468 Inspiring Quotes For Kids

Last Updated on August 16, 2023

As a child, I remember being enchanted by the words of wise individuals who had gone before me. 

Whether it was a teacher, parent, or even a beloved character from a book, there was something magical about the way a great quote could capture a sentiment or idea in just a few words. 

As I grew up, I realized that quotes are not only entertaining and inspiring, but also powerful tools for shaping the way we think about the world around us.

Children are particularly susceptible to the impact of quotes because they are still discovering the world and are open to new ideas

They also haven’t yet been jaded by the harsh realities of life. 

Regardless of the reason, I believe that introducing kids to quotes can be an incredibly valuable experience.

Think about it. 

Kids are often grappling with complex emotions, such as jealousy, fear, and confusion. 

They may not know how to express these feelings, let alone how to cope with them. 

But by sharing the words of others who have experienced similar emotions, we can provide a roadmap for navigating life’s challenges. 

A simple quote can help a child feel less alone and more capable of overcoming their struggles.

Of course, not all quotes are created equal. 

Some are too advanced or abstract for young minds to fully grasp. 

Others may not align with our values or be appropriate for the child’s age. That’s why it’s important to curate a collection of quotes that are not only accessible but also meaningful.

In my experience, the best quotes for kids are those that are concise, relatable, and positive. 

They should be easy to understand and encourage children to think critically about the world around them. 

Whether it’s a quote about confidence, the power of kindness or the importance of perseverance, the right words can leave a lasting impression on a child’s heart and mind.

So if you’re looking to introduce the kids in your life to the wonderful world of quotes, I encourage you to start with a few of your favorites. 

Share them during meal times or bedtime stories. Write them on post-it notes and stick them around the house. 

Use them as a jumping-off point for discussions about life’s big questions. 

Who knows, you may even find yourself inspired by the words you share.

Superheroes & Inspirational Quotes

1. “Heroes are made by the path they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” – Iron Man  

Superheroes & Inspirational Quotes

2. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not” – Dr. Seuss  

3. “You are much stronger than you think you are. Trust me.” – Superman   

4. “If you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you will learn. Oh, the most wonderful stuff.” – Dr. Seuss 

5. “With great power, comes great responsibility.” – Spiderman    

6. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss   

7. “No Matter how bad things get, something good is out there, over the horizon.” – Green Lantern     

8. “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss     

9. “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” – Dr. Seuss  

10. “Only love can truly save the world. So I stay, I fight, and I give, for the world I know can be.” – Wonder Woman  

11. “Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.” – Dr. Seuss   

12. “Why do we fall? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up.” – Batman    

13. “A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss  

14. “Life doesn’t give us purpose. We give life purpose.” – The Flash 

15. “If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.” – Muhammed Ali        

16. “I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!” – Dr. Seuss  

17. “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” – Dr. Seuss  

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

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

20. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

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

22. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela 

23. “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.” – Dr. Seuss     

24. “With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street.” – Dr. Seuss   

25. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln   

26. “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why we call it “The Present.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

28. “So, on beyond Z! It’s high time you were shown. That you really don’t know. All there is to be known. There’s no limit to how much you’ll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go.” – Dr. Seuss

29. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar 

30. “So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.” – Dr. Seuss     

31. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

32. “No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.” – Wolfgang Riebe    

33. “People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

34. “Just keep swimming.” – Dory, Finding Nemo

35. “I never worry about the problem. I worry about the solution.” – Shaquille’ O Neal   

36. “Always let your conscience be your guide.” – The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio  

37. “You’re never a loser til you quite trying.” – Mike Ditka

38. “The people who are crazy enough to believe they can change the world are the ones who do.”- Steve Jobs

39. “Never say never, because limits, like fear, are just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan    

40. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”- Albert Einstein  

41. “Even miracles take a little time.”– The Fairy Godmother from Cinderella   

42. “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” – Peter Pan  

43. “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.” – Eeyore, Winnie-the-Pooh   

44. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not” – The Lorax, Dr. Seuss

45. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

46. “Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.” – Oprah Winfrey   

47. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Alva Edison    

48. “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou

49. “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will not accomplish anything in life.”

–  Muhammad Ali   

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

Superheroes & Inspirational Quotes

51. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

52. “Anything is possible. Anything can be.” – Shel Silverstein  

53. “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop

54. “Be silly, be honest, be kind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

55. “Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.” – Jesse Jackson 

56. “Being different isn’t a bad thing. It means you’re brave enough to be yourself.” – Luna Lovegood   

57. “Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.” – Bonnie Blair

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

59. “The time is always right to do what is right.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.   

60. “Even though you’re growing up, you should never stop having fun.” – Nina Dobrev  

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Motivational Quotes For Kids

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

62. “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential … these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” – Confucius

63. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney  

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

65. “Do not give up, the beginning is always the hardest.” – Natsu Dragneel

66. “Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.” – Bonnie Blair  

67. “You always pass failure on the way to success.” – Mickey Rooney  

68. “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” – Confucius  

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

70. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

71. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.” – Richard Branson

72. “Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you land among the stars.” – Les Brown

73. “Winners must have two things – definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them.” – Brad Burden  

74. “Do what is right, not what is easy.” – Roy T. Bennett

75. “It’s always too soon to quit.” – Norman Vincent Peale 

76. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy

77. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela 

78. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.”- Proverb

79. “Somewhere in all of us is the power to change the world.” – Roald Dahl 

80. “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan       

81. “The kids who ask WHY are the ones who are going to change the world.” – Neal Thompson         

82. “Just because something feels scary doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it. Fear does not equal danger.” – Amy Morin   

83. “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne    

84. “I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.” – Charlotte Bronvtë

85. “The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.” – Barack Obama   

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

87. “Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do and, at some point, you will.” – Venus Williams   

88. “It’s okay to be brave and afraid at the same time.” – Brene Brown 

89. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison 

90. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher 

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

92. “Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.”- Malcolm Gladwell  

93. “There is always light. Only if we are brave enough to be it.” – Amanda Gorman   

94. “Just keep swimming.” – Dory from Finding Nemo   

95. “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” – Walt Disney 

96. “True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.” – Antoine de Saint- Exupéry 

97. “If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.” – Muhammad Ali 

98. “Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.” – Albert Einstein  

99. “Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.” – Matt Biondi  

100. “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” – Maya Angelou  

Motivational Quotes For Kids

101. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan 

102. “If my mind can conceive it if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.” – Muhammad Ali     

103. “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” – Stephen King    

104. Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.” – John Wooden  

105. “The people who are crazy enough to believe they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs   

106. “The very things that hold you down are going to lift you up.” – Timothy Mouse, Dumbo    

107. “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” – Frederick Douglass  

108. “The expert at anything was once a beginner.” – Helen Hayes            

109. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison  

110. “Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.” – Aldous Huxley  

111. “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.”- Martin Luther King Jr.  

112. “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.” – Melanie Joy   

113. “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says, ‘I’m possible!’” – Audrey Hepburn   

114. “And why do we fall? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up again.” – Batman Begins   

115. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”- Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

116. “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” – Albert Einstein   

117. “Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” –  Malcolm Gladwell   

118. “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” – J.M. Barrie, The Complete Adventures of Peter Pan    

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        Encouraging Quotes For Kids About Diversity

119. “You’re imperfect, and you’re wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” – Brene Brown  

120. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball  

121. “Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.” – Margaret Mead   

122. “If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” – Dolly Parton

123. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.”- Judy Garland    

124. “Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” – Kahlil Gibran   

125. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” – Booker T. Washington 

126. “Be a little kinder than you have to.” – E. Lockhart  

127. “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” – Desmond Tutu  

128. “We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race. We all share the same basic values.” – Kofi Annan  

129. “What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life?” – Lynette Mather   

130. “Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou

131. “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” – Jim Morrison    

132. “You can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness!” – Anne Frank   

133. “Change the world by being yourself.”– Amy Poehler 

134. “Right is Right even if nobody does it. Wrong is wrong even if everybody is wrong about it.” – G K Chesterton  

135. “Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

136. “We all can dance when we find music we love.” – Giles Andreae

137. “Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” – Henry James    

138. “There’s no person in the whole world like you, and I like you just the way you are.” – Mr. Rogers  

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Wise Quotes For Kids

139. “Know yourself, love yourself, trust yourself, be yourself.” – Ariel Paz  

140. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” – J.K. Rowling  

141. “Life is tough, but so are you.” – Stephanie Bennett Henry 

142 – “Preparation is the key to success.” – Alexander Graham Bell  

143. “Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.” – Dr. Seuss     

144. “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt   

145. “Be silly, be honest, be kind.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson    

146. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” – Harvey Fierstein  

147. “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” – Epictetus      

148. “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why we call it ‘The Present.’” – Eleanor Roosevelt     

149. “There’s a great big beautiful tomorrow shining at the end of every day.” – Walt Disney    

Wise Quotes For Kids

150. “There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for – you.” – Shannon L. Alder.   

151. “It’s okay not to know. It’s not okay to not try.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson 

152. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss 

153. “Keep looking up. That’s the secret of life.” – Charlie Brown

154. “Do a little more than you’re paid to. Give a little more than you have to. Try a little harder than you want to. Aim a little higher than you think possible, and give a lot of thanks to God for health, family, and friends.” – Art Linkletter   

155. “Do, or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda, The Empire Strikes Back 

156. “You receive from the world what you give to the world.” – Oprah Winfrey

157. “Only surround yourself with people who will lift you higher.” – Oprah Winfrey       

158. “When you know better, you do better.” – Maya Angelou 

159. “Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.”  H. Jackson Brown 

160. “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” – Stephen Hawking  

161. “No one is perfect–that’s why pencils have erasers.” – Wolfgang Riebe    

162. “There is no person in the whole world like you, and I like you just the way you are.” – Mister Rogers   

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Kid-Friendly Motivational Quotes  

163. “Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” – Oprah winfrey                         

164. “The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.” – Ralph waldo emerson 

165. “You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.” – E.b. white 

166. “It’s our emotions and imperfections that make us human.” – Clyde desouza  

167. “Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” – Paul boese 

168. “It is not fair to ask of someone else what you are not willing to do yourself.” – Eleanor roosevelt    

169. “When awareness is brought to an emotion, power is brought to your life.” – Tara meyer robson   

170. “The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.” – Ralph g. Nichols  

171. “If they don’t like you for being yourself, be yourself even more.” – Taylor swift 

172. “Create boundaries. Honor your limits. Say no. Take a break. Let go. Stay grounded. Nurture your body. Love your vulnerability.” – Aletheia luna    

173. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma gandhi   

174. “Emotional self-control — delaying gratification and stifling impulsiveness—underlies accomplishment of every sort.” – Daniel goleman  

175. “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” – C.s. lewis   

176. “Politeness is a sign of dignity, not subservience.” – Theodore roosevelt  

177. “Any person capable of angering you becomes your master.” – Epictetus  

178. “Good words are worth much, and cost little.” – George herbert  

179. “There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—you.” – Shannon l. Alder   

180. “I need to listen well so that i hear what is not said.” – Thuli madonsela  

181. “A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.” – Angela merkel   

182. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey hepburn  

183. “Experience is not what happens to you — it’s how you interpret what happens to you.” – Aldous huxley   

184 .”Most great learning happens in groups. Collaboration is the stuff of growth.” – Sir ken robinson    

185. “Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.” – Buddha 

186. “Every time we allow someone to move us with anger, we teach them to be angry.” – Barry neil kaufman

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Inspirational Quotes For Kids

187. “Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.” – Hans Christen Andersen  

188. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa   

189. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein   

190. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama  

191. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy 

192. “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So…sail away from the safe harbor. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain  

193. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens.” – Helen Keller  

194. “Your positive action, combined with positive thinking, results in success.” – Shiv Khera   

195. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.” – Richard Branson  

196. “I keep my heart and my soul, and my spirit open to miracles.” – Patrick Swayze     

197. “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama 

198. “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.” – John Wooden    

199. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”- Eleanor Roosevelt

200. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin   

Inspirational Quotes For Kids

201. “One day, the people that don’t even believe in you will tell everyone how they met you.” –  Johnny Depp     

202. “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama XIV    

203. “Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.” – Brian Tracy   

204. “No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.” – Wolfgang Riebe  

205. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller  

206. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein     

207. “Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.” – Tori Amos   

208. “If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams, and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl  

209. “The tougher the fight, the more important the mental attitude.” – Michael Landon    

210. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill  

211. “Pursue great things. You are destined for greatness.” – Lailah Gifty Akita 

212. “Never look back, darling. It distracts for the now.” – Edna Mode, The Incredibles                           

213. “Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.” – Albert Camus 

214. “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – J.K. Rowling  

215. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar  

216. “Just because you haven’t found your talent yet doesn’t mean you don’t have one.” – Kermit the Frog   

217. “The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” – Pele 

218. “Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger 

219. “If you pursue happiness, you are an ordinary person. If happiness pursues you, you are an extraordinary person. Do not chase happiness; let it chase you.” – Peter Deunov  

220. “People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” – Paulo Coelho  

221. “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi   

222. “If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you’ll never change the outcome.” – Michael Jordan    

223. “The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger  

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

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Motivational Quotes About Self-Love For Kids

225. “If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.” – Carl Lewis      

226. “Winners must have two things – definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them.” – Brad Burden    

227. “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.” – Pele   

228. “If the whole world was blind, how many people would you impress?” – Boonaa Mohammed 

229. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain  

230. “You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss   

231. “Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.” – George Sheehan 

232. “Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.” – Joyce Brothers    

233. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb 

234. “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream, precedes the goal.” -Pamela Vaull Starr    

235. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

236. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell 

237. “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden

238. “It doesn’t matter what your background is or where you came from. If you have dreams and goals, that’s all that matters.” – Serena Williams 

239. “Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” – John Maxwell 

240. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth  

241. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau    

242. “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” – John Wooden   

243. “It is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.”- George Burns  

244. “The skill to win is important, but the will to win is vital.” – Joe Paterno 

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

246. “Count your rainbows, not your thunderstorms.” – Janice Thompson 

247. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin 

248. “However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.” – Stephen Hawking   

249. “Every artist was at first an amateur.” – Ralph W. Emerson

250. “If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.” – Angelina Jolie   

251. “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”- Dr. Seuss 

252. “We grow great by dreams.” – Woodrow Wilson 

253. “Anything is possible. Anything can be.” – Shel Silverstein  

254. “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.” – Wayne Gretzky 

255. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are.” – Kurt Cobain 

Motivational Quotes About Self-Love For Kids

256. “Nothing will work unless you do.” – John Wooden  

257.  “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vince Lombardi 258. “You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.” – Jim Carrey    

259. “Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.” – Roy T. Bennett     

260. “When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” – George Washington Carver  

261. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” –   Colin Powell   

262. “Being different isn’t a bad thing. It means you’re brave enough to be yourself.” – Luna Lovegood   

263. “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why we call it ‘The Present.” – Eleanor Roosevelt   

264. “Don’t doubt your value. Don’t run from who you are.” – Aslan    

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Motivational Quotes For Education For Kids                                               

265. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Joseph Addison 

266. “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  

267. “The sky is not the limit. Your mind is.” – Lynette Simeone  

268. “Anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me.” – Fred Rogers  

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

270. “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt   

271. “If you can dream it, you can do it.”  Walt Disney  

272. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln 

273. “Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded.” – Jess Lair   

274. “You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.” – Conrad Hall     

275. “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” – Margaret Mead 

276. “Procrastination is the thief of time.” – Edward Young  

277. “No! Don’t think outside the box! Once you say that, you’ve established that there is a box.” – Walt Disney   

278. “The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.” – Denis Waitley  

279. “I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.” – Natalie Portman    

280. “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” – Robin Williams

281. “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” – Albert Einstein  

282. “Education is the ability to meet life’s situations.” – Dr. John G. Hibben   

283. “I am the greatest. I said that before I knew I was.” – Muhammad Ali  

284. “Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.” – Oprah Winfrey 

285. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison  

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

287. “A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.” – Mark Twain   

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

289. “Children are our most valuable resource.” – Herbert Hoover 

290. “Don’t just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.” – Jim Rohn  

291. “You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.” – Madeleine L’Engle  

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

293. “The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.” –  Brian Herbert     

294. “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A. A. Milne    

295. “All students can learn and succeed, but not on the same day in the same way.” – William Spady  

296. “Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn   

297. “Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.” – Laird Hamilton

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Inspiring Quotes About Friendship  

298. “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear, and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain      

299. “People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou  

300. “If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.” – William Glasser   

301. “If you attach to the negative behavior of others, it brings you down to their level.” – Guru Singh    

302. “Never be so busy as not to think of others.” – Mother Teresa   

303. “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love and to let it come in.” – Morrie Schwartz   

304. “Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.” – Jesse Jackson  

305. “The time is always right to do what is right.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.              

306. “It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.” – Unknown  

307. “I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.” – Pablo Casals   

308. “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” – Dalai Lama  

309. “Manners and politeness will never become old-fashioned.” – Auliq Ice 

310. “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” – Dalai Lama 

311. “You are always responsible for how you act, no matter how you feel.” – Robert Tew     

312. “Don’t become so focused on status that you aren’t also nice to other people because that’s the kind of popularity that pays off for decades to come.” – Mitch Prinstein  

313. “Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their true image.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe   

314. “When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.” – Abraham Joshua Heschel  

315. “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa    

316. “Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.” – Tommy Lee Jones   

317. “Always stop to think whether your fun may be the cause of another’s unhappiness.” – Aesop   

318. “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” – John Holmes       

319. “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” – Margaret Mead   

320. “Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.” – A.A. Milne 

321. “Work hard, be kind and amazing things will happen.” – Conan O’Brien 

322. “Politeness is a sign of dignity, not subservience.” – Theodore Roosevelt  

323. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard   

324. “You need to remember that love does not mean one person gives all and another person receives all.” – Abirami P. Kurukkal

325. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain  

326. “Be kind; for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” – Plato 

327. “That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.” –  William Wordsworth     

328. “A friend will be a friend in times of all kinds.” – Unknown  

329. “Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and abilities were used in a way that served others.” – Marianne Williamson  

330. “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”. Martin Luther King, Jr.     

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331. “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop  

332. “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou  

333. “You will never have a completely bad day if you show kindness at least once.” – Greg Henry Quinn   

334. “To the world, you may be one person, but to one person, you may be the world.”- Dr. Seuss     

335. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi  

336. “What this world needs is a new kind of army – the army of the kind.” – Cleveland Amory    

337. “Always keep a positive mindset; it will improve your outlook on the world.” – Roald Dahl    

338. “Kind words don’t cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” – Blaise Pascal 

339. “Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most.”- Ashleigh Brilliant  

340. “Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” – Lao Tzu  

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

Words Of Encouragement Quotes For Kids

342. “Thankful and grateful go hand in hand.”   

343. “Everyone has bad days, and it’s ok to feel that way.”   

344. “Let’s do something you like to do to make you happier.” 

345. “This grade on your test isn’t who you are.”    

346. “I’m proud of you and the way you handled that.”  

347. “Respect yourself and others around you.”   

348. “The foundation of happiness is gratitude.”    

349. “Take some deep breaths and blow out the bad feelings.”    

350. “Remember this is just one day of your whole life.” 

351. “Take one step at a time and you will get there.”    

352. “I am so excited you learned something new.”   

353. “Sharing shows you are caring.”     

354. “Start each day thanking God for your blessings.” 

355. “You learn so much from making mistakes.”  

356. “Surround yourself with those who are as grateful as you.”  

357. “Asking for help shows your strength and courage.”   

358. “Your kind words can change someone’s whole day.”   

359. “I am so proud of how hard you are working.”    

360. “Be true to yourself and listen to your inner voice.”  

361. “Don’t give up! You make me so proud.”   

362. “You are beautiful inside and out.”   

363. “Be thankful for your family and friends.”  

364. “You can count on us to make you feel better.”    

365. “This is just the beginning of your greatness.”   

366. “Keep up the great work. It really shows.”   

367. “I love you and we will work through this together.”   

368. “Kindness is the key to a happy heart.”

369. “Let’s take a walk and see something beautiful.”   

370. “You are capable of so much, so don’t ever give up.”    

371. “Always appreciate the little things because they add up.”

372. “Don’t give up, look at the problem from a different angle.”

373. “You are so much stronger than you think.”   

374. “I love you and will help you through this.”       

375. “Take time to tell someone you care.”   

376. “It’s ok to have a disagreement with your best friend.” 

377. “I love how you smile at me and others.”    

378. “I understand what you are going through and I love you.”     

379. “Your spirit is light and lovely and makes you shine.”     

380. “Always look up, be full of hope and reach for the stars.”  

381. “The future looks bright because you are bright.”   

382. “I am blessed and so thankful you are in my life.”     

383. “See the glass half full instead of half-empty.”       

384. “Put yourself in their shoes and then you can walk beside them.”   

385. “You are strong and brave and so smart.”  

386. “Dare to be different and you will dazzle them.”    

387. “You brighten up the room and I love being with you.” 

388. “You are strong and smart and beautiful/handsome.”   

389. “Words cannot tell you how proud I am of you.”  

390. “Tomorrow things will look so much better.” 

391. “You can do anything when you make up your mind to do it.” 

392. “I am grateful to have you in my life.”  

393. “Let’s talk about it. It will make you feel better.”   

394. “We are always on your side.”  

395. “The secret to friendship is empathy.”   

396. “Take time to smell the roses, they are as beautiful as you.”  

397. “Keep dreaming and with hard work, your dreams can come true.” 

Words Of Encouragement Quotes For Kids

398. “You are an original and there is no one else like you.” 

399. “Thanks for always warming my heart with kindness.”  

400. “You have a dear heart for helping others.”  

Quotes For Military Kids

401. “There are two gifts we should give our children: one is roots, the other is wings.”

402. “I am an Air Force brat – that’s the terminology they use for military kids who are traveling constantly.” – Vanessa Minnillo  

403. “Home is wherever I’m with you.” 

404. “A lot of military kids make a lot of moves but I only made the one, so it wasn’t really an issue for me.” – Robbie Lawler    

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405 “Kids have always play-fought, but I think my generation had a particularly privileged cultural fantasy surrounding military violence.” – Nate Powell    

406. “Be like a dandelion: bloom wherever you are planted.”    

407. “When you see a guy go down, you smell blood in the water.” – Anthony Famiglietti    

408. Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.”  

409. Military life is hard, even cruel – especially for the kids. – Tucker Elliot  

410. “You could be a Green Beret and a kid could jump out from behind a building and hit you with a rock. No matter how tough you become in the military, there’s a way to die: there’s nothing safe about it.” – Ice-T  

411. “Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” 

412. “We stand for the segregation of the races and the racial integrity of each race.”- Strom Thurmond    

413. “Streams and mountains never stay the same.” – Gary Snyder 

414. “Let me tell you about gays in the military. I don’t want any gay people hanging around me while I’m killing kids. I just don’t want to see it.” – Bill Hicks  

415. “My roots are as deep and strong as the mighty oak.”

416. “We wait.”  

417. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – A.A. Milne   

418. “What will it take for you to believe in me, the way that I believe in you?” – Billy Joel

Sweet Love Quotes For Kids 

419. “I may not be perfect but when I look at my children I know that I got something in my life perfectly right.” – unknown  

420. “As soon as I saw you I knew a grand adventure was about to happen” – Pooh 

421. “When you love someone, you love the whole person, just as he or she is, and not as you would like them to be.” – Leo Tolstoy   

424. The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” – Morrie Schwartz    

425. “I’ve never loved anybody the way I love my children.” – Katey Sagal  

426. “If I have to choose between breathing and loving my children, I would use my last breath to tell them “I love you.” – unknown  

427. “Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones    

428. “The day you came into my life, I knew what my purpose was. To love and protect you with everything I have.” – unknown  

429. “One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.”    Sophocles   

430. “My love will find you wherever you are.”. Nancy Tillman 

431. “The supreme happiness of life consists in the conviction that one is loved.” – Victor Hugo     

432. “Love’ is that condition in which happiness of another person is essential to your own.”  Robert A. Heinlein    

434. “Always remember, you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and loved more than you know.” – Pooh                            

433. “And she loved a little boy very much, even more than she loved herself.” – Shel Silverstein     

435. “We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chibosky 

436. “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” – George Sand 

437. “Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” – David Wilkerson      

438. “The more one judges, the less one loves.” – Honore de Balzac 

439. “Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” – Khalil Gibran  

440. “I could never love where I could not respect.” – Charlotte Elizabeth Aisse  

441. “There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be a real one.“ – Sue Atkins 

Sweet Love Quotes For Kids 

442. “In my life, you are the sun that never fades and the moon that never wanes. Shine on, my child.” – Unknown    

443. “When I tell you I love you; I don’t say it out of habit or to make a conversation. I say it to remind you that you’re the best thing that ever happened to me.” – Unknown  

444. “Butterflies have wings, so they can fly. Fish have gills, so they can swim. Bunnies have four legs, so they can run. I have a heart, so I can love you.” – Unknown   

445. “The love we give away is the only love we keep.” –  Elbert Hubbard  

446. “The giving of love is an education in itself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt  

447. “All love that has no friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox   

448. “In raising my children, I have lost my mind but found my soul.” – Lisa T. Shepherd     

449. “Where there is great love there are always miracles.” – Willa Cather  

450. “There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.” – Henry Ward Beecher  

Famous Quotes About Children

451. “If we nurture the dreams of children, the world will be blessed. If we destroy them, the world is doomed!” – Wess Stafford   

452. “Old men can make war, but it is children who will make history.” – Ray Merritt  

453. “Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.” – Henry Ward Beecher 

454. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men” – Frederick Douglass 

455. “The simple act of caring is heroic.” – Edward Albert  

456. “Even if people are still very young, they shouldn’t be prevented from saying what they think.” –   Anne Frank   

457. “A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.” – Amelia Earhart     

458. “The one lost child matters to the Lord.” – Danielle Strickland  

459. “Every child is an artist.” – Pablo Picasso  

460. “A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” – William Arthur Ward  

461. “The child is the beauty of God present in the world, that greatest gift to a family.” – Mother Theresa    

462. “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my mother.” – Abraham Lincoln 

463 . “Let us reach out to the children. Let us do whatever we can to support their fight to rise above their pain and suffering.” – Nelson Mandela   

464. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift someone else up.” – Booker T. Washington   

465. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank   

466. “Poverty is a very complicated issue, but feeding a child isn’t.” – Jeff Bridges

467. “Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes 

468. “Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.” – Anonymous  

Famous Quotes About Children

How Can Reading Quotes Help Children?

Reading quotes for kids can have a number of benefits. 

Here are a few ways that quotes can help:

  1. Inspire and Motivate: Quotes can be a great source of inspiration and motivation for kids. They can help children to develop a positive mindset and encourage them to pursue their goals.
  2. Encourage Critical Thinking: Quotes can also encourage children to think more deeply about important topics. By reflecting on the meaning of a quote and how it applies to their own life, kids can develop critical thinking skills.
  3. Teach Values: Many quotes are centered around important values such as kindness, honesty, and respect. By reading quotes that promote these values, kids can learn about what it means to be a good person.
  4. Develop Emotional Intelligence: Quotes can help children to identify and manage their emotions. By reading quotes about emotions such as love, sadness, and anger, kids can develop a better understanding of their own feelings and learn how to express them in healthy ways.
  5. Boost Reading Skills: Reading quotes can also help children to develop their reading skills. Because quotes are typically short and concise, they can be less intimidating for kids who may struggle with longer texts.

Next Steps

Implementing quotes for kids into daily life can be a fun and easy way to help children learn and grow. 

Here are a few ideas for how to do it:

  1. Display Quotes: Print out some of your favorite quotes and display them around the house. You could put them on the refrigerator, in your child’s bedroom, or in a common area. Seeing the quotes frequently will help reinforce their message.
  2. Use Quotes in Conversations: Use quotes to start conversations with your child. Ask them what they think a quote means or how they could apply it to their own life. This will help them to develop critical thinking skills and learn how to apply the lessons from the quotes.
  3. Read Books with Quotes: There are many children’s books that feature quotes. Read these books with your child and discuss the quotes as you go along. This will help them to develop reading skills while also learning important life lessons.
  4. Make a Quote Jar: Write quotes on slips of paper and put them in a jar. Each day, have your child pick a quote out of the jar and discuss it with them. This can be a fun way to start the day and provide a daily dose of inspiration.
  5. Create a Quote Wall: Set aside a space in your home where your child can create their own quote wall. Encourage them to write down quotes that inspire them or that they find meaningful. This will help them to develop their own sense of what is important and build their creativity.

By incorporating quotes into daily life, you can help your child learn important life lessons and develop a positive outlook on the world around them. 

Remember, it doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. 

Even small efforts can make a big impact.

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of quotes are appropriate for kids?

When it comes to quotes for kids, it’s important to choose ones that are age-appropriate and align with your values. 

Look for quotes that are positive and inspiring, and that promote values such as kindness, honesty, and respect. 

You should also make sure that the language used in the quote is understandable for your child’s age level.

How can quotes help children develop emotional intelligence?

Quotes can help children develop emotional intelligence by providing a way to discuss and reflect on their emotions. 

When reading and discussing quotes about emotions such as love, sadness, or anger, children can gain a better understanding of their own feelings and learn how to express them in healthy ways. 

This can help them develop empathy and a better understanding of other people’s emotions as well.

How can I make reading quotes a fun and engaging activity for my child?

There are many ways to make reading quotes a fun and engaging activity for your child. 

You can turn it into a game by having your child guess who said the quote or by asking them to come up with their own quote. 

You can also encourage them to create their own quote wall or journal, where they can write down quotes that inspire them or that they find meaningful. 

Additionally, try to make reading quotes a regular part of your daily routine, such as by reading one quote each day during breakfast or before bed.

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