"A bad word whispered echoes a hundred miles". Print out this poster featuring a very wise Chinese proverb to display in classrooms (use the borderless settings on your printer for the best result).
These quotation posters feature inspiring quotes and beautiful photography. They are perfect for decorating the walls of your classroom, staff room or home. They are obviously a little heavy on the printer ink, but we think they are worth it.
"A quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself."
Here's a poster featuring a lovely Chinese proverb, "A book is like a garden carried in the pocket", and it's true that books are certainly full of beauty, wonder and amazement just like a garden. Perfect for displaying in a reading corner or school library!
"A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark". Here's another of our thought-provoking Chinese proverb posters, and it's certainly true that family, friends and teachers all leave an impression of some kind on our children.
It's lovely to have candles lit around the home at Christmas.This poster features a short poem all about a Christmas candle, set against a cosy background.
"It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much as to stand up to our friends." Wise words from that wise old headmaster of Hogwarts, Albus Dumbledore - and particularly appropriate for pre-teens and teens today.
“A little smile, a word of cheer, A bit of love from someone near, A little gift from one held dear, Best wishes for the coming year." This cheerful Christmas poster features a short poem by influential American poet John Greenleaf Whittier.
"There is nothing impossible to him who will try." This quote by Alexander the Great is really quite inspirational, and our quote poster is great to print and display in classrooms, at scout and guide groups, sports clubs or just at home...anywhere where a little inspiration is needed!
"At Christmas, all roads lead home". Most of us love to go home and spend time with our family and friends at Christmas, just like this quote suggests. This pretty poster would look lovely as a Christmas decoration or used for Christmas crafts.
"Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time".
"Only the pure in heart can make a good soup." So said Ludwig van Beethoven, and we liked the quote enough to display it on our poster of Beethoven! Fun for the classroom - or the family fridge!
Here's a printable poster of Captain James Cook, featuring one of his most well-known quotes. He was an explorer at heart, always yearning to discover, chart and map where no (European) man had been before.
"A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth." This scenic poster features one of Charles Darwin's famous quotes set against a beautiful backdrop.
We've chosen a pretty snowy background for this lovely quote by American author Bess Streeter Aldrich, all about the magical feeling on Christmas Eve...
We're all so busy buying presents at Christmas that we sometimes forget about the most important gifts we can give - and they don't cost anything!
Have you visited a lonely neighbour at Christmas, helped at a Christmas fair or cooked a Christmas dinner for someone in need? Even small gestures can really mean a lot to someone else, at Christmas or any time of the year!
The pretty Christmas angel on this poster looks like she is really thinking about the words by Eric Sevareid: "As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is."!
"Christmas isn't a season, it's a feeling". This has to be one of our prettiest Christmas posters, and looking at this gorgeous snowy scene is bound to give you that special Christmas feeling!
This delightful Christmas poster features a quote all about how Christmas is love in action - and it has a picture of an adorable cuddly reindeer too!
"Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts." Our Christmas quote posters are a great way to remember the true meaning of Christmas and will look lovely displayed with a few posters put together.
Here's another of our lovely quote posters that capture the true meaning of Christmas. This one features a quote by Augusta E Rundel, and talks about the warm nostalgic feeling we all get at this time of year...
"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." This quote by Norman Vincent Peale really sums up the way Christmas makes the world seem softer and happier - and we've set the words against a pretty, twinkly background to create a
Robert Burns, writer, poet and lyricist, once said "Dare to be honest and fear no labour". Wise words from this famous Scot!
"Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open." This lovely quote from the Harry Potter books, by wise magician Albus Dumbledore, is of course more than appropriate in the real world too.
"The best way to treat obstacles is to use them as stepping-stones. Laugh at them, tread on them, and let them lead you to something better." So said Enid Blyton, in her book Mr Gallliano's Circus. And wise advice indeed it is!
Although these words are spoken by one of Enid Blyton's characters in a story, they are well worth sharing with children. "I think people make their own faces, as they grow." from The Naughtiest Girl Again.
Hafiz, or Hafez, was a Persian poet born in 1326.
Even After All this time The Sun never says to the Earth,
"You owe me."
Look What happens With a love like that, It lights the whole sky.
When you look at a field of dandelions, you can either see a hundred weeds or a thousand wishes. This lovely poster reminds us that there are two ways to look at every situation!
"I attribute my success to this - I never gave nor took any excuse". Print out and display our poster featuring this famous inspirational quote from Florence Nightingale.
"When you go home, tell them of us and say, for your tomorrow, we gave our today". This poster features the poignant epitaph written by English poet John Maxwell Edmonds, found on many war memorials and monuments throughout the world.
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty." Print this quote poster featuring the wise words of Gandhi and use a part of displays and project work.
"Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly Merry Christmas". Here's a quote by American author Peg Bracken that's very simple and very true!
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men." This poster features the words that the angels sang when the birth of Christ was announced to the shepherds in Luke 2:14.
"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the light." So said Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter novels, and he was right!
Here's a printable poster featuring a quote by Harry Styles: "A dream is only a dream until you decide to make it real". Harry certainly seems to have made his dream come real.
This lovely quote by Charles Dickens is displayed on a poster showing Dickens in New York towards the end of his life. "Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts."
"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever." This Chinese proverb poster is perfect to display in classrooms or at home to remind children (and adults!) that it's always best to ask straight away if you don't know something rather tha
"He who plants a tree plants a hope." This photographic poster illustrates the quote by Lucy Lurcom and could be useful for National Tree Week or Arbor Day.
It's impossible not to smile at these two adorable happy babies on this Christmas poster! We've added a very apt quote by Charles Dickens too, "I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year".
This lovely poster features part of the famous poem "Christmas Bells" written by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Christmas Day in 1863.
"Experience is the teacher of all things". This stunning poster features a quote from the Roman general and leader Julius Caesar, and although his quote is now thousands of years old, many of us may find it relevant in modern times too...
"Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come." This beautiful Chinese proverb perhaps tells us that if we create the right atmosphere in our hearts we will begin to enjoy life and find happiness?
"The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding". Here's an inspirational poster featuring a quote by Leonardo da Vinci, who was also a great mathematician, scientist and engineer as well as a famous artist. Perfect for displaying in classrooms.
Lucky Liam Payne has found his perfect job as member of One Direction. Print out this poster and enjoy his quote.
"Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers." This quote by Laura Bush sits on a black and white photo of a boy enjoying a book in a library.
Print this stunning black and white poster of Mary Seacole featuring her quote "...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."
There's an old saying, that "might oaks from little acorns grow". It's a useful concept to introduce with the kids, as it can be applicable in many ways.
Display the opening line of Dr Martin Luther King's most famous speech with the help of this printable poster.
"Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love." This is such a lovely quote from Mother Teresa, and the child on this quote poster certainly has a beautiful happy smile! Print off the poster to use as part of topic work and displays.
"If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one." This beautiful poster features one of Mother Teresa's famous quotes and will look lovely as part of a classroom display.
"I pay not attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings." So said Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, pictured in this quotation poster.
The simple quote on this lovely poster is by well-loved American comedian Bob Hope, and reminds us that Christmas is about loving others - and we shouldn't wait for Christmas to do that!
"This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." Anyone who was around in the late 1960s will always remember those words, spoken by Neil Armstrong as man walked on the moon's surface for the first time.
"One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day." This fun quote is certainly true in our house on Christmas day, and I love to see the kids sat playing happily amongst the mess of torn wrapping paper, bows, ribbon and boxes!
"A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book" - so says the Irish proverb on this printable poster, and I think it is good advice!
Here's a fun poster illustrating the Chinese proverb "Every smile makes you a day younger" - it's one that we believe in!
The well-known Walt Disney comment, "If you can dream it, you can do it", is a great quote to share with young children. Here's a printable poster that we hope you enjoy.
Print this simple poster featuring the words of Mother Teresa: "Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless."
This little quote from Aesop is one of my favourites, and this printable poster is a great way to encourage some little acts of kindness into the classroom or home. "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."
Print this lovely poster with the classic poem "One hundred years from now" - a very useful reminder to us all about what is important when the children are young.
One hundred years from now..
Remind the family, the classroom or the school that "The most wasted of all days is one without laughter" - lovely words from E.E. Cummings.
Mark Twain said "The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why." Our poster shows an image of Mark Twain - actually Samuel Langhorne Clemens - taken in 1867, when he was 32 years old. It's a useful quote for the classroom.
This delightful poster displays a quote from Robert Louis Stevenson: "The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be happy as happy as kings."
Wise words from multi award winning Rihanna on this fantastic quote poster. I'm sure there's a space on your wall for it!
I'm a huge fan of Roald Dahl and all his stories, and so are my kids, so I really had fun putting together these little "lunch box notes". Of course you can do much more with them than pop them into lunch boxes. How about framing them as a set of mini pictures?
"The most worthwhile thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others." So said Robert Baden-Powell, whose photograph is on this printable poster.
Please note that the quality of the photo isn't too good. We did the best we could!
"Ah the power that gift would give us, to see ourselves as others see us." This quote poster features a powerful quote from Robert Burns and one that might really make us think - what if we really could see ourselves through the eyes of others?
Here's a quote by Robert Burns set against a beautiful photograph of scenic Scotland. Print this stunning poster using the borderless settings on your printer for the best results.
This photographic poster illustrates the quote by Warren Buffet: Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Use it with the kids to discuss how long-term thinking is essential.
I had a hard time picking just one quote from William Shakespeare's prolific writings - but was aiming for something that would be particularly appropriate in the classroom and obviously useful for children.
This pretty poster features a quote by writer Vera Nazarian, and as you read the words you can really imagine the cosy winter scene, sat in front of a fireplace with a hot steaming mug as the snowflakes swirl down outside...
There is so much good advice and inspiration for children in this quote from Stephen Hawking, one of our greatest scientists. In his life he has had ample opportunity to give up, but has never done so - and he teaches us by his example and these brave words.
"If we save our wild places, we will ultimately save ourselves." This quote poster features the words of famous conservationist Steve Irwin set against a scenic backdrop.
Here's a poster with a lovely message, "The best of all gifts around any Christmas Tree: The presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other."
This lovely poster features an Irish Christmas blessing, quoted by Sherryl Woods - wishing someone all of the most important things at Christmas!
"The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!". Our Christmas tree is usually covered in mismatched decorations, many of which have been handmade by the children over the years - but we love it! As this quote poster says, all Christmas trees are perfect!
"The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness." This simple poster featuring a quote by American religious leader and author Thomas S.Mason is perfect for displaying in classrooms, church halls and at home to remind us about the true spirit of Christma
We love books, and we love the heart shape of this pretty book too! We thought it was the perfect backdrop to this lovely quote by Ernest Hemingway: "There is no friend as loyal as a book". The poster is best printed using your printer's borderless settings.
This printable poster reminds us to "treat the earth well", so it is perfect for Earth Day - but also, of course, an important concept to introduce all year round.
"For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream." This quote by artist Vincent van Gogh is set against the background of one of his most famous works, The Starry Night.
Here's a printable poster reminding us that "we live in a wonderful world" ... perfect for Earth Day or for decorating the house or classroom all year round.
"We live in a wonderful world, full of beauty, charm and adventure." Jawaharlal Nehru
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." This lovely quote from Norman MacEwen, a senior commander in the Royal Air Force in the first half of the 20th century, is a reminder to use all to give our time and our patience to those who need it.
Print this beautiful poster featuring a simple quote all about "What is Christmas?" by Agnes M. Pharo, and display in classrooms, church halls or at home. We've got a lovely collection of Christmas quote posters, so why not display a few together?
William Wordsworth developed a real love of nature as a young man, reflected in these famous words featured on our scenic quote poster.
Sir Winston Churchill said "Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference" - and of course attitude is something that is of paramount importance in the classroom, in the home and in daily life.