The Golden Rule . . . and the other to live by 生活金句


l    "A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child."

 -------Knights of Pythagoras


l     "To teach is to learn twice.–Joseph Joubert



l     The object of teaching a child is to enable him [or her] to get along without

        his [or her]     teacher.-----Elbert Hubbard


l     Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been

        taught. arquis of Halifax



l     I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. –Author unknown


l     The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas. ------George Santayana


l     "No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness, and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure." –Emma Golmam

沒有人可以知道一個孩子的靈魂中所擁有的憐憫, 善良,和慷慨. 作為一個教育家就應該努力發掘出他們的寶藏


l     It isn't what the student is today that counts', it's what the student will be tomorrow. –Anonymous 


l     The object of teaching a child is to enable him [or her] to get along without his [or her] teacher.---Elbert Hubbard


l     In teaching, and almost any other profession, they wont care how much you know until they know how much you care. –Anonymous


l     In praising and loving a child, we love and praise not that which is, but that which we hope for. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


l     There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings.


l     Man is made so that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.


l     "The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life." ----Plato


l     "The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts." - C.S. Lewis


l     To learn is to change. Education is a process that changes the learner.

—George Leonard  


l     To be able to be caught up in the world of thought hat is being educated.

       ---------dith Hamilton


l     Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher. —William Wordsworth


l     Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not. This is the first lesson to be learned. ---------homas Henry Huxley


l     The best preparation for being a happy and useful man or woman is to live fully as a child. —Plowden Report


l     While the right to talk may be the beginning of freedom, the necessity of listening is what makes that right important.—Walter Lippmann


l     School is a building that has four walls -with tomorrow inside.Lon Watters


l     Knowing your limitations is the first step toward overcoming them.Anonymous


l     It may be those who do most, dream most.—Stephen Leacock


l     Knowing without doing is like plowing without sowing.—Anonymous


l     It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance...and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.

       —Henry James, Jr.


l a painful, continual and difficult work to be done in kindness, by watching, by warning, praise, but above all -- by example. ---------- John Ruskin


l     To me, the sole hope of human salvation lies in teaching. -George Bernard Shaw

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. —Henry Ford


l     What the pupils want to learn is as important as what the teachers want to teach.  —Lois LeBar


l     The trouble with facts is that there are so many of them. —Samuel Crothers


l     The highest reward from our toil is not what we get for it, but rather what we become by it. Anonymous


l     You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers. —John Plomp


l     No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings. —William Blake


l     Human nature is ever capable of improvement and never able of being made perfect. —John Clare


l     Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.—W.B. Yeats


l a painful, continual and difficult work to be done in kindness, by watching, by warning, praise, but above all by example. John Ruskin


l     Friendship is like health: its value is seldom known until it is lost.Anonymous


l     When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.Ernest Hemingway


l     There is only one success—to be able to spend your life in your own way.

Christopher Morley


l     If you want to become the greatest in your field, no matter what it may be, equip yourself to render greater service than anyone else.Clinton Davidson


l     The people who influence you are people who believe in you.Henry Drummond


l     Only when children have had time to play and explore new materials in their own way, will they be able to see the materials as learning materials.Mary Baratta-Lorton


l     Education means developing the mind, not stuffing the memory.Anonymous


l     Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the Earth.

—Helen Caldicott, author and peace activist


l     "Success is getting up just one more time than you fall down."Anonymous


l     The brighter you are, the more you have to learn.—Don Harold


l     Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


l     We think of the effective teachers we have had over the years with a sense ofrecognition, but those who have touched our humanity we remember with a deepsense of gratitude. Anonymous student


l     Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Francis Bacon


l     There's no word in the language I revere more than "teacher." My heart sings when a kid refers to me as his teacher, and it always has. I've honored myself and the entire family of man by becoming a teacher.—Pat Conroy, The Prince of Tides


l     A good teacher is like a candle—it consumes itself to light the way for others.Italian Proverb


l     Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.—Joshua J. Marine


l     Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.—Winston Churchill


l     In the final analysis, it is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.—Ann Landers


l     Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.Garrison Keillor


l     Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.—Benjamin Disraeli


l     It isn't the load that weighs us down—it's the way we carry it.Anonymous


l     "If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.



l     The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.--Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple


l     If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.--Charles M. Schulz


l     The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.--Dorothy Parker


l     I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all. --James A. Baldwin


l     Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen. --Horace Mann


l     The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.--Mark Twain


l     Adventure is not outside man; it is within. --George Eliot


l     If the child is not learning the way you are teaching, then you must teach in the way the child learns.--Rita Dunn


l     Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.     --Henry Ford


l     People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong.--Bill Vaughan


l     As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.--Vincent Van Gogh


l     Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. --William Faulkner

l     Successful Children Have Parents Who Support Them.



l     How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. -------Anne Frank


l     "We teach what we like to learn, and the reason many people go into teaching is vicariously to re-experience the primary joy experienced the first time they learned something they loved."--Stephen Brookfield


l     "I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework." --Lily Tomlin as "Edith Ann"


l     "Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right
answers." --Josef Albers


l     "To believe in a child is to believe in the future. Through their aspirations,

        they will save the world." --Henry James 


l     "That's the point. It goes like this: Teaching is touching life."

       --Jaime Escalante


l     "The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery."--Mark Van Doren