It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
In order for the brain to comprehend the heart must first listen.
What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.
More important than the curriculum is the question of the methods of teaching and the spirit in which the teaching is given
I'm embarrassed every time I look a teacher in the eye, because we ask them to do so much for so little.
Divorce isn't such a tragedy. A tragedy's staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.
Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change.
It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.
The trouble is that thinking looks like loafing. Who wants to pay people for daydreaming?
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it.
One barrier... is the impoverishment of classroom language, the failure to cultivate a common vocabulary about inquiry, explanation, argument and problem solving.
An individual who stands out, or disagrees or takes risks is a danger to such systems and is effortlessly and, unconsciously sidelined.
The germ of an idea doesn't make the sculpture that stands up... so the next stage is hard work
We must believe in ourselves as no one else will believe in us, we must match our expectations with the competence, courage and determination to succeed.
In order to act, you must be somewhat insane .A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves he isn't a man of action.
You learn at your best when you have something you care about and can get pleasure in being engaged in.
What gives people superiority at a task is true intention. That makes you attuned to everything.
If you're going to have a male dominant system, to maintain the system, you have to teach men to dominate.
We need to teach people that the environment has a direct bearing on our own benefit.
The mind aware of itself is a pilot... vastly freer than a passenger mind.
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