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Famous Quotes To Inspire Your Students

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

Download and Print Your List of Inspiring Quotes Right Here

The Best Quotes To Inspire Students

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

Inspiring Bible Verses for Teenagers

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!

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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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