My Classroom Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 72 Quotes About My Classroom

#1. One of my earliest memories ... I knew three full verses of the Star Spangled Banner when I was seven or eight years old. And one of the nuns discovered this phenomenon and I was actually sent around from classroom to classroom to do the whole thing. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#2. I have a one-question language test that people who have lived abroad do better on than those who studied in a classroom. Try my test yourself: In a foreign language you've studied, how do you say 'doorknob'? - Author: Nicholas Kristof
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#3. But I was open to anything my students wanted to do, refusing to accept the idea that a teacher should confine his teaching to the classroom when so much was at stake outside it. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#4. Most of the time, I don't watch classics with anybody. I have to be by myself. That's my classroom. - Author: M. Night Shyamalan
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#5. GET OUT! GET OUT OF MY CLASSROOM YOU VILE LITTLE GIRL! AND TAKE THAT DISGUSTING CREATURE WITH YOU!" snarled the teacher. - Author: David Walliams
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#6. Just before I drop into a chair in my English classroom I pick up my phone and send Nolan a text.
"What if there's a day when I can't be there with my mom when she's at home?"
I don't even have to wait thirty seconds before he sends his reply:
"Then I'll be there - Author: Paige McKenzie
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#7. On my first day teaching my own classroom, I threw up before I entered the building. - Author: Tim Gunn
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#8. My teacher said my brain was the size of a pea. He made my life miserable by singling me out in the classroom as a failure. - Author: Willard Wigan
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#9. Books have been my classroom and my confidant. Books have widened my horizons. Books have comforted me in my hardest times. Books have changed my life. - Author: Po Bronson
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#10. I dropped out of high school three days into my senior year because I hated it because New York City public school is a mess. I certainly wasn't one for sitting in a classroom. Then I went off to college to North Carolina School of the Arts, then quit that after two years. - Author: Erich Bergen
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#11. A primary reason for my success in the classroom was that I couldn't forget that schooling was changing me and separating me from the life I enjoyed before becoming a student. - Author: Richard Rodriguez
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#12. My obligation is to focus on the priorities of classroom instruction, parental involvement and student safety, targeting student performance and eliminating unnecessary administrative costs. - Author: John R. Leopold
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#13. I once made a check of all books in my fourth-grade classroom. Of the slightly more than six hundred books, almost one quarter had been published prior to the bombing of Hiroshima; 60 percent were either ten years old or older. - Author: Jonathan Kozol
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#14. Acting was my classroom in many ways and I always believed and I still do that acting is not just about pretending to be someone else, it's also about discovering yourself and reaching deeper inside yourself. - Author: Kristen Stewart
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#15. A great deal has been written in recent years about the purported lack of motivation in the children of the Negro ghettos. Little in my experience supports this, yet the phrase has been repeated endlessly, and the blame in almost all cases is placed somewhere outside the classroom. - Author: Jonathan Kozol
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#16. Years later, nothing makes me more grateful as a parent than my daughters' encounters with classroom wizards. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#17. While it was a very interesting period in my life, I was happy to get back to more direct contact with students in the classroom and in my research projects. - Author: Jerome Isaac Friedman
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#18. I was always making my friends laugh, but I never wanted the attention of the whole classroom. - Author: Steven Wright
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#19. I walked out of the classroom and felt like dancing and singing. It all gave me hope. It gave me a little bit of joy. And I kept trying to find the little pieces of joy in my life. That's the only way I managed to make it through all of that death and change - Author: Sherman Alexie
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#20. My head whips towards the sound of Breanna's sweet voice. At the corner, she waves to our English teacher [Ms Whitlock] then starts to our classroom. - Author: Katie McGarry
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#21. My days are jam-packed with carpools, classroom assistance, tending to chickens, dogs and seven acres of olive trees! - Author: Carre Otis
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#22. I started thinking about my relationship with my students; I'm this guy who comes in from book - and movie - land and descends on angel wings into their classroom. - Author: Richard Price
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#23. Oh, I hope I don't teach. Because look what we did: we saved the zoo animals and the nice children, and we damned the afflicted and the blacks. You know what I do every day in that classroom? I do everything in my power to make sure those poor souls won't learn the obvious lesson. - Author: Chris Cleave
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#24. When it comes to my vocabulary, I felt a responsibility when I was teaching to raise the bar of conversation in my classroom. And with my own students, I refused to let them use the phrase "I like" or "I don't like" when we were engaged in a critique. - Author: Tim Gunn
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#25. I'm a great believer in poetry out of the classroom, in public places, on subways, trains, on cocktail napkins. I'd rather have my poems on the subway than around the seminar table at an MFA program. - Author: Billy Collins
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#26. I don't have an issue with what you do in the church, but I'm gonna be up in your face if you're gonna knock on my science classroom and tell me they've got to teach what you're teaching in your Sunday school. Because that's when we're gonna fight! - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#27. Because most of my career in the classroom has been at art schools (beginning at Bennington in the 1970s), I am hyper-aware of the often grotesque disconnect between commentary on the arts and the actual practice or production of the arts. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#28. When I retired from active duty, I still felt that I owed something to my community. That's why I pursued education ... I still miss the classroom and recall those days fondly. - Author: Paul Cook
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#29. I grew up in my mom's third grade classroom and always helping her, and I also got a passion for kids that way. - Author: Allyson Felix
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#30. Does he know about me? George wonders; do any of them? Oh yes, probably. It wouldn't interest them. They don't want to know about my feelings or my glands or anything below my neck. I could just as well be a severed head carried into the classroom to lecture to them from a dish. - Author: Christopher Isherwood
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#31. This is like the gun you shoot at the beginning of the race or the bell that you ring at the beginning of a classroom discussion, .. This is the president saying, 'OK, we're going to get serious about this now. Congress is going to work on it. I'm going to put my political capital behind it.' . - Author: Tamar Jacoby
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#32. Defensive spells?" Professor Umbridge repeated with a little laugh. "Why, I can't imagine any situation arising in my classroom that would require you to use a defensive spell, Miss Granger. You surely aren't expecting to be attacked during class? - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#33. What is your view of the world?"

My answer came easily.

"I see the earth as a classroom," I said. "We are all sent here to learn lessons and help each other. But the real world is the spirit world. And that world is a world of light and love. - Author: Laura Lynne Jackson
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#34. I wasn't a troublemaker. I wasn't impertinent. The teachers liked me. But year after year, the comments on my report cards basically came down to a single point, and it was 100% accurate: I seemed to get nothing whatsoever out of all those long hours spent in the classroom. - Author: Tim Howard
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#35. When I was hired by the University of Washington extension school to teach the one-year fiction writing course - 96 classroom hours - I quickly determined that I knew only about an hour's worth off the top of my head. - Author: James Thayer
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#36. My best life lessons and education didn't come from a classroom - they've come from the wild. How you act in the big moments, the ones that challenge you, scare you, tempt you, and force you to make the right decisions, is what defines you. - Author: Bear Grylls
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#37. I believe with all my heart that the American classroom teachers are one of our greatest and most heroic treasures. - Author: Patricia Polacco
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#38. I've invented several games for use as teaching tools in my classroom: one of them, a game called 'Iron Age: Council of the Clans,' got so popular among my students that they encouraged me to publish it, which I did. - Author: Brendan Myers
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#39. It's very hard to find good and wholesome, edifying and challenging writing for the students to perform. In my classroom I strive to do that as best as I can. - Author: Patricia Mauceri
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#40. I'm living my dream job! My dream job is to be in the classroom. - Author: Jenna Bush
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#41. I did my undergrad at Florida State, got a Bachelor's, and then I got my Masters in Acting at NYU. So I've spent a lot of time in the classroom. - Author: Andre Holland
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#42. My classroom is set up to accommodate the different types of assignments students do. Sitting at a single desk the entire class time just doesnt work for this type of class. - Author: Christine Taylor
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#43. You need to be more careful, or you could hurt yourself.
Right. Thank you, Mrs. Detweiler. I never would have come to that conclusion by myself. I was planning on incorporating a backflip into my next walk across the classroom but on second thought ... - Author: Janette Rallison
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#44. 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. - Author: Steve Jobs
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#45. I haven't even graduated from high school yet - and I've realised in the last four years, with all the travelling I've done and all of the movies I've made, that the world is my classroom. I've experienced things I don't know you can necessarily get from reading a history book. - Author: Hailee Steinfeld
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#46. I made a point of always teaching undergraduates because they are not a captive audience ... I always tried out my research ideas first in the classroom to get feedback from people who didn't have to listen to me if I didn't make it interesting. - Author: Edmund Morgan
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#47. I travel a lot with my students. We go on the road and even learn about things like doing your laundry and managing your time. And maybe that's not on the test at the end of the year, but it's in the test of life and that's why my classroom is successful. - Author: Rafe Esquith
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#48. Most people get excited about games, but I've got to be excited about practice, because that's my classroom. - Author: Pat Summitt
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#49. When you are in my classroom, you get everything from me. But you bloody well better give everything too. - Author: Tony Judt
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#50. The PA system in the classroom beeped. Echo pulled her hand away from mine, ending perhaps the most erotic moment of my life. I shifted in my seat, trying to find my damn mind. - Author: Katie McGarry
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#51. I have had a love affair with Wake Forest since my undergraduate days, but I didn't realize until many years later what I had truly learned at Wake Forest, both in and out of the classroom, about the meaning of a productive and meaningful life, - Author: Arnold Palmer
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#52. Being that all of my intelligence is wasted in the classroom, my common sense is at exactly level zero. - Author: Kandi Steiner
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#53. The bits I most remember about my school days are those that took place outside the classroom, as we were taken on countless theatre visits and trips to places of interest. - Author: Alan Bennett
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#54. I wanted my students to leave my classroom loving reading and wanting to read more, and if they left my classroom thinking that reading is boring, then I haven't done my job. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#55. I've seen a big shift, especially in my classroom, with women standing up and demanding respect. That's in every woman, whether 16, 26, 56. - Author: P.C. Cast
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#56. I was aware that he couldn't be trusted; that the classroom behind him was empty and would be empty for some time; that he was only a matter of heartbeats, a tug of my elbow, and a few whispered words away from pulling me into that room with him. - Author: Laura Elizabeth Woollett
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#57. I don't want it!" I finally type. Then, turning the volume as loud as it will go, I add, "You deserve it!"
Still laughing, I click on the power to my chair, do a smooth turn, and roll myself out of the classroom. - Author: Sharon M. Draper
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#58. When I was a teacher, teachers would come into my classroom and admire my desk on which lay nothing whatever, whereas theirs were heaped with papers and books. - Author: Norman MacCaig
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#59. Please be SILENT and LISTEN.
I am the SCHOOLMASTER
and you are in the CLASSROOM.
Just like ELEVEN PLUS TWO equals
TWELVE PLUS ONE,
And even a FUNERAL can be REAL FUN,
You will find my DICTIONARY
is quite INDICATORY.
If you want to read my story, just look ...
THEN UNREAD. - Author: Pseudonymous Bosch
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#60. My goal in the classroom was always to make sure they were having so much fun that they didn't realize they were learning. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#61. It's the first thing I tell my students: If you could understand, really understand, that no one needs to read your work, then your writing would improve vastly by the time we meet in this classroom again. - Author: Dan Barden
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#62. Some of my favorite memories happened in the 'Boy Meets World' classroom. - Author: Danielle Fishel
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#63. I really don't get nervous when I perform -it's more of an exciting feeling than anything else. But put me in a classroom with kids my age and have me take a test and yeah, I'll be nervous! - Author: Alexa Vega
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#64. Space exploration is inherently dangerous. If my focus ever wavers in the classroom or during an eight-hour simulation, I remind myself of one simple fact: space flight might kill me. - Author: Chris Hadfield
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#65. In my classroom, I would start my lessons with a quick review of an old topic. Then, I would introduce a new topic. Finally, I would give my students a problem to solve on their own, one that would reinforce what I'd just taught. - Author: Gene Luen Yang
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#66. My first performance was in AP Calculus when they forced me up into the front of the classroom and made me sing a song, which was really scary, but it was fun. - Author: Kina Grannis
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#67. The student body was huge at UT and you had to mature pretty quick, very quick actually. I enjoyed it and it helped me a lot in my life in general - not only in the classroom but on the baseball field as well. - Author: Roger Clemens
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#68. Only another writer, someone who had worked his heart out on a good book which sold three thousand copies, could appreciate the thrill that overcame me one April morning in 1973 when Dean Rivers of our small college in Georgia appeared at my classroom door - Author: James A. Michener
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#69. Baseball is a religion in my classroom. It's a very important part of life, baseball. - Author: Rafe Esquith
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#70. I have such bad memories, sitting in the back of a classroom, being told, you know, everybody is going to read a paragraph, and skipping ahead to my paragraph and being mortified and trying to read it enough times so that I wouldn't stutter and stammer, getting called on, even in high school. - Author: Vince Flynn
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#71. I officially give myself permission to be a work in progress. I do not have to be perfect to have absolute value. I am a student in the classroom of life and I am right on track in my personal process of becoming. - Author: Kimberly Giles
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#72. Let the radiance of my enthusiasms envelop the poor courtyard and the bare classroom. Let my heart be a stronger column and my goodwill purer gold than the columns and gold of rich schools. - Author: Gabriela Mistral
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