48 + Middle School Quotes

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1.“I was a smart kid. I went to private school in middle school and got kicked out.”

2.“I’ll be famous one day, but for now I’m stuck in middle school with a bunch of morons.”

3.“It’s easier to floss with barbed wire than admit you like someone in middle school.”

4.“It’s well known that many girls have a tendency to dumb down when they’re in middle school.”

5.“In middle school I wrote a paper on Hemingway and none of the sentences had more than five words.”

6.“Middle school is exactly what it sounds like. A mixed-up mess of nothing, and yet everything at the same time.”

7.“We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school.”

8.“When I was in middle school, I always did well in school, but teachers either loved me or absolutely hated me.”

9.“The man who does not read books has no advantage over the one who cannot read them.”

10.“I was thinking that we all learn by experience, but some of us have to go to summer school.”

11.“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”

12.“Middle school’ is used as shorthand for a time when things change. It’s a time a lot of kids feel like they don’t even have one good friend.”

13.“True School’ is one great big reminder. It’s a reminder to everybody in that middle school bracket that was in school when playing hard to get was out.”

14.“The key to happiness is having dreams; the key to success is making them come true.”

15.“What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.”

16.“A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.”

17.“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”

18.“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.”

19.“I had a science teacher in middle school who inspired me...simply because she acknowledged me and made me feel that what I had to offer was worthy.”

20.“What make a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.”

21.“I’m not sayin’ I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will.”

22.“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.”

23.“One day middle school will end and become high school and after that it just becomes life. All those things you think are important now won’t be anymore.”

24.“All children start their school careers with sparkling imaginations, fertile minds, and a willingness to take risks with what they think.”

25.“You are never too old to set another Goal or to dream a new dream.”

26.“Middle school, I believe, are some of the hardest years of school I have gone through and I’m hoping they will be the hardest, because I can’t see how I’ll get through other ones.”

27.“What I’m really addicted to is getting people to understand that if their kids aren’t competent readers coming out of middle school, it’s really going to be hard for them in high school.”

28.“Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.”

29.“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”

30.“When you educate one person you can change a life, when you educate many you can change the world.”

31.“In California, some high schools are requiring students to wear uniforms. They say uniforms create a safe, stable environment. Like the post office.”

32.“The successful person places more attention on doing the right thing rather than doing things right.”

33.“We’re trying to give the young people something that can help them, and we don’t know exactly what it ought to be.”

34.“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”

35.“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”

36.“But the more we all stuck together, the more outside layers fell off, revealing that we all have insecurities, fears, and dreams. And that’s perfectly normal. That’s how God made us.”

37.“Describing her first day back in grade school after a long absence, a teacher said, It was like trying to hold 35 corks underwater at the same time.”

38.“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”

39.“If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.”

40.“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.”

41.“As for middle school, I had a really horrible era of style. I’d only play basketball with the boys during lunch, so I went through a phase of only wearing Lakers uniforms to school - that was cute! And then I kind of went through the Puma phase that everyone went through with the sweatsuits, which turned into Juicy Couture sweatsuits.”

42.“My mom and I have always been really close. She’s always been the friend that was always there. There were times when, in middle school and junior high, I didn’t have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always.”

43.“Once your kid reaches middle school, parents are really supposed to fade out of the social picture. Kids are supposed to make their own plans, keep up with sophisticatedly crude discussions, and be able to go out on their own without supervision.”

44.“Growing up as a kid, in elementary and middle school, I was always getting in trouble. Always getting suspended. I got suspended for 90 days for fighting beginning my freshman year, so I missed Homecoming, and that’s when I turned the page. I went on honor roll and had good grades after that. It was the changing point.”

45.“If anything, we should feel sorry for the people who want us to feel bad about ourselves, because they are the ones struggling for approval. In middle school, bullies tortured other kids because they thought it would make people like them more.”

46.“So...middle school? Awkward. Having a hobby that’s different from everyone else’s? Awkward. Singing the national anthem on weekends instead of going to sleepovers? More awkward. Braces? Awkward. Gain a lot of weight before you hit the growth spurt? Awkward. Frizzy hair, don’t embrace the curls yet? Awkward. Try to straighten it? Awkward! So many phases!”

47.“Ideal teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross, then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own.”

48.“In middle school, we are all so damn insecure. It was the worst time for me, really destructive, like slapping myself across the face but loving it. Now I have to be an adult and change myself. I have to be a bigger person.”