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Famous Quotes To Inspire Your Students

Famous Quotes To Inspire Your Students

Printable List of 39 Famous Quotes To Inspire Your Students – One for each week of the school year.

In our homeschool, we start every new week with a new whiteboard. Our homeschool board consists of a Verse of the Week, a Famous Quote of the Week, a schedule and fun facts. At the end of the year, I like to share with other teachers, both homeschool, and public school. We share this list in hopes we can reach a little further and inspire others. So here is the list for this year. At the end of the post, you will find a free printable version of Famous Quotes to Inspire Your Students that you can put in your lesson plan. Wishing you a blessed year!

The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.     ~ BB King

A very little key will open a very heavy door.     ~ Charles Dickens

There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live.   ~ John Adams

Action is the foundational key to all success.     ~ Pablo Picasso

We can find common ground only by moving to higher ground.     ~ Jim Wallis

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.     ~ Benjamin Franklin

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.     ~ Aristotle

To love another person is to see the face of God.     ~ Victor Hugo

Start by doing what’s necessary, the do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.     ~ Saint Francis of Assisi

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.     ~ Mark Twain

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you want to become.     ~ Steve Jobs

I want to know how God created this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know His thoughts; the rest are details.     ~ Albert Einstein

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.     ~ Abraham Lincoln

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

Teddy Roosevelt Quote

Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.     ~ Oscar Wide

Learning is not a spectator sport.     ~ D. Blocher

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.     ~ Tony Robbins

Be happy for what you have while working for what you want.     ~ Helen Keller

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.     ~ E. E. Cummings

To find yourself, think for yourself.     ~ Socrates

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.     ~ G. K. Chesterton

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.     ~ Henry David Thoreau

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.     ~ Epictetus

When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.     ~ Willie Nelson

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.     ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is on the same road as failure; success is just a little further down the road.     ~ Jack Hyles


What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.     ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.     ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.     ~ Benjamin Disraeli

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows; it empties today of its strength.     ~ Corrie Ten Boom

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.     ~ Theodore Roosevelt

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.     ~ Henry David Thoreau

It is better to be alone than in bad company.     ~ George Washington

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.     ~ Desmond Tutu

Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, and leave the rest to God.     ~ Ronald Reagan

Love is a better teacher than duty.     ~ Albert Einstein

Not what we have, But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.     ~ Epicurus

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.     ~ Helen Keller

Whatever you are, be a good one.     ~ Abraham Lincoln

One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.     ~ John F. Kennedy

To print your copy of  Famous Quotes To Inspire Your Students please click here.

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Also, this post offers a collection of great Bible verses with free printable!

Inspiring Bible Verses for Teens

It is our hope that you and your students will be blessed by these weekly quotes as we have been! We encourage you to share this list with others. We keep these on our Homeschool Board but we also include them on our kitchen chalkboard. You don’t need to be teaching to enjoy them! Everyone can stand some daily inspiration 🙂

We invite you to share your thoughts or your personal favorite quote in the comments below. Also, please sign up for our free monthly news letter for more inspiration! Thank you so much for visiting us at, Geez, Gwen, today! Come back soon!

Be blessed,



3 thoughts on “Famous Quotes To Inspire Your Students

  1. Hey, Gwen! This was such an encouraging post to read, especially on a Monday morning! Does this mean I have to get out of bed, though?! 😉

    Thank you for sharing the quotes you’ve collected over the year! Action seems to be a bit of a theme…so yes, I’ll get out of bed.

    I was homeschooled, by the way! 🙂 Keep up the good work.

    1. So glad you enjoyed it, Anna! Thanks for taking the time to comment 🙂 Have a wonderful, and productive 😉 day!

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