School can be stressful and difficult, both for teachers and students. But despite the downs and stress, we can’t deny the fact that schooling is very important. This is how we learn; gather knowledge and get an edge for our future.

If you find yourself stuck or feeling down at the moment, you might want to read on our motivational quotes about school. We list down some of the inspiring school quotes and sayings that might give you some inspiration to keep going and do better on school.

Inspirational School Quotes and Sayings

  • There are only two places in the world where time takes precedence over the job to be done: school and prison.

  • An educated man should know everything about something, and something about everything.-C.V. Wedgwood

  • As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school.-Cokie Roberts

  • I go to school, but I never learn what I want to know.-Bill Watterson

  • In school they told me practice makes perfect. And then they told me Nobody’s perfect, so then I stopped practicing.-Steven Wright

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

  • School is the advertising agency which makes you believe that you need the society as it is.-Ivan Illich

  • The trouble with school is they give you the answer, then they give you the exam. That’s not life.-Ziad K. Abdelnour

  • Schools kill time and creativity. Find ways to work around these limitations.-Gossy Ukanwoke

  • In recalling their school years, students mostly remember their teachers, and not the courses they took.

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

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

  • Education can get you the only thing that really matters in today’s world — an assigned parking space.-Gene Perret

School Quotes for Students

  • 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

  • It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.-Epictetus

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

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

  • Education helps you earn more. But not many schoolteachers can prove it.-E. C. McKenzie

  • The human brain is special. It starts working as soon as you get up and it doesn’t stop until you get to school.-Milton Berle

  • Nothing grieves a child more than to study the wrong lesson and learn something he wasn’t suppose to.-E.C. McKenzie

  • When a teacher calls a boy by his entire name, it means trouble.-Mark Twain

  • If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.-Ludwig Wittgenstein

  • Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.-Claus Moser

Motivational School Quotes and Sayings

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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • My school was so tough the school newspaper had an obituary column.-Norm Crosby

Famous School Quotes Sayings

  • Every class is drama class when you’re in high school.-Timothy Bird

  • I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.-Woody Allen

  • 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.–Eminem

  • 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.

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

Quotes on Importance of School

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

  • 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

More School Quotes and Sayings

  • 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
  • A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.-Theodore Roosevelt
  • As long as teachers give tests, there will always be prayer in schools.
  • 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
  • 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. – Anonymous

Quotes about School Life

  • A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Confucius
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 one does is what counts and not what one had the intention of doing.-Pablo Picasso

School Quotes and Sayings

  • Two roads diverged in a wood
    and I— I took the one less traveled by,
    And that has made all the difference.-Robert Frost
  • By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.-
    christopher Columbus
  • School is learning things you don’t want to know, surrounded by people you wish you didn’t know, while working toward a future you don’t know will ever come.-Dave Kellett
  • We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face…we must do that which we think we cannot.Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.-
    george Eliot
  • I am only one; but still am one. I cannot do everything, but still can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do.-Helen Keller
  • I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.-Plato
  • A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with—a man is what he makes himself.-Alexander Graham Bell

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