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Jille's Quote Page

Here are some of my favorite quotes that I have collected, mostly teachery-education-kids quotes because this is what I love. Enjoy!

*Be such a teacher, and live such a life, that if every teacher were like you, and every life such as yours, every classroom would be a child's paradise.

*It's one thing to love children, and it's another thing to love teaching them.

*A child's mind, once stretched by an encouraging word and a new idea from a teacher, never returns to its former capacity.

*Once I finish grading papers, setting goals, in-service training, and taking attendance, I get to do what I love - teach.

*Don't worry if you're often too busy with special projects. You can learn time management; you can't learn passion.

*You know you are teaching writing well when nobody asks, "How long does it have to be?"

*My role as teacher is to give my students a chance to make discoveries of their own.

*The best compliment we can pay students is to give them the feeling that they have been set free to make their own inquiries and to come to their own conclusions.

*Most people learn in order to live; Teahers live in order to learn.

*To a young student, nothing is quite as magical or mysterious as the teacher's desk.

*The satisfaction of your teaching experience will be in direct proportion to your personal commitment to helping each child discover his or her talents.

*Love for children and youth is a teacher's best resource and reward for making a difference in their lives.

*The secret in education lies in respecting the student.

*Get out your papers and sharpen your minds!

*For a teacher, if there is anything better than being loved by a child, it is found in loving that child.

*There are two ways of spreading light to your students; you can be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.