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.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated and a child humanized or dehumanized.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
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.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
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