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Educational Quotes

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."

--William Butler Yeats

 

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."

--Benjamin Franklin

 

"A teacher affects eternity."

--Henry Adams

 

"Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education."

--Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

"A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary." 

--Thomas Carruthers

 

"Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself." 

--Chinese Proverb

 

"Whether you think you can, or think you can't...you're right!" 

--Henry Ford

 

“We must be the change we seek in the world.”

--Ghandi

 

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

--Anne Sullivan

 

"If you can dream it, you can do it."
--Walt Disney

"If your plan is for one year, plant rice;
If your plan is for ten years, plant trees;
If your plan is for a hundred years,
Educate children."

-- Confucius

 

"It takes a whole village to raise a child.'"

--African saying

 

"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom." 

--George Washington Carver

 

"The whole world opened to me when I learned to read." 

--Mary McLeod Bethune

 

"Yesterday's history,
Tomorrow's a mystery,
Today is a gift,
That's why we call it the present."

--Unknown

 

"If you promise not to believe everything your child

says happens at this school, I’ll promise not to

believe everything he says happens at home."

--Note to students’ parents from an English schoolmaster

 

"Get your facts first, and then you can distort 'em as much as you please."

--Mark Twain

 

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant."

--Robert Louis Stevenson

 

"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?" 

--Albert Einstein

 

 "There are three ways to teach a child. The first by example. The second is by example. The third is by example."

 --Albert Schweitzer

 

"Genius without education is like silver in a mine." 

--Benjamin Franklin

 

"We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today."

--Stacia Tauscher

 

"The only things children wear out faster than shoes are parents and teachers."

--Unknown

 

"You got to be careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there."

--Yogi Bera

 

"Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects."

--Will Rogers

 

"The mediocre teacher tells.

The good teacher explains.

The superior teacher demonstrates.

The great teacher inspires."

--William Arthur Ward

 

"Knowledge comes; but wisdom lingers."

--Tennyson

 

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eight. Anyone who keeps learning stays young."

--Henry Ford

 

"In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less."

--Lee Iacocca

"There is more to life than increasing its speed."

--Mahatma Ghandi

"...from the stars and the sun and the moon should man learn."

--Eagle Chief (Letakots-Lesa)

Pawnee Leader

"In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous."

--Aristotle

"They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel."

--Carl W. Buechner

 

**(Thanks to Mrs. Smith's web site/1st/TN for many of the above quotes.) **


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