Teachers open the door ... you enter by yourself.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
A true disciple shows his appreciation by reaching further than his teacher.
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'.
None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps.
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another. Thank you.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
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 teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.
The thing I loved the most - and still love the most about teaching - is that you can connect with an individual or a group, and see that individual or group exceed their limits.
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?
I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.
Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
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.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
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