Famous People Quote Worksheets

Learn from some of the inspirational words of famous people of the past and present with our famous people quote worksheets. The worksheets ask children to firstly explain the quote and then rewrite it in their own words.

Ada Lovelace Quote Worksheet

Ada Lovelace Quote Worksheet

Ada Lovelace is credited with being the world's first computer programmer. Here's a fun worksheet featuring one of her quotes.

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 1

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 1

"Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value." This simple worksheet asks children to think about what Albert Einstein meant when he said this, and to rewrite it in their own words. Perhaps you could also discuss whether he achieved what he advised.

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 2

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 2

"You never fail until you stop trying". This is an interesting quote to discuss with the kids, which is why we created this worksheet around it.

Alexander Fleming Quote Worksheet

Alexander Fleming Quote Worksheet

Our simple quote worksheets are a great way to introduce younger kids to famous people. Can the children write about the meaning of a quote by Alexander Fleming then rewrite it in their own words too?

Alexander Graham Bell Quote Worksheet

Alexander Graham Bell Quote Worksheet

"Before anything else, preparation is the key to success." Can the children write what they think this quote by Alexander Graham Bell means, then try to rewrite the quote themselves?

Alexander the Great quote Worksheet 1

Alexander the Great Quote Worksheet 1

"Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all". This famous quote is from Ancient Greek king Alexander the Great, but can the kids write about what he meant when he said it, and also rewrite it in their own words?

Alexander the Great Quote Worksheet 2

Alexander the Great Quote Worksheet 2

"Whatever possession we gain by our sword cannot be sure or lasting, but the love gained by kindness and moderation is certain and durable." Our simple worksheet asks the children to write about what Alexander the Great meant by this quote and to rewrite the quote in their own word

Amelia Earhart Quote Worksheet 1

Amelia Earhart Quote Worksheet 1

"The most effective way to do it, is to do it." A very wise quote from Amelia Earhart, but can the kids write about what they think it means, and rewrite it in their own words?

Anne Frank Quote Worksheet

Anne Frank Quote Worksheet

Here's a worksheet featuring a lovely quote by Anne Frank, and the children simply need to write it in their own words and talk about what it means.

Aretha Franklin Quote Worksheet

Aretha Franklin Quote Worksheet

"I'm the lady next door when I'm not on stage." This is a fabulous quote from Aretha Franklin, but what does it mean? Write down your thoughts on this worksheet.

Benjamin Franklin Quote Worksheet

Benjamin Franklin Quote Worksheet

Our simple quote worksheets are a great way to introduce younger kids to famous people. Can the children write about the meaning of a quote by Benjamin Franklin then rewrite it in their own words too?

Charles Darwin Quote Worksheet

Charles Darwin Quote Worksheet

"To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact." This simple worksheet asks the children to think about what this Charles Darwin quote means, and to rewrite it in their own words to show that they've understood the

Cristiano Ronaldo Quote Worksheet

Cristiano Ronaldo Quote Worksheet

Sometimes kids take a little bit of convincing that hard work is necessary! Maybe if they hear it from someone like Cristiano Ronaldo they may pay attention! This worksheet is designed to encourage them to do just that...

David Attenborough Quote Worksheet

David Attenborough Quote Worksheet

Use this simple quote worksheet featuring a quote by David Attenborough to spark off your studies on this interesting man and his long career...

David Beckham Quote Worksheet

David Beckham Quote Worksheet

It's hard to believe that a world-class footballer like David Beckham could suffer from lack of confidence. We think that this is a great worksheet to help children that even their heroes have moments of doubt and that hard work is what makes the world go round.

Edmund Hillary Quote Worksheet

Edmund Hillary Quote Worksheet

Here's a quote worksheet that's a perfect introduction to Edmund Hillary. The children need to think about what his quote means and try to rewrite it.

Emmeline Pankhurst Quote Worksheet

Emmeline Pankhurst Quote Worksheet

"We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." This simple worksheet asks the children to think about what this famous quote by Emmeline Pankhurst means and then write it in their own words too.&nb

Florence Nightingale Quote Worksheet 1

Florence Nightingale Quote Worksheet 1

"Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would not reach anything better". This worksheet asks children to think about what Florence Nightingale meant when she said this, and to rewrite it in their own words.

Florence Nightingale Quote Worksheet 2

Florence Nightingale Quote Worksheet 2

"It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm." What did Florence Nightingale mean by this quote? We've created this worksheet so the kids can write about what it means.

Frederick Douglass Quote Worksheet

Frederick Douglass Quote Worksheet

"If there is no struggle, there is no progress." This worksheet features a quote from Frederick Douglass - can the children think about what it means and rewrite it in their own words?

Galileo Galilei Quote Worksheet

Galileo Galilei Quote Worksheet

This fun quote worksheet is a great way to introduce the kids to Galileo Galilei and an opportunity to discuss one of his famous quotes in a little more detail...

Gandhi Quote Worksheet 1

Gandhi Quote Worksheet 1

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." This interesting Gandhi quote worksheet asks the children to say what they think his quote means, and to rewrite it in their own words.

Gandhi Quote Worksheet 2

Gandhi Quote Worksheet 2

Can the kids write about what the quote by Gandhi on this worksheet means, then rewrite it in their own words to show they understand its meaning?

George Eliot Quote Worksheet

George Eliot Quote Worksheet

Here's a simple quote worksheet that's ideal for younger children. Can they write about what the quote by George Eliot means, then rewrite it in their own words?

Helen Keller Quote Worksheet

Helen Keller Quote Worksheet

Here's a worksheet all about Helen Keller that should get the kids thinking. Can they think about what the quote on this worksheet means, then rewrite it in their own words?

Henry VIII Quote Worksheet

Henry VIII Quote Worksheet

"Of all losses, time is the most irrecuperable for it can never be redeemed." Can the children write about what they think this quote by Henry VIII means, and rewrite it in their own words?

Isaac Newton Quote Worksheet

Isaac Newton Quote Worksheet

Introduce the kids to one of the most famous scientists of all time, Sir Isaac Newton, with this fun quote worksheet.

Isabella Bird Quote Worksheet

Isabella Bird Quote Worksheet

This simple worksheet featuring a quote by Isabella Bird is ideal for younger kids - they just need to write about what they think the quote means, then rewrite it in their own words too.

Jane Austen Quote Worksheet 1

Jane Austen Quote Worksheet 1

"Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings", children need to think about what the author might have meant by this on our Jane Austen quote worksheet 1.

Jane Austen Quote Worksheet 2

Jane Austen Quote Worksheet 2

Jane Austen is famed for her social observations of Georgian Britain. The second of our Jane Austen quote worksheets features one of these observations.  

Jane Goodall Quote Worksheet

Jane Goodall Quote Worksheet

"The least I can do is speak out for those who cannot speak for themselves." We've based this simple worksheet around this inspirational quote by Jane Goodall.

Joan of Arc Quote Worksheet

Joan of Arc Quote Worksheet

Our fun quote worksheets are a fantastic way to introduce younger kids to famous people. Can the children write about the meaning of a quote by Joan of Arc? We then ask the kids to rewrite the quote in their own words too...

Julia Donaldson Quote Worksheet

Julia Donaldson Quote Worksheet

"I opened a book and in I strode. Now nobody can find me." Can the kids write about the meaning of this great quote by author Julia Donaldson, and then rewrite it in their own words?

Julius Caesar Quote Worksheet

Julius Caesar Quote Worksheet

"The evil men do lives after them. The good is oft interred with their bones,". Can the children think about what this famous quote by Julius Caesar means, and then write it in their own words on this quote worksheet? 

Leonardo da Vinci Quote Worksheet

Leonardo da Vinci Quote Worksheet

Our quote worksheets are a great way to get the kids thinking - this one features a quote by Leonardo da Vinci, and the kids need to explain it and rewrite it in their own words, too.

Lionel Messi Quote Worksheet

Lionel Messi Quote Worksheet

There are more important things in life than winning or losing a game. If even Lionel Messi thinks this, it must be true! Use this fun worksheet with the kids to get them thinking.

Mae Jemison Quote Worksheet

Mae Jemison Quote Worksheet

"My parents were the best scientists I knew, because they were always asking questions." This worksheet asks the children to consider this Mae Jemison quote and think about what she meant by it. 

Maria Sibylla Merian Quote Worksheet

Maria Sibylla Merian Quote Worksheet

Here's a simple quote worksheet that's ideal for younger children. Can they write about what the quote by Maria Sibylla Merian means, then rewrite it in their own words?

Marie Curie Quote Worksheet

Marie Curie Quote Worksheet

This Marie Curie quote worksheet features a quote from the famous scientist and asks the children to write about what it means and to write it in their own words too. 

Mark Twain Quote Worksheet 1

Mark Twain Quote Worksheet 1

"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything." Can the children think about what this famous quote by Mark Twain means, and then write it in their own words on this quote worksheet?

Mark Twain Quote Worksheet 2

Mark Twain Quote Worksheet 2

Our quote worksheets are designed to encourage children to think about the meaning of a famous quote, and then try and rewrite it in their own words - this worksheet features a quote by Mark Twain. 

Mary Anning Quote Worksheet

Mary Anning Quote Worksheet

The male-dominated scientific world of her times certainly treated Mary Anning unkindly, never crediting her for her discoveries and achievements. Was she treated unkindly in other ways? From their research about her life, what do the children think this quote of hers means.

Mary Berry Quote Worksheet

Mary Berry Quote Worksheet

"Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy."  I think many of us will agree with this quote by Mary Berry, but can the children write about what they think she means, then rewrite the quote in their own words?

Mary Seacole Quote Worksheet

Mary Seacole Quote Worksheet

Mary Seacole once said, "....and the grateful words and smile which rewarded me for binding up a wound or giving a cooling drink was a pleasure worth risking life for at any time." Our simple worksheet asks the children to think about what this famous quote means and rewrite it in

Millicent Fawcett Quote Worksheet

Millicent Fawcett Quote Worksheet

Our quote worksheets are designed to encourage children to think about the meaning of a famous quote, and then try and rewrite it in their own words - this worksheet features a quote by leading suffragist Millicent Fawcett.

Mother Teresa Quote Worksheet 1

Mother Teresa Quote Worksheet 1

"The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread." This simple worksheet asks children to think about what Mother Teresa meant when she said this, and to rewrite it in their own words.

Pele Quote Worksheet

Pele Quote Worksheet

Can the children write about this quote by the famous Brazilian footballer Pele, explaining what they think it means, then rewrite it in their own words too?

Princess Diana Quote Worksheet 1

Princess Diana Quote Worksheet 1

This quote worksheet provides a well-known quote from Diana, Princess of Wales, and asks kids to think about what she meant when she said it, and to rewrite it in their own words. "When you are happy you can forgive a great deal."

Princess Diana Quote Worksheet 2

Princess Diana Quote Worksheet 2

Princess Diana once famously said, “Every one of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.” This worksheet asks children to think about what she meant, and to rewrite the quote in their own words.

Queen Victoria Quote Worksheet

Queen Victoria Quote Worksheet

Can the children think about what this quote by Queen Victoria means? We then ask them to rewrite it in their own words too...

Robert Burns Quote Worksheet

Robert Burns Quote Worksheet

Here's one of our most interesting quote worksheets! Can the children write about what this quote means by Robert Burns and rewrite it in their own words too? They may have to do a little research on Scottish dialect!

Roger Federer Quote Worksheet

Roger Federer Quote Worksheet

Here's a quote worksheet that's perfect for young sports fans. What does the quote by tennis ace Roger Federer mean, and can the kids rewrite it themselves? 

Rosa Parks Quote Worksheet

Rosa Parks Quote Worksheet

"You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it's right". Can the children write about what this quote by Rosa Parks means, and then rewrite it in their own words?

Serena Williams Quote Worksheet

Serena Williams Quote Worksheet

"I decided I can't pay a person to rewind time, so I may as well get over it." Can the children talk about the meaning of this quote by tennis legend Serena Williams, then show that they've understood the meaning by rewriting the quote?

Stephen Hawking Quote Worksheet

Stephen Hawking Quote Worksheet

"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge." This worksheet asks the children to consider this well-known Stephen Hawking comment and think about what he meant by it. It's an interestting one to discuss!

Steve Irwin Quote Worksheet 1

Steve Irwin Quote Worksheet 1

Here's a simple worksheet featuring a quote from Australian conservationist and TV personality Steve Irwin. Can the kids write about what he meant by the quote, and then rewrite it in their own words? 

Steve Irwin Quote Worksheet 2

Steve Irwin Quote Worksheet 2

"All you have to do in life is be passionate and enthusiastic and you will have a wonderful life." This simple worksheet features a great quote from the Australian conservationist Steve Irwin, and asks the children to write about what they think the quote means and to rewrite it in thei

Taylor Swift Quote Worksheet

Taylor Swift Quote Worksheet

Can the children write about what this quote by popular singer Taylor Swift means, and then rewrite it in their own words?

Tiger Woods Quote Worksheet

Tiger Woods Quote Worksheet

"No matter how good you get you can always get better, and that's the exciting part." This worksheets uses this quote from Tiger Woods to encourage the children to think about what it really means, and how they could learn from it - and from him.

Tim Peake Quote Worksheet

Tim Peake Quote Worksheet

This worksheet features an inspirational quote by Tim Peake - can the children write about what it means and then rewrite it in their own words?

Vincent van Gogh Quote Worksheet

Vincent van Gogh Quote Worksheet

Our simple Vincent van Gogh quote worksheet features a quote by the famous Dutch artist and asks the children to think about what it means and to write it in their own words too.

William Shakespeare Quote Worksheet

William Shakespeare Quote Worksheet

This worksheet features a quote by William Shakespeare, and the children need to write about what they think it means, then rewrite it in their own words too...

Wright Brothers Quote Worksheet

Wright Brothers Quote Worksheet

Our famous people quote worksheets are great for getting the kids thinking! Can they write about the meaning of this Wright Brothers quote, and rewrite it in their own words?

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