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Looking for some good inspirational learning quotes for a school display


Anone have any they can share?




Need to be be short and sweet e.g....


"Children are the candles that light our future"


"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited"


"Give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime"

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Just read this one on my calendar


'Children have to be educated, but they also have to be left to educate themselves.' Think that's what they mean by child initiated activities!

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I got two fridge magnets from the children last year


Teachers' make little ones count



Life is about dreams


teachers make dreams come true



A couple I like are


Learning is experience. Everything else is just information.


Albert Einstein



One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.

Maria Montessori


It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.


Albert Einstein

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No one can do everything but everyone can do something.


Tread soflty for you tread on my dreams. W B Yeats


Imagination is more important than knowledge. Albert Einstein


This makes me smile everytime i read it


' assessment should be the servant and not the master' DES 1980


I have this in the front of my assessment folder.

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A big journey starts with a little step


If you only look at what is, you might never become what you can be


If you can dream it you can do it


Practez Practis Practese

Practice makes perfect


The quickest way to fail is not to try

Getting stuck is not a problem, staying stuck is

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'To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end in life.' Robert Louis Stevenson


Come to the edge -

We might fall.

Come to the edge -

It's too high.

Come to the edge -

And they came,

And he pushed,

And they flew.' Christopher Logue


'It's not good enough to sit with a class, on the carpet, explaining the wonders of the universe. Direct exploration, using all the senses, is the key to infant learning.' Max de Boo


' I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand.' Chinese Proverb


'The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.' Robert Maynard Hutchins


'Adults are obsolete children.' Dr Seuss


'Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.' Mahatma Gandhi


'A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove...but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.' Kathy Davis


'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


'Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.' William Butler Yeats



And just for fun: 'Never try to teach a pig to sing - it wastes your time and annoys the pig.' :D:o

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I wouldn't actually call this a learning quote but I think it is lovely


"Children are like tiny flowers; they are varied and need care, but each is beautiful alone and glorious when seen in the community of peers." (Friedrich Froebel)

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you may give them your love but not your thoughts for they have their own thoughts


The hand is the chief educator of the child


ihear i forget i see i remember i do i understand


follow the child


work is love made visible


we are what we think


teach what you love and love what you teach


the secrets of all nature is to be found in the soul of the child


the child can only develop by means of experience in his environment

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Two natures beat within my breast.

The one is cursed, the other is blessed.

The one I love, the other I hate.

The one I feed will dominate.

- unknown


A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.


The opposite of success is not failure, it's quitting. Move from failure to failure with great enthusiasm and you will succeed.


All glory comes from daring to begin.

- Eugene F. Ware


The impossible is often the untried.

- Jim Goodwin

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Here's one for staff:


Do you work with babies or children?

If so, did you know that you can .........


make their day happy

or make their day sad


make them feel comfortable

make them feel uncomfortable


teach them to learn

or ignore them


help them understand

or just be misunderstood


make them feel special

or settle for being basic


grown them from ordinary to extra-ordinary just by putting in that little 'extra'


make 'em laugh!

or make 'em cry


make life interesting

or be everday dull



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' It is a mistake to take any approach and assume like a flower you can take it from one soil and put it in another one. That never works. we have to figure out what aspects of that are most important to us and what kind of soil we need to make those aspects grow'


Howard Gardner



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I read this is my 'woman' magazine i thought it would be great for mothers day cards


Mums are like buttons - they hold everything together.

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One I always remind myself (and others) of when planning anything new:



"If they can't learn the way you teach...


... can you teach the way they learn?"


Umm... I also like:


"If at first you don't succeed, remove all evidence that you ever tried" - ha think that was Ricky Gervais that said that one :o

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