1. “The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.” Unknown
  2. “Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” Oliver Wendell Holmes
  3. “Teachers who inspire realize there will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how we use them.” Unknown
  4. “What a teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.” Karl Menninger
  5. “You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.” Clay P. Bedford
  6. “The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.” Elbert Hubbard
  7. “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” Chinese Proverb
  8. “Teaching is leaving a vestige of oneself in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures.” Eugene P. Bertin
  9. “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
  10. “Children are one-third of our population and all of our future.” Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health 1981
  11. “Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.” Phyllis Theroux
  12. “Good instincts usually tell you what to do long before your head has figured it out.” Michael Burke
  13. “Christmas is not as much about opening presents as opening our hearts.” Janice Maeditere
  14. “There can never be enough said of virtues, dangers, the power of a shared laugh.” Francoise Sagan
  15. “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” William Feather
  16. “You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.” Mary Manin Morrissey
  17. “I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.” Ertha Kitt
  18. “Words can sometimes, in moments of grace of grace, attain the quality of deeds.” Eli Wiesel
  19. “The greatest dreams are always unrealistic.” Will Smith
  20. “He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” John Cotton Dana
  21. “A child can ask questions a wise man cannot answer.” Author Unknown
  22. “The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” Mark Van Doren
  23. “The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.“ John Lubbock
  24. “Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his nature into his pictures.” Henry Ward Beecher
  25. “What art offers is space – a certain breathing room for the spirit.” John Updike
  26. “You learn something every day if you pay attention.” Ray LeBlond