Wednesday, August 15, 2012

2012 Back to School Quotes For Teachers and Educators

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After several months' holidays, students are busying in shopping by following school supplies. It's also time for school and teachers be ready and welcome the new term. Quotes are my gifts for you. Though less words, rich meaning in them. Back to school powerpoint backgrounds and education powerpoint templates are ready to be used on your first presentation.

Back to school quotes for students, too.

  • Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. ~John Dewey
  • Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. ~Albert Einstein
  • The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. ~Robert Maynard Hutchins
  • The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder. ~Ralph W. Sockman
  • What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child. ~George Bernard Shaw
  • The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. ~Aristotle
  • If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. ~Attributed to both Andy McIntyre and Derek Bok
  • Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. ~Edward Everett
  • He who opens a school door, closes a prison. ~Victor Hugo
  • Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? ~Erich Fromm
  • Education aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it just gives you a cramp on one of its rungs. ~Martin H. Fischer
  • Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it. ~William Haley
  • Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. ~Malcolm S. Forbes
  • Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught. ~Oscar Wilde, "The Critic as Artist," 1890
  • Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. ~AbbĂ© Dimnet, Art of Thinking, 1928
  • Education is the movement from darkness to light. ~Allan Bloom
  • I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated. ~Al McGuire
  • The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr. ~Mohammed

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  • The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book. ~Author Unknown
  • There are three good reasons to be a teacher - June, July, and August. ~Author Unknown
  • A cross-eyed teacher can keep twice the number of children in order than any other, because the pupils do not know who she's looking at. ~Four Hundred Laughs: Or, Fun Without Vulgarity, compiled and edited by John R. Kemble, 1902
  • Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed.  ~Robert Gallagher
  • When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course. ~Peter Drucker
  • Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire. ~William Butler Yeats
  • The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions. ~Bishop Mandell Creighton
  • You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. ~Clay P. Bedford
  • The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. ~Kahlil Gibran
  • The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ~William Arthur Ward
  • A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. ~Henry Brooks Adams
  • If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn't want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, then he might have some conception of the classroom teacher's job. ~Donald D. Quinn


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