There are school days when your kids are just so eager to learn they hang on every word you say. And then there are school days when you fight a losing battle to get their attention, keep them awake or get them to settle down.
To reduce those days, we’ve compiled the coolest visual list of 35 inspirational quotes for the classroom.
Quotes have the power to motivate and focus the mind. Reading them daily can boost concentration, happiness, gratitude, compassion, understanding, self-belief, motivation, drive and success. These quotes will inspire your classroom and inspire your students!
Feel free to print any and all of these inspirational quotes and hang them on your classroom wall. You can even hang a new quote up each morning before the kids arrive and it’ll be something they look forward to and explaining or discussing the meaning could be a great lesson starter activity for the day.
Give your kids a daily boost of motivation and make this their best term ever.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world – Nelson Mandela
All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them – Walt Disney
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm – Winston Churchill
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Pain is temporary. If I quit, however, it lasts forever – Lance Armstrong
If we did all the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves – Thomas Edison
The more we do, the more we can do – William Hazlitt
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else – Booker T. Washington
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more – Oprah Winfrey
Dream big and dare to fail – Norman Vaughan
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent – Eleanor Roosevelt
You never regret being kind – Nicole Shepherd
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, “I’m possible!” – Audrey Hepburn
Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses… on your powers, instead of your problems – Paul J. Meyer
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! – Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness never decreases by being shared – Buddha
You can do anything you put your mind too….impossible is just a word – Daniel Grieg
Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love – Brené Brown
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think – Christopher Robin
Explore. Dream. Discover – Mark Twain
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined – Henry David Thoreau
Always be yourself and have faith in yourself – Bruce Lee
You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground – Unknown
The only way to do great work is to love what you do – Steve Jobs
Life is about creating yourself – Lolly Daskal
The starting point of all achievement is desire – Napoleon Hill
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have – Thomas Jefferson
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out – Robert Collier
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it – Maya Angelou
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others – Bill Gates
Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning – Robert Kiyosaki
Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better – Jim Rohn
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation – Herman Melville
You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them – Michael Jordan
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing – Dale Carnegie
And just for you, dear teacher…
What inspires your students?