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Marc explains: "This is a glossary of famous quotes that I compiled to go with Jan Dierckx's block Random Quotes (http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=9743) Block. These quotes are education and inspirational in nature."
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A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Amuse the mind
Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then...do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen.
Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all.
I am always ready to learn, but I do not always like being taught.
Sir Winston Churchill
Bigger than ...
Learning to teach is a bigger job than universities, schools, experience, or personal disposition alone can accomplish.
There is a brilliant child locked inside every student.
What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.