Childhood is a time of curiosity and progress. Inspiring words fill the hearts of children like water to a sponge. Pouring Godly knowledge over kids can help improve their viewpoints in life.
Identity, habits, and worldview form early as children search for guidance. Knowledge from Godly men and women can encourage young children of God. Here are some inspirational quotes for children from books, the Bible, and other inspirational people. You can use them on mirrors, lunch boxes, and special notes to lift your child’s spirits.
Encouraging Quotes For Kids of All Ages
“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”– Albert Einstein
“You know what I think? I think that if a young woman doesn’t engage in the act of occasionally wishing on a star or a flower or a birthday cake full of candles, then we’re forfeiting one of the sweetest whimsies of our youth.” ― Robin Jones Gunn
“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.”– Maya Angelou
“Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.” ― Laura Bush
“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X
“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.”– Stephen Hawking
“What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.”– Chuck Grassley
“Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.”– Oprah Winfrey
“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”– Malala Yousafzai
Inspiring Bible Quotes For Children
“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well." – Psalm 139:13-14
“Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. – Psalm 127:3-4
“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and purity.” – 1 Timothy 4:12
“At that time, the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” He called a little child to him and placed the child among them. And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.” – Matthew 18:2-5
“Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the” avenger." – Psalm 8:2
“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” – Matthew 10:29-31
Uplifting Quotes From Children’s Books
“Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go for the whole hog.” – Ronald Dahl, "Matilda"
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.”― Dr. Seuss, "Oh! The Place You’ll Go"
“There will be times when you walk into a room and no one there is quite like you... until the day you begin to share your stories. And all at once, in the room where no one else is quite like you, the world opens itself up a little wider to make some space for you.” – Jacqueline Woodson, "The Day You Begin"
“‘Why did you do all this for me?’ he asked. ‘I don’t deserve it. I’ve never done anything for you.’ ‘You have been my friend,’ replied Charlotte. ‘That in itself is a tremendous thing.’” – E.B. White, "Charlotte’s Web"
“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” – J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan"
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” ― Aesop’s Fables, "The Lion and the Mouse"
“A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams, and you will always look lovely.” – Ronald Dahl, "The Twits"
Children are a blessing from God. With everything that they go through today, we should do our best to uplift and encourage them whenever we get a chance. These quotes from authors and Bible verses will let them know that they can do anything they put their mind to. If you notice that a child in your life needs encouragement, share some of these quotes with them. It may be best to put them in their lunch box or hang them around the house where they can see them.
You could also share these quotes with your children’s friends or classmates. Inspiring the children around you can be a blessing to you and them. You can share words of wisdom while letting them know they have an adult in their life they can trust.