The ultimate purpose of a teacher is to teach students to think in a better way.
Pick a leader who will make their citizens proud. One who will stir the hearts of the people, so that the sons and daughters of a given nation strive to emulate their leader’s greatness. Only then will a nation be truly great, when a leader inspires and produces citizens worthy of becoming future leaders, honorable decision makers and peacemakers. And in these times, a great leader must be extremely brave. Their leadership must be steered only by their conscience, not a bribe.
At his funeral the priest’s words applied signally to him: ‘The Christian Brothers are a body of men who live without luxury, labour without emolument, and die without notice, that they might stamp God’s image on the soul of youth. That surely is a splendid vocation.
In sandy soil, when deep you delve, you reach the springs below; The more you learn, the freer streams of wisdom flow.
The Angry Face, cannot deliver the knowledge correctly often!
A teacher who cannot explain any abstract subject to a child does not himself thoroughly understand his subject; if he does not attempt to break down his knowledge to fit the child’s mind, he does not understand teaching.
It became evident, that in Paris, only one man could fulfil Heloise’s educational needs, Peter (or as the French called him, Pierre) Abelard, a thirty-seven year old philosopher and teacher
You need mountains, long staircases don’t make good hikers.
One of the professors told me last week that he feels bad teaching with the way the economy is now. ‘What’s the point?’ he said. ‘Kids aren’t getting jobs.’ You never hear faculty talk that way. He did.