The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
-- William Arthur Ward

Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more.
-- Bob Talbert

The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book. 
-- Author Unknown

A prudent person profits from personal experience, a wise one from the experience of others.
-- Dr. Joseph Collins

Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.
-- Japanese proverb

More is to be got from one teacher than from two books.
-- German proverb

Budget for training just as you do for your utilities. You can't shut either off.
-- Bob Desatnick

People are the common denominator of progress; no improvement is possible with unimproved people.
-- John Kenneth Galbraith

The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage.
-- Arie de Geus

Training is to business what fertilizer is to farming.
-- Unknown

Overteach because managers and employees both underlearn and overforget.
-- Fred Pfister

A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.
-- Thomas Carruthers.

Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.
-- Albert Einstein

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

It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.
--Harvey S. Firestone


Tell me and I will forget. Teach me and I will remember. Involve me and I will learn.
-- Chinese Proverbs

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
-- Henry Ford

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
-- Benjamin Franklin

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
-- Benjamin Franklin.

In a time of drastic change, it is the learner who will inherit the future.
-- Eric Hoffer

Those who have finished learning find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.
-- Eric Hoffer

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
-- Thomas Edison

If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves.
-- Thomas Edison

Experience is a good school, but the fees are high.
-- Heinrich Heine

Everyone is ignorant, only on different subjects.
-- Will Rogers

Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.
-- Mahatma K.Gandhi

A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak. 
-- Michael Garrett Marino

Not to know is bad, not to wish to know is worse.
-- Nigerian proverb.

Shortchange your education now, and you may be short of change the rest of your life.
-- Unknown

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance. 
-- Confucius

You have to be smarter than the door to open it.
-- Morgan Rogers.

He is educated who knows how to find out what he doesn't know.
-- George Simmel

Learn all you can from the mistakes of others.  You won't have time to make them all yourself. 
-- Alfred Sheinwold

Quotes from and other sources.