Inspirational quotes for kids provide parents with something to think about.
A society can be judged by what it does for its children. There is no denying that children hold the key to everyone’s future, and how you grow and inspire them goes a long way in making this world a better place. In fact, it is the desire to provide the best to children that drives the world around.
What you teach your kids today will influence not only their future but this world’s future. Make sure you raise kids who are inspired, encouraged, and have a positive mind. Here are some of the most famous inspiring quotes for kids!
Kids Inspirational Quotes
Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
The more you give away, the more happy you become.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why we call it ‘The Present.’
You always pass failure on the way to success.
Row, row, row your boat. Gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, life is but a dream.
Make each day your masterpiece.
No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.
Only surround yourself with people who will lift you higher.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
Quotations for Children
How do you spell love? You don’t spell love. You feel it.
Winnie the Pooh
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.
We grow great by dreams.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.
Hans Christen Andersen
Climb ev’ry mountain, Ford ev’ry stream, Follow ev’ry rainbow, ‘Till you find your dream.
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! Kid, you’ll move mountains.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Uplifting Quotes for Kids
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Nothing is particularly hard if you break it down into small jobs.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Your behavior is a choice; it isn’t who you are.
You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.
Anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me.
Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.
Tommy Lee Jones
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.
Positive Sayings for Kids
Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Always keep a positive mindset. It will improve your outlook on the world.
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
It’s not what happens to you
but how you react to it that matters.
You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind,
but you can change yourself.
That is something you have.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.
Accept everything about yourself. I mean everything,
You are you, and that is the beginning and the end,
no apologies, no regrets.
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Kids Motivational Quotes
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream, precedes the goal.
Pamela Vaull Starr
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.
We must be the change we want to see.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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
When one door of happiness closes, another opens.
Don’t doubt your value. Don’t run from who you are.
Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
Henry Ward Beecher
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.
Being different isn’t a bad thing. It means you’re brave enough to be yourself.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Thomas Alva Edison
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams, and you will always look lovely.
You’re braver than you believe and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Inspirational Quotes For Kids
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you.
You are not meant for crawling. You have wings. Learn to use them.
When you know better, you do better.
We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Today is your day.
Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.
Every object, every being, is a jar of delight. Be a connoisseur.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.
An investment in knowledge pays the best dividends.
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done,
the zest of creating things new.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go!
The most important things in life are not what you can see but what you feel.
Antoine de Saint Exupéry
It is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
Never doubt yourself; it will only hold you back.
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.
If you can’t feed a hundred people,
then just feed one.
Don’t expect your friend to be a perfect person. But, help your friend to become a perfect person. That is true friendship!
Don’t be afraid of life’s challenges.
Louisa May Alcott
Always chase your dreams instead of running from your fears.
Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.
Good Quotes for Children
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.
No kid is unsmart. Every kid’s a genius at something. Our job is to find it. And then encourage it.
Each day of our lives, we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
Charles R. Swindoll
Every child is born a genius.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Children make your life important.
The soul is healed by being with children.
We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
Best Inspirational Quotes for Kids
A child is a curly dimpled lunatic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The love of children inspires an interest in the welfare of all humanity.
James Lendall Basford
A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.
The world is as many times new as there are children in our lives.
There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child.
There are seven million.
I brought children into this dark world because it needed the light that only a child can bring.
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.
Life, love, and laughter,
what priceless gifts to give our children.
Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.
Children make you want to start life over.
Awesome Quotes for Kids
When life gets you down, you know what you gotta do? Just keep swimming.
Dory, Finding Nemo
If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
Children see magic because they look for it.
Old men can make war, but it is children who will make history.
There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.
Children have one kind of silliness, as you know, and grown-ups have another kind.
Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher
Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.
Lady Bird Johnson
We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better.
By Mike O’Halloran
Mike is an author and editor of Greeting Card Poet.
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