Student life is tough and it’s tougher in this age of information overload. Students can’t concentrate anymore. 

Not only are loads of information, but there is also a lot of distraction in the forms of technological devices, social media, and the urge to follow trends and be trendy. 

The school has become a secondary activity for most students. There is still hope, for the following quotes will help revivify the urge to be students once again and take academics seriously. 

70 Motivational Sayings And Wisdom For Students.

  1. “I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.” – Natalie Portman
  2. Persistence is what separates the person that doesn’t give up from the one that does. – R.L. Adams
  1. Take passion and determination anywhere you go and we promise you, you’ll go far. – Dorothea Jackson
  2. “Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations, or algorithms: it is about understanding”. –William Paul Thurston
  1. Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose.  – Tom Krause
  1. Being brave means that knowing when you fail, you won’t fail forever. – Lana Del Rey
  1. It is important to plan for our futures, but even more important to focus on today because today is when we all can make the difference for the future. – Meredith Ann Barman
  1. Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. – George Bernard Shaw
  1. We may look at successful people and think ‘that will never be me’. It doesn’t have to be that way. You can be disciplined. You can be successful.  – Peter Jenner
  1. The winner doesn’t lose hope, he perseveres . . . he keeps going until he works things out . . . he finds other viable solutions. – Dr. Irene Kassorla
  1. Chance favors the prepared mind. – Anoon Bondara
  2. “Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” –Shakuntala Devi
  1. The man who does not read books has no advantage over the one who cannot read them. – Mark Twain
  2. “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” ― Margaret Mead
  1. “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X
  1. “Teachers can open the door, but you must enter it yourself.”  – Chinese proverb
  1. “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”  – B.B. King
  1. “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” – BB King
  1. “The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited.”  – Plutarch
  1. “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”  – John Wooden
  2. “Nothing is particularly hard if you break it down into small jobs.” – Henry Ford
  1. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein
  1. “Learning is never done without errors and defeat.” –Vladimir Lenin
  1. “Never let the fear of striking out stop you from playing the game.”  – Babe Ruth
  1. “Procrastination makes easy things hard and hard things harder.”  – Mason Cooley
  2. “A good education is a foundation for a better future.” – Elizabeth Warren
  1. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”  – Zig Ziglar
  1. “The expert in anything was once a beginner  –  Helen Hayes.”
  2. “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” ― Albert Einstein
  1. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”  – Walt Disney
  1. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”  –  Beverly Stills
  1. “I think it’s possible to ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”  –  Elon Musk
  1. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”  –  Thomas Jefferson
  1. “Genius is 10% inspiration, 90% perspiration.”  – Thomas Edison
  2. “Life is a math equation. In order to gain the most, you have to know how to convert negatives into positives.” –Anonymous
  1. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”  – Jim Ryun
  1. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated.”  – R Collier
  1. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.”  – Abraham Lincoln
  1. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”  –  Eleanor Roosevelt
  1. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.”  –  A.A Milne
  1. “Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow.”  – Albert Einstein
  1. “The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”  –  Dr. Seuss
  1. “Today a reader. Tomorrow a leader.” – Anonymous
  2. “The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.” –Paul Halmos
  1. “In a world where you can be anything, be kind.”  –  Jennifer Dukes Lee
  1. “None of us is as smart as all of us.”  – Ken Blanchard
  1. “He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.”  – Chinese Proverb
  1. “You have to be odd to be no.1.”  – Dr. Seuss
  1. Do it again and again. Consistency makes the rain drops to create holes in the rock. Whatever is difficult can be done easily with regular attendance, attention and action.  – Israelmore Ayivor
  1. I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.  – Michael Jordan.
  1. You are the best author of your own future. So, the next time you sit down to write your own story, remember that you are the creator of the chapters.  – Catherine Pulsifer
  1. You don’t get results by focusing on results. You get results by focusing on the actions that produce results. – Mike Hawkins
  1. It is your determination and persistence that will make you a successful person.  – Kenneth J Hutchins.
  1. Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.  – Dan Gable
  2. “Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit.” -Stefan Banach
  1. A problem is a chance for you to do your best.  – Duke Ellington
  1. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.  – Theodore Roosevelt
  1. Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!  – Audrey Hepburn
  1. Anything is possible once you believe you are worthy of achieving it. –  Jason Pockrandt
  1. If one dream dies, dream another dream. If you get knocked down, get back up and go again.  – Joel Osteen
  1. Never doubt you were born to do great things! – Catherine Pulsifer
  1. In high school, I have learned that anything can be accomplished with hard work and determination.  – Tricia Van Wagner
  1. If you are committed to doing what it takes, anything is possible. It’s up to you.  – Michelle Obama
  1. You must believe you can. If anyone else can do this, you can do this as well. Yes, you can!  – Tamara Tilleman
  1. Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.  – Satchel Paige
  2. “Never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.”
  1. I believe my life has no limits. I want you to feel the same way about your life, no matter what your challenges may be.  – Nick Vujicic
  1. No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.  – Maya Angelou
  1. Impossible is a word humans use far too often.  – Jeri Ryan
  2. “Mathematics may not teach us to add love or subtract hate, but it gives us hope that every problem has a solution.” –Anonymous
  1. Everybody has problems, but everybody also has blessings in life.  – Robert W. Bly
  1. God put you on this earth because He loves you and He has a plan for you.  – Nick Vujicic
  1. It’s the way you think about yourself and your possibilities that, more than anything else, determines your successes. – Brian Tracy
  1. A quitter never wins and a winner never quits.  – Napoleon Hill
  1. You can do things you never thought you could do. there are no limitations in what you can do except the limitations of your own mind.  – Darwin P. Kingsley
  1. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.  – Walt Disney
  1. If you don’t give up, you still have a chance. Giving up is the greatest failure.  – Jack Ma
  1. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities always see them for they’re always there.  – Norman Vincent Peale
  1. Every single day is an opportunity for you to start anew; I call this my ’24-hour Reset Button.’  – Tamara Tilleman
  1. People who accomplish big things in life must face naysayers who try to discourage them.  – Rick Warren
  1. Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.  – Napoleon Hill
  2. “In mathematics, the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it.” –George Cantor   
  1. You’re allowed to scream, you’re allowed to cry, but do not give up.  – Author Unknown
  2. “No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.”  – Wolfgang Riebe
  3. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”-Albert Einstein
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Your life as a student will be of utmost importance and of a meaningful endeavor if you heed the above quotes from all the people shortlisted above. Let their names give you a light to their wisdom. Thus, search for those that resonate much with you and find more wisdom thereafter. That’s part of being a student also. 

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