Inspirational School Quotes

75 Inspirational School Quotes That Will Motivate ANY Student!

We all need some inspiration from time to time. Our children are no exception. This collection of inspirational quotes for kids in school are sure to inspire the kids to learning hard.

Quotes For Kids In School That Inspire…

When we were growing up, the world was simple. Today, on one hand, the technology has evolved. No doubt, it has made our children’s life easier. On the other hand, competition, pressure to excel and frustration has become part of kid’s lives.

Our kids fear the judgement from others. Many kids have to deal with issues of low self-esteem and being acceptance from peers. There is no wonder, the school going children find it hard to always stay motivated.

Here are some inspirational quotes about kids in school. They are sure to give kids a fresh vision to view their life. Have a look.

1.“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.” – John Wooden

2.“We know what we are but know not what we may be.” – Shakespeare

3.“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” – Epictetus

4.“When you know better, you do better.” – Maya Angelou

5.“You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” – Dr. Seuss

6.“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

7.“We grow great by dreams.” – Woodrow Wilson

8.“So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.” – Dr. Seuss

9.“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau

10.“Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.” – William Arthur Ward

11.“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

12.“You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have.” – Jim Rohn

13.“You always pass failure on the way to success.” – Mickey Rooney

14.“Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

15.“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

16.“The world has the habit of making room for the man whose words and actions show that he knows where he is going.” – Napoleon Hill

17.“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” – Winnie the Pooh

18.“We all must make the choice between what is right, and what is easy.” – Dumbledore

19.“Today is your day. Your mountain is waiting so get on your way.” – Dr. Seuss

20.“Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.” – Buddha

21.“All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.” – Martin H. Fischer

22.“An investment in knowledge pays the best dividends.” – Benjamin Franklin

23.“Around here, we don’t look backwards for very long… We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things because we’re curious… and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney

24.“Learning is never done without errors and defeat.” – Vladimir Lenin

25.“Once you have learned to ask questions – relevant and appropriate and substantial questions – you have learned how to learn and no one can keep you from learning whatever you want or need to know.” – Unknown

26.“All students can learn and succeed, but not on the same day in the same way.” – William G. Spady

27.“It always seems impossible until it is done.” – Nelson Mandela

28.“If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.” – Muhammad Ali

29.“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama

30.“Most great learning happens in groups. collaboration is the stuff of growth.” – Sir Ken Robinson

31.“There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. you may not win every battle. however, everyone will at least know what you stood for—you.” – Shannon L. Alder

32.“Never give up.” – Skylar

33.“When the going gets tough try harder and you will succeed.” – Unknown

34.“There are no shortcuts to life’s greatest achievements.” – Unknown

35.“Believe and you will achieve.” – Unknown

36.“You can’t learn if you don’t make a mistake.” – Unknown

37.“How you do anything, is how you do everything.” – Cheri Huber

38.“Never say you can’t because you’ll never know until you try.” – Unknown

39.“Even When you’re about to lose, keep on running until you finish.” – Madeleine N

40.“Make today, better than yesterday, and tomorrow better than today.” – Unknown

41.“You don’t have to be great to start but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar

42.“It’s not how good you are, it’s how good you want to be.” – Paul Arden

43.“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

44.“It’s not that you won or lost… but how you played the game.” – Grantland Rice

45.“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

46.“Only surround yourself with people who will lift you higher.” – Oprah Winfrey

47.“Always be a first-rate version of yourself instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland

48.“Climb ev’ry mountain, Ford ev’ry stream, follow ev’ry rainbow, ‘Til you find your dream.” – Unknown

49.“The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.” – Theodore Roosevelt

50.“Accept everything about yourself, I mean everything.” – Unknown

51.“You are you and that is the beginning and the end, no apologies, no regrets.” – Clark Moustakas

52.“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain

53.“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.” – Henry Ward Beecher

54.“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.” – Albert Einstein

55.“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Alva Edison

56.“Every object, every being, is a jar of delight. Be a connoisseur.” – Rumi

57.“If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

58.“It is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.” – George Burns

59.“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

60.“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

61.“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Helen Keller

62.“Preparation is the key to success.” – Alexander Graham Bell

63.“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy

64.“The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.” – Mark Twain

65.“Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” – Socrates

66.“Action is the foundational key for all success.” – Pablo Picasso

67.“Folks who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do.” – Elbert Hubbard

68.“It is easy to sit up and take notice.  What is difficult is getting up and taking action.” – Honore de Balzac

69.“If you don’t make a conscious effort to visualize, who you are and what you want to become in life, then you empower other people and circumstances to shape your journey by default. Your silence makes you reactive vs. proactive.” – Shannon L. Alder

70.“I say if it’s going to be done, let’s do it. Let’s not put it in the hands of fate. Let’s not put it in the hands of someone who doesn’t know me. I know me best. Then take a breath and go ahead.” – Anita Baker

71.“Don’t stress about the Results. worrying about them is not gonna change anything. Just Focus on what you have in Present and have faith in yourself.” – Unknown

72.“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln

73.“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

74.“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele

75.“Studying whether there’s life on Mars or studying how the universe began, there’s something magical about pushing back the frontiers of knowledge. That’s something that is almost part of being human, and I’m certain that will continue.” – Sally Ride


The school years are primary years in any child’s life. They create the foundation, and it is a must that our kids learn about their weakness and strength during this time. How do they see themselves is quite important.

If we manage to boost their self-confidence, and give them some positive message, they would go a long way. Inspirational quotes for kids in school can inspire them to stay strong during hard times. It can also prepare them to work hard for creating their future.