65 Grades Quotes On Success In Life

These grades quotes will inspire you. Grades, a degree or step in a scale, as of rank, advancement, quality, value, or intensity or a particular level of rank, quality, proficiency, intensity, or value.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging grades quotes, grades sayings, and grades proverbs.

Best Grades Quotes

  1. “As a child, my number one best friend was the librarian in my grade school. I actually believed all those books belonged to her.” ~ Erma Bombeck
  2. “Around 5th and 6th grade I thought Dean Martin was the coolest guy in the world; he was a great singer, had his own television show and acted in movies.” ~ Peter Gallagher
  3. “You see, I went to the sixth grade and that was the highest I ever went.” ~ Gregory Corso
  4. “I was involved with drama departments since the 5th grade. I played at it. It was an escape.” ~ Adam Baldwin

  5. “I abhor grades – if a child does his best, that’s all that should be asked.” ~ Richard Dawson
  6. “I had been writing fiction since I was in eighth grade, because I loved it.” ~ Thomas Perry
  7. “At thirteen I began modeling, doing my first television commercial in ninth grade for Pizza Hut.” ~ Donna Rice Hughes
  8. “I was in seventh grade, and getting a part in Full House was huge. It opened so many doors for me.” ~ Marla Sokoloff

  9. “It got so bad that by the time I was graduated, the only reading I did was in order to get the grade and the only writing I did was in order to get the grade.” ~ R. A. Salvatore , Bad grades quotes
  10. “You know, I went to Oberlin. At that time, grades were – you elected to have them or not. It was all of that era where grades were out the window. But I did very well in school. I didn’t really study the arts; I practiced the arts.” ~ Julie Taymor
  11. “I grew up taking piano lessons and liking Wagner when I was in second grade.” ~ Tom Verlaine
  12. “When somebody turned me on to a Coltrane record around seventh grade, I took up saxophone.” ~ Tom Verlaine

  13. “When I was real young I wanted to play baseball. I really loved playing center field, but that was never anything I was really ever that good at. I played up until I was in ninth grade.” ~ Ryan Sypek
  14. “After my stellar first grade academic achievements, I continued to perform well in the city primary schools – except for penmanship, which was not my forte.” ~ Vernon L. Smith
  15. “The ninth grade. I went from 5’9 to 6’8.” ~ Bubba Smith
  16. “I taught sixth grade for three and a half years.” ~ Ed Bradley

  17. “I got into therapy in the fifth grade because I said in a sarcastic way that I was going to kill myself, and they didn’t get it then. Nothing’s changed.” ~ Fiona Apple
  18. “I was not an outstanding student. I did a reasonable amount of work. I got generally good – pretty good grades, but I was not that passionate about getting straight A’s.” ~ Steve Case , Good grades quotes
  19. “I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house.” ~ Beverly Cleary
  20. “Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. Thus extra achievement by one student not only raises his position, but in effect lowers the position of others.” ~ James S. Coleman

  21. “If the Liberals’ law is passed, will sex education in the schools, including elementary grades, include the same portrayals of sexual activity which presently exist in heterosexual instruction? Will there be the same presentation of homosexual activity? Of course there will.” ~ Stockwell Day
  22. “Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.” ~ Havelock Ellis
  23. “I have a lot of memories of Falls Church. I went to grade school in Madison Elementary School.” ~ Jim Fowler
  24. “I have a daughter who is a sophomore in college and another who is in the 11th grade of high school.” ~ Thomas Friedman

  25. “Running a school where the students all succeed, even if some students have to help others to make the grade, is good preparation for democracy.” ~ William Glasser
  26. “I walked to Seward School first through fourth grade. It’s just amazing to me now that we’d walk down 10th Avenue on Capitol Hill.” ~ Stone Gossard
  27. “When I was in the seventh grade I did a report about the environment and the loss of species. It was supposed to be only a few pages, but ended up being nearly 50.” ~ Woody Harrelson
  28. “I was in high school, trying to get out of high school. The only thing slowing me up was grades.” ~ Levon Helm

  29. “I’d love to go back and teach primary school. I used to teach fourth grade and fifth grade. I’d love to spend several years teaching kindergarten or maybe third grade.” ~ Jonathan Kozol
  30. “Basketball was not my main sport in grade school, or even the first year of high school.” ~ Mike Krzyzewski
  31. “Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it.” ~ Peter Lynch
  32. “Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.” ~ Laurence J. Peter

  33. “I dropped out of school in the 11th grade because there was no purpose in it for me. I’m not proud of this, and I’m not trying to promote it.” ~ Lisa Marie Presley
  34. “But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  35. “I have been training since 8th grade, but it has to do with listening, more than practice.” ~ Jill Scott
  36. “I failed first grade, which is my biggest problem. You always feel like a failure, like you’re stupid.” ~ Amy Sedaris

  37. “I’d like to say I was smart enough to finish six grades in five years, but I think perhaps the teacher was just glad to get rid of me.” ~ Alan Shepard
  38. “We class schools into four grades: leading school, first-rate school, good school and school.” ~ Evelyn Waugh
  39. “Brian was the oldest, I was in the middle and Carl was the baby. I was the troublemaker. Brian got great grades and Carl got the kind of grades I did. I failed everything. I was too busy fighting and running wild.” ~ Dennis Wilson , Failure grades quotes
  40. “Every author really wants to have letters printed in the papers. Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the ladder and writes novels.” ~ P. G. Wodehouse

  41. “In grade school I was a complete geek. You know, there’s always the kid who’s too short, the one who wears glasses, the kid who’s not athletic. Well, I was all three.” ~ Julianne Moore
  42. “In grade school I was smart, but I didn’t have any friends. In high school, I quit being smart and started having friends.” ~ David Spade
  43. “I could have been a Rhodes Scholar, except for my grades.” ~ Duffy Daugherty
  44. “I grew up in Dallas, with cowboys. I was the only guy in sixth grade with long hair and an earring. Let’s just say I got a lot of, er, flak for being different.” ~ Barry Watson

  45. “It would have to be connected with performance art somehow, either in the front of the house or the back. I was myopic about this from fourth grade on” ~ James Marsters
  46. “I kind of fell into acting, but I have sung and trained since I was in the eighth grade.” ~ Tia Carrere
  47. “I never cared what kind of grade I got.” ~ Shelby Foote
  48. “Before the eighth grade, I probably went to seven or eight different schools.” ~ Jeremy London

  49. “My first acting job happened by accident when I was really young. I was in fifth grade and my teacher saw an ad in the paper and took me to the audition after school and I got the part.” ~ Ajay Naidu
  50. “I was told that I had to give grades to the students, which I wasn’t particularly interested in doing.” ~ Merce Cunningham
  51. “Experts say that if children can’t read by the end of the fifth grade, they lose self-confidence and self-esteem, making them more likely to enter the juvenile justice system.” ~ Dirk Kempthorne
  52. “Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the aisle from me in sixth grade. He was a lively person. My best friend appears in assorted books in various disguises.” ~ Beverly Cleary

  53. “I began writing in the 4th grade. As a matter of fact, I produced a play for the entire school. It was about Leif Ericson and the discovery of America.” ~ Christopher Darden , Grades quotes don’t matter
  54. “Head Start graduates are more likely to graduate from high school and less likely to need special education, repeat a grade, or commit crimes in adolescence.” ~ Joe Baca
  55. “You know, it’s been proven that 35 to 40 hours a year with one-on-one attention, a student can get one grade level higher” ~ Dave Eggers
  56. “In the state of Wisconsin it’s mandated that teachers in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start giving environmental education by the first grade, through high school” ~ Gaylord Nelson

  57. “My first dunk was actually in sixth grade.” ~ Vince Carter
  58. “Communities and neighborhoods are affected. Idling trains, traffic backups, grade crossing accidents and other safety issues all affect the quality of life in our neighborhoods.” ~ Bill Lipinski
  59. “In our Nation, approximately 22.5 million children ride school buses to and from school each day, which accounts for 54 percent of all students attending grade school.” ~ Kenny Marchant
  60. “Most of the time I liked school and got good grades. In junior high, though, I hit a stumbling block with math – I used to come home and cry because of how frustrated I was! But after a few good teachers and a lot of perseverance, I ended up loving math and even choosing it as a major when I got to college.” ~ Danica McKellar
  61. “They say the seeds of what we will do are in all of us, but it always seemed to me that in those who make jokes in life the seeds are covered with better soil and with a higher grade of manure.” ~ Ernest Hemingway

  62. “Academic achievement was something I’d always sought as a form of reward. Good grades pleased my parents, good grades pleased my teachers; you got them in order to sew up approval.” ~ Caroline Knapp
  63. “I wasn’t the kind of kid who would get A’s without even trying. I had to work to get good grades, but I was very organised about it because I always wanted to do well at everything I did. I’m very competitive.” ~ Jessica Ennis
  64. “There are no grades of vanity; there are only grades of ability in concealing it.” ~ Mark Twain
  65. “We are all in the business of sales. Teachers sell students on learning, parents sell their children on making good grades and behaving, and traditional salesmen sell their products.” ~ Dave Ramsey

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