Children Learning Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old children learning quotes, children learning sayings, and children learning proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It shouldn't matter how slowly a child learns as long as we are encouraging them not to stop.     

Robert John Meehan

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.     

Clay P. Bedford

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.     

Ernest Dimnet

A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.     

James S. Coleman

If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.     

Dr. Haim Ginott

A child looks up at the stars and wonders. Great fathers put a child on his shoulders and helps them to grab a star.     

Reed Markham

Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.     

Bob Talber

Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way.     

George Evans

I think someone should explain to the child that it's OK to make mistakes. That's how we learn. When we compete, we make mistakes.     

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Never help a child with a task that they feel they can complete themselves.     

Maria Montessori

The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.     

John Lubbock

Soon the child learns that there are strangers, and ceases to be a child.     

Max Muller

I think of discipline as the continual everyday process of helping a child learn self-discipline.     

Fred Rogers

To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know.     

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A child, when it begins to speak, learns what it is that it knows.     

John Hall Wheelock

Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak.     

Benjamin Franklin

The child learns more of the virtues needed in modern life-of fairness, of justice, of comradeship, of collective interest and action-in a common school than can be taught in the most perfect family circle.     

Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go!     

Dr. Seuss

Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.     

Dr. Haim Ginott

Children need to be challenged and pushed, not to the point where they give up but to the point where they think: Wow, look at me go!     

Robert John Meehan

Do not train children to learn by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.     


Expecting all children the same age to learn from the same materials is like expecting all children the same age to wear the same size clothing.     

Madeline Hunter

If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.     

Ignacio Estrada

It's not what is poured into a student, but what is planted.     

L. Conway

The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.     

Elbert Hubbard

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.     

Fred Astaire

What a child can do today with assistance, she will be able to do by herself tomorrow.     

Lev S. Vygotsky

A watched child never learns.     

Robert Brault

Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.     

Rabindranath Tagore

Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding.     

Robert John Meehan