By learning you will teach; by teaching you will understand.
A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.
Education is the mother of leadership.
Wendell L. Willkie
What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The important thing is not so much
that every child should be taught,
as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
Education is the guardian genius of democracy.
It is the only dictator that free men recognize,
and the only ruler that free men require.
Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life,
those the art of living well.
Grammar speaks; dialectics teach us truth; rhetoric gives colouring to our speech; music sings; arithmetic numbers; geometry weighs and measures; astronomy teaches us to know the stars.
What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable than teaching?
A child miseducated is a child lost.
John F. Kennedy
Seldom was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment.
If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.
Henri Frederic Amiel
A master can tell you what he expects of you.
A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
We learn by teaching.
Natural ability is by far the best, but many men have succeeded in winning high renown by skill that is the fruit of teaching.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken
joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
The most effective teacher will always be biased,
for the chief force in teaching is confidence and enthusiasm.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Alexander of Macedon
A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe,
and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
Newton D. Baker
If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest: we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction anil vary the song.
Henri Frederic Amiel
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes
change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
Whatever you want to teach, be brief.
Be careful to leave your sons well
instructed rather than rich,
for the hopes of the instructed are better
than the wealth of the ignorant.
Education is the transmission of civilization.
To me, education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil’s soul.
Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.
To teach is to learn twice over.
The true aim of every one who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions,
but to kindle minds.
F. W. Robertson
He that teaches us anything which we knew not
before is undoubtedly to be reverenced as a master.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
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