15 Motivational Back-to-School Quotes for Your Kids

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The new school year is almost here!

Your Child Will Want to Head Back to School After Reading These Quotes

Summer came and went, which means it's almost time for your kids to head back to school.

Though you may be ready to get them out of the house and back into the classroom, chances are they're dreading the thought of it all. They don't want to go back to school. Honestly, can we blame them?

Not many of us had the best experiences with our education growing up, but that doesn't mean it isn't important.

To give a bit of extra encouragement to your kiddos before they go back to school, we rounded up some motivational quotes for you to read to them or with them. Check them out now!

Best Back-to-School Quotes

  • "Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom." -Oprah Winfrey

  • "The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice." -Brian Herbert

  • "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." -Dr. Seuss

  • "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." -Nelson Mandela

  • "You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over." -Richard Branson

Inspiring Back-to-School Quotes

  • "I'm not going to school just for the academics. I wanted to share ideas, to be around people who are passionate about learning." -Emma Watson

  • "Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school." -Albert Einstein

  • "One child, one teacher, one pen, and one book can change the world." -Malala Yousafzai

  • "Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow." -Anthony J. D'Angelo

  • "Intelligence plus character—this is the goal of true education." -Martin Luther King, Jr.

Motivating Back-to-School Quotes

  • "Sometimes we're all too quick to count down the days that we forget to make the days count." -Unknown

  • "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." -Les Brown

  • "You can learn something new every day if you listen." -Unknown

  • "You must do the things you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

  • "I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework." -Lily Tomlin

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