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#15. Still, life carries on. Exams to be examined. Serious things to be thingied. - Author: Louise Rennison
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#16. I wouldn't want to try to adapt something of my own. It would be like going back to school and doing all my exams again. - Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
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#17. Breast cancer is being detected at an earlier, more treatable stage these days, largely because women are taking more preventive measures, like self-exams and regular mammograms. And treatment is getting better too. - Author: Elizabeth Hurley
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#18. I'm 45, and I'm still at school, essentially. Even after being assigned to the mission, I had to write a number of exams, with people commenting on my performance. - Author: Julie Payette
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#19. Looking back I find it hard to believe that I could forge a career in anything other than football but I didn't do too badly in my final exams and there were a few business-related courses that interested me. - Author: Kenny Cunningham
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#20. Go ahead and eat your bread, a time will come when it shall get to you breath. Go ahead and leave your pen, exams will come when you shall remember the pen! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#21. The studying, the books, exams, arguments, theories. The jokes and pints, laughter, kisses and songs. Life was like running, ninety percent sweat and toil, ten per cent joy. - Author: Siobhan Dowd
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#22. I don't know anybody who said, 'I love that teacher, he or she gave a really good homework set,' or 'Boy, that was the best class I ever took because those exams were awesome.' That's not what people want to talk about. It's not what influences people in one profession or another. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#23. Most women don't do regular breast self examinations, mainly because they are either intimidated by what they might find, or they're confused as to how to do the self exam correctly. 'Liv Aid' eliminates all of these concerns because it makes breast self exams easy to perform. - Author: Olivia Newton-John
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#24. Cussing like a commoner wasn't something I was tested on. I picked that habit up outside of high school. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#25. I did not like prizes at school. I didn't like tests or exams, or the 11+, or O-levels. Later I hated B.A.s and M.A.s. The reason I hated them is that I don't like being tested, failed or falsely praised by anyone. - Author: Billy Childish
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#26. In Gadsden County, Florida, for example, students were required to take a total of 242 standardized exams between kindergarten and their high school graduation day, according to a recent study by the conservative Foundation for Excellence in Education. - Author: Anonymous
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#27. Conservative women in politics run a punishing gauntlet. They endure psychological evaluations and near-gynecological exams their male and liberal counterparts do not. - Author: Mark McKinnon
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#28. The tests and exams were not so difficult to pass but we fail a 'yes' or 'no' answer when it comes to dealing with sin - Author: Wogu Donald
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#29. I crammed my exams in London and did fine. - Author: Rhona Mitra
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#30. I was probably more scared of my high school exams than I was of the Oscars. At the time you think it's everything and if you don't do well, your life's over. Opportunities are gone. So the more you do it, the less the fear is present. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#31. Not everyone who takes extra paper during exams write extra sense - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#32. Food comas - known as postprandial somnolence by people who liked to get bean up during recess - are fine when you're relaxing with friends or family, but they're a major setback when you have exams and papers to write. - Author: Stefanie Weisman
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#33. Yearly mammograms have turned into the essential strategy for breast cancer screening. In any case, different exams including MRIs and hereditary testing are taken relying upon a lady's individual and family history. - Author: Cancercenter
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#34. During the holidays, everyone needs a break from studying for exams and Christmas shopping. I wanted to put together a diverse tour that rocks in many musical directions but always points to Christ. - Author: TobyMac
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#35. I read books for exams at school, but only because I had to read them, and really didn't enjoy it one little bit! The only time I did enjoy it was when I was asked to read out loud in front of the class, as I then used it as an acting exercise! - Author: Rachel Tucker
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#36. In a British University, a final exam question on Business was:
"Define what risk is".
The shortest answer ever at one word was :
"This."
The student handed the essay in and got 100%. - Author: Anonymous
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#37. I was never very good at exams, having a poor memory and finding the examination process rather artificial, and there never seemed to be enough time to follow up things that really interested me. - Author: Paul Nurse
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#38. There's a lot of stress on young people. They've always got exams and have to reach this goal or reach that goal. Yoga might be really good for them because there must be a lot of emotions that come up and yoga would really help to get a perspective and balance. - Author: Jayne Middlemiss
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#39. My vision of the future is no longer of people taking exams and proceeding from secondary school to University but of passing from one stage of independence to a higher, by means of their own activity and effort of will. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#40. When I went to medical school, the term 'digital' applied only to rectal exams. - Author: Eric Topol
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#41. Well, tests ain't fair. Those that study have an unfair advantage. It's always been that way. - Author: Allan Dare Pearce
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#42. To be a good professional engineer, always start to study late for exams because it teaches you how to manage time and tackle emergencies. - Author: Bill Gates
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#43. One time an employee brought cakes to the office to celebrate her daughter's passing the exam, whereas another coincidentally fell "sick" when her child repeatedly failed the entrance exams. - Author: Felix Abt
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#44. Sometimes I feel as if those exams meant everything, but when I look at the big buds swelling on those chestnut trees and the misty blue air ... They don't seem half so important - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#45. If utilizing technology is not a crime then why there is prohibition on use of calculators in exams? - Author: Srinivas Shenoy
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#46. I don't like exams. I don't like giving exams, and I don't like meetings. - Author: Mark W. Moffett
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#47. VCE exams do not showcase students' abilities. By this, I mean that the system fails to recognise the diversity of skills, and most subjects do not allow students to demonstrate skills in a form other than a written exam. - Author: Alexandra Adornetto
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#48. For exams, I swotted so hard because I couldn't bear the thought of not coming first. - Author: Lily James
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#49. I'm entirely uneducated. I went to public school - public in the American sense - a blue-collar, working-class school. I never got a scholarship, I left when I was 15, never did any exams. - Author: Rupert Graves
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#50. Unfortunately, the real achievements of children on the ground became debased and devalued because Labor education secretaries sounded like Soviet commissars praising the tractor production figures when we know that those exams were not the rock-solid measures of achievement that children deserve. - Author: Michael Gove
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#51. The only way you can invent tomorrow is if you break out of the enclosure that the school system has provided for you by the exams written by people who are trained in another generation. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#52. What did the TEACHER tell the students ?
PASS THE EXAMS WITHOUT FAIL. - Author: Shaikh Mustafa
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#53. One of the great failings of our education system is that we tend to focus on those who are succeeding in exams, and there are plenty of them. But what we should also be looking at, and a lot more urgently, is those who fail. - Author: Michael Morpurgo
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#54. You may flunk your exams in school and still make it in life, but if you flunk life's exams, you're sunk! - Author: Chris Oyakhilome
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#55. We take our kids for physical vaccinations, dental exams, eye checkups. When do we think to take our - our son or daughter for a mental health checkup? - Author: Gordon Smith
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#56. As professor Sheri Lynn Johnson once remarked, "If prosecutors exist who . . . cannot create a 'racially neutral' reason for discriminating on the basis of race, bar exams are too easy."80 - Author: Michelle Alexander
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#57. Knowledge is a beautiful thing that can fill us with happiness. Let's just think about our students who answered brilliantly to questions on various exams. - Author: Eraldo Banovac
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#58. Penelope did not understand how this [study] group was ever formed. It consisted only of her mortal enemies. However, these were things you seemed to put aside during exam period. - Author: Rebecca Harrington
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#59. We did sixty-nine that night. Larry went on top so he didn't get squished. He's really good at sucking dick. I wondered if he'd got exams in that too. - Author: J.L. Merrow
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#60. All I can say is, 'Damn the exam! - Author: William Shawcross
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#61. Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street-cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#62. Showing up to school without knowing what classes i'm taking or where the classroom are located. the worst one was showing up for exams i hadn't studied for - Author: Ellen Schreiber
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#63. Two closets wait to be filled with shoes or condoms or failed exams or whatever else college kids fill empty spaces with. Broken dreams, maybe. - Author: Sara Wolf
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#64. There's more to life than passing exams, and paper qualifications can only take you so far. A lot depends on luck, and on being in the right place at the right time, which was certainly true in my case. - Author: Terry Wogan
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#65. Do I think I'm under-educated? Academically, absolutely. I never took any exams, no O- or A-levels. - Author: Hayley Mills
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#66. To apply for a gifted program, children as young as 4 are required to sit through hour-long verbal exams. - Author: Hanna Rosin
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#67. Final exams,huh? It seems pointless to think about real life again."
"I find test taking relaxing," she said.
"I'm not surprised. You probably study. - Author: Kimberly Karalius
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#68. So top grade's O for 'Outstanding,'" Hermione was saying, "and then there's A-"
"No, E," George corrected her, "E for 'Exceeds Expectations.' And I've always thought Fred and I should've got E in everything, because we exceeded expectations just by turning up for the exams. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#69. I was originally going to train as a journalist, passing a series of exams that winnowed ten thousand applicants down to one hundred places on a National Union of Journalists course. - Author: Warren Ellis
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#70. I have a great gynecologist who is as gifted at listening as she is at rectal exams. - Author: Tina Fey
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#71. Someone with 4As at A-level from Eton may look good on paper and come across as very smooth, but push a bit more, and often you get the impression they have learned to pass exams rather than think for themselves. - Author: Cherie Blair
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#72. Hence [through No Child Left Behind] the state has been given power...to fire all teachers and principles. So here we have an unusual case in which the students are engaged in the performances, but the high stakes have been displaced onto the teachers who are preparing their charges for the exams. - Author: James M. Lang
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#73. If you use disappointments as sort of mid- semester exams, for learning, you will learn that every disappointment you overcome makes you stronger- and wiser. The greatest success stories have been lived by those who had to grow strong and wise in that very way. - Author: Loretta Young
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#74. Girls, sometimes I feel as if those exams mean everything, but when I look at the big buds swelling on those chestnut trees and the misty blue air at the end of the streets they don't seem half so important. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#75. Granted, prostate exams aren't the most enjoyable things in the world, but they only last about 10 seconds. It's well worth it. Just think of the possible consequences if you don't get it done. - Author: Len Dawson
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#76. You know, exams are like war
the birth rate of ideas goes up. Anything to keep from this dismal regimen, says poor mind, and hopefully tosses up another distraction. - Author: James Tiptree Jr.
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#77. What are you?" I asked. "I'm the Ghost of the Night Before Exams." "And how long did it take you to come up with that?" Jazza asked. "I'm a busy man," he replied. - Author: Maureen Johnson
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#78. I got expelled from high school, and then did my exams from home. I decided, through that experience, that I was going to expediate my plan and didn't go to university. Instead, I went to a community college and studied the theory and history of film with the idea that I wanted to write and direct. - Author: Charlie Hunnam
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#79. She is the only person I know who actually likes exams. - Author: Jojo Moyes
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#80. The student skit at Christmas contained a plaintive line: "Give us Master's exams that our faculty can pass, or give us a faculty that can pass our Master's exams." - Author: Paul Halmos
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#81. The purpose of learning is not to give exams in class and forget about it, but to increase the knowledge until they possess an area of the earth for God almighty - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#82. After the first exams, I switched to the Faculty of Philosophy and studied Zoology in Munich and Vienna. - Author: Karl Von Frisch
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#83. Millions of Americans every year depend upon medical imaging exams to diagnose disease and detect injury, and thousands more rely on radiation therapy to treat and cure their cancers. - Author: Charles W. Pickering
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#84. Some things are sent to test us. Clearly you must be good at problem solving if you are being set tough exams. - Author: Jan Hellriegel
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#85. I enjoyed school, I was a bit of a square. I did very well in exams. I was quite lucky I was academic. - Author: Cat Deeley
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#86. Exams test your memory, life tests your learning; others will test your patience. - Author: Fennel Hudson
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#87. He was infamous, even at her school. You wanted something to get you through your exams, he had it. You wanted a fake license, he could get it. You wanted something to hurt you, he was it. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#88. As long as learning is connected with earning, as long as certain jobs can only be reached through exams, so long must we take this examination system seriously. If another ladder to employment was contrived, much so-called education would disappear, and no one would be a penny the stupider. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#89. All my family has very good mathematical abilities - like, so dorky. I was the dork then in school - on any maths exams I'd get 100%. I just knew how to do maths and most people would hate it, but for some reason it just came. - Author: Rebel Wilson
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#90. The din of loud voices and the clatter of cutlery on plates echoed from out of the double doors to the Great Hall. It seemed incredible to Harry that twenty feet away were people who were enjoying dinner, celebrating the end of exams, not a care in the world... p. 751 - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#91. Preventative medicine has to be the direction we go in. For example, if colon cancer is detected early - because a person knew he had a genetic risk and was having frequent exams - the surgery is relatively inexpensive and average survival is far greater than 10 years. - Author: Craig Venter
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#92. Korean students are hard working, talented, and they do what they need to do. They succeed in exams. They are highly motivated to succeed in tests. - Author: Dan Shechtman
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#93. Some advice: keep the flame of curiosity and wonderment alive, even when studying for boring exams. That is the well from which we scientists draw our nourishment and energy. And also, learn the math. Math is the language of nature, so we have to learn this language. - Author: Michio Kaku
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#94. There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams. - Author: Kenneth H. Cooper
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#95. Prepare well! Take two inks; you may never know when one pen will stop writing! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#96. I was still young when I missed Beijing. I was favourite to win a medal but I knew I had time. My coach advised me to stay at school and finish my exams. Even if I had gone and won the Olympics, I might not have handled the pressure. So I moved on. - Author: David Rudisha
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#97. Lots of my dying patients say they grow in bounds and leaps, and finish all the unfinished business. But assisting a suicide is cheating them of these lessons, like taking a student out of school before final exams. That's not love, it's projecting your own unfinished business - Author: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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#98. Forward-thinking teachers and school administrators across the country are creating a whole range of alternatives to cookie-cutter teaching and evaluation methods, such as the use of student portfolios and exhibitions in addition to conventional exams to assess students' progress. - Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton
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#99. I am very bad at factual exams, yes-or-no questions, but can spread my wings with essays. - Author: Oliver Sacks
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#100. Comparing and contrasting is a valuable human skill - and not just during high school English exams. Our ability to rank-order things is invaluable in making choices and setting priorities. - Author: Martha Beck
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