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A collection of inspirational quotes for kids that you can share with your children or teens to encourage and motivate them to be all that they can be. Kids need.

1a: ability to discern inner qualities and relationships : insight
c: generally accepted belief challenges what has become accepted wisdom among many historians— Robert Darnton
d: accumulated philosophical or scientific learning : knowledge
2: a wise attitude, belief, or course of action
3: the teachings of the ancient wise men

Definition of wisdom

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Definition of Wisdom (Entry 2 of 2)

: a didactic book included in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament and corresponding to the Wisdom of Solomon in the Protestant Apocrypha — see Bible Table
wis·​dom|\ ˈwiz-dəm\

As parents there are so many things you wish you could teach your child. As adults, we've learned so much a long our journey and we want to save our children.

80 Inspirational quotes for kids about school, life, and success

words of wisdom for kids

64 Inspirational Quotes for Kids

A collection of inspirational quotes for kids that you can share with your children or teens to encourage and motivate them to be all that they can be.

Kids need the inspiration to be all that they can be. Like adults, they also face challenges and disappointments. Let these inspirational quotes be ones that inspire children to be the best they can be.

Helping a child to see the positive side of situations will give them a good foundation as they continue to learn and grow. Finding the good in a situation can make a big difference in our kids overall happiness. Share these inspirational quotes for kids to help them understand the positive and the negative.



  1. You can choose to not let little things upset you. Joel Osteen
    Famous
    An inspirational quote that will make any situation easier.



  2. If we strive to improve ourselves by only 1% every day, we will be that much better at the end of each month. Kathy Henn, Daily Inspiration
    Motivational



  3. There are no excuses. There are no good reasons. Eric Thomas
    Short Quotes
    While this inspirational quotation is short it contains much wisdom.



  4. You live in a family, and your family is your training ground for learning to get along with other people in life. James J. Crist Ph.D.. Siblings
    Siblings




  5. Why fit in when you were born to stand out? Dr. Seuss
    Quote of The Day
    Wise words for kids of all ages!



  6. Whenever you give someone a present or sing a holiday song, you're helping Santa Claus. To me, that's what Christmas is all about. Louis Sachar
    Christmas



  7. Defeat is a state of mind; No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality. Bruce Lee
    Defeat



  8. I want you to know that nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. Guy Finley, The Secret of Letting Go
    Letting Go



  9. You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Rabindranath Tagore
    Funny
    Kids need to realize the way to get things done is by taking action!




  10. If you reach for a star, you might not get one. But you won't come up with a hand full of mud either. Leo Burnett
    Inspirational Quotes



  11. Success isn't what you have, but who you are. And who you are can be measured in your character and in the positive impact your life has on the lives of people around you. Les Brown, Up Thoughts For Down Times
    Character



  12. Always be you, never be someone else; don't pretend to like something that you don't; don't consider anyone a friend who you can't be yourself around; live your life as who you are not who you think others want you to be like. Catherine Pulsifer
    Being Yourself



  13. A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks. Charles Gordy
    Smile Poem



  14. When you share your experiences with other people, you help take away their fears. Rick Warren
    Experience



  15. Always do your best when you are at school and even when you do family chores. Byron Pulsifer
    Best
    Inspirational words to inspire kids to always do their best.




  16. If you're able to be yourself, then you have no competition. Barbara Cook
    Words of Encouragement



  17. Anything and everything you have experienced has been purposeful; it has brought you to where you are now. , Tapping the Power Within
    Purpose



  18. The most important thing in life is to stop saying "I wish" and start saying "I will". Charles Dickens
    Wishes
    An inspirational quotation that was said many years ago but still holds truth today.



  19. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes.
    You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
    You're on your own. And you know what you know.
    You are the guy who'll decide where to go. Dr. Seuss
    Cool Dr. Seuss has written many kids books all with messages of inspiration!



  20. Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do. Norman Vincent Peale
    Enthusiasm




  21. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Robin Williams
    Change



  22. The more positive emotions you feel, the happier you are. On the other hand, the more you indulge in negative emotions like anger and frustration, the unhappier you are. Maximilian Weigand, The Happy Life
    Happy



  23. You did it. You got through it. You've run the gauntlet of exams, essays, and the occasional all-nighter and come out of it reasonably unscathed. You've got a diploma, a gown, and a nifty tasseled cap. Alyssa Favreau, .Stuff Every Graduate Should Know
    Graduation



  24. If God can use a man without arms and legs to be His hands and feet, then He will certainly use any willing heart! Nick Vujicic, Be the Hands and Feet
    God
    If you kid is discouraged look up Nick and you will find inspiration and encouragement.



  25. I would encourage you to be honest, to help others and to be kind and considerate to everyone you meet. Byron Pulsifer
    Honesty



  26. Being kind in a genuine, positive and good way is truly an art. Stefan Einhorn, The Art of Being Kind
    Kindness
    Kids - always remember that kindness wins everytime!




  27. It is clear the future holds great opportunities. It also holds pitfalls. The trick will be to avoid the pitfalls, seize the opportunities... Woody Allen
    Future



  28. Just the will to give or lend,
    This will make you someone's friend.
    Edgar A Guest, Be A Friend
    Friendship Poems
    Helping others is always a sure way for kids to make friends.



  29. We are children of a large family, and must learn, as such children do, not to expect that our little hurts will be made much of - to be content with little nurture and caressing, and help each other the more. George Eliot
    Family



  30. It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will. Anne of Green Gables
    Joy



  31. A great part of life is, in my mind, to create happy memories for others and, at the same time, the creation of happy memories for others makes me feel more human and brings a special meaning to what life should be. Byron Pulsifer, A Bear Memory
    Life



  32. Be true to yourself, be honest with others. Live with truth and not lies or deception. You are just as valuable a person whether you live in a one room apartment or in a thirty room mansion. Byron Pulsifer, Be Yourself
    Truth




  33. Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence. Vince Lombardi, Football Coach
    Sports



  34. Anything is possible once we believe and never relinquish hope. Shadonna Richards, Think and Be Happy
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Wednesday Words of Wisdom – Kid President

words of wisdom for kids

It’s been said that when you have kids, everything changes. Before I had kids, this statement didn’t fully register with me. I mean, of course, things will change, they always do. What I didn’t realize was that having kids wouldn’t just change my circumstances and environment, it would change my entire being, forever. The person I thought I was, was about to completely transform. This may sound dramatic, but let me explain. Looking back, these are the words of wisdom I’d give myself before I had kids.

You Will Find Your Own Normal

It’s easy to look at the glossy images of happy families with children and assume there is a norm when it comes to raising a family. The truth is: There is no normal. There are so many variations of what normal looks like family to family. I got a first-hand introduction to this when we found out our first daughter would be born with a life-threatening birth defect. We knew early on in our pregnancy, and our idea of a normal was immediately flipped in an instant. Every experience I expected to have during birth went very different in reality. The truth is that you can prepare for what you think is the norm, but it’s not really normal. It’s just the ideal. The good news is that you will find your own normal in your own time, and you don’t have to feel guilty or ashamed if it doesn’t look anything like what you thought it would. There is beauty in every experience, and each child will come with their own unique experience, believe me. 

You Will Find Friends in Unexpected Places

I have come to acknowledge the truth that parenting is the great equalizer. Think you are a real winner at life? Have kids. There is nothing like a child to show you your weaknesses. I have consistently been in awe of how kids can take an overachiever and conquer them, and an unmotivated person and motivate them. They level the playing field, unlike anything I’ve ever witnessed. When you finally discover that, you look around and see that we are more alike than we are different. It’s here you will begin to make friends in the most unexpected places. Parenting is no place for isolation. You are going to need your friends more than you know. Parenting also has a way of inviting you to reach out. For me, I’ve done things I’ve never been brave enough to do before because I did them for my kids. In this way, friendships are built because we need other parents to show us the way and lift us up when we are spent. It sounds cliché, but it really does take a village. Maybe you’ll meet them at the grocery store like I did, or at orientation for preschool. Keep your eyes open though, you might just meet your next best mom-friend, the person that will help you get through some of the largest challenges of your life. 

Parenting Will Remake You 

Just when I thought I knew myself, I become a parent. All of a sudden I thought, “I need to be a mom now and do mom things.” I even thought I had to dress like a mom. For some reason I had it in my head I’d be judged as a poor mother if I was just myself. As if wearing cardigans and aprons would somehow make me a better mom. It didn’t take long for me to cast off the box I’d put myself in and return to who I felt I really was. The makeover I ultimately underwent had a lot less to do with my attire, and a whole lot more to do with my mind. It didn’t happen all at once, no the transition was subtle. At first, it’s the sobering knowledge that you suddenly have a human life to care for. Then it’s the toughening of your resolve as you learn to navigate your toddler’s tantrums. Slowly but surely though, you make the transition into this new person that looks at life entirely different. Sometimes this comes with soaring highs when you conquer a personal challenge, sometimes it comes with depths of despair when you realize you are going to fail and fail drastically. Find encouragement in knowing that all these new layers are exactly what you need to be the best parent you can possibly be. Is it easy or natural? No, it’s extraordinarily challenging, but it also has its moments of extraordinary fulfillment. 

It’s a Humbling Experience

They say that the best parents are folks without kids. Meaning, that it’s always easier to judge what good parenting looks like when you don’t actually have to do it yourself. I confess, before kids, I was a total pro at how people should parent. I couldn’t understand why some parents just couldn’t keep control of their ill-behaved kids. I mean, why would you even bring them out in public if they were so wild? Some places just aren’t suitable for small children right? Or so I thought back then. Having your own children will serve you a large slice of humble pie, and boy have I been noshing on mine for a while. We all have our own path to parenthood, and it looks uniquely different for everyone. It’s full of extreme highs and lows, much laughter and plenty of tears. It is truly the greatest adventure. One I wouldn’t trade for the world.

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Amy West

Amy West is the creator of AmyWestTravel.com an upscale travel and lifestyle brand covering food, fashion, and family travel. Amy’s opinions on style, taste, travel and luxury experiences have been sought out by many brands including The Huffington Post and AdmireMoms just to mention a few. Named one of the “Top Luxury Travel Bloggers to Follow”, you never know what adventure she’ll dive into next. Amy resides in Jacksonville Beach along with her husband and two spirited daughters.

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64 Inspirational Quotes for Kids

words of wisdom for kids

I wanted to give my eldest a different birthday present this year and seeing that 'words' are what I do best, I chose to pass on some wisdom that I've learned over the years. Who knows whether they'll be listened to! Would I have listened to my parents at 24?

Perhaps these are words of wisdom for us all, whatever our age. Perhaps if our children are younger, we can set the intention to parent in such a way that we teach them this wisdom by example.

  1. You are not your job. You are not the amount of cash you have in the bank. You are not your possessions.
  2. Find your passion. Look for what inspires you. Find what you love to do and pursue it with all your heart. You may well find a way how to make money from doing it.
  3. Love hurts. But it is so much better than closing yourself off for fear of being hurt and not experiencing love.
  4. Communication and respect are the foundations for a lasting relationship.
  5. Three things are needed in a relationship -- lust, love, and shared values.
  6. Never compare yourself to others. It's a waste of energy. You are unique and have your own gifts to offer the world.
  7. Look after your health -- physical, mental, and spiritual.
  8. Don't complain. Decide what you will tolerate and get on with life.
  9. Set boundaries -- work, family, and friendships.
  10. Little stuff matters -- manners get you a long way.
  11. Be grateful. List the things you are grateful for everyday.
  12. Expect to fail. Failure is not fatal. Learn the lessons, then get back up and try again.
  13. Have outrageous dreams. You'll be amazed at what comes true.
  14. Act with integrity at all times.
  15. Call your parents. They may well have screwed up but they raised you to the best of their abilities.
  16. Know your values. Let no one violate what you hold as important be that a boss or your partner.
  17. You don't need to have it all worked out. Tomorrow is another day.
  18. Lighten up on yourself. Breathe deeply and slowly.
  19. Listen to your inner dialogue. Would you speak to someone you love in the same way?
  20. Take risks, take leaps of faith. You'll grow wings.
  21. Be of service to others. Be interested in others. People will always remember what you did for them.
  22. "No" is a complete sentence.
  23. Don't stress so much over decisions. Decisions needn't be forever.
  24. Cultivate and nurture friendships. With love and care they can last a lifetime. At the same time don't be afraid to edit friendships.
  25. You are enough just as you are. Perfect in your imperfection.
  26. Learn to accept compliments. Simply say 'thank you'.
  27. Be willing to show that you are vulnerable. It is in fact the greatest act of courage.
  28. You are never alone.
  29. Forgive. Yourself first and then others. We are all in this together.
  30. Your attitude is always a choice.
  31. Laugh a lot. Have fun.
  32. Magic happens outside your comfort zone.
  33. Learn to love yourself now. It gets harder if you leave it until you're older.
  34. Don't worry about what other people think. They think about you a lot less than you imagine.
  35. Follow your intuition. Your guts have the answer. Every time.
  36. Happiness starts within. Do not expect anyone else to make you happy.
  37. Be financially savvy right from the off. Save 10%. Debt is not pretty. Make your own lunch for work. A cappuccino and a sandwich a day soon add up.
  38. Life isn't a race. Stop and smell the roses. Really.
  39. When overwhelmed ask yourself, "Will this even be an issue in 5 years time?"
  40. Change happens. It's one of the great certainties in life. Learn to roll with it.

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