135 Sixth Grade Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Sixth Grade Quotes (Best in 2024)

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A fourth-grade reader may be a sixth-grade mathematician. The grade is an administrative device which does violence to the nature of the developmental process. — B. F. Skinner

I went through seventh grade in private school. I went to private school from kindergarten to seventh grade. — Stacie Orrico

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

When I was six years old I sprinkled sugar on my head, convinced myself it was pixie dust, wished myself invisible, and walked into the boys' bathroom at school. — Janet Evanovich

I am the kind of dude that would go to your seventh grade class and sit at the back of the classroom and stare at all your butts. — Sayings

I think the education system is great just the way it is. There's kids in my neighborhood in Los Angeles, seven years old, that can already speak fluent Spanish. — Sayings

I quit school in the sixth grade because of pneumonia. Not because I had it, but because I couldn't spell it. — Rocky Graziano

There is more to literacy than 'reading' and 'writing'. — Strive Masiyiwa

My biggest problem in middle school was catty girls, cliques, and trying to figure out if I wanted to be a part of one of those, just figuring out who I was and all that. — Lindsey Shaw

In differentiated classrooms, teachers begin where students are, not the front of a curriculum guide. — Carol Ann Tomlinson

Short Sixth Grade Quotes

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  • I was slicking my hair back when I was in sixth grade. — G-Eazy
  • My sister taught me everything I really need to know, and she was only in sixth grade at the time. — Linda Sunshine
  • I went to a public school through sixth grade, and being good at tests wasn't cool. — Bill Gates
  • My first dunk was actually in sixth grade. — Vince Carter
  • By the time I was in sixth grade I could bound every country in the world from memory. — Clyde Tombaugh
  • When I was in sixth grade, I wanted to become a priest. — Mike Krzyzewski
  • I taught sixth grade for three and a half years. — Ed Bradley
  • You see, I went to the sixth grade and that was the highest I ever went. — Gregory Corso
  • I liked this girl in my sixth grade class. I dared her to kiss me -- but she didn't! — Justin Bieber
  • I was at a public school until I was in sixth grade when I moved to New York. — Sami Gayle
Sixth grade quote A person is up-graded and degraded by his attitude.
A person is up-graded and degraded by his attitude.

Seventh Grade Quotes

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Then all this started to pick up because I signed with ForeFront when I was in seventh grade. It got a lot busier and I was traveling a lot and it wasn't making sense. Especially at a private school, you miss two days, and you get so behind. — Stacie Orrico

I only got a seventh-grade education, but I have a doctorate in funk, and I like to put that to good use — James Brown

When I was in seventh grade my mom caught me smoking cigarettes and punished me by making me smoke the entire carton. All it did was piss me off because I was out of cigarettes. — Pink

My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated, a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit of a healthy push from my mother, a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course and got a secretarial job as fast as she could. — George Weinberg

When Paul and I were first friends, starting in the sixth grade and seventh grade, we would sing a little together and we would make up radio shows and become disc jockeys on our home wire recorder. And then came rock and roll. — Art Garfunkel

My mom gave me a good piece of advice. She said never marry a man thinking you can change him, and I think that starts from your first date when you're in the seventh grade onwards. Women are fixers so we have to just not fix. Don't fix. — Jennifer Garner

[My mom's] funny that way, celebrating special occasions with blue food. I think it's her way of saying anything is possible. Percy can pass seventh grade. Waffles can be blue. Little miracles like that. — Rick Riordan

In seventh grade...I found a place on the [library]shelf where my book would be if I ever wrote a book, which I doubted. — Beverly Cleary

I went to law school. I found it interesting for the first three weeks. By the fourth week, I found it tedious. I got bored and grew restless. I had no other plan for a job, because from seventh grade on, I had planned on law. So I shifted my focus from classes to extracurricular activities. — Demetri Martin

I was home schooled starting in seventh grade. — Austin Butler

Fifth Grade Quotes

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I knew school was stupid since the fifth grade. — Schoolboy Q

I am a Beyonce fan. I’m gonna watch her upcoming documentary because fortunately one of the TVs in our kitchen has closed captioning so I’ll be able to understand what she says. You know Beyonce can’t talk. She sounds like she has a fifth grade education. — Wendy Williams

Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it. — Peter Lynch

I have never been jealous. Not even when my dad finished fifth grade a year before I did. — Jeff Foxworthy

I have this firm belief that I am who I am for a reason. If I change something, I'm cheating myself of whatever it is I'm supposed to learn from my body. You know, I'm legally blind. I'm 20/750, since I was in fifth grade. I wear glasses and contacts. But I won't even get LASIK. — Carrie Ann Inaba

I forgive nothing. If you stole my orange crayon in the fifth grade, you're still on my hit list, buddy. — Jonathan Carroll

Somewhere around the fifth or seventh grade I figured out that I could ingratiate myself to people by making them laugh. Essentially, I was just trying to make them like me. But after a while it became part of my identity. — Tina Fey

The literacy level at Mississippi prisons? Fifth grade. Can't read, what are you going to do? If you've got a conviction rap, what are you going to do? It's a real crisis. — Marian Wright Edelman

I did not come from an academic background. My father was a smart man, but he had a fifth-grade education. He and all his friends were plumbers. They were all born around 1905 in great poverty in New York City and had to go to work when they were 12 or 13 years old. — Leonard Susskind

I don't like heights. This is why I stopped growing at fifth grade. — Billy Crystal

Fourth Grade Quotes

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I made the decision that I was going to make rap music in, like, fourth grade, so it's been something I was saying for a long time. — Chance the Rapper

I only went to the third grade because my father only went to the fourth and I didn't want to pass him. — Dizzy Dean

I don't miss anything about the 1960s, not really. I did it. It's like asking, 'Do you miss the fourth grade?' I loved the fourth grade when I was in it, but I don't want to do it again. — Grace Slick

In fourth grade, I missed 82 days of school. Out of 160. — LeBron James

All the math you need in the stock market you get in the fourth grade. — Peter Lynch

At the fourth grade level, girls at the same percentages of boys say they're interested in careers in engineering or math or astrophysics, but by eighth grade that has dropped precipitously. — Chelsea Clinton

I have loved football as an almost mythic game since I was in the fourth grade. To me, the game wasn't even grounded in reality. The uniform turned you into a warrior. Being on a team, the mythology of physical combat, the struggle against the elements, the narrative of the game. — Steve Sabol

Having a sense of fun in books is a huge, huge deal, because a lot of times kids - even me when I got to third or fourth grade - don't associate reading with fun. — Dav Pilkey

No mathematician in the world would bother making these senseless distinctions: 2 1/2 is a "mixed number " while 5/2 is an "improper fraction." They're EQUAL for crying out loud. They are the exact same numbers and have the exact same properties. Who uses such words outside of fourth grade? — Paul Lockhart

I stopped going to school in the middle of fourth grade. Everyone grows up with the peer pressure, and kids being mean to each other in school. I think that's such a horrible thing, but I never really dealt with it in a high school way. — Hilary Duff

Ninth Grade Quotes

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In ninth grade, I came up with a new form of rebellion. I hadn't been getting good grades, but I decided to get all A's without taking a book home. I didn't go to math class, because I knew enough and had read ahead, and I placed within the top 10 people in the nation on an aptitude exam. — Bill Gates

Yo, I failed ninth grade three times, but I don't think it was necessarily 'cause I'm stupid. — Eminem

According to a study by Achieve Incorporated, Texas is the first state to make a college-prep curriculum the standard coursework in high school, starting with this year's ninth grade class. — Rick Perry

I can remember being bullied and teased. It was absolutely horrible. I got kicked out of ninth grade for throwing a book at a girl who teased me. It was absolutely terrible. — Temple Grandin

If your eyes weren't open, you wouldn't know the difference between dreaming and waking. — Richelle Mead

I had a ninth grade teacher who told me I was much smarter and much better than I was allowing myself to be. — Scott Hamilton

I been drunk most my life, don't ask me why. Through ninth grade, I ain't go to high school, ...I went to school high. — Sheek Louch

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

At thirteen I began modeling, doing my first television commercial in ninth grade for Pizza Hut. — Donna Rice

My parents moved back to New York from Florida when I was in the ninth grade. — Sanford I. Weill

Third Grade Quotes

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Whatever pressure I feel all comes from me, from within. I always was that person who was hard on myself and challenged myself no matter what I was doing, whether it was passing third grade or playing basketball. — Kendrick Lamar

In a spiral galaxy, the ratio of dark-to-light matter is about a factor of ten. That's probably a good number for the ratio of our ignorance-to-knowledge. We're out of kindergarten, but only in about third grade. — Vera Rubin

Intelligent people tend to talk about the facts. They don’t sit around and call each other names. That’s what you can find on a third-grade playground. — Benjamin Carson

When I was in third grade I taught myself ventriloquism... What's hard is to learn to be an entertainer and make people laugh. I was a few years out of college before I felt I had enough material. Then in 1988 I moved to L.A. and started to do some shows at comedy clubs. — Jeff Dunham

Let us resolve: First, to attain the grace of silence; second, to deem all fault finding that does no good a sin; third, to practice the grade and virtue of praise. — Harriet Beecher Stowe

And I thought to myself, 'I haven't had a Schlitz since the third grade! — Robert Earl Keen

Soft rock music isn’t rock, and it ain’t music. It’s just soft. — George Carlin

You don't have to care about children to care about children. One of the things that I talk a lot about is the fact of the importance of third-grade reading level. By the end of third grade, if the child is not at reading level, it'll drop off. They never catch up. — Kamala Harris

I paint; I draw and paint - I've been doing that since I was in third grade, drawing realistically and then changing to abstract art. That was my first creative thing before guitar or comedy. — Steven Wright

When I get compared to artists like Jose Gonzalez or Bon Iver, I can't help but think, "I've been doing this since they were in third grade." — Mark Kozelek

Eighth Grade Quotes

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I was not good in school. I could never read very fast or very well. I got tested for learning disabilities, for dyslexia. Then I got put on Ritalin and Dexedrine. I took those starting in the eighth grade. As soon as they pumped that drug into me, it would focus me right in. — Channing Tatum

I lived in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, until eighth grade, and then my high-school years were in Rochester, New York. — Kristen Wiig

If you thought eighth grade was tough, try it with fangs and a fear of garlic. — Heather Brewer

Marriage and fatherhood heighten the disillusion that we all think we are born handy. We confidently believe that we can fix things around the house, as if it's part of the collective brain that was further enhanced by eighth-grade shop class. — Bob Newhart

I was always a clown. In the eighth grade I won a city speech contest by doing an Eddie Murphy routine. I'm no good at public speaking, but if I can assume a role and speak as that person, then I'm fine. When I had to give a book report, I always did it in character. — Jason Wiles

My only foray into anything stock-market-related was in my eighth grade social studies class. I have steered clear ever since. — Rich Sommer

If nobody dropped out of eighth grade, who would hire the college graduates? — Unknown

Before the eighth grade, I probably went to seven or eight different schools. — Jeremy London

I had been writing fiction since I was in eighth grade, because I loved it. — Thomas Perry

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way. I was a very, very serious child... I was valedictorian of my kindergarten and eighth-grade class. — Christine Lavin

First Grade Quotes

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When I was in first grade, everyone made fun of my name, of course. I think it's kind of a big name to hold up when you're nine years old. It seemed goofy. I used to tell people I wanted to change the world and they used to think, 'This kid's really weird'. — River Phoenix

My first job was in sixth grade, sweeping the clay tennis courts at the yacht club near my house, which I was not a member of. Always had to pay my own rent. But I don't really have any concept of how money works. I don't know how much things cost. Like a BMW. Or a quart of milk. It's embarrassing. — Chloe Sevigny

When I was little, I would always lie about the stupidest things. In kindergarten or first grade, I would tell people I had tigers living in my attic and a room full of gold. — Kendall Jenner

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

When the first movie to show the anger people have about the war is a grade Z zombie movie, that tells you all you need to know about how afraid of ruffling anyone's feathers people in the movie business are today. — Joe Dante

Polls that have been taken by kindergarten, first- and second-grade teachers indicate that 30 percent of the kids have been deprived in some way so that they are physically unable to keep up with the class. — C. Everett Koop

Sometimes it's hard to listen to new music and get motivated, because it's elementary to me - no disrespect to new artists, because that's where we started, too. But it's like they're way back there in first grade, and I'm in college. — DJ Quik

But now inquiry is being made concerning these issues. First, can any believer enlist in the military? Second, can any soldier, even those of the rank and file or lesser grades who neither engage in pagan sacrifices nor capital punishment, be admitted into the church? No on both counts. — Tertullian

If you had asked me back in grade school what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said my first choice was an actor, but if I couldn't be that, I'd want to be a superhero. — Vin Diesel

We class schools into four grades: leading school, first-rate school, good school and school. — Evelyn Waugh

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I've been playing youth basketball ever since I was in sixth grade; I've been traveling ever since I was in sixth grade, so I'm used to it. — Derrick Rose

In sixth grade, my basketball team made it to the league championships. In double overtime, with three seconds left, I rebounded the ball and passed it - to the wrong team! They scored at the buzzer and we lost the game. To this day, I still have nightmares! — Zac Efron

My school friends are really understanding and still want to hang out with me. Ever since I was in sixth grade, I was at the gym every day to work out while my friends were getting their nails done or going to the mall. I used to feel left out, but I don't anymore. — Aly Raisman

Sixth grade was a big time, in my childhood, of hoops and friendship, and coming up with funny things. — Adam Sandler

This actress named Lisa Eilbacher. I was up for the part in Shampoo and friends of mine kept telling me she was going around saying all these bad things about me. It's like we're still in the sixth grade sometimes. — Carrie Fisher

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

My grandfather could barely read. My grandmother had a sixth-grade education. They were people who were industrious. They were frugal. — Clarence Thomas

I think families are so great, because when you go home, no matter what you've accomplished in your life, you still are the person you were in sixth grade to them. You know, it never really changes. — Bonnie Hunt

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

What I became a comedian for was to get my art out. To get some of these feelings and things I had on my chest out. I don't care if people believe them, listen to them, change their ways, or think, or any of that kind of crap. I'm interested in showing off. I'm the same kid from sixth grade who stood up and said "watch this." — George Carlin

I'm actually the last person to ask about school. I kinda ducked out at 12, before all that stuff might have happened. I left school after sixth grade and was basically home-schooled after that. — Emma Stone

In the summer after sixth grade, I took a class at St. Robert Bellarmine. My first role, I was the villain in a play, and I forgot all my lines. I think I cried my way through the performance. — Nicholas D'Agosto

I finally got to junior high and I got to start saxophone. There were a few of us that were in the beginner band in sixth grade that made it to the advanced band, which was called the morning band at our junior high school in Staten Island. — Jon Gordon

The first song I wrote, in fifth grade, was totally ripped from Jeffrey Lewis. My aunt's boyfriend gave me bass lessons, and I played drums for a year in sixth grade. Around seventh grade, I got a guitar and forgot everything else. — Frankie Cosmos

When my sixth grade teacher opened the class with subtle praise for the guardsmen shooting four people to death at Kent State, I'd given up arguing with her by that point. But I was very riled up inside and vowed that I would never forget that. — Jello Biafra

The sixth grade made my life successful by preparing me for the seventh and the seventh by preparing me for the eighth and so on. May it do the same for you. — Herbert Hoover

Prior to being bullied, I was a very footloose sixth-grader. You know, I was quirky, I was creative - I really felt good in my own body. And when I was bullied in seventh grade, my self-esteem tanked. — Carolyn Mackler

My first memory of the Rolling Stones is listening to 'Satisfaction' at a sixth-grade slumber party at a friend's house in Ankara, Turkey, where my family was living at the time. In the middle of our sleepover, my friend's dad stopped the record when he heard the words 'girlie action!' — Gayle King

I had my two front teeth knocked out by a sixth grader in first grade. — Chad Michael Murray

Okay, so, when I was a kid, definitely the drawings and the illustration. Then I stopped in sixth grade or so. And then I started again when I was in my twenties. I really didn't progress since then, so the way I draw is the way I drew in sixth grade. — Demetri Martin

I was in the sixth grade and living in Germany, when I was hanging out late with some friends. I turned around, and there's a dude dressed up as Michael Myers following us all the way home. It was the scariest thing ever, and it always reminds me of Halloween. In my mind, I was so young, so I really thought it was Mike Myers following me home. — Khalid

I was born 50 years after slavery, in 1913. I was allowed to read. My mother, who was a teacher, taught me when I was a very young child. The first school I attended was a small building that went from first to sixth grade. There was one teacher for all of the students. There could be anywhere from 50 to 60 students of all different ages. — Rosa Parks

I'm drawn to real-life characters. A lot of the characters I play, I've had in me since second grade. I've been dragging them around my entire life, and then sometimes I marry them with different people. But seldom have I really come up with a new character. In my head it's like, "I'll pull that person out that I've been doing since sixth grade and see where they're at right now.". — Amy Sedaris

The only lie I really remember from my adolescence was when I was in sixth grade and I was dropped off with a couple of friends at the movie theater to go see a movie, I can't remember which one it was, and we went to go see this movie instead that was rated R. That was sort of a defining moment, that was probably the first time I had ever lied to my parents about something. — Dan Byrd

I studied art at Queens College, taking very few courses in literature. But I've always loved reading poetry and grew up enjoying the so-called beat poets, Allan Ginsburg, Jack Kerouac, and Gregory Corso among them. The poems of Ogden Nash also inspired me, having first seen his work while browsing in a library when I was in the sixth grade. — Douglas Florian

I feel like there are stages in many, many people's childhoods when you don't have one good friend. It can happen a lot in sixth and seventh grade because that's when things are changing so quickly. It's like a desperate dash for some kind of acceptable identity, and it can get ugly. — Rebecca Stead

"Margaret" was just my truth. It was what I knew to be true about sixth grade. — Judy Blume

I was not familiar with the book [before filming in The Outsiders] , though. Interestingly, The Outsiders had not reached the point where it is now, where it's required reading in sixth and seventh grades. In my sixth and seventh grade, we did not, but today everyone does. — Rob Lowe

I'm sure kids had masturbated by sixth grade. I had for sure. — Jen Kirkman

When I was in the sixth grade my friend and I always won writing contests, and we read a lot of books. We were always the ones that read the most books in class. I thought about writing but visual arts weren't part of my vocabulary. — Chath Piersath

I blame it [never taking a break] on my mother. She was a born entertainer. Leave the songwriting, the singing and all that behind, and I still would have found some way to be an entertainer. I would have never been an actress, though, because I realized early in my life, in like sixth grade, I was a terrible actress. — Stevie Nicks

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