53+ Best Study Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Study is application of the mind to the acquisition of knowledge, as by reading, investigation, or reflection: long hours of study. Inspirational study quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Study Quotes

 Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited. Plutarch

 You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden

 It always seems impossible until it’s done

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.  John Wooden

Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. Albert Einstein

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Arthur Ashe

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude. Ralph Marston

 Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.  John Maxwell

Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

 The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.  John D. Rockefeller

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

 Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.

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

Strive for progress, not perfection

Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t pretend that you do and, at some point, you will. Venus Williams

 I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.  Thomas Jefferson

Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. Maya Angelou

 Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. Robert Collier

Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. Karim Seddiki

Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better. Jim Rohn

You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think. A.A Milne

 I don’t regret the things I’ve done. I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Henry David Thoreau

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who want to get things done and those who don’t want to make mistakes.  John Maxwell

Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow. Albert Einstein

The secret to getting ahead is getting started

Today a reader. Tomorrow a leader.

 You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great

In a world where you can be anything, be kind. Jennifer Dukes Lee

The expert in everything was once a beginner

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by then I was too famous. Robert Benchley

 There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.  Beverly Sills

How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.  Anne Frank

Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you

I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful. Natalie Portman

Some people dream of accomplishing great things. Others stay awake and make it happen

If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires. Malcolm Gladwell

 There is no substitute for hard work.  Thomas Edison

Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.  Stephen Hawking

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.  Sydney J. Harris

You don’t always get what you wish for; you get what you work for.

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.  Dalai Lama

 It’s not about how bad you want it. It’s about how hard you’re willing to work for it.

When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.  Wayne Dyer

 The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.  Vidal Sassoon

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. Alexander Graham Bell

 There are no traffic jams on the extra mile. Zig Ziglar

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