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  1. 1. Get quotes dailyJoin GoodreadsQuotes About TeachingQuotes tagged as "teaching" (showing 1-30 of 239)“The best thing for being sad," replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, "is to learnsomething. Thats the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in youranatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss youronly love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honourtrampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is only one thing for it then — to learn. Learn whythe world wags and what wags it. That is the only thing which the mind can never exhaust, neveralienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust, and never dream of regretting. Learning isthe only thing for you. Look what a lot of things there are to learn.”― T.H. White, The Once and Future Kingtags: curiosity, depression, education, learning, teaching1,139 people liked itlike“[Kids] dont remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.”― Jim Henson, Its Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Considertags: childhood, education, learning, teaching842 people liked itlike“It would seem that you have no useful skill or talent whatsoever," he said. "Have you thought ofgoing into teaching?”― Terry Pratchetttags: discworld, humor, humour, teaching810 people liked itlike
  2. 2. “A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about livingeach day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart.He taught me to appreciate the simple things-a walk in the woods, a fresh snowfall, a nap in ashaft of winter sunlight. And as he grew old and achy, he taught me about optimism in the faceof adversity. Mostly, he taught me about friendship and selflessness and, above all else,unwavering loyalty.”― John Grogan, Marley and Me: Life and Love With the Worlds Worst Dogtags: dogs, learning, life, teaching414 people liked itlike“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. Thegreat teacher inspires.”― William Arthur Wardtags: curiosity, leadership, mentoring, teachers, teaching378 people liked itlike“In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.”― Phil Collinstags: education, learning, mentoring, teaching373 people liked itlike“Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.”― Aristotletags: teaching, understanding367 people liked itlike
  3. 3. “Wisdom cannot be imparted. Wisdom that a wise man attempts to impart always sounds likefoolishness to someone else ... Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can findit, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.”― Hermann Hesse, Siddharthatags: communication, foolishness, knowledge, sharing, teaching, wisdom352 people liked itlike“Quand tu veux construire un bateau, ne commence pas par rassembler du bois, couper desplanches et distribuer du travail, mais reveille au sein des hommes le desir de la mer grande etlarge.If you want to build a ship, dont drum up people together to collect wood and dont assign themtasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”― Antoine de Saint-Exupérytags: antoine-de-saint-exupéry, motivation, teaching296 people liked itlike“Dont fuck with an English major. They keep lots of useless crap trapped in their heads. Once ina while they let some of it out and it bites you square on the ass.”― P.C. Cast, Divine By Mistaketags: english, knowledge, teaching238 people liked itlike“You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.”― Galileo Galileitags: teaching, wisdom185 people liked itlike
  4. 4. “Adults constantly raise the bar on smart children, precisely because theyre able to handle it.The children get overwhelmed by the tasks in front of them and gradually lose the sort ofopenness and sense of accomplishment they innately have. When theyre treated like that,children start to crawl inside a shell and keep everything inside. It takes a lot of time and effort toget them to open up again. Kids hearts are malleable, but once they gel its hard to get them backthe way they were.”― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shoretags: children, parenting, teaching157 people liked itlike“No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of yourknowledge.The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of hiswisdom but rather of his faith and his lovingness.If he is indeed wise he does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom, but rather leads you to thethreshold of your own mind.”― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophettags: knowledge, learning, philosophy, poetry, teaching, wisdom117 people liked itlike“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students tocross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create theirown.”― Nikos Kazantzakistags: education, learning, teaching108 people liked itlike
  5. 5. “I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor inexplaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.”― Martin Luthertags: education, faith, religion, religion-in-schools, scripture, teaching103 people liked itlike“The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher.”― Elbert Hubbardtags: teaching103 people liked itlike“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.”― Jacques Barzuntags: education, school, teaching, tradition100 people liked itlike“Experience teaches only the teachable.”― Aldous Huxleytags: teaching100 people liked itlike“Theres a lot of talk these days about giving children self-esteem. Its not something you cangive; its something they have to build. Coach Graham worked in a no-coddling zone. Self-esteem? He knew there was really only one way to teach kids how to develop it: You give themsomething they cant do, they work hard until they find they can do it, and you just keeprepeating the process.”― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecturetags: children, teaching
  6. 6. 93 people liked itlike“Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder.”― Eberhard Arnoldtags: guidance, inspiration, teaching84 people liked itlike“I’ve come to a frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It’s mypersonal approach that creates the climate. It’s my daily mood that makes the weather. As ateacher, I possess a tremendous power to make a child’s life miserable or joyous. I can be a toolof torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or heal. In all situations, it is myresponse that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated and a child humanized ordehumanized.”― Haim G. Ginotttags: teaching75 people liked itlike“I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”― Albert Einsteintags: teaching65 people liked itlike“A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protectedfrom every germ. The infection, when it comes- and it will come- may overwhelm the system, beit the immune system or the belief system.”― Jane Smileytags: teaching
  7. 7. 61 people liked itlike