Homeschooling Sayings and Quotes

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


Homeschooling and public schooling are as opposite as two sides of a coin. In a homeschooling environment, the teacher need not be certified, but the child MUST learn. In a public school environment, the teacher MUST be certified, but the child need NOT learn.     

Gene Royer

There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Homeschooling will certainly produce some socially awkward adults, but the odds are good they would have been just as quirky had they spent twelve years raising their hand for permission to go to the bathroom.     

Quinn Cummings

The home is the first and most effective place to learn the lessons of life: truth, honor, virtue, self control, the value of education, honest work, and the purpose and privilege of life. Nothing can take the place of home in rearing and teaching children, and no other success can compensate for failure in the home.     

David O. McKay