50 Inspirational Quotes For Students to Study Harder

Inspirational quotes for students

If you’re a student, you’d agree that not everyone enjoys studying and the pressure that goes with it. Oftentimes, we fail to do what we have to do just because we feel lazy, tired, unmotivated and uninspired. However, we also know that letting these emotions win often results in bad endings. But where should we start? Well, keep reading and you’ll find your answer.

If you’re at that stage in your life where the pressure of school is slowly sucking the happiness and optimism out of you, we hope that these inspirational quotes can motivate you to study harder and inspire you to keep going.


1. “The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.” – Paul Halmos

2. “The journey is the reward.” —Chinese Proverb

3. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” —Abraham Lincoln

4. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” –Winston Churchill

5. “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.” –Pele

6. “Studying whether there’s life on Mars or studying how the universe began, there’s something magical about pushing back the frontiers of knowledge. That’s something that is almost part of being human, and I’m certain that will continue.” –Sally Ride

7. “Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.” –Theodore N. Vail

8. “People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.” –Tony Robbins

9. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” –Zig Ziglar

10. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” –Francis Chan

11. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” –Pablo Picasso

12. “No profit grows where is no pleasure ta’en. In brief, sir, study what you most affect.” ― William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew

13. “No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.” –Anonymous

14. Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” –Jim Ryun

15. Learning is like rowing upstream, not to advance is to drop back.” —Chinese Proverb

16. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” —Albert Einstein

17. “It is wiser to find out than to suppose.” —Mark Twain

18. “It does not matter where you go and what you study, what matters most is what you share with yourself and the world.”― Santosh Kalwar

19. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” –Steve Jobs

20. “In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.” –Jane Smiley

21. “If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!” –T. Harv Eker

22. “If you have a dream, you can spend a lifetime studying, planning, and getting ready for it. What you should be doing is getting started.” –Drew Houston

23. “If education were the same as information, the encyclopedias would be the greatest sages in the world.” ―Abhijit Naskar

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24. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” –Thomas Jefferson

25. “Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.” –C.S. Lewis

26. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” —Will Rogers

27. “Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” —B. F. Skinner

28. “Education enables humans to achieve their fullest mental and physical potential in both personal and social life.”―Abhijit Naskar

29. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” –Anonymous

30. “Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” —William Butler Yeats

31. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” –Wayne Dyer

32. “Be a student as long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.” —Henry L. Doherty

33. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” –Michael John Bobak

34. “Acquiring knowledge is the most fruitful effort.” ―Eraldo Banovac

35. “In real life, there is no such thing as second place. Either you are a winner, or you’re not.” –Anonymous

36 “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” –George Lorimer

37. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” –Margaret Thatcher

38. “Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” – Shakuntala Devi

39. “When it’s finals week and you’ve been studying for five hours straight, you need three things to get you through the night. The biggest Slurpee you can find, half cherry half Coke. Pajama pants, the kind that has been washed so many times they are tissue-paper thin. And finally, dance breaks. Lots of dance breaks.” ― Jenny Han

40. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now.”—Goethe

41. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde

42. “We do what we have to so we can do what we want to.” ― James Farmer

43. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” – Albert Einstein

44. “Trust because you are willing to accept the risk, not because it’s safe or certain.” – Anonymous

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45. “To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.”― Marilyn Vos Savant

46. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” –Bruce Lee

47. “The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.” – Charles Caleb Colton

48. “The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.” –Denis Watiley

49. “The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as long as we live.”—Mortimer Adler

50. “The point is, education in its truest form, is the foundation of all human endeavors. It is the noblest of all the civilized elements of human consciousness. Education enables humans to achieve their fullest mental and physical potential in both personal and social life. The ability to be educated is what distinguishes humans from animals. You can teach a cockatoo to repeat a bunch of vocabularies, but you cannot teach it to construct a space shuttle and go to the moon.” – Abhijit Naskar

Many students have experienced terrible times when they thought that the only option they had was to give up. We’re sure everyone can agree that school life can be hard and sometimes, it has the ability to bring out the worst in us, pushing us down to our lowest point. However, as the famous saying goes, diamonds cannot be polished without friction. To create a more valuable future, we have to courageously take on and overcome the challenges that we face every day.

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Charm Villalon
Charm is a writer and a student. She is currently completing her Graduate Degree in Language Studies while refining her creativity and related skills through the visual arts: drawing and painting.

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