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In teaching others we teach ourselves.

Proverb

Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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 little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain; And drinking largely sobers us again.

Alexander Pope (1688-1744) English poet and satirist.

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

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

The secret in education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

Unknown Source

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French poet, dramatist and novelist.

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