September is here and for many of us it means back-to-school season. While that might look different this year, the thought of brand-new school supplies and the excuse to buy new stationery always gets us excited. And as creatives and book lovers, we didn’t want to let this week pass without celebrating literacy and the fascinating world of knowledge.
Whether you are homeschooling or dropping your little ones at school, studying virtually or back in the classroom, here are a few quotes from some of our favourite authors and thinkers to inspire you this back-to-school season.
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”
– Dr. Seuss
“You must do the things you think you cannot do.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt
“Let us remember: one book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.”
– Malala Yousafzai
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
– Nelson Mandela
“Intelligence plus character – that is the true goal of education.”
– Martin Luther King Jr.
“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”
“The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.”
– Abraham Lincoln
“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
– Albert Einstein
“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
– Victor Hugo
“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.”
– Oscar Wilde