10 Inspiring Quotes for Back to School

“If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” - Chinese Proverb “Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.” - Josef Albers

"There is an old saying that the course of civilization is a race between catastrophe and education. In a democracy such as ours, we must make sure that education wins the race." - John F. Kennedy

“Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change. Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.” - William Arthur Ward

“One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.” - Carl Jung

“We can teach from our experience, but we cannot teach experience.” - Sasha Azevedo

“[Kids] don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.” - Jim Henson

“To teach is to learn twice over.” - Joseph Joubert

“Teachers who inspire know that teaching is like cultivating a garden, and those who would have nothing to do with thorns must never attempt to gather flowers.” - Author Unknown

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