A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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.
Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Drawing is not what you see but what you must make others see.
Desire is not what you see, but what you imagine.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.