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.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
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.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.