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Motivational Back-to-school Quotes And Messages: Let’s Get The Kids Ready For A New Start!


It’s nearly the end of July. That means the beginning of a new school season is approaching for our kids. Therefore, during the days before August 1, kids may find a nerve in their stomachs. As adults in the family, we must ease their anxiety and get them excited for the upcoming school year with some back-to-school quotes and messages. 

Apart from many physical gifts, various wishes can assist us in encouraging the kids to go to school with great energy. Hopefully, a list of motivational back-to-school quotes and messages that we’ve compiled below will help.

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Funny Messages

  • “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think”  Margaret Mead
  • “I’m not going to school just for the academics. I wanted to share ideas, to be around people who are passionate about learning” — Emma Watson
  • “Put away the beach bag and pick up the backpack”
  • “Work hard, nap hard.” — Demi Lovato
  • “A well-rested student is a happier student”
  • “I loved school so much that most of my classmates considered me a dork” — Natalie Portman
  • “Be curious, not cool.” — Ken Burns
  • “If you think your teacher is tough, wait ‘til you get a boss.” — Bill Gates
  • “Don’t try so hard to fit in, and certainly don’t try so hard to be different … just try hard to be you” — Zendaya
  • “Belonging starts with self-acceptance … Believing that you’re enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable and imperfect.” — Brene Brown
  • “School bells are ringing loud and clear; vacation’s over, school is here.” — Winifred C. Marshal

Inspirational Quotes

  • “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” — Dr. Seuss
  • “School is the easiest job you’ll ever have.” — Marty Klazmer
  • “Intelligence plus character—that is the true goal of education.” — Martin Luther King
  • “Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.” — Lady Bird Johnson
  • “What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.” — Chuck Grassley
  • “The future of the world is in my classroom today.” — Ivan Welton Fitzwater
  • “The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.” — Brian Herbert
  • “You learn something everyday if you pay attention.” — Ray LeBlond
  • “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” — Albert Einstein

Encouraging Back To School Quotes & Messages From Parents To Their Kids

As parents, we never ignore giving our kids powerful messages that help them hold the most positive energy for what they are doing. In like manner, such caring back to school quotes and messages are essential for them before the school-starting day. Make sure to fulfill their minds with these thoughtful sayings.

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  • “This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” — Taylor Swift
  • “A new school year means new beginnings, new adventures, new friendships, and new challenges. The slate is clean and anything can happen.” — Denise Witmer
  • “Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.” — David M. Burns
  • “You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.” – Les Brown
  • “If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.” — Zig Ziglar

Let Them Know Everything Will Be Great

  • “What we learn becomes a part of who we are.” — Kathy R. Jeffords
  • “A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.” — Helen Keller
  • “Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” — Conan O’Brien
  • “What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” — Alfred Mercier
  • “You’re capable of anything you set your mind to.”
  • “Don’t let your peers’ actions affect how you feel about yourself.”
  • “Magic happens outside of your comfort zone.”
  • “Every mistake is a lesson.”
  • “You don’t have to be the best at everything; you just need to try your best.”

Admirable Back To School Quotes & Messages Grandparents Should Give To Their Loved Grandkids

Children need to know that their entire family has their back. As the oldest member of the family, you must demonstrate your concern for their first day of a new school year. If you simply write these down in a letter and place it in their backpacks on the first day of school, your children will be energized.

back to school quotes from grandparents
  • “It’s been a fun summer, but now it is time to meet old school friends and learn new things! Wishing you a wonderful new school year!”
  • “Back to school can seem a little scary, but it means you are growing up and becoming even more awesome!”
  • “Another school year means new opportunities. I am very proud of you and look forward to hearing about the new things you are learning!”
  • “You are so sweet, brave, and smart. I am sure you will make a lot of friends and make several beautiful memories in school.”
  • “I know you will do great this year. You have an amazing spirit and you will go far just by letting it shine.”

Children need to know that their entire family has their back

  • “Your teachers will teach you something positive every day. I hope you are able to achieve everything you set your heart on.”
  • “School is the beginning of a journey that will only bless you with good things in life. Take this journey seriously, and give it your best.”
  • “As you begin a new school year, I hope you will blaze new trails and seek new horizons.”
  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela
  • “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

Heartwarming Quotes & Messages Kids Need To Hear From Their Elder Siblings

As the family’s elder sisters and brothers, we always want our younger siblings to have a better experience in everything we’ve gone through. So, you know that the new school year will be filled with beautiful moments, send these heartfelt back-to-school messages.

back to school quotes from elder siblings
  • “Real learning means paying attention and staying curious. In this new school year, I wish you inspiration and happiness!”
  • “It’s okay to be a little anxious on your first day at school. But I’m sure you will make friends in no time.”
  • “Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do anything. Always accept a challenge with a smile and complete everything that you take up. Enjoy your school days!
  • “I know school can be scary, but you don’t want to miss out on a really big day of your life. Have a wonderful first day at school!”

Heartfelt Back-to-school Messages

  • “I promise you that school will be a lot of fun. Go out there and enjoy your first day of school.”
  • “School life is the best! Learn as much as you can at school and have fun!”
  • “The days you spend at school will be the best time of your life, trust me. Cherish every moment in this journey, my teddy bear!”
  • “No matter what happens to you, I’ll be on your side. Enjoy a new school year with a lot of fun!”
  • “Attend your first day at school with a happy heart and open your mind to everything that you learn there. Have a blast!”
  • “Your first day of school will be great, my dear. Be curious and hopeful about everything and make memories that will last forever.”

It’s natural for children to be concerned about what’s ahead of them. When we were their age, school seemed tedious and exhausting at first. And, we soon realized it wasn’t all that bad. That is why it is critical to prepare your children with various motivators. So, sending them amazing back-to-school quotes and messages can be the best way to calm their nerves.

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