150 Quotes about children learning and growing up (2020)

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The quotes about children learning here will inspire your kids to keep thriving and excelling.

In difficult and challenging times like this it is important to keep inspiring children to wanting to excel.

The quotes about children learning also has a section on online learning to encourage children to not give up.

150 Quotes about children learning

  1. The more you read, the smarter you will get, the further you will go in life
  1. Play is the form of learning that is fun
  1. When we learn with fun with will never forget what we learned
  2. You do not have to be perfect you do not have to be amazing you should just keep wanting to learn
  3. 5.Mistakes are proof that you are trying
  4. All child will learn just not in the same way
  5. Let children play in puddles, jump on dirt, make a daisy chain and be messy
  6. 8. “The best teacher of children, in brief, is one who is essentially childlike”  H.L. Mencken
  7. If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach them a different way
  8.  Children think to develop skills and confidence as they go
  9.  “Creativity is as important as literacy” sir Ken Robinson
  10.  “Not all classrooms have walls” Unknown
Quotes on children about learning
  1.  “You need to improve not because they are not good enough but because they can be even better” Dylan wiliam
  1.  “Children are not distraction from more important work they are the most important work” C.S. Lewis
  2.  “Children have real understanding only of that which they invent themselves” Jean Piaget
  3. “ Childhood  is not there is to see how quickly a child can write and count. childhood is a small window of time to learn and develop at the place which is right for each individual child” Unknown
  4. “ the more risk you allow children to take. the better to learn to take care of themselves“  Roald
  5.  Dahl
  1. “Every child has a different learning style and Pace each child is unique not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding” Robert John Meehan
  1.  “Rough and uneven surfaces provide opportunities for the development of physical strength. balance, and coordination” Claire Warden
  2.  “Children have an immense capacity for concentration and hard work when they are passionate about what they are doing” John Gatto
  1. “ Children need the freedom and time to play. play is not a luxury. play is a necessity” Kay Redfield
  1. “ Play is not frivolous. It is not something to fit in after completing all the important stuff.  play the important stuff. play is a drive, a need,  a brain building must-do” Denita Dinger 
  2. “ Play give children a chance to practice what they are learning” Fred Rogers
  1. “Your image of the child is where the teaching begins”- Lorris Malaguzzi
  2. “ one look back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touch our human feelings.”  Carl Jung
  1. “ Structure is akin to a fence around in playground. why it is needed, if it’s too close, it will start for exploration and learning.” Vince Gowmon
  1. “Learning is not a spectator Sport.” – D Blotcher
  1. “ Online learning is real’”- unknown

Good education Quotes For Students

  1. “An investment in knowledge pays the best dividend” Benjamin Franklin
  2. “All the world is laboratory to the inquiring mind” Martin Fischer
  1. “ educational system isn’t worth a great deal ever teaches young people how to make a living but doesn’t teach them how to make a life” unknown
  2.  “Before any great things are accomplished a memorable change must be made in the system of education… to raise the lower ranks of society nearer to the higher” John Adams
Quotes on education
  1. “Better than 1000 days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher” unknown
  1.  “Education costs money, but then so does ignorance” Claus Moser
  2.  “Education is a vaccine for violence” Edword Olmos 
  1. “Education is not a preparation for life: Education is life itself” John Dewey
  1.  “Education is the ability to listen to Almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence” Robert Frost
  2.  “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” Nelson Mandela
  3. “Education… population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading” G.M. Trevelyan
  4. “ Friendship is a horizon- which expense whenever be approaching” E.R. Hazlip

Covid-19 learning quotes

The quotes about children learning in the section below is about transitioning from traditional classroom to online learning.

The purpose is to inspire students to keep learning no matter where they are.

It acts as a reminder to children that learning does not always happen in the classroom.

  1. Learning can happen anywhere not just in the classroom
  2.  Technology is not just video games it is also an educational tool
Love of learning
  1.  Staying at home is part of observing and growing up
  1.  Learning to be content with yourself while surrounded by your family  will build your character
  2. Grit and self-confidence are needed to survive. it cannot be taught in the classroom
  3.  Family is the first form of learning and also the last one you will get in your life
  1.  Don’t be afraid to switch on your computer and look for the good things online
  1.  YouTube & Google is now your teacher.  Search wisely online 
  1. Don’t trust everything you see online. Question everything that you read and see online
  1.  Your teachers are trying their best on Zoom classes, be kind to them.
  1.  Don’t be afraid to send an email if you feel loss from online classes
  1. What you’re going through right now we’ll go down in history and never be forgotten by anyone.
  1.  You will come out of this stronger and better
  1.  Find your passion by being creative at home
  1.  Don’t be afraid to try something new at home
  2. I will not stop the pandemic from allowing me to learn
  3.  nothing will stop me from learning not even a virus
  4.  the one thing the pandemic has taught me is the power of resilience
  5.  I have grown to learn that learning can happen anywhere despite circumstances
  6.  as long as you’re willing to learn you will find a way to make it happen

Learning quotes for kids

  1. If you’re not willing to learn no one can help you. if you’re determined to learn no one can stop you
  2.  Staying relevant requires learning
Quotes on children about learning
  1. “ An investment in knowledge pays the best interest” Benjamin Franklin
  1. “ Did you know that the structure of your brain changes every time you learn something new?” Unknown
  2. “ the capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice” Brian Herbert
  1. “ Never stop learning for when we stop learning you stop growing”  Jack Lewman
  1. “ Change is the end result of all the true learning” unknown
  1. “ Always remember life is a learning journey. keep filling your mind with all that is worthy” Catherine Pulsifer
  1. “Anyone who stops learning is all-weather at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stay young.  the greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”  Henry Ford
  2. “ Learning is the eye of the mine” unknown
  1. “ Develop a passion for learning, if you do you will never cease to grow”  Anthony D’Angelo
  1. “ never stop learning because life never stops teaching” unknown
  2.  “Learning is not the product of teaching. learning is the product of the activity of learners” John Hole
  3. “ Spend more time listening instead of talking you’ll be amazed with what you learn” unknown
  4. “ Live as if you were to die tomorrow.  Learn as if you were to live forever” Gandhi
  1. “ Education is not the learning of facts but the training of the mind to think” Albert Einstein
  2. “ learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere”  Chinese proverb

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  1. “ There is no such thing as failure, only learning experiences”  unknown
  2. “Excellence is not being the best it is doing your best” unknown
  3. “ learn one new thing every day and see how your mind changes” unknown
  4.  “Language is the blood of the Soul into which talks run and of which they grow” Oliver Holmes
  5.  in 2020 I will continue to learn and grow
  6. “Unlike other capital investments, the value of learning appreciates rather than depreciates.” Dr Christopher Lee
  7.  “For every choice you make, there are consequences to face. choose wisely.”Unknown
  8.  “one child, one teacher, ne book and one pen can change the world.” Malala
  9. “ Learning a foreign language and the culture that goes with it is one of the most useful things we can do to broaden the empathy and imaginative sympathy and cultural Outlook of children” Michael Gove
  1. “ I am not going to school just for academics. I want to share ideas, to be around people who are passionate about learning.” Emma Watson
  2. “ Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back” Chinese proverb
  3. “ Learning never exhausts the mind.” Leonardo da Vinci
  4. “ An investment in knowledge pays the best interest” Benjamin Franklin
  5. “ Learning is never cumulative it is a movement of no wing which has no beginning and no end” Bruce Lee
  6. “ Success is no accident. It  is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all love of what you’re doing or learning to do” Pele
  7. “Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference” unknown
  8. “ Mistake means learning” unknown 
  9. “The more risks you allow your children to make, the better they learn to look after themselves.” ~ Roald Dahl

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  1. “Putting your students’ emotional needs first is important because without feeling safe and understood, no instructional strategy will be effective.” ~ Jasper Fox, Sr.
  2. “A spirited, unruly student is preferable. It’s much easier to direct passion than to try and inspire it.” ~ Joan Desmond
  3. “Being a mother has been my greatest teacher and also the most self-sacrificing thing I’ve ever done.”– Katey Sagal
  4. “Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.”– Robert Fulghum
  5. “You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.”– Dr. Seuss

Education Quotes Nelson Mandela :

Quotes about children learning below is by Nelson Mandela. It is aimed to inspire children to develop positive habits when it comes to learning.

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

103. “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

104. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”

105. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

106. “Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.”

Learning quotes

107. “A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”

108. “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”
― From, Long Walk to Freedom

109. “As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.”

110. “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”

111. “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”

More quotes about learning for students :

Quotes about children learning below can be used in the classroom. Having inspirational quotes in the classroom can encourage students to ask questions and develop self-confidence.

112. ‘The ability to speak exactly is intimately related to the ability to know exactly.’ –Wendell Berry

113 ‘Any fool can know. The point is to understand.’ –Albert Einstein

114. ‘Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.’ –Benjamin Franklin

115. ‘It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.’ –Claude Bernard116. ‘Learning is synthesizing seemingly divergent ideas and data.’ –Terry Heick

117. ‘The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.’ –Alvin Toffler

118.. ‘All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.’ –Martin Fisher

119. “A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.”
Mark Twain

120. “The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to close it again on something solid.” G. K. Chesterton

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121“The doer alone learneth.” Friedrich Nietzsche

122. “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” African Proverb

123. “A plant needs roots in order to grow. With man, it is the other way around: only when he grows does he have roots and feels at home in the world.” Eric Hoffer

124. “Action comes about if and only if we find a discrepancy between what we are experiencing and what we want to experience.” Philip J. Runkel

125. “Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire.” W.B. Yeats

126. “A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” Thomas Carruthers

127. ‘It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.’ Harry S Truman

128. ‘You aren’t learning anything when you’re talking.’ Lyndon B. Johnson

129. ‘I never learned from a man who agreed with me.’ Robert A. Heinlein

Love of learning quotes:

The quotes about children learning below will help those that have no motivation to learn. The quotes can be used as part of their daily journal.

It will encourage children to love learning and see the power of knowledge.

 130.“In times of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future” Eric Hoffer

131. “ A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning” Brad Henry

134. “ Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn” Xunzi

135. “ It is not knowing but the love of learning, that characterizes the scientific man” Charles Pierce

136. “ Teaching should not be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as hard as duty” Albert Einstein

137. “ Goodness without Love of learning degenerate into simple mindedness. Love of knowledge without Love of learning degenerate into after lack of principle.  no Faithfulness Without Love of learning degenerate into  injurious disregard of consequences” Confucius

138. “A love of books of holding a book turning its pages looking at its pictures and living it’s fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning” Laura Bush

139. “ A teacher who is attempting to teach with that inspiring a pupil  with a desire to learn is hammering a cold iron” Horace Mann

140. “ The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change”  Carl Rogers

141. “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” – Carl Sagan

142. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – W.B. Yeats

Quotes on learning for students

143. “Even the wisest mind has something yet to learn.” – George Santayana

144. “Education is teaching our children to desire the right things.” – Plato

145. “None of us is as smart as all of us. ” – Ken Blanchard

146. ʺHe who opens a school door, closes a prison.ʺ – Victor Hugo

147. “The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” – Plutarch

148. “When you know better you do better.” Maya Angelou

 149. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

150. “You always pass failure on the way to success.” – Mickey Rooney

We hope you have enjoyed the quotes about children learning above. If you have any other quotes to be added here to drop it in the comment box below.

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