Quotes and Sayings (September 2023)

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” – Socrates

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – Henry Ford

“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” – B.B. King

“Some books leave us free and some books make us free.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.” – Francis Bacon

“Every moment is a new beginning.” – Elie Wiesel

“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.” – C.S. Lewis

“I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.” – John Wooden

“The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.” – Elbert Hubbard

“A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.” – Horace Mann

“If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. They are society’s heroes.” — Guy Kawasaki

“Sign on a high school bulletin board in Dallas: Free every Monday through Friday—knowledge. Bring your own containers.” – E.C. McKenzie

“I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” – Winston Chuchill

“I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book.” – Groucho Marx

“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.” – Charles Schulz

“When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’” – Sydney Harris

“The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get into the office.” – Robert Frost

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