First Day Of School Quotes and Sayings

Inspirational first day of school quotes

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, sad and funny first day of school quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more inspirational quotes on QuoteLicious.

First day of school quotes for students, for my son

You’re off to great to great places. Today is your first day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way! ~Dr.Seuss

Be silly. Be honest. Be kind. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Worst thing is trying to find a good seat on the first day of school.

Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. ~Oprah Winfrey


Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. ~W.B.Yeats

Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later. ~Dana Stewart Scott

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. ~Richard Branson


School bells are ringing loud and clear; vacation’s over, school is here.


Don’t look back. You’re not going that way.


Someone will always be prettier. Someone will always be smarter. Someone will always be faster. But they will never be you.


Make today so awesome yesterday gets jealous.


Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. ~Malcolm X


Let today be the start of something new.


I wish school was always as laid back as the first day of school is.


Everything is a learning process: any time you fall over, it’s just teaching you to stand up the next time. ~Joel Edgerton


Be cool at school. Learn. Laugh. And have fun!


I’ve always loved the first day of school better than the last day of school. Firsts are best because they are beginnings. ~Jenny Han


Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. ~Chinese Proverb


What is the most importatant thing one learns in school? Self-esteem, support, and friendship. ~Terry Tempest Williams


The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. ~Dr. Seuss


Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. ~Thomas A. Edison


Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible! ~Audrey Hepburn


You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. ~Dr. Seuss


First day of school quotes for moms


Believe in yourself. Play fair. Do your best.
Love, Mom.

Waking your kids up for school the first day after a break is almost as much fun as birthing them was. ~Jenny McCarthy


A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.


A good mother is worth hundreds of schoolmasters. ~George Herbert


If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insance asylums would be filled with mothers. ~Edgar W. Howe

More mother quotes

First day of school quotes for teachers

There’s no tired like teacher tired at the beginning of a school year!


I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. ~Lily Tomlin
Teaching is a work of heart.


Our job is to teach the students we have. Not the ones we would like to have. Not the ones we used to have. Those we have right now. All of them. ~Dr. Kevin Maxwell


When you are going through difficulty and wonder where God is, remember that the teacher is always quiet during the test.


Let us remember: one book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world. ~Malala Yousafzai


No, I’m not a superhero, I’m something even more powerful…I am a teacher. I don’t need a cape because I’m lifted up by the amazing & inspiring kids I teach.



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