Inspirational Quotes for Kids Quotes

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I love coming up with cheesy quotes from shows and movies to put in cards and emails. Life goes so quick but it is still a good idea to put together a nice quotes list. Here are some Inspirational Quotes for Kids quotes items I have now:

  • “We know what we are but know not what we may be.” – Shakespeare
  • Remember, happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think.
    -Dale Carnegie 

  • Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
    -Ralph Vaull Starr 
  • "Every successful person has a painful story. Every painful story has a successful ending."
  • "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thiks of changing himself..."
    -- Leo Tolstoy
  • "Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little thing."
    -- Frank A. Clark
  • “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss
  • “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why we call it ‘The Present’.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb
  • It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
    -Epictetus 
  • You always pass failure on the way to success.
    -Mickey Rooney 
  • You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have.
    -Jim Rohn 
  • Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
    -Thomas Edison 
  • Make each day your masterpiece.
    -John Wooden 
  • The world has the habit of making room for the man whose words and actions show that he knows where he is going.
    -Napoleon Hill 
  • It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
    -Aristotle 
  • “Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucious
  • “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill
  • “Row, row, row your boat. Gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, life is but a dream.” – Alice Munro
  • “I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.” – Edward Everett Hale
  • “Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires and a touch that never hearts.” – Charles Dickens
  • “May you live all the days of your life.” – Jonathan Swift
  • “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” – Dr. Seuss
  • “The time is always right to do what is right.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • “Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.” – Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  • “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theordore Roosevelt
  • “. . . that best portion of a good man’s life. / His little, nameless, unremembered acts / Of kindness and of love.” – William Wadsworth
  • “Time’s fun when you’re eating flies.” – Kermit the Frog
  • “The years teach much the days never know.” – Emerson
  • “We grow great by dreams.” – Woodrow Wilson
  • “So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.” ? Dr. Seuss
  • “Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.” – Hans Christen Andersen
  • “To me every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle.” – Walt Whitman
  • “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Helen Keller
  • “I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world.” E.B. White
  • “To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man’s life.” – T.S. Eliot
  • “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucious
  • Every single day things happen that stir up our feelings and emotions! Depending on what happens to us, we may become happy, angry,...
  • You probably think of Disney characters and movies as a lot of fun and, often, amazing. But did you ever think that each movie offers great life...
  • “Patience” is word that you have probably heard a lot! But you may wonder…”what on earth is patience, and why does everyone...
  • Have you ever had someone do a favor for you without being asked? Have you ever had a friend share their most...
  • What is curiosity? It is a strong desire to know or learn something. Curiosity makes the world what it is today. If...
  • Being a girl is cool, but it isn’t always easy! For no good reason, girls are not always given the same chances...
  • Did you know that listening can be one of the most important things you ever do? And that it is one of the...
  • “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.” – John Wooden
  • Sometimes we make things more complicated than they really are. Sometimes wefocus on all the wrong things. Focus on what you can do, right now, where you are. 
  • “We all can dance when we find music we love.” – Giles Andreae
  • Anyone can dance! Anyone can move their body to a rhythm that makes them feel good. Focus on feeling good and the dance will come naturally. As they say, ‘dance like no one is watching’.
  • “The more you give away the more happy you become.”
  • We’ve been fooled into thinking that receiving makes us happy. Try giving moreand see how you feel.
  • “I think I can. I know I can.”
  • “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” – Epictetus
  • “Being kind is never wasted.”
  •  “When you know better you do better.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt
  • “You always pass failure on the way to success.” Mickey Rooney
  • “Make each day your masterpiece.” John Wooden
  • “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.” Pamela Vaull Starr
  • “No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.” – Wolfgang Riebe
  • “Never waste a minute thinking of anyone you don’t like.” – Eisenhower
  • “Only surround yourself with people who will lift you higher.” – Oprah Winfrey
  • “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” – Dr. Suess
  •  “Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.” – H. Jackson Brown
  • “There is a voice inside of you, that whispers all day long, I feel this is right for me, I know that this is wrong.”
  • “You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Suess
  • “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” -Dr. Suess
  • “Anything is possible. Anything can be.” – Shel Silverstein
  • "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go!"
    -- Dr. Seuss
  • "It is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate."
    -- George Burns
  • "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
    -- Anne Frank
  • "Play is our brain's favorite way of learning."
    -- Diane Ackerman

  • "No kid is unsmart. Every kid's a genius at something. Our job is to find it. And then encourage it."
    -- Robin Sharma
  • "Pulling someone down will never help you reach the top."
    -- Kushandwizdom
  • "All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them."
    -- Walt Disney
  • "Always chase your dreams instead of running from your fears."
    -- Anonymous
  • "Play is our brain's favourite way of learning."
    -- Diane Ackerman
  • "Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you."
    -- Madeline Bridge
  • “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” – Dr. Seuss
  • “Do a little more than you’re paid to. Give a little more than you have to. Try a little harder than you want to. Aim a little higher than you think possible, and give a lot of thanks to God for health, family, and friends.” – Art Linkletter
  • “To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” – Emily Dickensen
  • “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” Henry David Thoreau
  • “It’s good to have an end to journey toward, but it’s the journey that matters in the end.” – Ursula K. LeGuin
  • “Climb ev’ry mountain, Ford ev’ry stream, Follow ev’ry rainbow, ‘Til you find your dream.” – Sound of Music

  • "I don't love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful."
    -- Natalie Portman
  • "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will."
    -- Vince Lombardi
  • "Do not give up, the beginning is always the hardest."
  • "If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely."
    -- Roald Dahl
  • "Those who try to do something and FAIL... are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and SUCCEED..."
  • "Don't expect your friend to be a perfect person. But, help your friend to become a perfect person. That is true friendship!"
    -- Mother Teresa
  • "Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts."
    -- Albert Einstein
  • "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Take every CHANCE you get in LIFE, because some things only happens ONCE."
  • “What one can be one must be.” – Unknown
  • “Life is a gift.”
  • “Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.” – Irish Proverb

  • "Winning doesn't always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you've done before."
    -- Bonnie Blair
  • "The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don't tell you what to see."
    -- Alexandra K. Trenfor
  • "Stop worrying about what you have to loose and start focusing on what you have to gain."
  • "You'll never be brave if you don't get hurt. You'll never learn if you don't make mistakes. You'll never be successful if you don't encounter failure."
    -- Unknown
  • "Character is the real foundation of all worthwhile success."
    -- John Hays Hammond
  • "You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
    -- A.A. Milne / Christopher Robin
  • "Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it."
    -- Jim Rohn
  • Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. – Oscar Wilde
  • Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying I will try again tomorrow. – Mary Anne Radmacher
  • There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind. – C.S. Lewis
  • Be nice to yourself. It’s hard to be happy when someone’s mean to you all the time. – Christine Arylo
  • You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. – Dr. Seuss
  • It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. – Dumbledore
  • You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think. – Winnie the Pooh
  • We all must make the choice between what is right, and what is easy. – Dumbledore
  • Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities — aways see them, for they’re always there. – Norman Vincent Peale
  • I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy. I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it. – Art Williams
  • When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, “PLOT TWIST,” and move on. – Unknown
  • You are allowed to scream. You are allowed to cry. You are allowed to scream. But, you are not allowed to give up. – Unknown
  • Wisdom begins in wonder. – Socrates
  • Be curious, not judgmental. – Walt Whitman
  • Make yourself proud. – Peter W. Smith
  • Today is your day. Your mountain is waiting so get on your way. – Dr. Seuss
  • Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it. – Buddha
  • If plan A didn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters. – Unknown
  • Try not. Do or do not, there is no try. – Yoda
  • Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do and, at some point you will. – Venus Williams
  • Call these motivational or inspirational, these quotes are some of our favorites:
  • Every object, every being, is a jar of delight. Be a connoisseur. – Rumi
  • Bloom where you are planted.
  • I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Alva Edison
  • Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. – Maya Angelou
  • I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a products of my decisions. – Stephen Covey
  • Wonder is the beginning of wisdom. – Socrates
  • You are not meant for crawling. You have wings. Learn to use them. – Rumi
  • Not all who wander are lost. – Gandolf
  • It is our choices that show what we truly are far more than our abilities. – Albus Dumbledore
  • We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy. – Albus Dumbledore
  • Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.– Robert Frost.
  • I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou
  • Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. – Coco Chanel
  • Being different isn’t a bad thing. It means you’re brave enough to be yourself. – Luna Lovegood
  • Don’t doubt your value. Don’t run from who you are. – Aslan
  • Those who have a strong sense of love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect. – Brené Brown
  • We are what we repeatedly do. – Aristotle
  • If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one. – Mother Teresa
  • Sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think. -Rumi
  • Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.
    -H. Jackson Brown, Jr. 
  • Only surround yourself with people who will lift you higher.
    -Oprah Winfrey 
  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
    -Theodore Roosevelt 
  • Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
    -Judy Garland 
  • No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
    -Eleanor Roosevelt 
  • Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
    -Richard L. Evans 
  • Wise people learn when they can;
    fools learn when they must.
    -Arthur Wellesley 
  • Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too,
    can become great.
    -Mark Twain 
  • Use what talents you possess; The woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
    -Henry Van Dyke 
  • Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.
    -John Wooden 
  • Accept everything about yourself, I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end, no apologies, no regrets.
    -Clark Moustakas 

 

 




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