I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
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."
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Teach a child how to think, not what to think.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.
The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
The children are now working as if I did not exist.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
Don’t just teach your children to read… Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
The more you read, the more things you will know.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
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