It is time to reflect on what matters in education what we undertake with love, loyalty, or enthusiasm for educating children, training and developing other to professionalism. EFECLLC wishes our social media connections a prosperous New Year in education. Anyways, here is some wisdom and reflective quotes from the people who have walked before us.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.
Clay P. Bedford
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Henry B Adams
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.
Tell me, and I’ll forget; show me, and I may remember; involve me, and I’ll understand.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need the motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.
Education makes a people easy to lead
but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Do not train children to learn 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.
If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.