A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
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.
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
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.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.
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."
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.
The great end of education is, to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.
If you don't know where you are currently standing, you're dead.
If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere
Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
To me the sole hope of human salvation lies in teaching.
A teacher who can arouse a feeling for one single good action, for one single good poem, accomplishes more than he who fills our memory with rows and rows of natural objects, classified with name and form.
Everywhere I go, I'm asked if I think the universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a best seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.
I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends