142 Greatest Quotes About Teaching
The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.
The secret of good teaching is to regard the child's intelligence as a fertile field in which seeds may be sown, to grow under the heat of flaming imagination.
We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why.
I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Once she knows how to read there's only one thing you can teach her to believe in and that is herself.
Teaching is the highest form of understanding.
Without language, one cannot talk to people and understand them; one cannot share their hopes and aspirations, grasp their history, appreciate their poetry, or savor their songs.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
No one learns as much about a subject as one who is forced to teach it.
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
The more you teach positive ideas to others, the better you learn them yourself.
Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
The greatest medicine of all is teaching people how not to need it.
It is not the biggest, the brightest or the best that will survive, but those who adapt the quickest.
Seek opportunities to show you care. The smallest gestures often make the biggest difference.
Five out of four people have trouble with fractions.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
When we did art with the kids, the demons would lie down.
Truth can never be reached by just listening to the voice of an authority.
I have my faults, but changing my tune is not one of them.
Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
Genius is the ability to independently arrive at and understand concepts that would normally have to be taught by another person.
When you reach out and touch other human beings, it doesn't matter whether you call it therapy or teaching or poetry.
Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love but to use violence to get what they want.
The main object of teaching is not to give explanations, but to knock at the doors of the mind.
It's not the strongest, but the most adaptable that survive.
My words itch at your ears till you understand them.
[Kids] don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Teaching people to draw is teaching people to look.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
To make living itself an art, that is the goal.
It would seem that you have no useful skill or talent whatsoever," he said. "Have you thought of going into teaching?
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
What is required is sight and insight- then you might add one more: excite.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
If the writing is honest it cannot be separated from the man who wrote it.
I'm not a teacher: only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead - ahead of myself as well as you.
George Bernard Shaw
The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Michel de Montaigne
When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.
The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
Get them to sing your song and they will want to know who you are.
A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room.
Those who don't know must learn from those who do.