Top 50 Education Sayings and Quotes for Back to School in 2022

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There are always so many emotions when it comes to back to school season. Excitement is in the air as the children try on their new clothes Y try their backpacks. And nerves get the better of parents trying to make sure that each school supplies on your assigned list. Meanwhile, the teachers prepare for the coming year and try to motivate even the youngest students.

Sometimes, with all the hustle, stress and everything else that late August or early September brings, it can be hard to remember that education is one of the most enriching experiences we can have. Let our list of the best back to school quotes be the reminder you need. From inspirational school sayings to funny back to school messages, these quotes will work wonders for students. Parents can sneak one into their kids lunch box on a piece of paper and teachers can start the day with an encouraging line to encourage their students.

But don’t stop at these quotes. Take a look at our autumn quotes, inspirational sayings Y daily affirmations for more inspo!

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Education is a right, not a privilege; it is an opportunity, not a right.

The best way to predict your future is to create it.

Education is our passport to the future, because tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

The greatest result of education is tolerance.

Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

Hold on to your dreams, because without them life is a bird with broken wings that cannot fly.

The purpose of education, finally, is to create in a person the ability to look at the world for himself, to make his own decisions.

Knowledge is power. The information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.

It is time for parents to teach young people from an early age that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.

Live as if you will die tomorrow. Learn as if you were going to live forever.

A child, a teacher, a book, a pen can change the world.

The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Learn from yesterday, live for today, look forward to tomorrow.

Close your libraries if you want; but there is no door, no lock, no bolt that you can put on the freedom of my mind.

If you can dream it you can do it.

I have always liked the first day of school more than the last day of school. The first ones are better because they are beginnings.


Martin Luther King Jr.

Intelligence plus character: that is the true goal of education.

The philosophy of the classroom in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

Take your risks now. As you get older, you become more fearful and less flexible.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never stop growing.

You learn something every day if you pay attention.

The ability to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; The willingness to learn is a choice.

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

Education is the key to unlock the world, a passport to freedom.

You have a brain in your head.

You have feet in your shoes.

You can direct yourself in any direction you choose.

Change is the end result of all true learning.

You can never be too dressed up or too polite.

The difference between trying and succeeding is a bit umph.

You educate a man; you educate a man You educate a woman; you educate a generation.

Learn as much as you can while you’re young, as life gets too busy later on.

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I am possible!’

It’s never too late to be what you could have been.

There is more treasure in the books than in all the pirate loot on Treasure Island.

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

The greatest result of education is tolerance.

The sense of curiosity is nature’s original school of education.

Education is the difference between wishing you could help other people and being able to help them.

Children tend to live up to what you think of them.

Be so good that they can’t ignore you.

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.

Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world.

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The surest way to succeed is always to try one more time.

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Yaa Bofah is an editorial member of Good Housekeeping.

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