A Little Inspiration…

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!


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Walt Disney

“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 

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Nelson Mandela

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

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle

Marianne Calnan (Social Media & Marketing Administrator) 

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