Teaching Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old teaching quotes, teaching sayings, and teaching proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
None can teach admirably if not loving his task.
Amos Bronson Alcott
You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.
Not fault of teaching spider if little spider pay more attention to catching fly than doing lesson
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.
When you want to teach children to think, you begin by treating them seriously when they are little, giving them responsibilities, talking to them candidly, providing privacy and solitude for them, and making them readers and thinkers of significant thoughts from the beginning. That’s if you want to teach them to think.
Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.
One day with a great teacher is better than a thousand days of diligent study.
With too much pride a man cannot learn a thing. In and of itself, learning teaches you how foolish you are.
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
E. M. Forster
Genius is the ability to independently arrive at and understand concepts that would normally have to be taught by another person.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves.
One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
I cannot be a teacher without exposing who I am.
Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers.
If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don't bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
The fundamental purpose of school is learning, not teaching.
His older self had taught his younger self a language which the older self knew because the younger self, after being taught, grew up to be the older self and was, therefore, capable of teaching.
Robert A. Heinlein
I am not a teacher, but an awakener.
When one teaches, two learn.
We must teach our girls that if they speak their mind, they can create the world they want to see.
Teachers teach someone something, in that order.
We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why.
At it's highest level, the purpose of teaching is not to teach it is to inspire the desire for learning. Once a student's mind is set on fire, it will find a way to provide its own fuel.
Sydney J. Harris
What you do teaches faster, and has a lasting impression, far beyond what you say.
If you want to use television to teach somebody, you must first teach them how to use television.