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To teach is to learn twice

Education quotes Start where you are Aylake

Start where you are 

“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.” – Lloyd Alexander

“To teach is to learn twice.” – Joseph Joubert

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.“ – Maimonides

“When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.“ – Peter Drucker

Education quotes The day you stop learning and creating Aylake

The day you stop learning and creating 

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller

“You know how to tell if the teacher is hung over? Movie Day.” – Jay Mohr

“The day you stop learning and creating must be the most boring day.” –  Samantha Barks

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of becoming.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.” – William James

“When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son.” – The Talmud


“Truth is not to be found outside. No teacher, no scripture can give it to you. It is inside you and if you wish to attain it, seek your own company. Be with yourself.” –  Osho

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” –  Henry David Thoreau

“Self-education is the only possible education; the rest is mere veneer laid on the surface of a child’s nature.” –  Charlotte M. Mason 

“You either write your own script or you become an actor in someone else’s.” –  John Taylor Gatto

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” –  Jim Rohn


“I think you’re working and learning until you die.” – J. K. Rowling

“Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.“ – John W. Gardner

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.“ – James Baldwin

“I’ve learned… that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.“ – Andy Rooney

“The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.“ – Gloria Steinem


“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” – Oscar Wilde

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” –  Walter Cronkite

“Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted… but to weigh and consider.” –  Francis Bacon

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.” –  Joseph Brodsky

“I spend a lot of time reading.” –  Bill Gates


“If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.” – Jim Rohn

“The most beautiful things in the creating of the child are his “mistakes.” The more a child’s work is full of these individual mistakes the more wonderful it is. And the more a teacher removes them from the child’s work the duller, more desolate and impersonal it becomes.” – Franz Cizek

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of becoming.” – Goethe

“Education cost money, but then so does ignorance.” – Claus Moser

“I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.“ – Steve Irwin

“If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” – Chinese proverb


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