Being a kid these days is difficult. Our world isn’t an easy place to live in for many kids. While I know motivational quotes for kids won’t solve the world’s problems, providing a bit of inspiration to our kids may help them get through a difficult day. Whether your child is struggling with loosing her latest basketball game or is having trouble getting through his homework, sometimes reading some encouraging words can give kids the little extra push they might need.
It’s really important for all of us, kids included, to feel that we belong, are understood and have similar experiences. By sharing some of these inspirational messages by really cool people, our kids will know that even super awesome athletes, scholars, inventors and business owners have struggled.
Kids need to learn how to be resilient. Unfortunately, we all struggle from time to time and that’s ok. It’s what we do about it that matters. These inspirational quotes demonstrate that.
Personally, I know how much better I feel after reading a few motivating and uplifting quotes and hope that these motivational quotes for kids can help your little ones too.
Motivational Quotes for Kids about Winning and Losing
“Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before. ” – Bonnie Blair
“Mistakes are always forgivable if one had the courage to admit them.” – Bruce Lee
“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb
“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael JordanIf your kids needs a bit of motivation today (or everyday lol) check out some of these great encouraging quotes for kids #momlife #parenting #inspiration #motivation via Click To Tweet
Quotes for Kids to Help Boost Self Confidence
“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne/Christopher Robin
“If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.” — Muhammed Ali
“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” -Dr. Seuss
“You are worthy of love and belonging.” – Brene Brown
“It always seems impossible until it is done.” — Nelson Mandela
“Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.” – Bethany Hamilton
“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are far more than our abilities.” – Dumbledore
“If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.” – Doc Brown (Back to the Future)
Inspirational Quotes for Kids to Encourage Kindness Towards Others
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“Be Silly, Be Honest, Be Kind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop
“When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.” – Harold Kushner
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” – Dalai Lama
“Never be so busy as not to think of others.” – Mother Teresa
“When you know better, you do better.” — Maya Angelou
Encouraging Words for Kids in School
“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
“Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.” – Buddha
“Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do and, at some point you will.” – Venus Williams
“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why we call it ‘The Present’.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” – John Dewey
“I’m not telling you it’s going to easy – I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.” – Art Williams
I hope you’ve found a few inspirational and encouraging quotes for both you and your children. Which motivational quote for kids is your favourite?
For more helpful parenting advice and resources, check out these posts:
- Parenting your Strong Willed Child
- Secrets for Traveling with Kids
- Helping your Preschooler Transition to Kindergarten
- Tips for a Successful Parent Teacher Interview
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Bobbie Yvette Welch says
What a great list of quotes, thanks for sharing.
Nicole Salama says
Thanks Bobbie! Gland you found these encouraging quotes for kids helpful
As a parent of 2 young women, I wish I had started earlier with providing alternative support and encouragement. This is a great idea. Thanks for the post!