64+ Best Back to School Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Each year as summer draws to a close, teachers, parents, and students alike all begin their back to school preparations. Profoundly inspirational back to school quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Back to School Quotes

We don’t stop going to school when we graduate. Carol Burnett

This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t. Lydia Child

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Some students drink at the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle. E.C. McKenzie

Don’t try so hard to fit in, and certainly don’t try so hard to be different Just try hard to be you.

When a teacher calls a boy by his entire name, it means trouble. Mark Twain

I’ve always felt strongly about equal opportunity for women. Girls have to be taught from early on that they are strong and capable of being anything they want to be.

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. Will Durant

Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess.

Education costs money, but then so does ignorance. Claus Moser

I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.

Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. Edmund Burke

Work hard, nap hard.

Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken. Bill Dodds

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity

You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think. Elbert Hubbard

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

You can get all A’s and still flunk life. Walker Percy

The only approval you need is your own.

Respect your parents. They passed school without Google.

I’m not going to school just for the academics. I wanted to share ideas, to be around people who are passionate about learning.

With every book, you go back to school. You become a student. You become an investigative reporter. You spend a little time learning what it’s like to live in someone else’s shoes. John Irving

Flaws are my favorite part of people, usually.

Sending your child off to school for the first time in their life is terrifying. Arabella Weir

If I say I am beautiful and strong, you will not determine my story. I will.

I’ve always loved the first day of school better than the last day of school. Firsts are best because they are beginnings. Jenny Han

You and you alone are the only person that can live the life that writes the story that you were meant to tell. And the world needs your story because the world needs your voice.

First day of school! Wake up! Come on. First day of school. Finding Nemo

You can’t do it alone. Be open to collaboration. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you. Spend a lot of time with them and it will change your life.

A good mother is worth hundreds of schoolmasters. George Herbert

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Books are the ultimate dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back. John Green

If you don’t understand, ask questions. If you’re uncomfortable about asking questions, say you are uncomfortable about asking questions and then ask anyway.

You learn something every day if you pay attention. Ray LeBlond

You have to stay in school. You have to. You have to go to college. You have to get your degree. Because that’s the one thing people can’t take away from you is your education. And it is worth the investment.

All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind. Martin H. Fischer

I’ve always loved the first day of school better than the last day of school. Firsts are best because they are beginnings.

This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change. Taylor Swift

There’s more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island.

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. Milton Berle

Be yourself, love yourself no matter what, no matter what anyone tells you. You don’t have to try to fit in and be someone that you’re not.

Be so good, they can’t ignore you. Steve Martin

In a global economy, where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity, it is a prerequisite.

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

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

When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t. Thomas Edison

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

The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action. Alexander Graham Bell

You’re off to great place, today is your day, your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!

Believe you can and you are halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt

Intelligence plus character that is the true goal of education.

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. Dr. Seuss

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

I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it. Art Williams

You can never be overdressed or overeducated.

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open. Frank Zappa

I am not afraid. I was born to do this.

Work hard, be kind and amazing things will happen. Conan O’Brien

Sometimes you have to do what you don’t love, so that you can do what you love.

The most effective way to do it is to do it. Amelia Earhart

Sometimes we’re all too quick to count down the days that we forget to make the days count.