Classroom Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old classroom quotes, classroom sayings, and classroom proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


There are some lessons you can never find in a classroom, hence you need to learn from every person and every situation that you encounter.     

Gugu Mona

A classroom atmosphere that promotes reading does not come from the furniture and its placement as much as it comes from the teacher’s expectation that students will read.     

Donalyn Miller

There's a difference between trying to control students and establishing control of your classroom. Rules are about compliance. Procedures are about coherence.     

David Ginsburg

The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it.     

John Ciardi

Classroom is just a place to examine and to identify your classroom performance, not your life's success.

Anonymous