30 Back-to-School Quotes

The first day of school is starting for millions of children. Are you looking for back-to-school quotes to add to your social media posts? Or do you want to put an inspiring note in your child’s backpack? If you need inspiration, check out the following quotes for back to school.

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  1. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
  2. “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford
  3. “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
  4. “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X
  5. “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan
  6. “Education doesn’t just make us smarter. It makes us whole.” – Dr. Jill Biden
  7. “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” – Andy McIntyre
  8. “The highest result of education is tolerance.” – Helen Keller
  9. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon
  10. “I’ve always loved the first day of school better than the last day of school. Firsts are best because they are beginnings.” – Jenny Hann
  11. “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” Maya Angelou
  12. “You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” Wayne Gretzky
  13. “Progress not perfection.” – Kemberly Snyder
  14. “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.”- Pelé
  15. “A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.” Helen Keller
  16. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw
  17. “Motivation is what get you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” Jim Ryun
  18. “Don’t try hard to fit in, and certainly don’t try hard to be different…just try hard to be you.” – Zendaya
  19. “Intelligence plus character — that is the true goal of education.” –  Martin Luther King Jr.
  20. “Dreams come a size too big so that we can grow into them.” – Josie Bisset
  21. “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” – Fred DeVito
  22. “Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes
  23. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis
  24. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein
  25. “He who opens a school door closes a prison.” – Victor Hugo
  26. “If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail.” – Mark Spitz
  27. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney
  28. “The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.” – Abraham Lincoln
  29. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  30. “You learn something every day if you pay attention.” – Ray LeBlond

Have a great school year!

Author: Rebecca C.

I am just a person who loves to photograph and write about the world around me.

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