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Picture quote by Sayings about learning

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

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

Picture quote by Sayings about teaching

Teaching is the greatest act of optimism. ⏤ Sayings

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 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 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 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 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 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 Victor Hugo about learning

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

Picture quote by Sayings about teacher

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

Picture quote by Phil Collins about learning

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

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 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 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 about mistake

Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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

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

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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,

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.

Robert Frost, poet

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

Mark Twain, author

You teach best what you most need to learn.

Richard Bach, writer

Those who know how to think need no teachers.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

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

Jacques Barzun, educator

In teaching others we teach ourselves.


Teaching is of more importance than urging.

Martin Luther, monk

To teach is to learn twice.

Joseph Joubert, writer

He who does not research has nothing to teach.


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

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

Mark Van Doren, 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

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

Bertolt Brecht, poet

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


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

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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

Horace, poet

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

Lee J. Colan, author

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

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

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.


Never offer to teach a fish to swim.


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

Horace Mann, educator

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

W. H. Auden, poet

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

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

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


He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.


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

Elbert Hubbard, writer

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

Kahlil Gibran, artist

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

Henry Adams, historian

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

Plato, philosopher

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

Edward George BulwerLytton,

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

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana, author

Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

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

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

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

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

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

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist

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

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

Ron Reagan, journalist

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

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

Walter Bagehot, author

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

Thomas Arnold, educator

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

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

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


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

Robert H. Shaffer,

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


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

William Arthur Ward, writer

Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.

Colleen Wilcox,

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

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

Dan Snow,

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

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

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

John Locke, philosopher

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

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

William Osler, scientist

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

Ezra Taft Benson, leader

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

Bindi Irwin, celebrity

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

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

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

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

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

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

Margaret Elizabeth Sangster, poet

First he wrought, and afterward he taught.


I think I've become more like my mom just because of what we're both interested in, children and teaching and writing.

Jenna Bush, celebrity

At the core of who we are is the roots of those that have influenced our lives the most and the impact of what they have exposed us to is always there and when the foundation is laid with love and commitment, our lives at some point will reflect that of which we have been taught.

Aja Graydon,

You can't teach a hunter it's wrong to kill.

Hari Dass Baba,

Those who go to college and never get out are called professors.

George Givot,

One of the most important elements in teaching, conducting, and performing, all three, is listening.

Itzhak Perlman,

I am not willing that this discussion should close without mention of the value of a true teacher. Give me a log hut, with only a simple bench, Mark Hopkins on one end and I on the other, and you may have all the buildings, apparatus and libraries without him.

James Garfield,

We love the precepts for the teacher's sake.

George Farquhar, dramatist

When we were in the seminary we got a stipend direct from the government and for that stipend we had an obligation to stick to our teaching job for five years.

Josef Albers, artist

Knowledge exists to be imparted.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

So many schools have cut the music classes out of their curriculum. We're trying to fill that gap by teaching the teachers how to educate the kids about their musical heritage.

Margaret Whiting, musician

When I was writing my first two books I was also freelancing and teaching and doing other odd jobs.

Curtis Sittenfeld, writer

I believe sanity and realism can be restored to the teaching of Mathematical Statistics most easily and directly by entrusting such teaching largely to men and women who have had personal experience of research in the Natural Sciences.

Ronald Fisher, mathematician

The real difficulty, the difficulty which has baffled the sages of all times, is rather this: how can we make our teaching so potent in the motional life of man, that its influence should withstand the pressure of the elemental psychic forces in the individual?

Albert Einstein, physicist

Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the test of Parliamentary government, for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.

Lord Acton, historian

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.

Ann Richards, politician

A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.

Howard Crosby, clergyman

The proper method for hastening the decay of error is by teaching every man to think for himself.

William Godwin, writer

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.

John Steinbeck, author

When I first started teaching at Berkeley in 1958, I could not announce that I was gay to anybody, though probably quite a few of my fellow teachers knew.

Thom Gunn,

Teaching physics at the University, and more general lecturing to wider audiences has been a major concern.

Antony Hewish, scientist

Once more I would adopt the graver style -- a teacher should be sparing of his smile.

William Cowper, poet

You see, I have in my teaching - I always say I've done it for a hundred years and have had thousands of students - I have always spoken against just falling onto your knees for so-called accidents, I mean a result you are not responsible for.

Josef Albers, artist

My being a teacher had a decisive influence on making language and systems as simple as possible so that in my teaching, I could concentrate on the essential issues of programming rather than on details of language and notation.

Niklaus Wirth, scientist

I don't think there's any such thing as teaching people photography, other than influencing them a little. People have to be their own learners. They have to have a certain talent.

Imogen Cunningham, photographer

It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.

Eric Hoffer, writer

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.

A. J. Liebling, journalist

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