It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.
Teach a child how to think, not what to think.
More important than the curriculum is the question of the methods of teaching and the spirit in which the teaching is given
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.
If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Education is hanging around until you've caught on.
All I really need to know... I learned in kindergarten.
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
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 education of a man is never completed until he dies.
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!
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.
The real trouble with film school is that the people teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't give the students an idea of what's happening.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
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