Teaching is an Art: 5 Amazing Quotes to Inspire Passionate Educators

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At Writing with Design, we don’t want to just give you tips; we want to light up your teaching week! Teaching is a dynamic and profoundly human endeavor, one filled with positive impact and excitement. We’re not  merely instructors... we’re collaborators, intent on cultivating growth within ourselves and in our classrooms, creating fresh soil from which original, bright thinkers and writers grow.

On that note, here are 5 excellent quotes we love to think about when we consider what it means to teach and why it matters so much to all of us:

Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be. Rita Pierson
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. G.K. Chesterton
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of becoming. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Direct [children] [...] 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
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. [...] For the mind does not require filling like a bottle, but rather, like wood, it only requires kindling to create in it an impulse to think independently and an ardent desire for the truth.  Plutarch