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Inspirational Quotes For Tweens

One of the best ways to motivate your almost teenagers is inspirational quotes for tweens. Inspirational and motivational quotes for tweens can help inspire them and encourage them to try their best.

We often forget that being a tween can be hard. Tweens are at the in-between age where they are still maturing. Their body is changing. Their emotions are all over the place and they may not know exactly how to handle those emotions and changes.  That’s where positive quotes for tweens can come in handy.

Inspirational Quotes for Tweens

“The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.” – Matty Mullins

 “Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.” – LeBron James

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” – Unknown

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember…the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”

Henry Ford

“If you are always trying to be normal, you’ll never know how amazing you can be.” – Maya Angelou

“It isn’t where you came from. It’s where you’re going that counts.” Ella Fitzgerald

“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.” – Reba McEntire

“Make it happen. Shock everyone.”


“No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.” – P.T. Barnum

“Believe in yourself and you can do unbelievable things.” – Unknown

“Stop doubting yourself! You are so strong, show the world what you got!” – Unknown

“Be brave, fight for what you believe in and make your dreams your reality.”


“Be brave, fight for what you believe in and make your dreams your reality.” – Unknown

“If you don’t believe in yourself, why is anyone else going to believe in you.” Tom Brady

“The strongest people aren’t always the people who win, but the people who don’t give up when they lose.” – Unknown

Encouraging Quotes for Tweens

“No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” Demi Lovato

“When people try to tell you who you are, don’t believe them.” – Maria Popova

“The people who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.” Steve Jobs

“Be the reason someone feels welcome, seen, heard, valued, loved, and supported.”


“Why fit in when you were born to stand out!” Dr. Seuss

“Everyone you admire was once a beginner.” – Jack Butcher

“No matter what you look like or think you look like, you’re special, loved, and perfect just the way you are.” – Ariel Winter

“Don’t change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you.”


“Beautiful people are not always good, but good people are always beautiful.” – Imam Ali

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Albert Einstein

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E.E. Cummings

“When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.” Carol Burnett

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” Robert H. Schuller

“Count your rainbows, not your thunderstorms.” Janice Thompson

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”

Bernard M. Baruch

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of someone else.” Judy Garland

Positive Quotes for Tweens

“Stay kind. It makes you beautiful.” – Unknown

“Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” – Lady Gaga

“Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.” Roy T. Bennett

“You have to be authentic; you have to be true, and you have to believe in your heart.”

Howard Schultz

“When you replace ‘why is this happening to me’ with ‘what is this trying to teach me?’ Everything shifts.” – Unknown

“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” – Robin Williams 

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” Walt Disney

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

Oscar Wilde

“The most beautiful things in life are not things. They’re people and places and memories and pictures. They’re feelings and moments and smiles and laughter.”- Unknown

“You will always pass failure on your way to success.”– Mickey Rooney

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” Confucius

“The sky is full of stars and there’s room for them all to shine.”


“You’re never going to be happy being anyone other than yourself.” – Thibaut

“People are not as beautiful as they look and talk. They are only as beautiful as they love, as they care, as they share.” – Ritu Ghatourey

“We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” Johnny Depp

“Train your mind and heart to see the good in everything. There is always something to be thankful for.”


“Just be yourself, there is no one better.” Taylor Swift

“You were born to stand out, stop trying to fit in.” Roy T. Bennett

“Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

Motivational Quotes for Tweens

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“If you’re making mistakes, it means you’re out there doing something.” – Neil Gaiman

“It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success.” – J. K. Rowling

“Teamwork can build friendships that last a lifetime.”

Natalya Neidhart

“Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fail, you hurt. You fall. But you keep going.” Yasmin Mogahed

“Nothing is particularly hard if you break it down into small jobs.” – Henry Ford 

“Take care not to listen to anyone who tells you what you can and can’t be in life.” Meg Medina

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

“You cannot change what you are, only what you do.” – Philip Pullman

“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” – Colin Powell

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”

Michael Jordan

“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” – Stephen Hawking

These encouraging, positive, motivational, and inspirational quotes for tweens will help them with a variety of different things they have to encounter at this age. They can encourage and motivate them to overcome those challenges – you may also want to see more of our quotes about tweens, from the parent’s perspective!

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