Inspirational Quotes

Educational Quotes

“We must be the change we seek in the world.”

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”
John Dewey

“To teach is to learn twice.”
Joseph Joubert

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.”

“I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness form the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.”
Kahlil Gibran

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”
Derek Bok

“The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher.
Elbert Hubbard

“It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.”
Eugene Ionesco Decouvertes

“To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.”
Henri Frederic Amiel

“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.”
Mark Van Doren

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

Life is amazing: and the teacher had better prepare himself to be a medium for that amazement!
-Edward Blishen

The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
-Bertolt Brecht, German Dramatist, Poet

A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.
-Thomas Carruthers

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
-Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton, British Novelist, Poet

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
-John Cotton Dana

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery!
-Mark Van Doren, American Poet

Neither books nor people have Velcro Sides—there must be a bonding agent—someone who attaches child to book.
-Jim Trelease

My heart is singing for joy this morning. A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil’s mind, and behold, all things are changed.
-Anne Sullivan

Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.
-W B Yeats

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
-Henry B. Adams

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
-Joseph Addison

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

At the desk where I sit, I have learned one great truth. The answer for all our national problems – the answer for all the problems of the world – come to a single word. That word is “education.”
-Lyndon B. Johnson

Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.
-Willa A. Foster

If you can dream it, you can do it.
-Walt Disney

You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
-Wayne Gretzky

Life is about 10% how you make it…and 90% how you take it.
-Irving Berlin

Make a true estimate of your own ability, then raise it ten percent.
-Norman Vincent Peal

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
-Albert Einstein

A man’s mind, stretched by a new idea, can never go back to its original dimension.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes










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