Teaching, Learning, and Technology Quotations Complied by Diana Dell, Ed.S.
Technology is so much fun, but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge.  ~ Daniel J...
The important thing  is to not stop questioning.  ~ Albert Einstein
It is possible to store the mind with millions of facts and still be entirely uneducated.  ~Alec Bourne
Fredrick Douglas taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom.  There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds...
I hear and I forget,  I see and I remember,  I do and I understand.  ~ Confucius
We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves.  ~Galileo Galilei
The teacher, if indeed wise, does not bid you  to enter the house of their wisdom, but leads you  to the threshold of your...
The great trouble with most men is that those who have been educated become uneducated just as soon as they stop inquiring...
One learns by doing a thing; for though  you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try.  ~ Sophocles
I learn by going where I have to go.  ~ Theodore Roethke
I  am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn  how to do it.   ~ Vincent Van Gogh
If you study to remember, you will forget, but if you study to understand,  you will remember.  ~Unknown
The essence of intelligence is skill in extracting meaning from everyday experience.  ~Unknown
The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.  ~Lord Chesterfield
Education is not  the filling of a pail, but the  lighting of a fire.  ~W. B. Yeats
The beautiful thing  about learning is that no one can take it away from you.  ~B.B. King
A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.  ~James Baldwin
Education beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of man, - the balance-wheel o...
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of  living we...
Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.  ~Anthony J. D'Angelo
If you can read this,  thank a teacher.  ~Anonymous
We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is ...
To teach is to learn.  ~Chinese proverb
By learning you will teach;  by teaching you will learn.  ~Latin proverb
Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this...
One looks with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The cur...
The method of teaching which approaches most nearly to the method of investigation is incomparably the best.  ~Edmund Burke
There’s no word in the language I revere more than ‘teacher’. My heart sings when a kid refers to me as his teacher, and i...
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him  for a lifetime.  ~Chinese proverb
To question is to teach.  ~ Xenophon
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.  ~Mark Van Doren
As teachers, we must constantly try to improve schools and we must keep working at changing and experimenting and trying u...
To be a teacher is to be forever an optimist.  ~Philip Bigler
When you make the finding yourself –  even if you're the last person on Earth  to see the light –  you'll never forget it....
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the  shape of the spoon.  ~E. M. Forster
Effective teaching may be the hardest job  there is.  ~William Glasser
Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.  ~Confucius
No man can be a good teacher unless he has feelings of warm affection toward his pupils and a genuine desire to impart to ...
Memorization is what we resort to when  what we are learning  makes no sense.  ~Anonymous
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; To train it to the use of its own powers rath...
Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excite...
Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.  ~Chinese Proverb
The only dumb question is a question  you don't ask.  ~ Paul MacCready
Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton  was the one who  asked why.  ~Bernard M. Baruch
Questions are the creative acts of intelligence.  ~ Frank Kingdom
Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to error that counts.  ~ Nikki Giovanni
If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right. ~ Mary Kay Ash
Imagination is more important than knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imaginatio...
Creativity is the production of meaning by synthesis.  ~ Alex Osborn
The idea is there locked inside. All you have to do is remove  the excess stone. ~Michelangelo
On being asked how he had "discovered" the law of gravitation, Newton replied “by thinking on it continually.&qu...
The basis of creativity has always been a new connection. To make connections would take hours using words.  Your subconsc...
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and r...
Technology has limitations on what it can accomplish.  You do not…  ~Lou Gerstner
The next big killer application on the Internet is going to be education.  ~ John Chambers
Education over the Internet is going to be so big it is going to make e-mail usage look like a rounding error.  ~John Cham...
Live as if you were to die tomorrow.  Learn as if you were to live forever.  ~Gandhi
Personally, I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.  ~ Winston Churchill
Learning is not a spectator sport.  ~D. Blocher
For learning to take place with any kind of efficiency students must be motivated. To be motivated, they must become inter...
I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.  ~Albert Einstein
The biggest  enemy to learning  is the  talking teacher.  ~John Holt
All  genuine knowledge originates in  direct experience.  ~ Mao Zedong
Change  is the end  result of all  true learning.  ~Leo F. Buscaglia   
Learning  how to learn  is life’s most important skill.  ~Anonymous  
I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and  finding something else  on th...
I have always imagined that Paradise  will be a kind of library.  ~Jorge Luis Borges
I haven't failed,  I've found 10,000 ways that don't work.  ~Thomas A. Edison
You must do the thing you think you can not do. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
You can not fail... unless you quit.  ~ Abraham Lincoln
Be the change you want to see in the world.  ~ Mahatma Ghandhi
Whatever the  mind can conceive and believe,  the mind can  achieve.  ~ Napoleon Hill
Learning is messy. Performance is neat.  ~Yvone Lenard
There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with ...
Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun. ~ Mary Lou...
If you want to feel secure, do what you already know how to do. If you want to be a true professional and continue to grow...
What we want for our children...we should want for their teachers; that schools be places of learning for both of them, an...
Power comes from effectively combining information with technological capacity and the creative capacities of human beings...
"...if we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow."  ~John Dewey
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  1. 1. Teaching, Learning, and Technology Quotations Complied by Diana Dell, Ed.S.
  2. 2. Technology is so much fun, but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge. ~ Daniel J. Boorstin
  3. 3. The important thing is to not stop questioning. ~ Albert Einstein
  4. 4. It is possible to store the mind with millions of facts and still be entirely uneducated. ~Alec Bourne
  5. 5. Fredrick Douglas taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom. But reading is still the path. ~Carl Sagan
  6. 6. I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand. ~ Confucius
  7. 7. We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves. ~Galileo Galilei
  8. 8. The teacher, if indeed wise, does not bid you to enter the house of their wisdom, but leads you to the threshold of your own mind. ~ Kahlil Gibran
  9. 9. The great trouble with most men is that those who have been educated become uneducated just as soon as they stop inquiring and investigating life and its problems for themselves. ~ Newton Diehl Baker
  10. 10. One learns by doing a thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try. ~ Sophocles
  11. 11. I learn by going where I have to go. ~ Theodore Roethke
  12. 12. I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  13. 13. If you study to remember, you will forget, but if you study to understand, you will remember. ~Unknown
  14. 14. The essence of intelligence is skill in extracting meaning from everyday experience. ~Unknown
  15. 15. The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet. ~Lord Chesterfield
  16. 16. Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. ~W. B. Yeats
  17. 17. The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. ~B.B. King
  18. 18. A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled. ~James Baldwin
  19. 19. Education beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of man, - the balance-wheel of the social machinery. ~Horace Mann
  20. 20. Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well. ~Aristotle
  21. 21. Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months. ~Anthony J. D'Angelo
  22. 22. If you can read this, thank a teacher. ~Anonymous
  23. 23. We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed... ~Lawrence Clark Powell
  24. 24. To teach is to learn. ~Chinese proverb
  25. 25. By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn. ~Latin proverb
  26. 26. Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task. ~Haim G. Ginot
  27. 27. One looks with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child. ~Carl Jung
  28. 28. The method of teaching which approaches most nearly to the method of investigation is incomparably the best. ~Edmund Burke
  29. 29. There’s no word in the language I revere more than ‘teacher’. My heart sings when a kid refers to me as his teacher, and it always has. I’ve honored myself and the entire family of man by becoming a teacher. ~Pat Conroy
  30. 30. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. ~Chinese proverb
  31. 31. To question is to teach. ~ Xenophon
  32. 32. The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. ~Mark Van Doren
  33. 33. As teachers, we must constantly try to improve schools and we must keep working at changing and experimenting and trying until we have developed ways of reaching every child. ~ Albert Shanker
  34. 34. To be a teacher is to be forever an optimist. ~Philip Bigler
  35. 35. When you make the finding yourself – even if you're the last person on Earth to see the light – you'll never forget it. ~Carl Sagan
  36. 36. Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon. ~E. M. Forster
  37. 37. Effective teaching may be the hardest job there is. ~William Glasser
  38. 38. Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three. ~Confucius
  39. 39. No man can be a good teacher unless he has feelings of warm affection toward his pupils and a genuine desire to impart to them what he himself believes to be of value. ~Bertrand Russell
  40. 40. Memorization is what we resort to when what we are learning makes no sense. ~Anonymous
  41. 41. The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; To train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others. ~Tryon Edwards
  42. 42. Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient. ~Eugene S. Wilson
  43. 43. Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself. ~Chinese Proverb
  44. 44. The only dumb question is a question you don't ask. ~ Paul MacCready
  45. 45. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why. ~Bernard M. Baruch
  46. 46. Questions are the creative acts of intelligence. ~ Frank Kingdom
  47. 47. Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to error that counts. ~ Nikki Giovanni
  48. 48. If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right. ~ Mary Kay Ash
  49. 49. Imagination is more important than knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination points to all we might yet discover and create. ~ Einstein
  50. 50. Creativity is the production of meaning by synthesis. ~ Alex Osborn
  51. 51. The idea is there locked inside. All you have to do is remove the excess stone. ~Michelangelo
  52. 52. On being asked how he had "discovered" the law of gravitation, Newton replied “by thinking on it continually." ~ Isaac Newton
  53. 53. The basis of creativity has always been a new connection. To make connections would take hours using words. Your subconscious has to use pictures. ~ William J.J. Gordon
  54. 54. The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. ~Alvin Toffler
  55. 55. Technology has limitations on what it can accomplish. You do not… ~Lou Gerstner
  56. 56. The next big killer application on the Internet is going to be education. ~ John Chambers
  57. 57. Education over the Internet is going to be so big it is going to make e-mail usage look like a rounding error. ~John Chambers
  58. 58. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ~Gandhi
  59. 59. Personally, I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. ~ Winston Churchill
  60. 60. Learning is not a spectator sport. ~D. Blocher
  61. 61. For learning to take place with any kind of efficiency students must be motivated. To be motivated, they must become interested. And they become interested when they are actively working on projects which they can relate to their values and goals in life. ~ Gus Tuberville, President, William Penn College
  62. 62. I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn. ~Albert Einstein
  63. 63. The biggest enemy to learning is the talking teacher. ~John Holt
  64. 64. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience. ~ Mao Zedong
  65. 65. Change is the end result of all true learning. ~Leo F. Buscaglia   
  66. 66. Learning how to learn is life’s most important skill. ~Anonymous  
  67. 67. I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way. ~Franklin P. Adams
  68. 68. I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. ~Jorge Luis Borges
  69. 69. I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work. ~Thomas A. Edison
  70. 70. You must do the thing you think you can not do. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
  71. 71. You can not fail... unless you quit. ~ Abraham Lincoln
  72. 72. Be the change you want to see in the world. ~ Mahatma Ghandhi
  73. 73. Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve. ~ Napoleon Hill
  74. 74. Learning is messy. Performance is neat. ~Yvone Lenard
  75. 75. There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity. ~Nathaniel Branden
  76. 76. Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun. ~ Mary Lou Cook
  77. 77. If you want to feel secure, do what you already know how to do. If you want to be a true professional and continue to grow. . . go to the cutting edge of your competence, which means a temporary loss of  security. So whenever you don't quite know what you're doing, know you are growing. ~Madeline Hunter
  78. 78. What we want for our children...we should want for their teachers; that schools be places of learning for both of them, and that such learning be suffused with excitement, engagement, passion, challenge, creativity, and joy. ~Andy Hargraves
  79. 79. Power comes from effectively combining information with technological capacity and the creative capacities of human beings. ~Lois Gander
  80. 80. "...if we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow." ~John Dewey

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