50 Inspirational And Positive Quotes For Kids

50 Inspirational & Positive Quotes For Kids

As an adult, it’s normal to think that kids have it pretty easy, but we have to remember that even kids need an extra boost once in a while. These inspirational and positive quotes for kids will help you find the right thing to say if you have a discouraged little one.

For children, the world can often feel like a scary place because everything is so new. They may be fearful of new experiences like making friends or starting their first day of school. Nowadays they have extra hurdles to jump with virtual learning and not being able to see others their age.

The world is an intimidating place for all of us right now, but it is even tougher on kids, who may have a harder time understanding what is going on.

To keep them feeling safe in a time of so much uncertainty be sure to give praise when they do well on their homework or help out around the house. Children need to feel appreciated just as much as adults and this will go a long way. Another way to keep your child at ease is to schedule out their day so that they have time for both learning and fun. A routine will create a level of normalcy a lot of kids are craving right now.

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Lastly, try offering them words of encouragement. Kids are learning everything for the very first time and they are bound to fail a time or two.

Keep them feeling reassured with these inspirational and positive quotes for kids.

1. “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” — Dr. Seuss

2. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” — Thomas Edison

3. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” — Walt Disney

4. “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why we call it ‘the present.’” — Eleanor Roosevelt

5. “The people who are crazy enough to believe they can change the world are the ones who do.” — Steve Jobs

6. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” — Albert Einstein

7. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” — Abraham Lincoln

8. “Never let the fear of striking out stop you from playing the game.” — Babe Ruth

9. “No one is perfect, that’s why pencils have erasers.” — Wolfgang Riebe

10. “If my mind can conceive it if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.” — Muhammed Ali

11. “The capacity to learn is a gift, the ability to learn is a skill, the willingness to learn is a choice.” — Brian Herbert

12. “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” — Malcolm X

13. “Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” — Malcolm Gladwell

14. “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.” — Malala Yousafzai

15. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” — Joseph Addison

16. “The kids who ask why are the ones who are going to change the world.” — Neal Thompson

17. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens.” — Helen Keller

18. “One day the people that don’t even believe in you will tell everyone how they met you.” — Johnny Depp

19. “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” — Stephen King

20. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” — Henry David Thoreau

21. “It’s always too soon to quit.” — Norman Vincent Peale

22. “Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow.” — Albert Einstein

23. “If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” — Dolly Parton

24. “You will never have a completely bad day if you show kindness at least once.” — Greg Henry Quinn

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25. “Be silly, be honest, be kind.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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26. “If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.” — William Glasser

27. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi

28. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” — Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

29. “Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.” — Tori Amos

30. “Change the world by being yourself.” — Amy Poehler

31. “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.” — Vince Lombardi

32. “I can accept failure; everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying.” — Michael Jordan

33. “The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” — Pele

34. “Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.” — Bonnie Blair

35. “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” — A.A. Milne

36. “Everyone wants happiness, no one wants pain, but you can’t have a rainbow without a little rain.” — Dolly Parton

37. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss

38. “Learning is never done without errors and defeat.” — Vladimir Lenin

39. “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

40. “Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle.”

41. “Count your rainbows, not your thunderstorms.” — Alyssa Knight

42. “Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” — Lady Gaga

43. “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” — Roald Dahl

44. “Forget the mistake, remember the lesson.”

45. “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” — Robin Williams

46. “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

47. “What makes you different is what makes you beautiful.”

48. “Those who do not think outside the box are easily contained.” — Nicolas Manetta

49. “We grow great by dreams.” — Woodrow Wilson

50. “Wrong is wrong, even if everyone is doing it. Right is right, even if no one is doing it.” — William Penn

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Lindsey Matthews is an editorial intern who focuses on relationships, entertainment, and pop-culture.