We love a good motivational quotation or two to get us motivated in the Impact office.
From Albert Einstein, to Nelson Mandela, to Aristotle and Victor Hugo, was once uttered by someone famous or not, a few words can really go a long way- especially in the classroom. So we’ve collected some of our favorite and most encouraging phrases and sayings about education, teaching and school to get you inspired for your next teaching task!
“Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.” - Walt Elias Disney
“A child miseducated is a child lost.” - John F. Kennedy (JFK)
“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” - Victor Hugo
“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.”- Gilbert K. Chesterton
“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.” - Plato
“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”- Albert Einstein
“Change is the end result of all true learning.” - Leo Buscaglia
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela
“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” - William Butler Yeats
“The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.” - Abraham Lincoln