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In teaching others we teach ourselves.


Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.

Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

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 raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.

Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist.

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918) American historian, journalist and novelist.

He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

Unknown Source


I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.

Socrates (BC 469-BC 399) Greek philosopher of Athens

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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 (BC 551-BC 479) Chinese philosopher.

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873) British politician, poet and critic.