Whether it’s starting a new grade after summer break, or returning after a vacation, going back to school is a really exciting time.
Many of us thrive on the routine that the school day brings. Different lessons, recess, lunch break, homework, after school sports… it gives us structure and helps us to make the most of each day.
More than anything, we love that school offers us the opportunity to learn something new everyday! It pushes us out of our comfort zone, teaches us to dream big, and encourages us to achieve our potential.
In celebration of all the amazing things that education and learning has to offer, we’ve put together a list of the very best quotes to get you excited – and inspired – to go back to school.
So whether you’re a parent looking for the perfect quote to encourage your child as they start school, you’re moving from one grade to another, or you’re a teacher looking to inspire young minds – we’ve got you covered.
A new desk, a handful of freshly sharpened pencils, the first page of a new workbook… there are no days quite like school days!
Though starting a new school, or even just a new grade, can be daunting, it is also a great opportunity to shake things up and try something new. Whether it’s a new sport, a new subject, or a new hobby, there are so many ways to make sure that this school year is the best yet.
Kindergarten, Middle School, High School and beyond, celebrate all these amazing institutions – and the role they play in shaping our future – with these quotes about school.
Inspirational Education Quotes
Take it from us, an inspirational saying can go a long way to motivate and encourage you as you embark on something new! For centuries, people have been inspired and encouraged by reading the words of others; oftentimes, they have been led down their own path to greatness.
Whether you’re at the beginning of a new year or semester of learning, or aren’t quite sure where your knowledge will take you next – look no further than these quotes. From Renaissance geniuses to modern day scientists, award-winning writers and incredible human rights activists, we’ve got something to inspire everyone on their educational journey.
Quotes about Learning
Learning something new everyday has to be one of the best things about going back to school!
Whether you’re preparing for a math test, writing a paper, or representing your school in the National Spelling Bee, the challenge of acquiring new knowledge can be both exciting and daunting.
But we don’t just learn in the classroom. Reading independently, practicing a musical instrument, carrying out scientific experiments, and learning the theory behind your favorite sports game all contribute to your knowledge and experience of the world. Let’s honor knowledge in all its forms with these amazing quotes about learning!
Quotes about Teaching
Teachers have the amazing power of being able to inspire young minds! But with that power comes great responsibility – good results, progress in learning, and needing to keep them focused on the task at hand.
According to a 2019 study by the National Foundation for Educational Research, teachers have more job-related stress than other professionals. Although teachers’ working hours across the year were similar to those in other professions, working so intensively over fewer weeks of the year led to a poorer work-life balance and higher stress levels. As well as the hours spent teaching, educators devote their time to preparation and grading; and make an emotional investment in the success and wellbeing of their students.
Celebrate those who help children and young people achieve their potential with this collection of quotes about teachers and teaching!
We hope you’re feeling inspired and excited to go back to school! Share your favorite things about learning, teaching, and educating with us in the comments.