Inspirational Quotes for Elementary Students

Looking for some inspiration for your elementary students? Check out these quotes that are sure to motivate and encourage them! Get inspired by these quotes from some of the most successful people in the world. These inspiring quotes are perfect for elementary students.

Inspirational Quotes for Elementary Students

“Don’t compare your life to other people’s. There are going to be some delightful surprises in your future.”

“The lion does not defend himself against the flies that bite him on his tail.”

“When there is a will, there is a way.”

“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”

“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.”

“It’s always too early to quit.”

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”

“Talent is cheaper than table salt. A lot of hard work separates the talented individual from the successful one.”

“Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.”

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

“Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you retire, save. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you die, give.”

“You do not lead by hitting people over the head — that’s assault, not leadership.”

“The entrepreneur constantly searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.”

“I have learned that success is measured not so much by the position one has reached in life but by the obstacles, one has overcome.”

“Do or do not; there is no try.”

“Never, never, never give up.”

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.”

“If you are going through hell, keep going.”

“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, and do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.”

“You can make excuses, or you can make results.”

“Anything is possible if you put your mind to it.”

“If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.”

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.”

Motivational Quotes for Elementary Students

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

“I always say, ‘Don’t get mad, get GLAD!’ because GLAD is much more fun than MAD!”

“If everything seems under control, you are just not going fast enough.”

“Try not to become a person of success but rather to become a person of value.”

“All successful people have an obsession. They are obsessed with achieving their goals and in denial of their failures.”

“Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.”

“You can never cross the ocean unless you dare to lose sight of the shore.”

“First, they ignore you, laugh at you, fight you, and then win.”

“The key to success is the constancy of purpose.”

“A clear conscience is the surest sign that you are making your bed on the right.”

“For every good reason, there is to lie. There is a better reason to tell the truth.”

“You will not always succeed if you do everything right, but you are guaranteed to fail if you do not try anything at all.”

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.”

“When angry, count to four. When furious, count to one. When annoyed or sceptical, count to zero.”

“Your most unhappy customers are your most significant source of learning.”

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”

“We often fail because we don’t try hard enough, but we do not succeed because we don’t care enough.”

“The more you like yourself, the less you are like other people.”

“Don’t let a day go by when you don’t say, ‘I love you!’ to someone.”

“There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.”

“If you love somebody, let them go; if they return, they were always yours. If they don’t, they never were.”

“One today is worth two tomorrow.”

“Nature has no limits. Only human beings invent limits.”

“Success comes to those who look for it, not those who are too busy to search.”

“I am grateful for those who said NO so that I could say YES to my dreams.”

“A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.”

“Don’t be afraid of losing. Be afraid of never trying.”

“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.”

Words of Wisdom for Elementary Students

“People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”

“I can do all things through Christ that strengtheneth me.”

“If you do not have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?”

“The bitter taste of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price has been forgotten.”

“Winners never quit and quitters never win.”

“It is better to be alone than in bad company.”

“Thinking is easy, acting is complex, and putting one’s thoughts into action is the most challenging thing in the world.”

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

“You cannot connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.”

“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it accurate. To make things happen, you must find your wish within yourself and keep it there until it is granted by heaven itself.”

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

“Actual loss is only possible when you have loved something more than you love yourself.”

“You cannot make the right decision if you do not have all of the information.”

“Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.”

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you have imagined.”

“Discipline is remembering what you want despite what you are feeling.”

“We cannot solve problems using the same thinking we used when we created them.”

“When you live in fear, it controls your life. When you take control of your fears, they lose their power over you.”

“Dream big, live big and give back in any way you can.”

“There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

“It is never too late to have a happy childhood.”

“Life is a series of moments, not years.”

“The good we do today will have far-reaching consequences tomorrow.”

“It’s not how much we give but what we give that defines us.”

“It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think of yourself too much, you will miss opportunities. If you think of others too much, you will miss opportunities.”

“It is not how much we do but how well we do what we do that makes the difference.”

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”

“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life comprises.”

“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and success is sure.”

“The best way to hold a man is in your arms.”

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, and every part of your body be full of that idea and leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. This is the way to live.”

“You either win or lose. When you lose, you still have your health; when you win, it means that you have taken a better place.”

“You cannot cross the ocean unless you dare to lose sight of the shore.”

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you will not stay where you are.”

“The best way out is always through.”

“People may doubt what you say but will believe what you do.”

“Nobody made a more significant mistake than he did nothing because he could only do a little.”

“If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.”

“The greatest obstacle to progress is not ignorance. It is an illusion of knowledge.”

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

“It is better to go through a door than over a wall.”

“You must decide what you want and then go out and get it. The world will always let you down if you don’t go out and get it yourself.”

Encouraging Quotes for Elementary Students

“The only way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”

“It is better to be silent than to be a fool.”

“If you think the glass is half full, you will always have something to drink. If you think the glass is half empty, you will have nothing to drink.”

“Insanity takes its most attractive form in those who create it.”

“Human frailty has limits. The most remarkable man is that man who has no limits.”

“Nothing comes from nothing. It can only come from something.”

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.”

“The horse that carries the most weight is the most willing to move.”

“A great life does not happen by chance. It is built.”

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always got.”

“We are today where our thoughts have brought us; we will be tomorrow where our thoughts take us. We can change our lives by changing our thoughts.”

“The most outstanding leader is not necessarily the one who does the most remarkable things. He is the one that gets people to do the most incredible things.”

“You cannot live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.”

“When confronted with a challenge, you have three choices. You can accept it, run from it or fight it. You have to decide which one you will choose, then face it.”

“You can have everything in life that you want if you will help enough other people get what they want.”

“Authentic leadership is not about making speeches or being famous. It is about creating opportunities for other people to grow.”

“I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.”