Friday, April 23, 2010

Renungan Jumaat - Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

"Awaken people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds, do not overload them. Put there just a spark." - Anatole France

"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." - Henry Brooks Adams
"A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary." - Thomas Carruthers 

" A teacher who is attempting to teach, without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn, is hammering on a cold iron." - Horace Mann (1796-1859) 
"Education costs money, but then so does ignorance." - Sir Claus Moser     
" a painful, continual and difficult work to be done in kindness, by watching, by warning,... by praise, but above all -- by example." - John Ruskin 
"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one." - Malcolm Forbes 
"Education should turn out the pupil with something he knows well and something he can do well." - Alfred North Whitehead 
"Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively." - R.D. Clyde 
"Give me a fish and I eat for a day.  Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime." - Chinese Proverb 
"Good teachers are those who know how little they know. Bad teachers are those who think they know more than they don't know." - R. Verdi 
"Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers." -  Josef Albers
"I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates
"If the child is not learning the way you are teaching, then you must teach in the way the child learns" - Rita Dunn 
"If what you're doing isn't working, try something else!" - NLP adage  
"I may have said the same thing before... but my explanation, I am sure, will always be different." - Oscar Wilde 
"I put the relation of a fine teacher to a student just below the relation of a mother to a son." - Thomas Wolfe
"It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it." - J. Bronowski, The Ascent of Man 
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." - Albert Einstein

"Learning is finding out what you already know.  Doing is demonstrating that you know it.  Teaching is 
reminding others that they know it just as well as you.  You are all learners, doers, teachers" - Richard Bach 
"Men learn while they teach." - Lucius A. Seneca 
"No matter how good teaching may be, each student must take the responsibility for his own education." - John Carolus S. J. 
"People's behavior makes sense if you think about it in terms of their goals, needs, and motives." - Thomas Mann 
"Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its values only to its scarcity." - Samuel Johnson 
"Spoonfeeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon" - E. M. Forster 
"Teachers should guide without dictating, and participate without dominating." - C.B. Neblette 
"Teach your children by what you are, not just by what you say" - Jane Revell & Susan Norman 
"The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn." - Cicero 
"The basic idea behind teaching is to teach people what they need to know." - Carl Rogers 
"The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton 
"The job of an educator is to teach students to see the vitality in themselves." - Joseph Campbell 
"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited." - Plutarch 
"There are no difficult students - just students who don't want to do it your way" - Jane Revell & Susan Norman 
" The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind." - Kahlil Gibran 
"To define is to destroy, to suggest is to create." - Stephane Mallarme 
"To me the sole hope of human salvation lies in teaching." - George Bernard Shaw 
"To teach is to learn twice." - Joseph Joubert 
"Try to present at least three options.  One is no choice at all.  Two creates a dilemma.  With three you begin to have real choice and flexibility" - Jane Revell & Susan Norman 
"We think too much about effective methods of teaching and not enough about effective methods of learning." - John Carolus S. J. 
"What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child." - George Bernard Shaw 
"Who dares to teach must never cease to learn." - John Cotton Dana 
"You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself." - Galielo Galilei 
"You can't direct the wind but you can adjust the sails." - Anonymous

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