The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher...is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
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.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
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.
I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
Teachers open the door ... you enter by yourself.
Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
Don't try to fix the students, fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.
The children are now working as if I did not exist.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
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