57 Inspirational Quotes For Students

57 Inspirational Quotes For Students

When lack of motivation strikes, read this compilation of inspirational quotes for students that will give you the push you need!

Inspirational quotes for students

We all have been students and know that it can be rough some times. We can feel frustrated and find that we don’t have a reason to continue, that you don’t know where to start and you lack inspiration. As human beings, sometimes we need some push to reach our goals and to find the strength that we require.

To help you find the motivation that you need to continue studying and following your way to success, read the following inspirational quotes for students.

1"You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing."


2"Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door."

Coach Eric Taylor

3"Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough."

Og Mandino

4"Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential."

John Maxwell

5"Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power."

Clint Eastwood

6"The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well."

John D. Rockefeller

7"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can."

Arthur Ashe

8"The cost of being wrong is less than the cost of doing nothing."

Seth Godin

9"Success doesn’t come to you, you’ve got to go to it."

Marva Collins

10"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going."

Beverly Sills

11"There are two kinds of people in this world: those who want to get things done and those who don’t want to make mistakes."

John Maxwell

12"Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful."

Joshua J. Marine

13"Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better."

Jim Rohn

14"Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down."

Charles F. Kettering

15"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time."

Thomas Edison

16"Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently."

Henry Ford

17"I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs, but how high he bounces when he hits the bottom."

George S. Patton

18"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."


19"When you know better, you do better."

Maya Angelou

20"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."

Colin Powel

21"You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction."

George Lorimer

22"I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."

Michael Jordan

23"Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success."

Virat Kohli

24"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."

Theodore Roosevelt

25"Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students."

Solomon Ortiz

26"Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

27"If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place."

Nora Roberts

28"You always pass failure on the way to success."

Mickey Rooney

29"No profit grows where is no pleasure taken. In brief, sir, study what you most affect."

William Shakespeare

30"The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary."

Vidal Sassoon

31"It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up."

Vince Lombardi

32"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."

Walt Disney

33"Make each day your masterpiece."

John Wooden

34"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will."

Vince Lombardi

35"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out."

Robert Collier

36"Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal."

Pamela Vaull Starr

37"If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!"

Harv Eker

38"If you can't fly, then run. If you can't run, then walk. If you can't walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward."

Martin Luther King Jr.

39"Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today."

Will Rogers

40"No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers."

Wolfgang Riebe

41"Action is the foundational key to all success."

Pablo Picasso

42"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated."

Maya Angelou

43"Only surround yourself with people who will lift you higher."

Oprah Winfrey

44"Reading is to the mind, as exercise is to the body."

Brian Tracy

45"Creativity is intelligence having fun."

Albert Einstein

46"You can steer yourself any direction you choose."

Dr. Seuss

47"Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts."

Winston Churchill

48"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday."

Don Marquis

49"Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it."

Stephen Hawking

50"The future belongs to the competent. Get good, get better, be the best."

Brian Tracy

51"The thing about motivated people chasing their dream is they look crazy to lazy people."

Albert Einstein

52We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself."

Lloyd Alexander

53"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

Nelson Mandela

54"A room without books is like a body without a soul."

Marcus Tullius Cicero

55"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go."

Dr. Seuss

56"Learning is never done without errors and defeat."

Vladimir Lenin

57"Don’t just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it."

Jim Rohn