Inspirational thoughts

30 Dec

I found this while having a tidy out. I thought it was worth sharing some of these wonderful quotes. I have no idea where I originally got them from. 

‘To know how to suggest is the art of teaching’ – Henri Frederic Amiel

‘To teach is to learn twice’ – Joseph Joubert

‘A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary’ – Unknown

‘Acquire knowledge while thinking over the old and you may become a teacher of others’ – Confucius

‘He who dares teach must never cease to learn’ – unknown

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards’ – Anatole France

‘I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think’ – Socrates

‘Teachers open the door, but you enter by yourself’ – Anonymous

‘The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence’ -Amos Bronson Alcott

‘The art of teaching is the assistance of discovery’ – Mark Van Doren

‘It is not the answer than enlightens, but the question’ Eugene Ionesco Decouvertes

‘Mistakes are portals of discovery’ James Joyce Dubliners

My favourite:

‘The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires’ William Arthur Ward


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