There is no recipe to be a great teacher

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn

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

“Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.” – Chinese proverb

“Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity.“ – Cesar Chavez

“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.“ – G.K. Chesterton

“Marriage can wait, education cannot.” – Khaled Hosseini

“When the student is ready, the master appears.” – Buddhist proverb

“There is no recipe to be a great teacher, that’s what is unique about them.” – Robert Sternberg

“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

“Intelligence and proper education will give you independence of spirit.” – Charlotte Bronte

“Those who know how to think need no teachers.” –  Mahatma Gandhi

“Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.” –  Isaac Asimov

“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” – John Wooden

“The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. It is not for you to choose what he shall know, what he shall do. It is chosen and foreordained and he only holds the key to his own secret.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Walk into a wealthy person’s home and one of the first things you’ll see is an extensive library of books they’ve used to educate themselves on how to become more successful.” –  Steve Siebold

“You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.” –  Swami Sivananda

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.“ – Henry B Adams

“Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age.“ – Erich Fromm

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.“ – Andy McIntyre

“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.“ – Chinese proverb

“My Alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.” – Malcolm X

“What is reading, but silent conversation.” – Charles Lamb

“Writing and reading is to me synonymous with existing.” –  Gertrude Stein

“The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” –  David Bailey

“When you cease from labour, fill up your time in reading, meditation, and prayer: and while your hands are labouring, let your heart be employed, as much as possible, in divine thoughts.” – David Brainerd

“I didn’t go to school much, so I taught myself what I knew from reading.” –  Doris Lessing

“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.” – Plato

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” – Maya Angelou

“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg — not by smashing it.” – Arnold Glasow

“It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.” – Epictetus

“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.” – Abraham Maslow

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle

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