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Quotes of grades

  1. A boy or girl who has gone through the eight grades should possess a complete, practical education and should have received special training in some specific line of work, fitting him or her to earn a livelihood. – Arthur Capper
  2. Right now I'm just thinking about school and trying to get those grades and keep them up! In case I become a Norma Desmond when I grow up, I can have something to fall back on! – Anna Chlumsky
  3. I was told that I had to give grades to the students, which I wasn't particularly interested in doing. – Merce Cunningham
  4. I could have been a Rhodes Scholar, except for my grades – Duffy Daugherty
  5. I abhor grades if a child does his best, that's all that should be asked. – Richard Dawson
  6. I feel that education needs an overhaul- courses are obsolete and grades are on the way out. – Kent McCord
  7. We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible. – Barack Obama
  8. But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret. – Ronald Reagan
  9. 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. – Alan Shepard
  10. In 1941 I finished at Allison Intermediate School( grades 7 -9), and started at North High School, commuting by bicycle about 5 miles from home to school. – Vernon L. Smith
  11. Well, one of them is annual assessment in grades 3 -8. It's integral to the implementation of everything. – Margaret Spellings
  12. You know, I went to Oberlin. At that time, grades were- you elected to have them or not. It was all of that era where grades were out the window. But I did very well in school. I didn't really study the arts; I practiced the arts. – Julie Taymor
  13. 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. – Dennis Wilson

Usage examples for grades

  1. Below these positions the work rapidly grades off to various kinds of machine operating in which not even the ability to read or understand English is required. – Wage Earning and Education by R. R. Lutz
  2. Carlia finished the grades as Dorian completed his second year, and the following year Carlia walked with Dorian to the high school. – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  3. For the intermediate grades – The Later Cave-Men by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
  4. Many were obliged to repeat grades they did not " pass," to use the language of the schools. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  5. For the primary grades – The Later Cave-Men by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
  6. In fact, I was interested to see the experiment of bringing the different grades of society together. – Annie Kilburn A Novel by W. D. Howells
  7. The corral was, as was usually the case, full of ponies of all colors and grades of disposition, from mild beasts to fiery, half- broken bronchos. – The Boy Scouts On The Range by Lieut. Howard Payson
  8. I've led this class in grades all through school. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  9. The direction as well as the amount of this variation is variable even with the most uniform grades of steel, and under the most careful manipulation. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  10. It was reported that these fields which no longer produced the best grades of tobacco were better for wheat than newly cleared land. – Agriculture in Virginia, 1607-1699 by Lyman Carrier
  11. They told her they didn't want their grades to be lowered ten points. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  12. The Empress Suiko introduced Chinese court- ceremonies, and first established among the nobility the Chinese grades of rank. – Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn
  13. But, love of me, we are a man and wife, an American man and wife, of the social grade- for there are social grades despite all our democracy- where, it seems to me, a family has come to be esteemed almost a disgrace, as something vulgar and annoying. – A Man and a Woman by Stanley Waterloo
  14. Then the mob of all sorts and conditions of people, or all grades of social standing, respectable young girls and women of the street, was driven to the station escorted by soldiers marching at the head of the procession. – Fighting France by Stephane Lauzanne
  15. The grades are so steep that no expresses are attempted and therefore we have before us a tedious five- hour trip on a way train. – Stained Glass Tours in France by Charles Hitchcock Sherrill
  16. Of the varieties grown in America, Virginia leaf is used quite extensively for some grades of snuff and " good stout rich snuff leaf" commands excellent prices and meets with a ready sale. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  17. Banks and business institutions, the various detective and police forces, all grades and walks of life have been put to it to keep abreast of the development of scientific crime. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  18. We can well conceive then that there are all grades of suffering, and all grades of the duration of suffering, in the next life. – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  19. Make cider of the second and third grades of apples. – The Apple by Various
  20. " Universal" and " Characteristic" religion do not constitute two different religions, but two grades of the one religion. – An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy by W. Tudor Jones

Rhymes for grades