The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
The children are now working as if I did not exist.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Upon the subject of education ... I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
To me the sole hope of human salvation lies in teaching.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength of the nation.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.
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