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
Lavish Third Grade quotations
First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.
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.
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.
A person is up-graded and degraded by his attitude.
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.
I only went to the third grade because my father only went to the fourth and I didn't want to pass him.
And I thought to myself, 'I haven't had a Schlitz since the third grade!
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
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.
Soft rock music isn’t rock, and it ain’t music. It’s just soft.
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.
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."
When I read the Upanishads, which are part of Vedanta, I found a profundity of worldview that made my Christianity seem like third grade.
Soft rock music isn't rock, and it ain't music.
It's just soft. Reminds me of something my third-grade teacher said to us. She said, "You show me a tropical fruit and I'll show you a cocksucker from Guatemala."
My friend and I were up to all sorts of shenanigans at school.
But one time it ended up disrupting the whole class and we got in trouble. His parents told him he wasn't allowed to hang out with me any more. I had a friendship break-up in third grade. It was brutal.
As a teacher you can see the difference in kids who have parents who were involved. That difference, by the time these kids get to the third grade, is drastic.
It may sound lame, but I've been journaling since I was in third grade.
I love it! It makes me feel calm and happy.
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.
My mother taught me to read before I went to school, so I was pretty bored in school, and I turned into a little terror. You should have seen us in third grade. We basically destroyed our teacher. We would let snakes loose in the classroom and explode bombs.
In the third grade, a nun stuffed me in a garbage can under her desk because she said that's where I belonged. I also had the distinction of being the only altar boy knocked down by a priest during mass.
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.
[Kid] never learned to read in kindergarten, first, and second, so in third grade he begins to be placed in the EMH or the learning-disabled rooms.
Too often we act - ask our schools to be truant officers, our teachers to be truant officers, because we're giving them children who have, you know, they're not ready to learn. And if they're not ready to learn by the third grade, they know they're behind.
I started trying to write when I was in second or third grade.
I miss third grade because you could kill people in dodgeball.
Remember the rules to dodgeball? If you're fat or have glasses, don't show up because you'll die.
I feel very fortunate that I'm doing what I wanted to do from the third grade on. I became very interested in the sports broadcasting aspect even at that early age. I'd turn down the sound on the TV and do games in my house - and probably get everybody looking for me to go into a room and lock the door so they didn't have to hear it.
Young kids are always singing and painting.
When you get to that second and third grade level, you're supposed to put all that aside.
I think every parent knows that, like, boys and girls are different.
And we just dont take that into account in schools on those things like required reading lists. Cause that was my experience, say, with my son, who had to read Little House on the Prairie when he was in third grade.
During the Gulf War, I remember two little third grade girls saying to me - after I read them some poems by writers in Iraq - 'You know, we never thought about there being children in Iraq before.' And I thought, 'Well those poems did their job, because now they'll think about everything a little bit differently.'
That's the great thing about being in the third grade.
If you've got one polysyllabic adjective, everyone thinks you're a genius.
I just knew what I wanted to be since the third grade.
And I always did well in school, I was the type to get good grades, I never really got below Cs or nothing like that. I always kept it A-B. But there's no school for rap.
When I was eight years old, I got a dummy for Christmas and started teaching myself. I got books and records and sat in front of the bathroom mirror, practising. I did my first show in the third grade and just kept going; there was no reason to quit.
You show me a tropical fruit and I'll show you a cocksucker from Guatemala.
I have been playing since the third grade. It just makes me happy.
Leadership is like third grade: it means repeating the significant things.
I hadn't learned to read by third grade, which wasn't unusual for some kids.
I knew something was wrong because I couldn't see or understand the words the way the other kids did. I wasn't the least bit bothered - until I was sent back to the second-grade classroom for reading help after school.
In third grade, I was taking tap-dance lessons, and about six weeks before the recital I wanted to quit. My mom said, 'No, you're going to stay with it.' Well, I did it, and I was bad, too! But my parents never let their kids walk away from something because it was too hard.