Skip to Content

75 Quotes to Motivate you to Study Harder

75 Quotes to Motivate you to Study Harder

Studying anything is a hard work. It needs lots of grit, determination and devotion. It also needs consistency and motivation. All of us have wondered from time to time why should we study. Imagine the scenario if we don’t!

How will we get a job? How will we earn? Forget about the monetary gains. Imagine no one in the world studied anything.

What if the great authors, scientists, or famous personalities stopped working?  Then how would we get the latest technology and inventions? How would we know about different aspects of this world?

Check out these study quotes and find out why they didn’t give up.

Study Quotes to Motivate You to Study Hard

1.“I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.” – John Adams

2.“I study myself more than any other subject. That is my metaphysics that is my physics.” – Michel de Montaigne

3.“If a man’s wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.” – Francis Bacon

4.“I don’t study cricket too much. Whatever I have learned or experienced is through cricket I’ve played on the field, and whatever little I have watched.” – Mahendra Singh Dhoni

5.“To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.” – Bruce Lee

6.“Study the past, if you would divine the future.” – Confucius

7.“Spend more time in study and prayer. That’s the secret of successful evangelism.” – Billy Graham

8.“Study in direction of your field and find maximum amount of information about it, read all possible information concerning it.” – Sunday Adelaja

9.“I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don’t want to do.” – Wynton Marsalis

10.“The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.” – Charles Caleb Colton

11.“My advice for young people is, study what you love and intern in what you want to do. And I think it’s okay to pivot as many times as you need to.” – Eva Chen

12.“To study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all.” – William Osler

13.“When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.” – Epictetus

14.“Biology is the study of complicated things that have the appearance of having been designed with a purpose.” – Richard Dawkins

15.“You must study to be frank with the world: Frankness is the child of honesty and courage.” – Robert E. Lee

16.“I ultimately got into robotics because for me, it was the best way to study intelligence.” – Sebastian Thrun

17.“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” – Atwood H. Townsend

  40 Funny Graduation Quotes

18.“Let us study things that are no more. It is necessary to understand them if only to avoid them.” – Victor Hugo

19.“The ink of the scholar is more holy than the blood of the martyr.” – Unknown

20.“Study hard, for the well is deep, and our brains are shallow.” – Richard Baxter

21.“It does not matter where you go and what you study, what matters most is what you share with yourself and the world.” – Santosh Kalwar

22.“The study of mathematics is apt to commence in disappointment… We are told that by its aid the stars are weighed and the billions of molecules in a drop of water are counted. Yet, like the ghost of Hamlet’s father, this great science eludes the efforts of our mental weapons to grasp it.” – Alfred North Whitehead

23.“Never regard study as a duty but as an enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later works belong.” – Albert Einstein

24.“My mind was formed by studying philosophy, Plato and that sort of thing.” – Werner Heisenberg

25.“Prayer without study would be empty. Study without prayer would be blind.” – Karl Bart

26.“If you have only a day to live; fill it with study.” – M.F. Moonzajer

27.“The more you study, the more you subsequently know; naturally, the more you know, the nearer you get to perfection as a journalist.” – Jack Kerouac

28.“People who are ready to learn are those who will be the best to lead.” – Israelmore Ayivor

29.“Learn what you don’t know, and study what you do.” – Anthony T. Hincks

30.“You need to do research, to approach the study of the issue from all sides.” – Sunday Adelaja

31.“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

32.“Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.” – Benjamin Disraeli

33.“I’ve been studying myself because I always want to improve.” – Loni Love

34.“It’s a physical challenge. It’s a spiritual challenge. I’m studying almost every day a different symphony, not returning to anyone for a week.” – Gustavo Dudamel

35.“How you spend your time when you are not working or studying says everything about who you are and what is motivating your life.” – Jennifer Elisabeth

36.“Don’t be afraid to study hard: knowledge never exhausts the mind.” – Eraldo Banovac

37.“Reading improves you while studying approves you.” – Chinedu Erinne

38.“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

39.“Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men’s clothes.” – Confucius

  60 Motivational Quotes for Students To Master Their Education

40.“I would live to study and not study to live.” – Francis Bacon

41.“You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.” – Anatole France

42.“Some advice: keep the flame of curiosity and wonderment alive, even when studying for boring exams. That is the well from which we scientists draw our nourishment and energy. And also, learn the math. Math is the language of nature, so we have to learn this language.” – Michio Kaku

43.“I love studying Ancient History and seeing how empires rise and fall, sowing the seeds of their own destruction.” – Martin Scorsese

44.“The team that is going to win is the one that does its homework the best by studying its opponents.” – Imran Khan

45.“In college I started studying the stock market. I went down to the stock exchange, watched all the activity from the visitors’ gallery, people running around, calling numbers, shouting, and all the paper flying and the bells ringing, and of course that was exciting, and it seemed to lend itself to my analytical skills.” – Robert C. Merton

46.“You spend a lot of time studying, and you want to do something with that. Something that’s tangible, like creating a show, writing a screenplay, making a difference.” – Sophie Hunter

47.“Studying is something I really love doing, and I just hope to have enough money for tuition.” – Alexandra Kosteniuk

48.“Cross-cultural learning and studying abroad can be transformative.” – Amal Clooney

49.“A lot of guys have tons of talent, but it boils down to the mental side of things. Preparing and knowing your offense and studying the defense. Being able to read and react quickly. The mental side is often overlooked.” – Carson Wentz

50.“The joy of learning is as indispensable in study as breathing is in running.” – Simone Weil

51.“The noblest exercise of the mind within doors, and most befitting a person of quality, is study.” – William Ramsay

52.“You’ll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.” – Odysseus Elytis

53.“There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

54.“You don’t want a million answers as much as you want a few forever questions. The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel.” – Richard Bach

55.“Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.” – Walter Savage Landor

56.“To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal.” – William James

57.“Study without thought is vain: thought without study is dangerous.” – Confucius

58.“I’m always studying and I’ve been doing it for a long time now.” – Danny DeVito

59.“I was just studying with my father, a very difficult task for me since he was a great, great Qawwali singer.” – Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

  The Best Quotes about Knowledge

60.“You become what you study.” – Robert T

61.“Be an individual, work hard, study, get your mind straight and trust nobody.” – Tupac Shakur

62.“I know nothing, so I study.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

63.“Study first, play afterwards.” – Daniel D. Palmer

64.“Study the assumptions behind your actions. Then study the assumptions behind your assumptions.” – Idries Shah

65.“After all, I wasn’t crippled in any way, I just studied too hard, I didn’t know when to stop.” – Sylvia Plath

66.“Successful People studied to gain knowledge not to gain Grades.” – Udayveer Singh

67.“Power corrupts. Knowledge is power. Study hard. Be evil.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

68.“I have studied these things – you have not.” – Isaac Newton

69.“No one ever sees the sleepless nights, the years of studying and 14-hour days earning your dues. I spent three years isolated in an academic environment to be the best actor I could.” – Kunal Nayyar

70.“The more man studies, the less he loves reading.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

71.“He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are.” – Charles Caleb Colton

72.“When I was studying… there weren’t any black concert pianists. My choices were intuitive, and I had the technique to do it. People have heard my music and heard the classic in it, so I have become known as a black classical pianist.” – Nina Simone

73.“Continue to study and learn new skills.” – Edie McClurg

74.“The Complete man must work, study and wrestle.” – Aristotle

75.“Study is like the heaven’s glorious sun, that will not be deep-searched with saucy looks: Small have continual plodders ever won, Save base authority from others’ books.” – William Shakespeare


All the study quotes stress on importance of study. You can’t master anything until you study it deeply. Studying gives us information and also the knowledge of how to apply it in daily life. It is the reason behind wisdom and growth.

The right kind of knowledge leads to the right path and brings you to a better place. Studying also leads you to higher degrees and better job prospects. Ultimately, it makes your life better and fulfilling. Now, you tell me, isn’t it worth to put in some efforts and live the life of your dreams?