Teachers Learning From Students Quotes

Teachers Learning From Students Quotes by Horace Mann, Maria Montessori, Marva Collins, Henry Adams, Plato, Abraham Lincoln and many others.

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Horace Mann
The greatest sign of success for a teacher…is to be able to say, “The children are now working as if I did not exist.”
Maria Montessori
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.
Marva Collins
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Henry Adams
Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.
Abraham Lincoln
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcolm Forbes
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Henry Ford
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The great end of education is, to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.
Tryon Edwards
We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.
Lloyd Alexander
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Lily Tomlin
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
Josef Albers
Like all great teachers he knew that a picture is worth a thousand words and that people learn most quickly by doing something or seeing something done.
Gilbert Highet
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
Mortimer Adler