25 Best Chalkboard Quotes For Your Perfect Home Decor

The first modern blackboard was invented by James Pillans who was a geography teacher.

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Writing quotes on a chalkboard is a popular trend you definitely might want to try to enhance your home decor if you haven't already tried it.

Chalkboard art is the use of chalk on a blackboard and is often seen in restaurants, on shop walls, in schools, and in various other places. Now it has become a trend to follow in households as well.

Chalkboard art makes use of chalks, chalkboard marker, and chalkboard pencils. One can use an Aerosol air spray or just tissue paper to wipe off the quote from the chalkboard. Since many people face issues with chalk dust there is a choice of dust-free chalks as well. The best part about using a chalkboard is that you can choose to write a new phrase on it whenever you like, making it a sustainable choice to add to the beauty of your home as a quote, or to remind you of a recipe, a to-do list before you leave, a sign, or anything that inspires you. It can also be used for business and work purposes to take down notes. Chalkboard quotes can be written in the living room, the bedrooms as well as kitchens.

In this article, we will take a look at some of the best quotes which are inspirational, funny, short, and chalkboard quotes that one could write in the kitchen to give you an idea and help you make a choice if it inspires you. If you enjoy reading this article, do read stay at home mom quotes and  [cute quotes].

Inspirational Chalkboard Quotes

Chalkboards in schools were used for accessibility, penmanship, and also as sensory development given the tactile nature of chalks. The use has continued because of the nostalgia chalkboards create within one of associating it to a setting of a school, university, or any other educational institution. However, they have taken up a new role of also becoming pieces of decor. Here are some inspirational quotes for you to write on your chalkboards at home.

A chalkboard in your home is a great way to display that perfect motivational quote to help you on a given day.

1."You're off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting so....get on your way."

-Dr. Suess

2."You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."

-Christopher Columbus

3."The most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why."

-Mark Twain  

4."Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and loved more than you know."

-Winnie the Pooh

5."Imperfection is beauty. Madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring."

-Marilyn Monroe

6."Life moves pretty fast if you don't stop and look around once in a while you could miss it."

-Ferris Bueller, 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

7."Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand."

-Ben Franklin

Funny Chalkboard Quotes

Each and every child looks to have an opportunity to write or draw on a chalkboard once in their life! The experience, although sounds trivial, is totally worth it. Chalkboards have an emotional aspect that they attach to the teaching profession, so much so that writing on a board has become synonymous with teaching. Take a look at these funny quotes which you too can include on one of those rather gloomy days to cheer you up.

8."A party without a cake is just a meeting."

-Julia Child

9."I wasn't going to eat it, I was just going to taste it."

-Winnie The Pooh

10."What day is it? It's today. Oh, My favorite day."

-Winnie the Pooh

11."What a wonderful day I've never seen this one before."

-Maya Angelou

12."All you need is love but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt."

-Charles Schulz

Kitchen Chalkboard Quotes

Instead of using paper to write down recipes and to-do lists, it's better to make use of chalkboards as they are a sustainable and aesthetic choice for your kitchen. An added benefit is that you can use it for multiple purposes as well. You can choose various colors and decide to put pictures on it as well. In most cases, people who have a knowledge of calligraphy can make use of their skills here but basic writing skills are sufficient. Here are a few quotes you could put up in your kitchen on a chalkboard.

13."With enough butter anything is good."

-Julia Child

14."Everything in moderation including moderation."

-Julia Child

15."People who love to eat are the best people."

-Julia Child

16."So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all problems for the time being."

-Franz Kafka

17."Love is in the air. Nope, that's bacon."

-Ron Swanson

Short Chalkboard Quotes

Prior to the use of chalkboards in schools each student carried their own slate to write and practice their work. The chalkboard gives a united look to the classroom. India is known to be a major market for chalk surfaces, and this is primarily because chalks are cheaper as compared to markers. Here are some short and sweet chalkboard quotes.

Did you know that chalks provide better contrast while writing as compared to whiteboard markers?

18."The best thing to hold onto is each other."

-Audrey Hepburn

19."Everyone's a star and deserves to twinkle."

-Marilyn Monroe

20."The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

21."Do small things with great love."

-Mother Teresa

22."You don't find the happy life you make it."

-Camilla Kimball

23."It's kind of fun to do the impossible."

-Walt Disney

24."It is our choices that show what we truly are far more than our abilities."

-Albus Dumbledore, 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets'

25."It's never too late to be what you might have been."

-George Eliot

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for chalkboard quotes then why not take a look at [boss babe quotes],  or [castle quotes].


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