Homeschooling can be a challenge. If you need a little encouragement, these are some of our favorite inspiring homeschool quotes.
Quotes can be helpful on challenging days. They can lift our spirits and encourage us to overcome those days. On tough homeschool days, we enjoy reading some of the inspirational homeschool quotes listed here.
Today, I want to share some of my favorite encouraging and inspiring homeschool quotes. These homeschool quotes have gotten me through many challenging days.
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Positive Homeschool Quotes
“Kids who are in school just visit life sometimes, and then they have to stop to do homework or go to sleep early or get to school on time. They are constantly reminded they are “preparing for real life,” while being isolated from it.” – Sandra Dodd
“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” – Ignacio Estrada
“Children learn from anything and everything they see. They learn wherever they are, not just in special learning places.” – John Holt
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” – Albert Einstein
“The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.” – Brian Herbert
“A teaching degree is to homeschooling as a culinary degree is to grandma’s cooking…it just can’t touch the love, care, and personal standard that only she can stir in.” – Dawn Shelton
Inspiring Quotes About Homeschooling
“The most important work you will ever do will be within the walls of your own home.” – Harold B. Lee
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ~ Nelson Mandela
“Tell me, and I forget. Teach me, and I remember. Involve me, and I learn.” – Ben Franklin
“Too often, we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.” – Roger Lewin
“There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.” – Gandhi
“It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.” ~ Albert Einstein
“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
“I homeschool my children not to prepare them for exams, but to prepare them for life.” ~ Tamara L Chilver
Encouraging Homeschool Quotes
“When the atmosphere encourages learning, the learning is inevitable.” – Elizabeth Foss
“Education must not simply teach work – it must teach Life.” ~ W. E. B. Du Bois
“We can get too easily bogged down in the academic part of homeschooling, a relatively minor part of the whole, which is to raise competent, caring, literate, happy people.” – Diane Flynn Keith
“There’s nothing that stamps out the true love of learning more quickly than standardised testing and benchmarking.” ~ Grace Koelma
“Homeschooling might raise a few eyebrows, and that’s okay.” – Tristan Devitt
“Thank goodness I was never sent to school: it would have rubbed off some of the originality.” – Beatrix Potter
“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
“I homeschool because I have seen the village, and I don’t want it raising my kids.” – Unknown
Quotes on Homeschooling
“With thirty two kids in a room, it is impossible to cater education toward each child. Children do have to wait because there are a lot of children to wait for.” ~ Nikki Schaefer
“Childhood is not a race to see how quickly a child can read, write, and count. Childhood is a small window of time to learn and develop at the pace which is right for each individual child.” ~ Magda Gerber
“There is no education but self-education.” -Charlotte M. Mason.
“The difference between school and life? In school you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” ~ Prabeena Kalyan
“Our entire school system is based on the notion of passive students that must be “taught” if they are to learn… Our country spends tens of billions of dollars each year not just giving students a second-rate education, but at the same time actively preventing them from getting an education on their own. And I’m angry at how school produces submissive students with battered egos. Most students have no idea of the true joys of learning, and of how much they can actually achieve on their own.” ~ Adam Robinson
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