As a child, my number one best friend was the librarian in my grade school. I actually believed all those books belonged to her.
There are no grades of vanity; there are only grades of ability in concealing it.
I started getting letters from college in the tenth grade.
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.
The first time I shot the hook, I was in fourth grade, and I was about five feet eight inches tall. I put the ball up and felt totally at ease with the shot. I was completely confident it would go in. I've been shooting it ever since.
I had a ninth grade teacher who told me I was much smarter and much better than I was allowing myself to be.
When I was in sixth grade, I wanted to become a priest.
Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it.
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
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.
But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
I have been training since 8th grade, but it has to do with listening, more than practice.
I failed first grade, which is my biggest problem. You always feel like a failure, like you're stupid.
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.
We class schools into four grades: leading school, first-rate school, good school and school.
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.
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.
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.
In grade school I was smart, but I didn't have any friends. In high school, I quit being smart and started having friends.
I could have been a Rhodes Scholar, except for my grades.
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.
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
I kind of fell into acting, but I have sung and trained since I was in the eighth grade.
I never cared what kind of grade I got.
Before the eighth grade, I probably went to seven or eight different schools.
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