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The Best 100 Homeschool Quotes To Help You Through The Stress And The Joy Of Teaching Your Kids

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Homeschooling is focused on teaching the children from home under the guidance of their parents.

Homeschooling is very beneficial. With home education, parents can supervise their children and have the flexibility to learn and teach.

However, there are some disadvantages of homeschooling like parents need to set time to teach their child, lack of dedication from the child, and lack of social interaction.

You will find our homeschool quotes very promising and wise. If you like such quotes, why not read our study quotes and teenager quotes.

Best Homeschool Quotes

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Home education can provide an opportunity for your child to continue special in any circumstances. There are also benefits for families and kids of homeschool so let these quotes inspire you.

1."The first real lesson I learned as a homeschool teacher is that … it's the students that lead the way."

-Patti Armstrong.

2."We learn to do something by doing it. There is no other way."

-John Holt.

3."Self-education is the only possible education; the rest is mere veneer laid on the surface of a child's nature."

-Charlotte Mason.

4."He requires much knowledge, for the mind needs sufficient food as much as does the body."

-Charlotte Mason.

5."It is the duty of a citizen in a free country not to fit into society, but to make society."

-John Holt.

6."There is no education but self-education."

-Charlotte M. Mason.

7."A classroom doesn't need to have four walls."


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8."If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn."

-Ignacio Estrada.

9."If you've told a child a thousand times, and the child still has not learned, then it is not the child who is the slow learner."

-Walter Barbie.

10."What do parents owe their young that is more important than a warm and trusting connection to the Earth?"

-Theodore Roszak.

11."Recipe for genius: More of family and less of school, more of parents and less of peers, more creative freedom and less formal lessons."

-Raymond S. Moore.

Encouraging Homeschool Quotes

Know how learning from home can make a difference for your child. Read the best encouraging and inspiring homeschool quotes.

12."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.

13."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."

-David O. McKay.

14."Once upon a time, all children were homeschooled. They were not sent away from home each day to a place just for children but lived, learned, worked, and played in the real world, alongside adults and other children of all ages."

-Rachel Gathercole.

15."Homeschooling allows you the freedom to step off the highway of learning and take a more scenic route along a dirt road."

-Tamara L. Chilver.

16."Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."

-Ben Franklin.

17."Education is not the filling of a bucket but the lighting of a fire."

-W.B. Yeats.

18."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.

19."The most important work you will ever do will be within the walls of your own home."

-Harold B. Lee.

20."Learning can only happen when a child is interested. If he's not interested, it's like throwing marshmallows at his head and calling it eating."

-Katrina Gutleben.

21."An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing."

-Charlotte Mason.

22."The secret of getting ahead is getting started."

-Mark Twain.

23."The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice."

-Brian Herbert.

24."Practice isn't the thing you do once you're good. It's the thing you do that makes you good."

-Malcolm Gladwell.

25."Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."

-Joseph Addison.

26."If you can dream it, you can do it."

-Walt Disney.

27."Failing to prepare is preparing to fail."

-Wayne Gretzky.

28."Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible."

-Dalai Lama.

29."The time is always right to do what is right."

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

30."It's always too soon to quit."

-Norman Vincent Peale.

31."Tough times never last but tough people do."

-Robert H. Schuller.

32."No one is perfect – that's why pencils have erasers."

-Wolfgang Riebe.

33."Homeschooled children benefit the community because they are not shaped by peers but by parents."

-Mary Kay Clark.

34."If I had to sum up homeschooling in one word it would be freedom."

-Tamara L. Chilver.

35."Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself."

-John Dewey.

36."Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up."

-Pablo Picasso.

Homeschool Quotes And Sayings

Homeschooling gives the choice of flexible learning opportunities for your child. Let a positive quote boost up your energy for a great and inspiring homeschool environment.

37."Children learn from anything and everything they see. They learn wherever they are, not just in special learning places."

-John Holt.

38."When one teaches, two learn."

-Robert Heinlein.

39."The home is the chief school of human virtues."

-William Ellery Channing.

40."The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled."


41."I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious."

-Albert Einstein.

42."Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

-Nelson Mandela.

43."All the world is my school."

-George Whitman.

44."Children spell love… T-I-M-E."

-Dr. A. Witham.

45."Parents and families are the first and most important teachers."

-Richard W. Riley.

46."One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions."

-Oliver Wendell Holmes.

47."My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects."

-Robert Maynard Hutchins.

48."Education is helping the child realise his potentialities."

-Eric Fromm.

49."Childhood is not preparation for adulthood – it is a part of life."

-A. Neill.

50."Thank goodness my education was neglected."

-Beatrix Potter.

51."These principles derive not merely from the homeschooling movement but from contemporary research into how children learn."

-David Guterson.

52."Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor."


53."Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon."

-E. M. Forster.

Motivational Homeschool Quotes

There are plenty of advantages of learning from home. Here is a collection of motivational homeschooling quotes to say, 'I love to learn from home'.

54."Children cannot bounce off the walls if we take the walls away."

-Erin Kenny.

55."Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."

-Albert Einstein.

56."Children are born persons."

-Charlotte Mason.

57."I homeschool my children not to prepare them for tests but to prepare them for life.

-Tamara L. Chilve.

58."Educating a child is a natural process. Homeschooling is nothing more than an extension of parenting."

-John Taylor Gatto.

59."I've never met a homeschooling mom who regretted her decision. But I've met plenty of school moms who have regretted sending their kids to school."

-Rebecca Devitt.

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


61."Childhood is not a race to see how quickly a child can read, write, and count. It is a small window of time to learn and develop at the pace that is right for each individual child."


62."There's nothing that stamps out the true love of learning more quickly than standardised testing and benchmarking."

-Grace Koelma.

63."Any child who can spend an hour or two a day, or more if he wants, with adults that he likes, who are interested in the world and like to talk about it, will on most days learn far more from their talk than he would learn in a week of school."

-John Holt.

Cute Homeschool Quotes

How to play a direct role in your child's education? Read the best cute and funny homeschool quotes.

64."Homeschool moms be like: You don't think my kids fit in well with the rest of society? That was kind of the point!"

-Hess Un-Academy.

65."We cannot solve our problems using the same thinking we used when we created them."

-Albert Einstein.

66."Don't let schooling interfere with your education."

-Mark Twain.

67."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.

68."Homeschooling might raise a few eyebrows and that's okay."

-Tristan Devitt.

69."Because the issue of homeschooling socialisation tends to be overblown, homeschooling parents are very alive to the potential pitfalls of failing to socialise their children."

-Rebbecca Devitt.

70."What is most important and valuable about the home as a base for children's growth into the world is not that it is a better school than the school, but that it isn't a school at all."

-John Holt.

71."Education begins at home. You can't blame the school for not putting into your child what you don't put into him."

-Geoffrey Holder.

72."I suppose it is because nearly all children go to school nowadays and have things arranged for them that they seem so forlornly unable to produce their own ideas."

-Agatha Christie.

73.“When the atmosphere encourages learning, the learning is inevitable.”

-Elizabeth Foss.

74."Thank goodness I was never sent to school: it would have rubbed off some of the originality."

-Beatrix Potter.

75."All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education."

-Walter Scott.

76."It's not my credentials that qualify me to teach my child. It's my God who made me qualified when he made me a Mom!"

-Tamara L. Chilver.

77."Education is a system of imposed ignorance."

-Noam Chomsky.

78."The most common and the monstrous defect in the education of the day is that children fail to acquire the habit of reading."

-Charlotte M. Mason.

79."You will not reap the fruit of individuality in your children if you clone their education."

-Marilyn Howshall.

80."I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."

-Mark Twain.

81."…We have come to realise that for most men the right to learn is curtailed by the obligation to attend school."

-Ivan Illich.

82."Nobody rises to low expectations."

-Calvin Lloyd.

83."Great spirits have always been violently oppressed by mediocre minds."

-Albert Einstein.

84."Children, even when very young, have the capacity for inventive thought and decisive action."

-Lori McWilliam Pickert.

85."I learned most, not from those who taught me but from those who talked with me."

-St. Augustine.

86."It is the mark of a truly educated man to know what not to read."

-Ezra Taft Benson.

87."I loathed every day and regret every moment I spent in school. I like to be taught to read and write and add and then be left alone."

-Woody Allen.

88."Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is."

-Isaac Asimov.

89."I am always ready to learn, but I do not always like being taught."

-Winston Churchill.

90."Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes."

-John Dewey.

91."When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course."

-Peter Drucker.

92."It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education."

-Albert Einstein.

93."Homeschooling and public schooling are as opposite as two sides of a coin."

-Gene Royer.

94."In a public school environment, the teacher MUST be certified, but the child need NOT learn."

-Gene Royer.

95."There is, on the whole, nothing on earth intended for innocent people so horrible as a school."

-George Bernard Shaw.

96."In a homeschooling environment, the teacher need not be certified, but the child MUST learn."

-Gene Royer.

97."How could youth better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of living?"

-Henry D. Thoreau.

98."Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned."

-Mark Twain.

99."Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve."

-Roger Lewin.

100."Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God."

-Corrie Ten Boom.

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