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10 Inspirational Quotes for the Back to School Season!

It’s that time, time for our kids to load up their back-packs, don their new threads and head back to school. It can be a hard transition going from the freedom of summer to the structure of being a full-time student. But you know what, it’s worth it. There is nothing like getting a good education, it gives our children a foundation for the rest of their lives. In celebration of school and education, we’ve put together 10 inspirational, powerful and a couple of funny quotes to start of the new school year right from some of the best thinkers ever:

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    Click through for ten inspirational quotes about education!

  • Nelson Mandela 2 of 11
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    Forgot about guns and bombs, education really is the most powerful weapon. Nelson Mandela speaks the truth.

    Quote Source: GoodReads.com

  • Victor Hugo 3 of 11
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    This is so very true, a poignant quote about the power of education from author Victor Hugo, you know, the guy who brought us Les Miz.

    Quote Source: Brainy Quotes

  • Oscar Wilde 4 of 11
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    Oscar Wilde was a very snappy dresser, and pretty educated to boot, this quote is just so him!

    Quote Source: GoodReads.com

  • Brigham Young 5 of 11
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    This quote from Brigham Young really pays tribute to moms, and how important they are to the educational process.

    Quote Source: GoodReads.com

  • Martin Luther King Jr. 6 of 11
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    It's not just about teaching facts and figures, education is also about building character. Martin Luther King Jr.'s quote is about a very worthy goal.

    Quote Source: GoodReads.com

  • Aristotle 7 of 11
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    Aristotle wrote of the chasm between those who those who are educated and those who are not. And yes, there is a great big difference.

    Quote Source: The Quotations Page

  • Malcolm X 8 of 11
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    We are all preparing our children for tomorrow, and education is one of the best ways to do that.

    Quote Source: MalcolmX.org

  • W.B. Yeats 9 of 11
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    W.B. Yeats wrote this great prose about education and that it isn't just stuffing a brain with facts but it's about inspiring young minds.

    Quote Source: Psychology Today

  • Yogi Berra 10 of 11
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    A silly and hilarious quote from the one and only Yogi Berra!

    Quote Source: Brainy Quotes

  • Confucious 11 of 11
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    The power of education from the one and only Confucius.  So very true.

    Quote Source: Good Reads

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