Top 52 Motivational And Funny Exam Quotes For Kids

Motivational & Funny Quotes For Kids

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Your child’s examination is just around the corner, and he is not interested in studying even a wee bit! Well, this happens to the best of children. Poring over books is not something that your child wants to do right now. He would rather want to hang out with friends, play video games, or watch movies. Even staring at the wall would seem more interesting to him than flipping through books.

So what should you do? How can you motivate your little gem to study? A little encouragement and some positivity are all that he needs. And here are some motivational and funny exam quotes to help nudge him over the final hurdle. And as always, Momjunction is here to help you along the way!

Funny Exam Quotes:

Quote 1:

“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”

Albert Einstein

Quote 2:

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.”

Albert Einstein

Quote 3:

“Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street-cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact.”

Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures

Quote 4:

“In a British University, a final exam question on Business was:

“Define what risk is.”

The shortest answer ever at one word was:


The student handed the essay in and got 100%.”


Quote 5:

“During the engineering exams we only need ink in our pen, nothing else is needed to answer the question paper.”

Prashant Gupta

[ Read: Relaxation Techniques For Children ]

Quote 6:

“Do not on any account attempt to write on both sides of the paper at once.”

W.C. Sellar

Quote 7:

“The only problem I had with literature that I simply couldn’t figure out was that the correct answer was the first thing that comes to your mind after reading the question, the most obvious one.

I can only blame math for that.”

Blin Varfi

Quote 8:

“Penelope did not understand how this group was ever formed. It consisted only of her mortal enemies. However, these were the things you seemed to put aside during exam period”.

Rebecca Harrington

Quote 9:

“The only good thing about this math exam is that for each question I at least have a 25% chance of getting it right.”


Quote 10:

“There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management, and periodic exams.”

Kenneth H. Cooper

[ Read: How To Deal With Exam Stress ]

Motivational Quotes For Exams:

Quote 1:

“For exams, I swotted so hard because I couldn’t bear the thought of not coming first.”

Lily James

Quote 2:

“Some advice: keep the flame of curiosity and wonderment alive, even when studying for boring exams. That is the well from which we scientists draw our nourishment and energy. And also, learn the math. Math is the language of nature, so we have to learn this language.”This is the best exam motivational quotes which will help you to get through the exam.

Michio Kaku

Quote 3:

“I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game-winning shot… and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that’s precisely why I succeed.” This is an amazing inspirational exam quotes for children to convert their negative thoughts to positive.

Michael Jordan

Quote 4:

“Everything must be made as simple as possible but not one bit simpler.”

Albert Einstein

Quote 5:

“Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.”

William Durant

Quote 6:

“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”

Carl Bard

Quote 7:

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Quote 8:

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”

Vincent Van Gogh

Quote 9:

“Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinion drowned your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”

Steve Jobs

Quote 10:

“It doesn’t matter how slowly you go – as long as you don’t stop!”


Quote 11:

“My usual instruction to students when they are preparing to write their examinations is “think before you answer the questions.” I am convinced that some multiple choice answers could be so close that you might not know the very one that answers the question correctly! Such is life. To choose your suitable dreams, you must think well!”

Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Quote 12:

“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”

Mark Twain

Quote 13:

“Do not worry too much about your difficulties in mathematics, I can assure you that mine are still greater.”

Albert Einstein

Quote 14:

“The purpose of learning is not to give exams in class and forget about it, but to increase the knowledge until they possess an area of the earth for God Almighty.”

Sunday Adelaja

Quote 15:

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”

Winston Churchill

Quote 16:

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”

Alexander Graham Bell

Quote 17:

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Quote 18:

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.”

Christian D. Larson

Quote 19:

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

Thomas Edison

Quote 20:

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote 21:

“The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.”

Pablo Casals

Quote 22:

“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.”

Nora Roberts

Quote 23:

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

Anne Frank

Quote 24:

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go!”

Dr. Seuss

Quote 25:

“No kid is unsmart. Every kid’s a genius at something. Our job is to find it. And then encourage it.”

Robin Sharma

Quote 26:

“All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them.”

Walt Disney

Quote 27:

“Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you.”

Madeline Bridge

Quote 28:

“I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.”

Natalie Portman

Quote 29:

“If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”

Roald Dahl

Quote 30:

“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.”

Albert Einstein

Quote 31:

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.”

Alexandra K. Trenfor

Quote 32:

“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

A.A. Milne

Quote 33:

“Don’t just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.”

Jim Rohn

Quote 34:

“Few minds wear out; most rust out.”

Christian Nestell Bovee

Quote 35:

“Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.”

William A. Ward

Quote 36:

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

Conrad Hilton

Quote 37:

“Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.”

Jules Renard

Quote 38:

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

Thomas Edison

Quote 39:

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

Mahatma Gandhi

Quote 40:

“Learn something new every day under the sun. You will never get old if you do.”

Lois Bey

Quote 41:

“When I was young I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.” This is the best exam quotes for students that will make them to study hard for the exams.

Bernard Shaw

[ Read: How To Improve Kids Handwriting ]

Quote 42:

“The most painful thing to experience is not defeat but regret.”

Leo Buscaglia

No matter what type of student your kid is, these motivational and funny examination quotes will help him focus and see the bigger picture.

How do you motivate your child to study for his examination? What is your favorite motivational or funny quote for children who are taking the exam? Share with us by commenting below!

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