Teaching Quotes


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Teaching Quotes

  1. 1. Teaching Quotes Selected by S. B. Mirshojaee
  2. 2. 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 Proverb
  3. 3. Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. Chinese proverb
  4. 4. In teaching others we teach ourselves. Proverb
  5. 5. Whatever you teach, be brief; what is quickly said the mind readily receives and faithfully retains, while everything superfluous runs over as from a full container . Who knows much says least. proverb
  6. 6. A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. Henry Adams
  7. 7. The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching. Aristotle
  8. 8. Learning is finding out what we already know . Doing is demonstrating that you know it . Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you . You are all learners, doers and teachers . Richard Bach
  9. 9. Life is amazing : and the teacher had better prepare himself to be a medium for that amazement. Edward Blishen
  10. 10. The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself. Edward George Bulwer Lytton
  11. 11. A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary. Thomas Carruthers
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Who dares to teach must never cease to learn. John Cotton Dana
  14. 14. The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. Mark Van Doren
  15. 15. It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. Albert Einstein
  16. 16. The man who can make hard things easy is the educator. Emerson
  17. 17. The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. Anatole France
  18. 18. To teach is to learn twice. Joseph Joubert
  19. 19. A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron. Horace Mann
  20. 20. We must view young people not as empty bottles to be filled, but as candles to be lit. Robert H. Shaffer
  21. 21. The highest function of the teacher consists not so much in imparting knowledge as in stimulating the pupil in its love and pursuit.
  22. 22. The mediocre teacher tells . The good teacher explains . The superior teacher demonstrates . The great teacher inspires. William Arthur Ward
  23. 23. Teaching is the greatest act of optimism. Colleen Wilcox