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  Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation. John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

The important thing is not to stop questioning." -Albert Einstein

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child. Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist.
I am not a teacher, but an awakener. Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918) American historian, journalist and novelist.
He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.Unknown Source.
In teaching others we teach ourselves. Proverb.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

Good schools, like good societies and good families, celebrate and cherish diversity.
-- Deborah Meier

Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way.
-- George Evans

That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.
-- Doris Lessing

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.
-- Martina Horner

Do not train children to learning 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.
-- Plato