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77 Best School Quotes To Inspire Learning

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If you are looking for an incredible selection of school quotes you’re in the right place.

There are lots of quotes about school life to inspire you to learn every day.

Reading school quotes can be a great way to motivate you to get good grades.

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Right, lets jump into this list of school quotes.

Top 10 School Quotes

You learn something every day if you pay attention.

Ray LeBlond
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It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot
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Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.

Pablo Picasso
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I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill
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What I remember most about high school are the memories I created with my friends.

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

Larry Bird
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School is a building which has four walls with tomorrow inside.

Lon Watters
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Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill
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No school without spectacular eccentrics and crazy hearts is worth attending.

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

Malcolm X
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You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to 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

How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

A.A. Milne

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

You can drag my body to school but my spirit refuses to go. Bill Watterson

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High school is what kind of grows you into the person you are. I have great memories, good and bad, some learning experiences and some that I’ll take with me the rest of my life. Giancarlo Stanton

School means work and work means death. Let’s all go take a nap.

Emma Shannon

Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later. Dana Stewart Scott

What feels like the end is often the beginning. Unknown

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

As long as teachers give tests, there will always be prayer in schools.


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

I’ve always loved the first day of school better than the last day of school. Firsts are best because they are beginnings. Jenny Han

One day middle school will end and become high school and after that it just becomes life. All those things you think are important now won’t be anymore. Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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

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

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

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

The first day of school: The day when the countdown to the last day of the school begins. Unknown

No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, and show up. Regina Brett

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Be so good they can’t ignore you. Steve Martin

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

Beverly Hills

Middle school has many complex tunnels, some are underground. Alexandra Contreras-Montesano

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

Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do. Oprah Winfrey

Sign on a high school bulletin board in Dallas: Free every Monday through Friday: knowledge. Bring your own containers.

E.C. McKenzie

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

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

High school is about finding who you are, because that’s more important than trying to be someone else.

Nick Jonas

Work hard, nap hard. Demi Lovato

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. Dr. Seuss

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

Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.

Oprah Winfrey

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

We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school. Peter De Vries

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

School bells are ringing loud and clear; vacation’s over, school is here.

Winifred C. Marshal

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world. Malala Yousafzai

By the end of high school I was not of course an educated man, but I knew how to try to become one. Clifton Fadiman

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

The most important day of a person’s education is the first day of school, not Graduation Day. Harry Wong

Motivational School Quotes

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

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

Charles Dederich

High school is neither a democracy nor a dictatorship nor, contrary to popular belief, an anarchic state. High school is a divine-right monarchy. And when the queen goes on vacation, things change. John Green

Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. Carl Bard

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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

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

Ken Robinson

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

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

The road to freedom here and everywhere on earth- begins in the classroom. Hubert Humphrey

But the more we all stuck together, the more outside layers fell off, revealing that we all have insecurities, fears, and dreams. And that’s perfectly normal. That’s how God made us.

Allyson Kennedy

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

Describing her first day back in grade school after a long absence, a teacher said, It was like trying to hold 35 corks underwater at the same time. Mark Twain

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

I never dreamt of success. I worked for it.

Estee Lauder

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

The first day of school is always a fashion show. The rest of the school year? A pajama party. Unknown

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Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken. Bill Dodds

I was a smart kid, but I hated school.


It’s one of my favorite seasons of the year: Back to School. As a kid, I loved fresh school supplies, new outfits, the change of seasons, and the chance to crack open a new textbook. Dana Perino

You’re off to great to great places. Today is your first day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way! Dr. Seuss

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

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


In school one learns to ask stupid questions of life. Marty Rubin

Let’s do what we love, and let’s do a lot of it. Marc Jacobs

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Teaching middle school is an adventure not a job. Angela K. Bennett

To Sum Up

Hopefully you enjoyed this big list of school quotes.

There are lots to motivate and inspire you.

I’d love to know which school quotes are your favourites.

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