Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.
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 job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves
I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
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.
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Anyone who stops learning is old — whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable — regardless of physical capacity.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.
No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends