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"The basic idea behind teaching is to teach people what they need to know."
Carl Rogers

"There is no such thing as a stupid question."
My Grade 3 Teacher

"You teach best what you need to learn."
Richard Bach

"My coach is like a teacher, my former manager was like a drill sergeant."
Goodbye Manager, Hello Coach

"By helping and teaching people they will develop before your eyes!"
Goodbye Manager, Hello Coach

"A good teacher is a good student first. By repeating his lessons, he acquires excellence."
M. K. Soni

"We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open."
Harry Edwards

"Be thankful for your mistakes. They will teach you valuable lessons."
Author Unknown, from the poem, Be Thankful

"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
Malcolm Forbes

"I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework."
Lily Tomlin

"Your best teacher is your last mistake."
Ralph Nader

"The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate "apparently ordinary" people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people."
K. Patricia Cross

"One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child."
Carl Jung

"The mind grows by what it feeds on."
J. G. Holland

"To know how to suggest is the art of teaching."
Henry Amiel

"None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots."
Thurgood Marshall

"Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers."
Josef Albers

"Books are the quietest and most constant friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers."
Charles W. Eliot

"Teaching is the greatest act of optimism."
Colleen Wilcox

"A professor can never better distinguish himself in his work than by encouraging a clever pupil, for the true discoverers are among them, as comets amongst the stars."
Carl Von Linne

"He who opens a school door, closes a prison."
Victor Hugo

"Teaching of others teacheth the teacher."
Anwar Fuller

"The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery."
Mark van Doren

"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops."
Henry Brooks Adams

"Teachers open the door. You enter yourself."
Chinese Proverb

"A teacher is better than two books."
German Proverb

"The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching."

"If you give me rice, I’ll eat today; if you teach me how to grow rice, I’ll eat every day."
Mahatma Gandhi

"By viewing the old we learn the new."
Chinese Proverb

"To teach is to learn twice."
Joseph Joubert

"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

"What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches."
Karl Menninger

"Teaching allows you to share your wealth while at the same time increasing your own wealth."
Catherine Pulsifer

"Men learn while they teach."

"Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to weigh and consider."
Francis Bacon

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