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Picture quote by Sayings about learning

Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Unknown about learning

Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching. ⏤ Unknown

Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about teaching

Your teacher can open the door, but you must enter by yourself ⏤ Chinese Proverbs

Picture quote by Benjamin Franklin about wisdom

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. ⏤ Benjamin Franklin

Picture quote by Sayings about teaching

Teaching is the greatest act of optimism. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Alexandra K. Trenfor about education

The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see. ⏤ Alexandra K. Trenfor

Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about teaching

Give a man a fish, he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he will eat for a life time. ⏤ Chinese Proverbs

Picture quote by Pema Chodron about lessons

Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know. ⏤ Pema Chodron

Picture quote by Proverbs about wine

Give a man a bottle of wine, he drinks for a day. Teach a man to make wine, he'll always have lots of friends ⏤ Proverbs

Picture quote about teaching

The best teachers are those who show you where yo look, but don't tell you what to see.

Picture quote by Roxana M. Jones about inspirational

Let's teach them how to dream big, let us teach them never to conform. ⏤ Roxana M. Jones

Picture quote by Benjamin Franklin about conversation

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. ⏤ Benjamin Franklin

Picture quote by Sayings about teacher

A teacher is more than a test score and so is a child. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Victor Hugo about learning

He who opens a school door, closes a prison. ⏤ Victor Hugo

Picture quote by Tom Bodett about school

The difference between school and life? In school, you're thought a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson. ⏤ Tom Bodett

Picture quote by Phil Collins about learning

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn. ⏤ Phil Collins

Picture quote by Ben Johnson about learning

Great teachers engineer learning experiences that put students in the driver's seat and then get out of the way. ⏤ Ben Johnson

Picture quote by William Arthur Ward about inspirational

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ⏤ William Arthur Ward

Picture quote about mistake

Your best teacher is your last mistake.

Picture quote by Bill Gates about teaching

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is important. ⏤ Bill Gates

Picture quote by Todd Whitaker about education

The best part of teaching is that it matters. The hardest part of teaching is that every moment matters every day. ⏤ Todd Whitaker

Picture quote by Sukh Sandhu about teacher

A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others. ⏤ Sukh Sandhu

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You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei, scientist

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins, musician

Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.

Horace, poet

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for the rest of his life.

Chinese Proverbs,

I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.

Socrates, philosopher

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama, leader

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein, physicist

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.

Aristotle, philosopher

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.

Chinese Proverbs,

You teach best what you most need to learn.

Richard Bach, writer

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.

Robert Frost, poet

Those who know how to think need no teachers.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

To be good is noble, but to teach others how to be good is nobler and less trouble.

Mark Twain, author

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun, educator

In teaching others we teach ourselves.


To teach is to learn twice.

Joseph Joubert, writer

Teaching is of more importance than urging.

Martin Luther, monk

He who does not research has nothing to teach.


The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

Mark Van Doren, poet

The man who can make hard things easy is the educator.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.

Bertolt Brecht, poet

We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.

Phyllis Diller, comedian

When you introduce a moral lesson, let it be brief.

Horace, poet

The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.

Joseph Smith, Jr., clergyman

A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money.


Good teaching must be slow enough so that it is not confusing, and fast enough so that it is not boring.

Sydney J. Harris, journalist

Mentor and coach others whenever you can. Your teaching will deepen your own learning.

Lee J. Colan, author

Never offer to teach a fish to swim.


Woe to him who teaches men faster than they can learn.

Will Durant, historian

The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you just learned this morning.


I am quite sure that in the hereafter she will take me by the hand and lead me to my proper seat.

Bernard Baruch, businessman

Teaching isn't one-tenth as effective as training.

Horace Mann, educator

He who undertakes to be his own teacher has a fool for a pupil.


The teacher gives not of his wisdom, but rather of his faith and lovingness.

Kahlil Gibran, artist

The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.

Elbert Hubbard, writer

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

Henry Adams, historian

A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.

W. H. Auden, poet

He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.


Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.

Plato, philosopher

The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth.

Dan Rather, journalist

There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech.

Allan Bloom, philosopher

I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion.

Ron Reagan, journalist

Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.

John W. Gardner, educator

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana, author

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.

Edward George BulwerLytton,

Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

A schoolteacher or professor cannot educate individuals, he educates only species.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Buddhism has a very beautiful teaching that says the worst thing you can do to your soul is to tell someone their faith is wrong.

Ricky Martin, musician

Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.

Colleen Wilcox,

No one should teach who is not in love with teaching.

Margaret Elizabeth Sangster, poet

Unless we do his teachings, we do not demonstrate faith in him.

Ezra Taft Benson, leader

Teach success before teaching responsibility. Teach them to believe in themselves. Teach them to think, 'I'm not stupid'. No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed.

Al Green, musician

I'm going to be doing exactly what I'm doing now - teaching people about animals.

Bindi Irwin, celebrity

A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.

Walter Bagehot, author

Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace the day's disasters in his morning face.

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.

Thomas Arnold, educator

The highest function of the teacher consists not so much in imparting knowledge as in stimulating the pupil in its love and pursuit.


Now that it's officially summer, here's my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields.

Marvin Olasky, educator

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.

Sir John Lubbock, banker

So one reason the science educators panic at the first sign of public rebellion is that they fear exposure of the implicit religious content in what they are teaching.

Phillip E. Johnson, educator

Buddha's teaching are very simple, you don't have to break your head to understand the message. The part that I like the most from Buddha's teachings and from His Holiness, The Dalai Lama, is that the most powerful weapon is to not attack, to be able to have self-control.

Ricky Martin, musician

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward, writer

To teach well, we need not say all that we know, Successful teachers are effective in spite of the psychological theories they suffer under.


When teaching, light a fire, don't fill a bucket.

Dan Snow,

We must view young people not as empty bottles to be filled, but as candles to be lit.

Robert H. Shaffer,

The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.

Frederick William Robertson, clergyman

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.

Horace Mann, educator

What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

First he wrought, and afterward he taught.


It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.

John Locke, philosopher

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.

Confucius, philosopher

No bubble is so iridescent or floats longer than that blown by the successful teacher.

William Osler, scientist

I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.

Carl R. Rogers,

I am presently in my thirteenth year of teaching a graduate course at the University of Southern California.

Shelley Berman, comedian

Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.

Plato, philosopher

There is no accountability in the public school system - except for coaches. You know what happens to a losing coach. You fire him. A losing teacher can go on losing for 30 years and then go to glory.

H. Ross Perot,

The real trouble with film school is that the people teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't give the students an idea of what's happening.

Brian De Palma, director

Teaching civility is an obligation of the family.

Stephen Carter, lawyer

In the education of children there is nothing like alluring the interest and affection, otherwise you only make so many asses laden with books.

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

The truth is that the average schoolmaster, on all the lower levels, is and always must be essentially and next door to an idiot, for how can one imagine an intelligent man engaging in so puerile an avocation?

H. L. Mencken, writer

The bulk of the universities are about teaching kids.

Bill Gates, business magnate

Your Master Teacher knows all you need to learn, the perfect timing for your learning it, and the ideal way of teaching it to you. You don't create a Master Teacher -- that's already been done. You discover your Master Teacher.

Peter McWilliams, writer

What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?

Harriet Martineau, writer

We think of our efficient teachers with a sense of recognition, but those who touched our humanity we remember with gratitude. Learning is the essential mineral, but warmth is the life-element for the child's soul, no less than for the growing plant.

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

Teaching is too strong a word for whatever it was I did at Northeastern University.

Robert B. Parker, writer

The country is making a big mistake not teaching kids to cook and raise a garden and build fires.

Loretta Lynn, musician

Most subjects at universities are taught for no other purpose than that they may be re-taught when the students become teachers.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist

To teach successfully we must tell all we know, but only what is adaptable to the student.

La Harpe,

To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another.

Benjamin Jowett, theologian

Morality sticks faster when presented in brief sayings than when presented in long discourse.


Without In The Company of Men, I could still be teaching, so who knows if this would've existed.

Neil LaBute, director

The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people. To the teacher, America entrusts her most precious resource, her children; and asks that they be prepared...to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society.

Shirley Hufstedler, public servant

Jewish fundamentalism is teaching that Jews can fight with guns and with civil war, against being relocated off the West Bank, and disobey the orders of their government. That is the call to jihad, to several kinds of jihad.

Arthur Hertzberg, theologian

Quand tu veux construire un bateau, ne commence pas par rassembler du bois, couper des planches et distribuer du travail, mais reveille au sein des hommes le desir de la mer grande et large. If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, novelist

Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards.

Pope Benedict XVI, clergyman

Sometimes I think war is God's way of teaching us geography.

Paul Rodriguez, comedian

Programming is not a zero-sum game. Teaching something to a fellow programmer doesn't take it away from you. I'm happy to share what I can, because I'm in it for the love of programming.

John Carmack, scientist

I teach well. I used to really like teaching a lot. I enjoyed it a lot and I was good at it.

Art Garfunkel, musician

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