Sunday, September 4, 2011


Top Quotes
About Teaching
Quotes for Teachers
These quotes were written
for and about teachers and
1. "Good teaching is one-fourth
preparation and three-fourths
theater." ~Gail Godwini
2. "If you would thoroughly
know anything, teach it to
others." ~Tryon Edwards
3. "A teacher who is attempting
to teach without inspiring the
pupil with a desire to learn is
hammering on a cold iron."
~Horace Mann
4. "When a teacher calls a boy
by his entire name, it means
trouble." ~Mark Twain
5. "Education, then, beyond all
other devices of human origin,
is the great equalizer of the
conditions of man... ."
~Horace Mann
6. "A master can tell you what
he expects of you. A teacher,
though, awakens your own
expectations." ~Patricia Neal
7. "The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher
demonstrates. The great
teacher inspires." ~William
Arthur Ward
8. "A teacher is one who makes
himself progressively
unnecessary." ~Thomas
9. "I cannot teach anybody
anything, I can only make
them think." ~Socrates
10. "The art of teaching is the art
of assisting discovery." ~Mark
Van Doren
11. "Knowledge is of two kinds.
We know a subject ourselves,
or we know where we can
find information upon it. "
~Samuel Johnson
12. "The only person who is
educated is the one who has
learned how to learn and
change." ~Carl Rogers
13. "If you think education is
expensive, try ignorance."
~Derek Bok
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