60 Best Back to School Quotes – motivational funny and wise

In the lead up to your child going back to school it is a great idea to share some awesome back to school quotes with them. That back to school feeling of trepidation can be strong!

Here are some of  my favourite back to school quotes – all guaranteed to be motivational, funny and wise. There si some thing for every student no matter what their age or stage. Which one of these back to school quotes is your favourite?


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10 best back to school quotes

  1. “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” – Chinese Proverb
  2. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss
  3. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss
  4. “School is a place where you grow and discover, and your dreams can reach higher than the sky.”
  5. “Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” – George Washington Carver
  6. “In school, you’re not just learning facts; you’re learning how to learn.”
  7. “Your education is a gift. Don’t forget to unwrap it every day!”
  8. “You are capable of amazing things. Believe in yourself!”
  9. “Mistakes are proof that you are trying. Keep trying, and you’ll keep learning.”
  10. “Every day is a new adventure in school. Embrace it with a smile!”
  11. “Learning is like an exciting journey, and each day in school is a new step forward.”
  12. “The more you practice, the better you get. Keep practicing, and you’ll become a superstar!”
  13. “Education is the passport to the future.”
  14. “In school, we make friends, learn new things, and create wonderful memories.”
  15. “Your imagination is your superpower. Use it to explore the world through books and learning.”
  16. “School is a place where questions are encouraged. Don’t be afraid to ask!”
  17. “You are a star student in the making. Shine bright and reach for the moon!”
  18. “Believe in your abilities, and you can achieve anything!”
  19. “Every day is a chance to learn something new and make the world a better place.”
  20. “School is where you build the foundation for your dreams. Dream big!”

These back  2 school quotes can help inspire and motivate kids to embrace the joys of learning and the opportunities that school offers. And what better way to inspire them on than on that first day of school.

A perfect back-to-school quote book for kids to last the whole year – 365 days of happy

The love of studying – perfect phrases to inspire your student

If you want to instil in your kids a love of studying before they head back to school then trying sharing these awesome quotes with them – they are so inspiring

  1. “The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, and all the sweet serenity of books.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. “To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” – Marilyn vos Savant
  3. “Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing, and dream while others are wishing.” – William Arthur Ward
  4. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats
  5. “Learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” – Abigail Adams
  6. “The love of studying never wears out.” – Aeschylus
  7. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  8. “There is no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success. No matter what your passion is, put your all into it and you will be rewarded.” – Oprah Winfrey
  9. “Studying is like a treasure hunt, and knowledge is the treasure. The more you seek, the more you find, and the richer you become.”
  10. “Why do pencils have erasers if we’re not supposed to make mistakes?”

These quotes celebrate the joy of learning, the pursuit of knowledge, and the rewards of diligent study. It is a great idea to pop them on your fridge, share them at dinner or even set one next to your little student at the breakfast table.


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10 funny back to school jokes and back to school photo captions

Here are some humorous school-related jokes you could pop in with your child’s back to school lunches!

    1. Why did the math book look sad? Because it had too many problems!
    2. Why did the scarecrow become a successful teacher? Because he was outstanding in his field!
    3. Teacher: “If you had just one day to live, what would you do?”Student: “I would spend it at school. It feels like forever here!”
    4. Why don’t scientists trust atoms? Because they make up everything!
    5. What do you call a pencil without any lead? Pointless!
    6. Teacher: “Why are you late to school? “Student: “Because the bell rang before I got here!”
    7. Why did the student bring a ladder to school? Because he thought it was high school!
    8. Teacher: “Can anyone give me an example of a coincidence? “Student: “Sir, my mom and dad got married on the same day.”
    9. Why did the student do multiplication problems on the floor? The teacher told him not to use tables.
    10. Teacher: “If you had one dollar and you asked your father for another, how many dollars would you have? “Student: “One dollar.”Teacher: “You don’t know your math.”Student: “You don’t know my father!”


Even more school jokes!



Wise school sayings

Here are some wise school-related sayings that emphasize the value of education and personal growth:

  1. “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” — Malcolm X
  2. “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” — B.B. King
  3. “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” — Kofi Annan
  4. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” — W.B. Yeats
  5. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” — Peter Drucker
  6. “The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.” — Plato
  7. “Learning never exhausts the mind.” — Leonardo da Vinci
  8. “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” — Carl Rogers
  9. “Education is the foundation upon which we build our future.” — Christine Gregoire
  10. “In learning, you will teach, and in teaching, you will learn.” — Phil Collins
  11. “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” — John Dewey
  12. “The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” — Plutarch
  13. “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” — Aristotle
  14. “Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.” — Oprah Winfrey
  15. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss
  16. “You have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” — Harriet Tubman
  17. “Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It’s about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.” — Shakuntala Devi
  18. “Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead.” — Nora Ephron
  19. “The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.” — Aristotle
  20. “The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.” — Alexandra K. Trenfor

These wise sayings emphasize the importance of lifelong learning, personal development, and the transformative power of education.

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