Top 86 Good Grades Quotes

#1. 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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#2. Manliness meant strength, courage, a willingness to fight, and, later, success with girls. Boys who got good grades were "sissies" or "faggots." I don't know where I got this feeling.

J.D. Vance

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#3. They're probably mad because you're smart and make good grades. Kids are stupid like that. The teachers love you, though, right?"
"I'll tell you what my mom says teachers don't love," said Frank. "Being corrected.

Julia Claiborne Johnson

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#4. My parents were supportive. I didn't have good grades, but they could tell I wasn't lazy.

Bill Hader

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#5. What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.

Chuck Grassley

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#6. I've always been a creative speller and never achieved good grades in school. I graduated from high school but didn't have the opportunity to attend college, so I did what young women my age did at the time - I married.

Debbie Macomber

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#7. I got good grades in math, but I never really enjoyed it. My favorite part of math was algebra, but geometry was the worst.

Nathan Kress

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#8. 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

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#9. You know, I never really paid attention to sports, which, coming from the mecca of football in Texas, is kind of odd. I played sports, but I was nerdy. Having a single mother, the pressure was on me to get good grades and a scholarship and go to college.

Sarah Shahi

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#10. My parents don't press it but, you know, they're into good grades.

Lucy Deakins

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#11. I was a very good student until about sophomore year, and that's when I just became so disillusioned with the whole thing that I just became an awful student. I was still making good grades. But I was cutting class three days a week and faking papers that I got off the internet.

Zach Condon

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#12. For me, sports is a big part of my life. It helped me through high school. It helped me get better grades, because if you don't have good grades, you can't play sports.

David Charvet

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#13. I made good grades in school.

Stephanie Beatriz

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#14. I'm a big fan of good grades. But I am going to suggest to you that you will find that the skills of a student are of somewhat less use to you once you get out into what is sometimes referred to as 'the real world.'

Jeffrey Toobin

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#15. Everyone is told to go to high school and get good grades and go to college and get good grades and then get a job and then get a better job. There's no one really telling a story about how they totally blew it, and they figured it out.

Sophia Amoruso

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#16. I was at a small private school in London. I wasn't very academic. My dad said to me, 'OK, you might as well leave, since you're not working very hard'. When I told I him wanted to stay on for my A-levels, he said I'd have to pay my own fees, then he'd pay me back if I got good grades.

Robert Pattinson

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#17. To focus on technique is like cramming your way through school. You sometimes get by, perhaps even get good grades, but if you don't pay the price day in and day out, you'll never achieve true mastery of the subjects you study or develop an educated mind.

Stephen Covey

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#18. I have always survived with comedy, in that I grew up very dyslexic and did not get good grades. I always thought I was dumb, and there are many people out there that would agree

Joel McHale

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#19. Of course I wanted an agent from the time I was like 5, but my mother was like, 'No, you're going to be normal, you're going to go to school, you're going to get good grades, you're going to play soccer, and if you do well, if you keep your grades up, you can do one community-theater show a year.'

Laura Benanti

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#20. I think that anybody that stays in school, gets good grades, pays the price, I think we are wealthy enough in the public and the private sector in America to make sure that every child in America that wants to continue their education, they should be able to do that.

J. C. Watts

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#21. I got into the Shanghai Drama Institute because my parents, like all parents, want their children to have good grades and to go to a good college. I became a college student because of them.

Li Bingbing

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#22. I am embarrassed to admit what drew me to psychology. I didn't want to go to medical school. I was getting good grades in psychology and I was charismatic and people in the psychology department liked me. It was as low a level as that.

Ram Dass

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#23. As a child, I tried to play by the rules. I got very good grades in school; I was an Eagle Scout; and I believed in all of it.

George Meyer

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#24. 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.

Big Sean

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#25. Good people eat all their veggies and all the fruits, but they still have good grades. I call this, Freakonomics."
-Adam Pazandak


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#26. I had no idea that people thought Jews had horns. Where I came from, Jews had good grades and BMWs.

Sloane Crosley

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#27. But it had gotten so boring, all that crying and wanting and needing. This year she'd realized that she'd never be like her mom, and the realization had freed her. She stopped trying to get good grades and make good friends, and do everything well. She had flourished in her rebellion, reveled in it.

Kristin Hannah

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#28. I knew I wanted to be an actress, but I hadn't ever really told anyone. I'd always got quite good grades, so people assumed I would go and do a 'normal' job. My dad took me to my first audition for drama school and picked me up without anyone knowing, really.

Kimberley Nixon

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#29. I liked English and art and did a lot of painting. And for some reason I was good at math, but I wasn't an A student. I really had to work hard to get good grades.

Natasha Bedingfield

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#30. I am normal. I belong. I have a friend who can kick ass from a wheelchair. I live independently and get good grades. I'm an excellent lover.
Like I said. I'm awesome. I'm Emmet David Washington. Train Man. The best autistic Blues Brother on the block.

Heidi Cullinan

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#31. People in college, if you're getting recognized for getting good grades, you're finally famous. If you get recognized for playing the drums, if you're being recognized for making good ass beats, good ass raps, you're finally famous.

Big Sean

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#32. You don't have to be smart to get good grades, you just have to do what they tell you

Richard Paul Evans

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#33. If you want to be an athlete, then getting good grades, going to college, and developing your intellectual skills are important.

Tony Dungy

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#34. I was always the class clown, although many teachers view the class clown as a trouble maker. But I always had good grades, so the only thing my parents were told was that while I was intelligent, I talked too much.


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#35. That's what I wanted! I wanted to be an athlete , I wanted the girls to like me, and I wanted to be able to get good grades in school, and this man said I could do all that.

Jack LaLanne

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#36. Most people who end up being successful have good grades, but it's orthogonal - there's no extra information than if they put together a website and have bunch of fans who love coming and seeing what they're doing.

Gabe Newell

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#37. Every good thing in life requires consistent efforts and patience (good grades, healthy relationship, exercising), while every bad thing happens automatically or easily (laziness, weight-gain, bad attitude).

Rupali Rajopadhye Rotti

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#38. I wasn't really a dark kid, but I was in my head a lot. I got good grades all through my 16 years of Catholic school, but I was always writing these weird - and, I have to say, really bad - stories, filled with murder.

Karen Abbott

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#39. I grew up kind of fast. I had a lot of responsibilities-cleaning the house, going to school on my own, making good grades on my own

Hines Ward

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#40. They say be a good girl, get good grades, be popular. They know nothing about me.

Katie McGarry

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#41. E are trained as children to get good grades, get a good job, get a good spouse, get children, get ahead. In all this getting we get something else: anxiety and depression.

Peter McWilliams

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#42. 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

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#43. There is no accurate or useful 'profile' of students who engage in targeted school violence. Some come from good homes, some from bad. Some have good grades, some bad.

Bill Dedman

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#44. Oh, he was a decent-enough high school student, good grades and well-liked, but his test scores were nothing to write home about. He might as well have Christmas-treed the math test.

Thomas Christopher Greene

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#45. I really couldn't see what the Socs would have to sweat about - good grades, good cars, good girls, madras and Mustangs and Corvairs - Man, I thought, if I had worries like that I'd consider myself lucky.
I know better now.

S.E. Hinton

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#46. I have never compromised on academics and the one thing that I insist on is good grades, even though I am a relaxed and indulgent parent in most other things.

Preeti Shenoy

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#47. I didn't have good grades until I started dancing, because I didn't try - I didn't see the point. Once I realized why I wanted to go to college, I started to study and do well. I knew I had to have a certain GPA to get in.

Kyle Abraham

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#48. I had to get good grades and do well in school - my mother was an assistant principal and my father was a teacher - and they took this very seriously.

Roz Chast

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#49. 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

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#50. Cabot Searcy began to care about learning not for the sake of making good grades, but because he still wanted to change the world.

John Corey Whaley

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#51. We get good grades or poor grades - according to our attitudes.

Sterling W. Sill

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#52. I was very academically inclined. But my inner life was in such turmoil. I'd go home and my home life was so miserable that it just felt like I was doing everything that I was supposed to do. I did all my chores, made really good grades, and I was excelling at school, but I wasn't happy.

Sonja Sohn

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#53. I went to Columbia University because I knew I wanted to go to a school that was academically rigorous. I prided myself on getting good grades, but I also hated it.

Ezra Koenig

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#54. I went to school and made good grades and went to college. So I was afforded an opportunity through my parents' hard work that most people don't have.

Anthony Mackie

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#55. Her family was counting on her - to be responsible, to get good grades, to follow the rules, to be the good example. And more important, she expected those things of herself.

Michelle Madow

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#56. Logically, you should go to school, get good grades, go to college, get a good degree, go into the workplace, then work hard and be happy.
The only problem is that happiness isn't logical.

A.C. Ping

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#57. 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

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#58. I was a good student. My mom is a teacher, and her side of the family is all teachers. She put a big emphasis on getting good grades.

Tyler Hilton

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#59. I had my first apartment when I was 16. I got good grades, so my friends would be able to come over to 'study.' We'd party, and they'd cheat off me. Everybody won!

Mircea Monroe

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#60. I wanted to get everything right. I was super nerdy and academic. I got so much satisfaction out of getting good grades.

Tatiana Maslany

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#61. For me, acting was a reward. I had to get good grades in order to act, in order to be on TV. I had to do well in school so I could work. To me, it was like an after-school activity, something to look forward to.

Kyla Pratt

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#62. Many jobs at Google require math, computing, and coding skills, so if your good grades truly reflect skills in those areas that you can apply, it would be an advantage. But Google has its eyes on much more.

Thomas Friedman

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#63. I got fairly good grades, but I was bad at woodwork. They said I tried hard, but the result was hopeless.

Jonathan Stroud

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#64. Most of my teachers didn't like me. I didn't get good grades because I pretty much lived at the public access studio. I tried to be the class clown, so I spent a lot of time in detention.

Trevor Moore

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#65. I need good grades because I want to go on to do A-Levels. I'm just not sure yet about whether I will go to university, because I really want to see what happens with the acting.

Georgia Groome

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#66. The pressure on kids is high to get good grades. In my time, no one cared about it. My father looked at them but he didn't really make much fuss about them.

Christiane Nusslein-Volhard

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#67. In school, many of us procrastinate and then successfully cram for tests. We get the grades and degrees we need to get the jobs we want, even if we fail to get a good general education.

Stephen Covey

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#68. One thing about school - I always had this attitude that I was in school to learn, and attempted to do whatever was involved in that process, while school had this attitude that I was there to earn grades, which I couldn't care less about. Unsurprisingly, my grades weren't very good.

Bram Cohen

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#69. I was a bad student. I liked archaeology actually, I was interested in maybe becoming an archaeologist but I was such a bad student and had such bad grades that I wasn't going to get into any really good college so I fell back on acting.

Ben Stiller

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#70. I'm a great believer that the most important years are the sort of early years but the preschool years and then into the first and second grades. If you get a good base in the first and second grade and you can read, you can do anything.

Barbara Bush

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#71. I was the daughter of an immigrant, raised to feel that I needed to get excellent, flawless grades and a full scholarship and a graduate degree and a good job - all the stepping stones to conventional success.

Susan Choi

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#72. If I ran a school, I'd give the average grade to the ones who gave me all the right answers, for being good parrots. I'd give the top grades to those who made a lot of mistakes and told me about them, and then told me what they learned from them.

R. Buckminster Fuller

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#73. 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

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#74. When I was a kid I was not a good student. I went to the University of Colarado, my grades were poor. I was asked to leave after a year. What I really wanted to do was to be an artist.

Robert Redford

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#75. The factory model of education is a gargantuan bureaucracy. Some kids are good fits - I wasn't. The system gives you bad grades and tells you you're stupid. You don't think, 'If this kid's not a good fit, it could be the system's fault.'

Jose Ferreira

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#76. As my mom says, I was a little bit of a slacker in high school. I really was just kind of unmotivated, a little bit lazy, so my grades weren't that good.

Savannah Guthrie

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#77. The old system where every child was locked away and set into nonstop, daily cut throat competition with every other child for silly prizes called grades is broken beyond repair. If it could be fixed it could have been fixed by now. Good riddance.

John Taylor Gatto

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#78. I hardly ever missed school, and I always got my work in on time. I was a good student and always got top grades.

Tamsin Egerton

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#79. There's no true value placed in learning, if the point of you learning something is to simply know it for a test, to get a grade, to go to the good school.

Ezra Miller

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#80. Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny.

Ben Stein

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#81. We class schools, you see, into four grades: Leading School, First-rate School, Good School, and School. Frankly," said Mr Levy, "School is pretty bad ...

Evelyn Waugh

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#82. I experience psychic phenomena, so people think I must be crazy. But you have to be accessible and intelligent to be a good actor. I might not have gotten the best grades in school, but I have a very high level of emotional intelligence. You have to be open to receive.

Christine Ebersole

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#83. We class schools into four grades: leading school, first-rate school, good school and school.

Evelyn Waugh

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#84. This position I've held ... it pays may way and it corrodes my soul.


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#85. We were taught that things like grades, being good enough, money, and doing things the right way, are more important than love.

Marianne Williamson

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#86. I was always a good student. I wasn't the A-plus student, but I studied really hard, and I probably had a 3.2. I always wished that I had the capacity to get straight A's, but I didn't. I didn't beat myself up about it, but I really studied hard for my grades.

Tyra Banks

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