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Quotations about Examinations


Examinations are a common and integral part of the education system, serving as a means to assess learning, measure academic achievement, and provide a basis for evaluation and advancement. Whether it's a school exam, standardized test, or professional certification, the pressure and anticipation surrounding examinations can evoke a range of emotions. In this compilation, we explore the lighter side of examinations, presenting a collection of funny quotations that touch upon the amusing, relatable, and sometimes absurd aspects of the exam experience. So, prepare to embrace the laughter, reminisce about exam days gone by, and embark on a journey filled with humour and insights into the world of examinations.

Get ready to chuckle as we present a compilation of funny quotations about examinations. While exams can be a source of stress and anxiety, there are moments of levity, irony, and relatability that arise when exploring the world of exam preparation, test-taking, and the exam room. From witty remarks on exam jitters to humorous reflections on the quirks of multiple-choice questions and last-minute cramming, these quotes offer a lighthearted perspective on the whimsical and often comical aspects of examinations.

quotations about examinations

"Student + dying = Studying." Anon

"Do It Once, Do It Right. Get It Over With!" Anon

"Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing." William A. Ward (American motivational writer, 1921-1994)

I didn't fail the test. I just found *100 ways to do it wrong.*excuses.*all the wrong answers.* Benjamin Franklin (American politician, inventor, and scientist, 1706-90)

"Fall seven times, stand up eight." Anon

"Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." Samuel Beckett (Irish dramatist, novelist, and poet, 1906-89)

A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but because of its *persistence.*acidity.*temperature.* James N. Watkins (American abolitionist, 1823-unknown)

"A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure." Henry Kissinger ( German-born American politician, 1923-)

"Examinations are the only way to know something at least for a few days." Anon

"The night before an exam is like a night before Christmas. You can't sleep and yet hope for a miracle too!" Anon

"Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer." Charles Caleb Colton (English clergyman and writer, 1780-1832)

"We look up for inspiration, down for desperation, right and left for information." Tyga (American rapper, 1989-)

The more we study the more we discover our *ignorance.*souls.*families.* Percy Bysshe Shelley (English Romantic poet, 1792-1822)

"I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft." Bill Gates (American computer entrepreneur, 1955-)

"80% of an exam is always based on one lecture that you missed and one topuic that you didn't prepare for." Anon

"The brain is the most outstanding organ. It works 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, right from your birth until you step into the exam hall." Anon (The original ends "until you fall in love.")

"I was thrown out of N.Y.U. my freshman year for cheating on my metaphysics final, you know. I looked within the soul of the boy sitting next to me." Woody Allen (American film director, writer, and actor, 1935-)

"I evidently knew more about economics than *my examiners.*you.*I thought.* John Maynard Keynes (English economist, 1883-1946) explaining why he performed badly in the Civil Service examinations

"Do not on any account attempt to write on both sides of the paper at once." W. C. Sellar (British author, 1898-1951) and R. J. Yeatman (British author, 1898–1968)

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