Good teaching must be slow enough so that it is not confusing, and fast enough so that it is not boring.
― Sidney J. Harris
In an effective classroom, students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how.
― Harry Wong
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
― Gail Godwin
The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
― John Lubbock
The need for imagination, as a sense of truth, and as a feeling of responsibility — these are the three forces which are the very nerve of education.
― Rudolf Steiner
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
― Jacques Barzun
The greatest use of a life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
― William James
Thirty-one chances. Thirty-one futures, our futures. It’s an almost psychotic feeling, believing that part of their lives belongs to me. Everything they become, I also become. And everything about me, they helped to create.
― Esme Raji Codell
Teachers are people who start things they never see finished, and for which they never get thanks until it is too late.
― Max Forman
Teachers, who educate children, deserve more honor than parents, who merely gave them birth; for the latter provided mere life, while the former ensured a good life.