A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.— Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Unpopular Great Teaching quotations
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
The prohibition of science would be contrary to the Bible, which in hundreds of places teaches us how the greatness and the glory of God shine forth marvelously in all His works, and is to be read above all in the open book of the heavens.
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.
The great majority of us are Muslims.
We follow the teachings of the Prophet Mohammed (may peace be upon him). We are members of the brotherhood of Islam in which all are equal in rights, dignity and self-respect. Consequently, we have a special and a very deep sense of unity. But make no mistake: Pakistan is not a theocracy or anything like it.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
We do not want churches because they will teach us to quarrel about God.
We do not want to learn that. We may quarrel with men sometimes about things on this earth, but we never quarrel about the Great Spirit. We do not want to learn that.
One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.
There is a brilliant child locked inside every student.
Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
The most important practical lesson than can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe.
The things of nature are the Lord's silent ministers, given to us to teach us spiritual truths. They speak to us of the love of God and declare the wisdom of the great Master Artist.
My reason teaches me that land cannot be sold.
The Great Spirit gave it to his children to live upon. So long as they occupy and cultivate it, they have a right to the soil. Nothing can be sold but such things as can be carried away
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
After a while, your coaching development ceases to be about finding newer ways to organize practice. In other words, you soon stop collecting drills. Your development as a coach shifts to observing how great coaches teach, motivate, lead, and drive players to performances at higher and higher levels
To improve our schools, we have to humanize them and make education personal to every student and teacher in the system. Education is always about relationships. Great teachers are not just instructors and test administrators: They are mentors, coaches, motivators, and lifelong sources of inspiration to their students.
Skill alone cannot teach or produce a great short story, which condenses the obsession of the creature; it is a hallucinatory presence manifest from the first sentence to fascinate the reader, to make him lose contact with the dull reality that surrounds him, submerging him in another that is more intense and compelling.
I love teaching. It's a job that lasts forever. Whatever you teach children today travels with them far into the future.
History does not teach fatalism. There are moments when the will of a handful of free men breaks through determinism and opens up new roads.
A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won't be too bad.
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
The most used program in computers and education is PowerPoint.
What are you learning about the nature of the medium by knowing how do to a great PowerPoint presentation? Nothing. It certainly doesnt teach you how to think critically about living in a culture of simulation.
My advice has always been to study the craft of acting if you want to be an actor. There are many great schools that teach acting. NYU being one of them.
When you learn, teach. When you get, give. Maya Angelou taught me that.
If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves.
It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go. It helps us to find out what we are made of. This is what we do. This is what it's all about.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
There are very few real teachers. Teaching is not a job; it is a vocation. To be a great one many qualities must be combined: love of truth, knowledge, reverence, loving concern for one's students, clarity and patience.
A man's worth is measured by how he parents his children.
What he gives them, what he keeps away from them, the lessons he teaches and the lessons he allows them to learn on their own.
Rock is a great master of life. It teaches us this simple philosophy: Stay firm!
The list of photographs that I am missing while I sit on airport runways, teach classes or spend hours in the studio makes my head spin. It's almost as if I can actually sense all the great pictures that I'm missing at a given moment. It's times like those that remind me to be very productive when I do get behind-the-camera time.
It seems to me of great importance to teach children respect for life.
Towards this end, experiments on living animals in classrooms should be stopped. To encourage cruelty in the name of science can only destroy the finer emotions of affection and sympathy, and breed an unfeeling callousness in the young towards suffering in all living creatures.