Ten Back to School Quotes

Compiled by Dean Lindsay, author of The Progress Challenge and Cracking the Networking CODE

Back to School Quote # 1

“The mediocre teacher tells.  The good teacher explains.  The superior teacher demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires.”  — William Arthur Ward

Back to School Quote # 2

“All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.”  — Martin H. Fischer

Back to School Quote # 3

“The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.”  — Bishop Mandell Creighton

Back to School Quote # 4

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”  — Henry Brooks Adams

Back to School Quote # 5

“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

Back to School Quote # 6

“I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.”  — Winston Churchill

Back to School Quote # 7

“The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.”  — Mortimer Adler

Back to School Quote # 8

“Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem.  That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.”  — Thomas Szasz

Back to School Quote # 9

“Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later.”  — Dana Stewart Scott

Back to School Quote # 10

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”  — Alvin Toffler