Pragmatic Mom

February 5, 2010

Quote Collection

” Never be afraid to try something new.  Remember that amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic.”

“In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.” Jacques Barzun

(or in parenting!)

These great quotes are from my Twitter friend, TheTeacherPage, Bob Huges from Halifax, MA

He has great advice AND quotes and I’d encourage you to follow him.

“The object of teaching a child is to enable them to get along without a teacher.” Elbert Hubbard

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” Albert Einstein

“Example isn’t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.” Albert Einstein

“Education is the best provision for old age.” Aristotle

“Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.” Chinese Proverb

“Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” Confucius

“Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.” Confucius

“Nothing ever becomes real until it is experienced.” John Keats

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” Mother Teresa

“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” Poet and Educator, Mark van Doren

“Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worth while achievement.” Henry Ford

“There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.” John Adams

“Your best teacher is your last mistake.” Ralph Nader

“A wise teacher makes learning a joy.” Proverb

“Use encouragement. Make the fault seem easy to correct.” Dale Carnegie

“When you shoot for the moon and you come up short, you still end up among the stars.” Les Brown

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