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  1. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Henry Brooks Adams
  2. “Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” B. F. Skinner
  3. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela (Nelson Mandela Quotes)
  4. “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” Aristotle
  5. “Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of man.” Horace Mann (Horace Mann Quotes)
  6. “The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss (Dr. Seuss Quotes)
  7. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin
  8. “Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” Japanese Proverb
  9. “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” John Dewey
  10. “What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” Alfred Mercier
  11. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Mahatma Gandhi (Gandhi Quotes)
  12. “I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” Robert Frost
  13. “There is no friend as loyal as a book.” Ernest Hemingway
  14. “The secret in education lies in respecting the student.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. “Education is not filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” William Butler Yeats
  16. “What a teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.” Karl Menninger
  17. “The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.” Unknown
  18. “Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way.” George Evans
  19. “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” Aristotle
  20. “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”  Mark Twain (Top Mark Twain Quotes)
  21. “Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.” Edward Everett
  22. “Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” Oliver Wendell Holmes
  23. “Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” Malcolm Forbes
  24. “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” Carl Rogers
  25. “Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” George Washington Carver
  26. “My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.” Maya Angelou
  27. “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” B.B. King
  28. “Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.” James A Garfield
  29. “The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.” Plato
  30. “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” Martin Luther King Jr. (Top 50 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes)
  31. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” William James
  32. “Example isn’t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.” Albert Einstein (Top Albert Einstein Quotes)
  33. “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” Mark Twain (Top Mark Twain Quotes)
  34. “A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” Thomas Carruthers
  35. “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” Victor Hugo
  36. “Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.” Colleen Wilcox
  37. “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” Chinese Proverb
  38. “The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.” Elbert Hubbard
  39. “Teachers who inspire realize there will always be rocks in the road ahead of us.”  Unknown
  40. “Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more.” Bob Talbert
  41. “A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectation.” Chinese Proverb
  42. “What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.” George Bernard Shaw
  43. “I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” Socrates
  44. “Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.” Abraham Lincoln
  45. “If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” Chinese Proverb
  46. “Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.” Confucius
  47. “What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.” Joseph Addison
  48. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin
  49. “He who dares must never cease to learn.” John Cotton Dana
  50. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” William Arthur Ward
  51. “The greatest sign of success for a teacher … is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist’. ” Maria Montessori
  52. “Children are 1/3rd of our population and all of our future.” Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health 1981
  53. “I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.” Ertha Kitt
  54. “To teach is to learn twice.” Joseph Joubert
  55. “Teaching should be full of ideas instead of stuffed with facts.” Author Unknown
  56. “We need to understand that every time an elementary teacher captures the imagination of a child through the arts or music of language this nation gets a little stronger.” Richard Riley, former Secretary of Education
  57. “All the world is a laboratory for the inquiring mind.” Martin H. Fischer
  58. “They [rocks] will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how we use them.” Unknown
  59. “Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence.” Robert Frost
  60. “In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a days work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for 20 years.” Jacques Barzun
  61. “One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of a child.” Carl Jung
  62. “A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present.” Confucius
  63. “You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn, he will continue the learning process.” Clay P. Bedford
  64. “A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher…awakens your own expectations.” Patricia Neal
  65. “Teaching is leaving a vestige of oneself in the development of another.” Eugene P. Bertin
  66. “The student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures.” Eugene P. Bertin
  67. “A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.” Ever Garrison
  68. “The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you… who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau.” Dan Rather
  69. “We expect teachers to handle teen pregnancy, abuse, and failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children.” John Sculley
  70. “The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” Mark Van Doren
  71. “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
  72. “A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the the way for others.” Author Unknown
  73. “When you study great teachers… you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.” William Glasser
  74. “You learn something every day if you pay attention.” Ray LeBlond
  75. “Teachers who inspire know that teaching is like cultivating a garden.” Author Unknown
  76. “Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.” Aristotle
  77. “If you’re going to be thinking, you may as well think big.” Donald Trump
  78. “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” Jonathan Swift
  79. “The giving of love is an education in itself.” Eleanor Roosevelt
  80. “Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.” Gail Godwin
  81. “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teachers for living well.” Alexander the Great
  82. “You can’t stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it.” J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye
  83. “Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” Jacques Barzun
  84. “He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.” Henry Ward Beecher
  85. “The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.” Benjamin Disraeli
  86. “Teachers appreciate being appreciated, for teacher appreciation is their highest award.” William Prince
  87. “Life is about using the whole box of crayons.” RuPaul
  88. “Every survival kit should include a sense of humor.” Author Unknown
  89. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” Albert Einstein (Top Albert Einstein Quotes)
  90. “The job of a teacher is to teach students to see the vitality in themselves.” Joseph Campbell
  91. “If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some whom didn’t want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, the he might have some conception of the classroom teacher’s job.” Donald D. Quinn
  92. “A teacher’s purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.” Author Unknown
  93. “We are all special cases.” Albert Camus
  94. “Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this task.” Haim Ginott
  95. “Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement, in real life grows.” Ben Stein
  96. “Teacher appreciation makes the world of education go around.” Helen Peters
  97. “Mighty things from small beginnings grown.” John Dryden
  98. “I can live two months on a good compliment.” Mark Twain (Top Mark Twain Quotes)
  99. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”  Plato
  100. “The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.” Eric Hoffer