80 Inspirational Education Quotes For Students And Teachers (2019 Update)

Education opens up the mind, expands it and allows you to improve your life in so many ways.

So this week – as schools are starting again – I'd like to share 80 of the most motivating and inspiring quotes on education.

I hope you'll find them helpful no matter if you're a student that needs a boost of motivation or if you're a teacher of any kind that wants to inspire and make a change in the lives of your students.

Education Quotes to Motivate Students

“A man's mind, stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
Victor Hugo

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
Mark Twain

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
Arthur Ashe

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.”
Jim Rohn

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

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

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”
Andy McIntyre

“The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn …and change.”
Carl Rogers

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.”
Mark Twain

“Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. “Light! Give me light!” was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour.”
Helen Keller

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.”
David M. Burns

“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.”
Will Durant

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done,…

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