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Idea


If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.


George Bernard Shaw

Ignorance

There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imitation

The function of education is to help you from childhood not to imitate anybody, but be yourself all the time.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

In the end

That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.

Maria Callas

Information

Information cannot replace education.

Earl Kiole

Inspiration

We all need someone who inspires us to do better than we know how.

Anonymous

Instruction

Instruction begins when you, the teacher, learn from the learner; put yourself in his place so that you may understandÂ… what he learns and the way he understands it.

Soren Kierkegaard

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Journey of Revenge


Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.

Confucius, Chinese philosopher

K

Kids

The kids in our classroom are infinitely more significant than the subject matter we teach.

Meladee McCarty

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Learn to think

It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts... it is to teach them to think, if that is possible, and always to think for themselves.

Robert Hutchins

Learning

Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way.

George Evans

Lessons

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.

Clay P. Bedford

Life

There are two types of education... One should teach us how to make a living, And the other how to live.

John Adams

Life Skills

The objective of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

Robert Maynard Hutchins

Love

A word as to the education of the heart. We don't believe that this can be imparted through books; it can only be imparted through the loving touch of the teacher.

Cesar Chavez

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Manners

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.

Clarence Thomas

Miracles

My heart is singing for joy this morning. A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mild, and behold, all things are changed.

Anne Sullivan

Moms

Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of little children tends towards the formation of character.

Hosea Ballou

Motivation

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.

Harry S Truman

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Needs

Children need models rather than critics.

Joseph Joubert


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