Quotable Quotes

 "A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank...but the world may be a better place because I made a difference in the life of a child."

Forest Witcraft

 

"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."

Albert Einstein

 

"Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire."

William Butler Yeats

 

"The greatest sign of a success for a teacher...is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

Maria Montessori

 

“I’ve come to a frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It’s my personal approach that creates the climate. It’s my daily mood that makes the weather. As a teacher, I possess a tremendous power to make a child’s life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated and a child humanized or dehumanized.” 

Haim G. Ginott

 

“We now understand that higher-level thinking is more likely to occur in the brain of a student who is emotionally secure than in the brain of a student who is scared, upset, anxious, or stressed.” 


Mawhinney and Sagan

 

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.”

Ignacio Estrada

 

 

“Who you are is speaking so loudly that I can't hear what you're saying.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson