motivational quotes for school

Motivational quotes for school

Try never to be the smartest person in the room.
And if you are, I suggest you invite smarter people, or find a different room.
Michael Dell, entrepreneur

You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.
Maya Angelou, author

Don’t say you don’t have enough time.
You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to
Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa,
Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson and Albert Einstein.
H. Jackson Brown Jr., author

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living.
The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Mark Twain, author

If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it.
If you don’t ask, the answer is always no.
If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.
Nora Roberts, author

If people knew how hard I’ve worked to gain my mastery,
it would not seem so wonderful at all.
Michelangelo, artist

Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.
Gandhi, activist

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Thomas A. Edison, inventor

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
Oprah Winfrey, talk show host

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill, British prime minister

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.
Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the result of other people’s thinking.
Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your inner voice.
And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
Steve Jobs, Apple founder

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
Beverly Sills, opera singer

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
Neale Donald Walsch, author

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
Dolly Parton, country singer and entrepreneur

Self-worth comes from one thing
thinking that you are worthy.
Wayne Dyer, philosopher

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
B.B. King, musician

You’re braver than you believe,
and stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.
A.A. Milne, author

Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Dr. Seuss, author

Before you act, listen.
Before you react, think.
Before you spend, earn.
Before you criticize, wait.
Before you pray, forgive.
Before you quit, try.
Ernest Hemingway, author

Power’s not given to you. You have to take it.
Beyoncé Knowles Carter, musician

When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.
Malala Yousafzai, activist

Change will not come if we wait for some other person
or if we wait for some other time.
We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.
We are the change that we seek.
Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
Arthur Ashe, tennis star

The difference between a stumbling block
and a stepping stone is how high you raise your foot.
Benny Lewis, author

We do not need magic to change the world,
we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already:
we have the power to imagine better.
J.K Rowling, author

You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it.
You have to go down the chute.
Tina Fey, comedian and actress

The difference between a successful
person and others is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Vince Lombardi, Hall of Fame NFL coach

Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good.
It’s the thing you do that makes you good.
Malcolm Gladwell, author

Success means having the courage,
the determination and the will to become
the person you believe you were meant to be.
George Sheehan, author and runner

If you really want to do something, you will find a way.
If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.
Jim Rohn, philosopher

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.
Colin Powell, four-star general and former U.S. secretary of state

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy, politician

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
Babe Ruth, Hall of Fame baseball player

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
Will Rogers, actor

Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.
James Dean, actor

If you can dream it, you can do it.
Walt Disney, entrepreneur and founder of The Walt Disney Company

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible,
then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will,
they soon become inevitable.
Christopher Reeve, actor

I hated every minute of training, but I said,
“Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”
Muhammad Ali, boxer

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale, author

Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcolm Forbes, entrepreneur

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating.
Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations

In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Coco Chanel, fashion designer

I never cut class. I loved getting A’s, I liked being smart.
I liked being on time.
I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world.
Michelle Obama, former First Lady of the United States

The best way to predict your future is to create it.
Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William Butler Yeats, Poet

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Albert Einstein, inventor

What would you do if you weren’t afraid?
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook chief operating officer

Life isn’t about finding yourself.
Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw, playwright

A thousand mile journey begins with a single step.
Chinese proverb

School Quotes To Keep You Motivated & Inspired

Don’t stress. Do your best. Forget the rest.

Education is our passport to the future.
For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare it today.
Malcolm X

When educating the minds of our youth,
we must not forget to educate their hearts.
Dalai Lama

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Albert Einstein

In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test.
In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.
Tom Bodett

In some parts of the world, students
are going to school every day. It’s their normal life.
But in other parts of the world, we are starving for education…
it’s like a precious gift. It’s like a diamond.
Malala Yousafzai

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover
that your high school class is running the country.
Kurt Vonnegut

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

We don’t stop going to school when we graduate.
Carol Burnett

No matter what you do, no matter how many times
you screw up and think to yourself “there’s no point to carry on”,
no matter how many people tell you that you can’t do it – keep going.
Don’t quit. Don’t quit, because a month from now
you will be that much closer to your goal than you are now.
Yesterday you said tomorrow. Make today count.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

You are capable of more than you know.
Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive t
o be the best, however hard the path.
Aim high. Behave honorably.
Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist!
The world needs all you can give.
E.O. Wilson

Every year, many, many stupid people graduate from college.
And if they can do it, so can you.
John Green

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
Albert Einstein

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats

If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them.
But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Michael Jordan

What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school,
but a different way of looking at the world and learning.
Chuck Grassley

I was a smart kid, but I hated school.

Children should learn that reading is pleasure,
not just something that teachers make you do in school.
Beverly Cleary

School is a building which has four walls with tomorrow inside.
Lon Watters

I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy- I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.
Art Williams

Nothing is impossible the word itself says “I’m possible”.
Audrey Hepburn

Intelligence plus character that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King Jr.

You don’t have to be great to get started,
but you have to get started to be great.
Les Brown

I’ve got a theory that if you give 100 percent all the time,
somehow things will work out in the end.
Larry Bird

Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.
Maya Angelou

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you’ll be doomed if you don’t try.
Beverly Hills

Whether you think you can or think you can’t you’re right.
Henry Ford

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Robert Collier

Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Pablo Picasso

I never dreamt of success. I worked for it.
Estee Lauder

This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.
Taylor Swift

I’m not going to school just for the academics.
I wanted to share ideas, to be around people
who are passionate about learning.
Emma Watson

You learn something every day if you pay attention.
Ray LeBlond

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
Chinese Proverb

Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill

Motivational Quotes for Students

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”
Andy McIntyre

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

None of us is as smart as all of us.”
Ken Blanchard

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”
Albert Einstein

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
Walt Disney

“Never let the fear of striking out stop you from playing the game.”
Babe Ruth

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”
Thomas Jefferson

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited.”

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.”
BB King

“I think it’s possible to ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”
Elon Musk

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited.”

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”
John Wooden

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”
Beverly Stills

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”
John Wooden

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

“Procrastination makes easy things hard and hard things harder.”
Mason Cooley

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated.”
R Collier

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.”
BB King

“You are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.”
A.A Milne

“The more that you read, the more things you will know,
the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
Dr. Seuss

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

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

Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow.”
Albert Einstein

“Teachers can open the door, but you must enter it yourself.”
Chinese Proverb

“Today a reader. Tomorrow a leader.”

“Motivation is what gets you started.
Habit is what keeps you going.”
Jim Ryun

“In a world where you can be anything, be kind.”
Jennifer Dukes Lee

“A man’s mind, stretched by new ideas,
may never return to its original dimensions.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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

“The expert in anything was once a beginner.”
Helen Hayes

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
Victor Hugo

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
Arthur Ashe

“He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes;
he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.”
Chinese Proverb

Motivational Quotes about Education

Every student can learn just not on the same day or in the same way.

Every child has a different learning style and pace.
Each child is unique, not only capable of learning
but also capable of succeeding.

The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance.

A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a head.

Education breeds confidence.
Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.

Educating yourself does not mean that you were stupid in the first place;
it means that you are intelligent enough to know that there is plenty left to learn.

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.

Every child deserves a champion:
an adult who will never give up on them,
who understands the power of connection and insists
they become the best they can possibly be.

Education is not the preparation for life;
education is life itself.

The more informed you are,
the less arrogant and aggressive you are.

Teachers who love teaching teach children to love learning.

Education is not the learning of facts.
It’s rather the training of the mind to think.

The best teachers are those who show you where
to look but don’t tell you what to see.

If a child can’t learn the way we teach maybe
we should teach the way thay learn.

A good education can change anyone,
A good teacher can change everything.

Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.

When one teaches, two learn.

The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.

A good teacher is like a candle-it consumes itself to light the way for others.

Einstein said, It is the supreme art of the teacher
to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

I am enough of a realist to understand that I can’t reach every child,
but I am more of an optimist to get up every morning and try.

What we learn becomes a part of who we are.

Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving
your community and world better than you found it.

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me and I may remember.
Involve me and I learn.

When educating the minds of our youth,
we must not forget to educate their hearts.

Make today the day to learn something new.

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.

A teacher ignites the fire that fuels a student’s
thirst for knowledge, curiosity and wisdom.

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you.
If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.

The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree.
It will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

The most valuable resource that all teachers have is each other.
Without collaboration our growth is limited to our own perspectices.

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world.

Inspirational and Powerful Education Quotes

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela

“The highest result of education is tolerance.“
Helen Keller

“The only person who is educated is the one
who has learned how to learn… and change.“
Carl Rogers

“The aim of education should be to teach us
rather how to think, than what to think
rather to improve our minds,
so as to enable us to think for ourselves,
than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.“
Bill Beattie

“A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.“
George Santayana

“It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.“
Harvey S. Firestone

“All I want is an education, and I am afraid of no one.“
Malala Yousafzai

“What sculpture is to a block of marble education is to the human soul.“
Joseph Addison

“If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.“
Ben Franklin

“You can’t legislate good will – that comes through education.“
Malcolm X

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.“

“Education without values, as useful as it is,
seems rather to make man a more clever devil.“
C. S. Lewis

“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education;
in the elder, a part of experience.“
Francis Bacon

“One thing that education can do is it can provide
us with an opportunity to understand one another better,
and so while I’ve spent a lot of my time in the world of politics,
I’ve always felt that it is really not politics that will solve this for us.“
Condoleezza Rice

“A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.“
Theodore Roosevelt

“No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education
and increase their earning potential based solely on their inability
to pay for a college education.“
Bobby Scott

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.“
Calvin Coolidge

“The best students come from homes where education is revered:
where there are books, and children see their parents reading them.“
Leo Buscaglia

“The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.“
Herbert Spencer

“The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge
but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover,
to create men who are capable of doing new things.“
Jean Piaget

“What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.“
Henry David Thoreau

“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.“
Will Durant

“Education begins the gentleman, but reading,
good company and reflection must finish him.“
John Locke

“Do not train children to learning by force and harshness,
but direct them to it by what amuses their minds,
so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy
the peculiar bent of the genius of each.“

“Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving
your community and world better than you found it.“
Marian Wright Edelman

“Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.“
Mark Twain

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day;
but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity,
he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.“
Clay P. Bedford

“To teach is to learn twice.“
Joseph Joubert

“Education is simply the soul of a society
as it passes from one generation to another.“
G.K. Chesterton

“Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure
that by the time they leave school every
boy and girl should know how much they do not know,
and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.“
William Haley

“Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers.
Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers.
The power of the car is separate from the way the car is driven.“
Edward De Bono

“No man who worships education has got the best out of education…
Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.“
G.K. Chesterton

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.“
Buckminster Fuller

“A man’s mind, stretched by new ideas,
may never return to its original dimensions.“
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“Aim for success, not perfection.
Never give up your right to be wrong,
because then you will lose the ability to learn new things
and move forward with your life.
Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.“
David M. Burns

“When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.“
Peter Drucker

“Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere.
Education beats the beauty and the youth.“

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.“
Benjamin Franklin

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day;
teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.“

“Real education should consist of drawing
the goodness and the best out of our own students.
What better books can there be than the book of humanity.“
Cesar Chavez

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.“
Albert Einstein

“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.“
Malcolm Forbes

“Education must not simply teach work – it must teach Life.“
W. E. B. Du Bois

“Formal education will make you a living;
self-education will make you a fortune.“
Jim Rohn

“It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.”

„Education is the passport to the future,
for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.“
Malcolm X

“Much education today is monumentally ineffective.
All too often we are giving young people cut flowers
when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.“
John W. Gardner

“The first problem for all of us, men and women,
is not to learn, but to unlearn.“
Gloria Steinem

“A teacher affects eternity;
he can never tell where his influence stops.“
Henry B. Adams

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.“
Andy McIntyre

“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me
and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.“
Chinese proverb

“Why should society feel responsible
only for the education of children,
and not for the education of all adults of every age.“
Erich Fromm

“I’ve learned… that the best classroom in the world
is at the feet of an elderly person.“
Andy Rooney

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.“
Victor Hugo

“Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.“
Leonardo da Vinci

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

“The ability to recognize opportunities and move
in new and sometimes unexpected
directions will benefit you no matter your interests or aspirations.
A liberal arts education is designed to equip students
for just such flexibility and imagination.“
Drew Gilpin Faust

“Education is all a matter of building bridges.“
Ralph Ellison

“The mere imparting of information is not education.“
Carter G. Woodson

“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book,
pass an examination, and finish with education.
The whole of life, from the moment you are born
to the moment you die, is a process of learning.“
Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Education is the key to success in life,
and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.“
Solomon Ortiz

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.“
John Dewey

“Develop a passion for learning.
If you do, you will never cease to grow.“
Anthony J. D’Angelo

“Men and women must be educated,
to a great degree, by the opinions
and manners of the society they live in.“
Mary Wollstonecraft

“People learn something every day,
and a lot of times it’s that what they learned
the day before was wrong.“
Bill Vaughan

“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.“
B. F. Skinner

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able
to entertain a thought without accepting it.“

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be,
and you help them to become what they are capable of becoming.“

“Nine tenths of education is encouragement.“
Anatole France

“Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive:
easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.“
Peter Brougham

“It is, in fact, a part of the function of education
to help us escape, not from our own time
for we are bound by that
but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.“
T.S. Eliot

“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.“
Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express
their choice are prepared to choose wisely.
The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.“
Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The goal of education is the advancement
of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.“
John F. Kennedy

“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.“
George Washington Carver

“It is a thousand times better to have common sense
without education than to have education without common sense.“
Robert G. Ingersoll

“A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.“
Helen Keller

“If someone is going down the wrong road,
he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up.
What he needs is education to turn him around.“
Jim Rohn

“Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.“

“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating.
Education is the premise of progress,
in every society, in every family.“
Kofi Annan

“Change is the end result of all true learning.“
Leo Buscaglia

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.“
Albert Einstein

“I believe that education is all about being excited about something.
Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.“
Steve Irwin

Motivational quotes for school

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