There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.— Friedrich Nietzsche
Practical Teachers And Teaching quotations
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
If I remained silent and you remained silent, then who will teach the ignorant?
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever.
Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.
Life is like a confused teacher...first she gives the test and then teaches the lesson
The best teachers are those who show you where yo look, but don't tell you what to see.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Students do not need to be labeled or measured any more than they are.
They don't need more Federal funds, grants, and gimmicks. What they need from us is common sense, dedication, and bright, energetic teachers who believe that all children are achievers and who take personally the failure of any one child.
Don't try to fix the students, fix ourselves first.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
Your best teacher is your last mistake
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
You see, no one can teach anybody. The teacher spoils everything by thinking that he is teaching. Thus Vedanta says that within man is all knowledge-even in a boy it is so-and it requires only an awakening, and that much is the work of a teacher.
Education, you know, means broadening, advancing;
and if you limit a teacher to only one side of anything, the whole country will eventually have only one thought, be one individual. I believe in teaching every aspect of every problem or theory.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.
We imagine a school in which students and teachers excitedly and joyfully stretch themselves to their limits in pursuit of projects built on their own visions … not one that that merely succeeds in making apathetic students satisfy minimal standards.
A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
Your teacher can open the door, but you must enter by yourself
There's no word in the language I revere more than 'teacher.
' My heart sings when a kid refers to me as his teacher, and it always has. I've honored myself and the entire family of man by becoming a teacher.
I don't want you to praise me...Some praise me because I am a colored girl, and I don't want that kind of praise. I had rather you would point out my defects, for that will teach me something.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Your best teacher is your last mistake.
We do not wish to abolish teaching and to make every man his own master, but if the curates will not teach the gospel, the layman must have the Scripture, and read it for himself, taking God for his teacher.
The best CEOs I know are teachers, and at the core of what they teach is strategy.
To me dogs are not the students, not the ones that need training.
To me a dog is a teacher of life, who teaches us the principles of the most important moral values; honesty, integrity, loyalty, trust, respect and love.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration.
I can humiliate or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated and a child humanized or dehumanized.
Parents teach in the toughest school in the world - The School for Making People. You are the board of education, the principal, the classroom teacher, and the janitor.
More important than the curriculum is the question of the methods of teaching and the spirit in which the teaching is given
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Ours may become the first civilization destroyed, not by the power of our enemies, but by the ignorance of our teachers and the dangerous nonsense they are teaching our children. In an age of artificial intelligence, they are creating artificial stupidity.
If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.
A teacher is more than a test score and so is a child.
A good teacher is one who can understand those who are not very good at explaining, and explain to those who are not very good at understanding.
A garden is a grand teacher... above all it teaches entire trust.
The most important single factor influencing learning is what the learner already knows. Ascertain this and teach him accordingly.
I am not a teacher, but an awakener.
Many teachers think of children as immature adults.
It might lead to better and more 'respectful' teaching, if we thought of adults as atrophied children.
Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.
Bureaucratic solutions to problems of practice will always fail because effective teaching is not routine, students are not passive, and questions of practice are not simple, predictable, or standardized. Consequently, instructional decisions cannot be formulated on high then packaged and handed down to teachers.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.