Teaching Quotes

Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.

Horace

Do not try to satisfy your vanity by teaching a great many things. Awakened people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds; do not overload them. Put there just a spark. If there is some good flammable stuff, it will catch fire.

Anatole Franceā€ 

I... [proposed] three distinct grades of education, reaching all classes. 1. Elementary schools for all children generally, rich and poor. 2. Colleges for a middle degree of instruction, calculated for the common purposes of life and such as should be desirable for all who were in easy circumstances. And 3d. an ultimate grade for teaching the sciences generally and in their highest degree... The expenses of [the elementary] schools should be borne by the inhabitants of the county, every one in proportion to his general tax-rate. This would throw on wealth the education of the poor

Thomas Jefferson

To cease from evil, to do good, and to purify the mind yourself, this is the teaching of all the Buddhas.

Gautama Buddha

Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain.

Fawn McKay Brodie

All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?

Nicholas Johnson

This teaching is to live as we think, otherwise, sooner or later, we end up thinking as we lived.

Paul Charles Joseph Bourget

The elementary school must assume as its sublime and most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read. Any school that does not accomplish this has failed

William John Bennett

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

Mark van Doren

Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.

Oscar Wilde

Teaching is the highest form of understanding.

Aristotle

There is no teaching to compare with example.

Sir Robert Baden-Powell

To know how to suggest is the art of teaching

Henri Frederic Amiel

We learn by teaching.

Proverb

Teaching isn't one-tenth as effective as training.

Horace Mann
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