Classroom Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Classroom Quotes from famous authors such as Kenneth R. Miller, Erin Gruwell, Jacques Torres, Roy Romer, Yves Saint Laurent. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

Being a Christian, I’m eager to introduce people to Jesus. I just don’t think I should do it in the science classroom.
Kenneth R. Miller
That’s the beauty of education, kids taking lessons out of the classroom and back into their own world where they can positively affect their family, their friends, and their greater community.
Erin Gruwell
You really have to be a good entertainer, or the show won’t work. For me, it was all about having fun with the audience, which meant that I could usually forget that the camera was there. It was kind of like being in the classroom.
Jacques Torres
Productivity is going to be a critical issue. And it’s not just about getting more time for professors in the classroom. It involves reexamining the learning experience and restructuring faculty and the use of faculty time.
Roy Romer
My classmates could see I was not similar. So they made me their scapegoat. They hit me or locked me in the toilets. During the break, I would take refuge in the chapel, or I would arrange to stay alone in the classroom.
Yves Saint Laurent
My parents never ceased to struggle, but in witnessing their lives, I learned more about natural industry and leadership than in any classroom.
Stacey Abrams
My parents moved around Stockton and Lodi. I had a lot of anxiety about jumping into another classroom. They were always putting me in special ed. But I was smart; I wasn’t like these kids in the special-ed classes. But it would make me feel a little bit stupid.
Nate Diaz
Philosophy is not just about talking or lecturing or even reading long, dense books. In fact, it is something men and women of action use – and have used throughout history – to solve their problems and achieve their greatest triumphs. Not in the classroom but on the battlefield, in the forum, and at court.
Ryan Holiday
I’m a comedian first. I’ve learned how to act. I just draw on life experiences and that’s how I’ve learned. I didn’t take classes or anything. I don’t need no classroom.
Steve Harvey
It is vital that teachers can be paid more without having to leave the classroom. This will be particularly important to schools in the most disadvantaged areas as it will empower them to attract and recruit the best teachers.
Michael Gove
Everyday classroom teaching is not what children will remember, but how you made a difference in their lives.
Nita Ambani
I’m not very good in a classroom sort of setting. I never was. I was kind of a clown in high school – got suspended a lot.
Bobby Cannavale
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!
Alexa Vega
I remember the first day of school my first year in the classroom. My stomach churned with a mixture of excitement and anxiety. Could I do the job? Could I connect with the kids? Will there be the chemistry to build relationships and get the job done, or will I totally flop?
Randi Weingarten
As a studious schoolgirl, I’d go back into the classroom every autumn brimming with enthusiasm.
Susanna Reid
You get on TV and you become more of a star and it makes it real hard to go back to school and sit in a classroom, put your hand up if you have a question or something.
Owen Hart
A student of life considers the world a classroom.
Harvey Mackay
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.
Richard Price
Helping out in your kid’s classroom is a great way to get involved with your child’s school.
Tamra Davis
There is no training, classroom or otherwise, that can prepare for trading the last third of a move, whether it’s the end of a bull market or the end of a bear market.
Paul Tudor Jones
Visit a typical science classroom and you will discover far more than empirical facts being taught. The dominant worldview among scientific intellectuals is evolutionary naturalism, which holds that humans are essentially biochemical machines.
Nancy Pearcey
Part of the beauty of wilderness schooling is that the overheads are very low. You want a classroom? Build a shelter from nature’s store. You want to eat? Forage for it.
Ben Fogle
The amount of education, in the most basic sense of the word, I receive on a daily basis through Skype amazes me. The technology is one of the reasons I wanted to join Skype and am eager to get Skype into every classroom around the globe.
Tony Bates
My interests were more extracurricular, more external, and more social than they were academic. My birthday is also in December, so I was one of the older kids. That meant I learned social leadership early on. I was always just much better in a team and work environment than I was in a classroom environment.
Nancy Dubuc
I find teaching – I like it, but I find just walking into the classroom and facing the students very difficult.
Lydia Davis
I was the only kid reading guitar magazines at the back of the classroom.
Steampunk is not a group of children in a classroom, sitting quietly while the teacher reads a story; it’s the kids at recess, playing a wild, endless game of pretend.
Kaja Foglio
As we all know, mental health matters, while we still have a long way to go, we’re starting to see the wheels turning for real and meaningful change. As a parent of young boys, the fact these conversations will be happening at home, in their friendship groups and in the classroom is so important.
Frankie Bridge
I’d love to see more middle and high school teachers who are not teaching English develop classroom libraries. Our message to kids should be that reading is for everyone.
Rae Carson
It’s one thing to be sitting in a classroom and have a teacher tell you how to treat other people; it’s a whole other thing to watch, week after week, somebody’s life spelled out to you in an emotional way: That lesson is something that will stay with you forever.
Wilson Cruz
Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents.
Roger Moore
When I first went to LA. Honestly, it was different for me. The whole thing, the student-athlete part, you know, where the student came before the athlete. That was totally new to me. I had down online school since fifth grade so I never really had sat in a classroom and taken a note.
Jennifer Brady
I never read a single book as a child. I did not read as a child. I worked on the farm. I had books in the classroom, but that was it. I never read a single book outside of the classroom.
Story Musgrave
The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom.
Jon Stewart
We need to keep our kids and teachers in the classroom.
Jim Justice
We really are based on this idea that teachers have all this pent-up classroom expertise and that if we could just empower them to come up with micro-solutions, they’re going to come up with smarter ideas than anybody would at the top.
Charles Best
When I entered normal school, it was hard for me to adjust sometimes. I was so unused to just sitting down in a classroom and copying off the board – simple things.
Alex Sharp
For 25 years, I was an assistant professor teaching pediatrics, neurology, pathophysiology, and ethics at my alma mater, Eastern Virginia Medical School. It’s been great training for my legislative work – we get in some debates in the classroom that would rival the General Assembly!
Ralph Northam
Years later, nothing makes me more grateful as a parent than my daughters’ encounters with classroom wizards.
Nancy Gibbs
On my first day teaching my own classroom, I threw up before I entered the building.
Tim Gunn
I really feel like if they’d have let me just pace in the back of the classroom while the teacher was talking, I’d have done much better. I have to move. But you know, that’s disruptive for the class, and as a result, there was a ripple effect of having to sit still that found its way into every aspect of my life.
Ryan Gosling
I had a bad time in school in the first grade. Because I had been a rather lonely child on a farm, but I was free and wild and to be shut up in a classroom – there were 40 children on those days in the classroom, and it was quite a shock.
Beverly Cleary
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.
Erich Bergen
I did a school play when I was 10 where I played a cold germ infecting a whole classroom of kids. The play was called ‘Piffle It’s Only a Sniffle.’ I’d never had so much fun. It was a thrill.
Kim Cattrall
Consider what it is like to go into a new classroom and to see before you suddenly, and in a way you cannot avoid recognizing, the dreadful consequences of a year’s wastage of so many lives.
Jonathan Kozol
Economics as currently presented in textbooks and taught in the classroom does not have much to do with business management, and still less with entrepreneurship.
Ronald Coase
Service learning connects classroom studies to real-world issues, with hands-on activities and problem solving. Youth can study biology and ecology by testing the water in their own community; or learn about statistics, calculating the food supply and usage at the local food bank.
Craig Kielburger
I thoroughly enjoyed watching the top finalists in the eInstruction Classroom Makeover Contest! Each video had something different to offer and they were all very creative.
Nicole Johnson
Any child may go through periods during which they become less outspoken with their parents or teachers. But girls, like boys, live in many different worlds – they have their friends and their classroom and their parents – and within these different domains, they may have different levels of expressiveness.
Christina Hoff Sommers
Schools ought to teach students to challenge secular ideologies masquerading as science in the classroom.
Nancy Pearcey
I’m a teacher still, but with a much larger classroom.
Rick Riordan
I miss the classroom and the bit I miss the most is the one-on-one personal interactions with the students, those moments when they surprise you with their insightfulness, or their cheekiness.
Layla Moran
There’s a lot of pressure to chitchat with the audience. But when they’re in school, people don’t want to get up in front of their classroom when they have to talk about themselves or a project.
Hope Sandoval
The main difference in the effectiveness of teaching comes from the thoughts the teacher has had during the entire time of his or her existence and brings into the classroom. A teacher concerned with developing humans affects the students quite differently from a teacher who never thinks about such things.
Rudolf Steiner
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.
Vince Flynn
Skype is kind of amazing – look at Skype in the classroom – those are things that can really excite your organization. That’s what has been really great to me.
Tony Bates
The Wayne Education Building was the first classroom building that we have done on the Wayne campus.
Minoru Yamasaki
Few things are more important to me than the values that we hold dear in this country, and so I believe that there are few things that could be more important to teach our students in the classroom.
Kat Timpf
By bringing current events into the classroom, everyday discussion, and social media, maybe we don’t need to wait for our grandchildren’s questions to remind us we should have paid more attention to current events.
Adora Svitak
I always had a weird thing with being the last person somewhere… like a movie theater or a classroom. I get a weird sense of anxiety.
Alona Tal
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.
Camille Paglia
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.
Dave Van Ronk
When I was 17, I went to Brigham Young University. That was the first time I had set foot in a classroom.
Tara Westover
I began my career as an economics professor but became frustrated because the economic theories I taught in the classroom didn’t have any meaning in the lives of poor people I saw all around me. I decided to turn away from the textbooks and discover the real-life economics of a poor person’s existence.
Muhammad Yunus
I was 17 the first time I set foot in a classroom, but 10 years later, I would graduate from Cambridge with a Ph.D. ‘Educated’ is the story of how I came by my education. It is also the story of how I lost my family.
Tara Westover
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.
Jonathan Kozol
People didn’t understand my passion. I dreamt big. I saw myself playing at Notre Dame. I saw myself in a classroom.
Rudy Ruettiger
Google Apps for Education is a suite of applications intended to be helpful to higher level educational institutions, but in the long run, I think Google has a role to play in helping to assemble relevant content for classroom use.
Vint Cerf
Even when I went to the Lion’s Head in the Village, where all you journalists would hang out, I was always peripheral. I was never really part of anything except the classroom. That’s where I belonged.
Frank McCourt
I learned to listen and listen very well. It helped me athletically and in the classroom as well. The person who talks a lot or talks over people misses out because they weren’t listening.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
We should empower teachers to do their job by cutting wasteful spending and crippling bureaucracy, not classroom resources our educators and students need.
Doug Ducey
Exceptional teaching requires more time and space for teachers to address the differing needs of a classroom, with assistance in staffing and funding.
Dawn Foster
I can still remember them wheeling the black and white TV sets into our classroom at school so we could watch the men landing on the Moon, and that obviously had a huge impact. I later found out those people flying Apollo were ex-military test pilots, so I decided to join the Air Force and become a test pilot.
David Mackay
People go into cartooning because they’re shy and they’re angry. That’s when you’re sitting in the back of a classroom drawing the teacher.
Matt Groening
Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on Requests range from pencils for a poetry writing unit to violins for a school recital to microscope slides for a biology class.
Charles Best
A Socrates in every classroom.
Alfred Whitney Griswold
I know people talk about poverty and other factors, but there is very little I can do to ensure that a child has a stable two-parent home. But what if we can give them a shot in the classroom with a stable, high-standards environment?
Campbell Brown
I was singled out by other girls for participating in classroom discussions and physically bullied.
Elise Stefanik
I don’t believe that you can learn acting in a classroom.
Ali Fazal
There is incredible potential for digital technology in and beyond the classroom, but it is vital to rethink how learning is organised if we are to reap the rewards.
Geoff Mulgan
The least of the work of learning is done in the classroom.
Thomas Merton
The educational highlights I remember were not in the classroom. My father spent a lot of time with me when he could. He taught me how to take square roots, a skill I have retained but do not use often, except to check that I still remember.
Angus Deaton
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.
Hailee Steinfeld
Increased physical activity during the school day can help children’s attention, classroom behavior, and achievement test scores. Meanwhile, the decline of play is closely linked to ADHD; behavioral problems; and stunted social, cognitive, and creative development.
Darell Hammond
Most people get excited about games, but I’ve got to be excited about practice, because that’s my classroom.
Pat Summitt
I didn’t want my daughter to feel culturally isolated in the pursuit of her studies as I had as a young girl. I didn’t want her to give up on her passions just because she didn’t see anyone else like her in the classroom.
Kimberly Bryant
I enjoyed living in Canada, where my husband comes from, because I was treated like any ordinary person. I became a volunteer at my children’s school; I went into the classroom. It was very grounding. I got sick of being famous.
Dolores O’Riordan
I learned to listen and listen very well. It helped me athletically and in the classroom as well.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Making it to the Final Four, you feel like you’re watched on campus. You’re in the classroom, professors are talking about it.
Donovan McNabb
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.
Billy Collins
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.
Paul Cook
Schools reward their students for a combination of intelligence, perseverance, and hard work – in the classroom and on the playing fields. But these metrics don’t help kids understand that great grades are not a pass for a great life.
Steve Blank
Go out and do your drills that you do to try to get better. You lift your weights, try to take things from the classroom to grass, try to get better every day.
Julian Edelman
New media’s not very old, hence the word new, so we don’t know a lot of things about new media and by the time you’ve taught it it’s probably out of date. I think it’s much more beneficial to have an experiential lesson versus a classroom lesson in new media.
Ben Huh
On average, our corps members stay in the classroom for eight years. But again, given the systemic nature of educational inequity, we know it is vital that some of our alumni take their experience outside the classroom.
Wendy Kopp
I was inspired to shoot ‘Look Back at It’ in a high school because I’m like a voice of the youth. When the youth sees me in a classroom, I want them to be inspired to accomplish their dreams. I was just like them in a classroom at one point. It all starts in a classroom.
A Boogie wit da Hoodie
Feeling pummeled by the outside pounding of tests and standards, a teacher can easily hide and simply turn to the immediacy of the classroom. It is not surprising that many teachers burrow in their rooms with all that they know about their students. There is no place to take the information.
Heidi Hayes Jacobs
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.
Roger Clemens
At 16, when I was at Henry M. Gunn High School, I had a crush on the English teacher, and my grades improved dramatically. This great school had only 400 students, mostly children of Stanford professors, and it was more usual to have classes under one of the oak trees dotted around the campus than in the classroom.
Caroline Lawrence
I love music with everything I have, and when I am in a front of a classroom talking about music sometimes someone will ask me a question and it reminds me to really think about something, to really feel something.
Chris Thile
As a kid, creation was something that I always loved. Creating worlds for video games, creating businesses that didn’t make any money, selling lemonade, etcetera. In my fourth grade classroom, I even instituted a government structure because I was really interested in people having positions and there being law.
Kevin Systrom
Physical activity can improve immunity, concentration in the classroom and aerobic fitness.
Robbie Savage
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.
Rick Riordan
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.
Andre Holland
Children learn and remember at least as much from the context of the classroom as from the content of the coursework.
Lawrence Kutner
It’s similar to basketball: when you go to different gyms and win or lose, you learn something new. So when kids get out of the classroom, go to a new environment and meet different people, it opens their eyes to new things, and they have fun learning.
Andre Iguodala
I really didn’t understand why hackers would want to hack into a classroom. Are they going to learn algebra? Maybe calculus?
Eric Yuan
Every day, I see my students work hard to overcome obstacles just to be in the classroom.
Jill Biden
Common sense tells us that we should focus our resources to benefit children, teachers and taxpayers by keeping dollars in the classroom.
Bob Beauprez
Official motto of the White House economic team: Those who can, do. Those who can’t, fantasize in the classroom, fail in Washington and then return to the Ivy Tower to train the next generation of egghead economic saboteurs. Life is good for left-wing academics. Everyone else pays dearly.
Michelle Malkin
I prefer the competitive atmosphere of a classroom setting, like yoga or Pilates. That keeps me going. Although performing on stage is great exercise!
Dita Von Teese
In science, technology, engineering and mathematics, men far outnumber women in the classroom and the boardroom.
Weili Dai
Let’s figure out ways of keeping our children out of the juvenile justice system and in the classroom so that they’ll thrive. Because if you’re in the juvenile justice system, the chances of your going into the adult penal system are greatly increased.
Valerie Jarrett
That’s the one positive thing to have come out of remote learning: Parents are now more aware of the shenanigans in the classroom.
Miranda Devine
The first responsibility of the Muslim is as teacher. That is his job, to teach. His first school, his first classroom is within the household. His first student is himself. He masters himself and then he begins to convey the knowledge that he has acquired to the family. The people who are closest to him.
H. Rap Brown
Any threat to the health and safety of a child in any school or classroom is unacceptable.
Kate Brown
My first fragrance as a kid was Tommy Girl. It was amazing. Wasn’t it the thing to wear? And then I remember I stopped wearing it because it was literally like the whole classroom was filled with Tommy Girl.
Poppy Delevingne
The world is a bell curve. Classroom test scores, employee performance in a company or how many people really, really like you. No matter the population you’re studying, they always fit neatly across the standard deviations of the famous bell curve.
Simon Sinek
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.
Tim Howard
Young people in their twenties spend three-four years doing things that are behind the times. We’re capturing such people in a classroom for a lecture. We need to reground ourselves and see how evolution has taught us.
Sonam Wangchuk
We passed a bill in 1997, signed by Democratic Gov. Lawton Chiles, which created a pilot program for a novel experiment called Florida Virtual School. The notion of children using a computer for a classroom and reporting to virtual teachers wasn’t exactly mainstream thinking in those days.
Dan Webster
At, we’ve seen what technology can do for a classroom. We make it easy for teachers to request the materials they need most for their classrooms and for donors to make a meaningful contribution to education.
Charles Best
One in four children being victimized? That’s about seven children in every classroom. That’s a significant proportion of the population.
Wendy Craig
I think what pushes me every day is that I’m so afraid to fail. I think it comes from what I went through in school growing up and not being great in the classroom and having to work harder than everybody else.
A. J. Green
We are taking the steps to transform education in Mississippi with every dollar invested in the classroom and every initiative expanding educational opportunities for students.
Tate Reeves
Whether it’s on the streets of Philadelphia or New York or Chicago or Atlanta or in a classroom in Newtown, Connecticut, people want to be safe.
Michael Nutter
The unions say ‘last hired – first fired,’, we say hire and fire based on merit. We want the best and brightest in the classroom.
Scott Walker
In the mainstream, I’m suspect because I’m black. I have dreadlocks, I have a goatee. I mean, I’m just suspect. In my classroom and at Columbia, I’m not as suspect because it’s clear I know what I’m doing, but I am still suspect.
Carl Hart
What you do on the court, off the court, in the classroom, it’s all the same. Your habits, the way you treat class, your relationships – it’s all the same. Do it right or don’t do it.
Allan Houston
I am basically the sort of person who has stage-fright teaching. I kind of creep into a classroom. I’m not an anecdote-teller, either, although I often wish I were.
Lydia Davis
I love the classroom.
Stephanie Herseth
I used to be very shy. I hated going to a new classroom and having to make new friends, meet new teachers, and adjust to a new environment.
Son Ye-jin
There’s nothing in the world like getting up in front of a high-school classroom in New York City. They won’t give you a break if you don’t hold them. There’s no escape.
Frank McCourt
The first classroom is in a mother’s womb.
Eric Adams
Children are already accustomed to a world that moves faster and is more exciting than anything a teacher in front of a classroom can do.
Major Owens