Quotes to Note

The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.
A. Bronson Alcott

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

There is nothing more fruitful than ignorance aware of itself.
José Ortega y Gasset

If you plan for a year, plant a seed. If for ten years, plant a tree. If for a hundred years, teach the people.
Kuang Chung

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

In the education of children there is nothing like alluring the interest and affection; otherwise you only make so many asses laden with books.
Michel de Montaigne

Teaching that impacts is not head to head, but heart to heart.
Howard G. Hendricks

The first idea that the child must acquire in order to be actively disciplined is that of the difference between good and evil; and the task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.
María Montessori

The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
Anthony Jay

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.
Edward De Bono 1933-, British Writer On Thinking Process

Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different.
Albert Szent Gyorgi

Creative thinking involves imagining familiar things in a new light, digging below the surface to find previously undetected patterns, and finding connections among unrelated phenomena.
Roger von Oech