48 Inspiring Quotes for Kids in School on Life & Success

Are you a teacher looking for some inspiring quotes for your pupils? I’ve found some of the best quotes that inspire children to fulfill their dreams and shoot for the moon!

Best Short Quotes for Kids in School

1. A good education is a foundation for a better future.

Elizabeth Warren

2. Nothing is particularly hard if you break it down into small jobs.

Henry Ford

3. When you know better you do better.

Maya Angelou

4. If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

5. You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

6. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

Theodore Roosevelt

7. Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.

Claire Fagin

8. Only surround yourself with people who will lift you higher.

Oprah Winfrey

9. Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

Anthony J. D’Angelo

10. Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

11. You always pass failure on the way to success.

Mickey Rooney

12. Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

Charles Dederich

13. Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.

Hans Christen Andersen

14. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.

Dr. Seuss

15. Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.

Chris Grosser

16. Make each day your masterpiece.

John Wooden

17. Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.

Mark Twain

18. There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

19. Learning never exhausts the mind.

Leonardo da Vinci

20. Anything is possible. Anything can be.

Shel Silverstein

21. If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.

Sheryl Sandberg

22. If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.

Margaret Mead

23. Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

24. A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.


25. Politeness is the flower of humanity.

Joseph Joubert

26. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

27. Always go with your passions. Never ask yourself if it’s realistic or not.

Deepak Chopra

28. Do all you can to make your dreams come true.

Joel Osteen

29. Manners and politeness will never become old-fashioned.

Auliq Ice

30. Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible!

Audrey Hepburn

31. You will either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety.

Abraham Maslow

32. The beginning is the most important part of the work.


33. Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go.

Margaret Walker

34. The expert in anything was once a beginner.

Helen Hayes

35. If you’re able to be yourself, then you have no competition.

Barbara Cook

36. The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Mark Twain

37. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

38. Every moment is a fresh beginning.

T.S. Eliot

39. “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.

Henry Ford

40. With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

Eleanor Roosevelt

41. The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

Herbert Spencer

42. You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.

Oprah Winfrey

43. The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

44. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

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

Jim Rohn

46. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

Arthur Ashe

47. Success is the sum of small efforts being repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

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

Malcolm X

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