"The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Frederick William Robertson on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Frederick William Robertson on Albert Einstein
"If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."Frederick William Robertson on Confucius
"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."Frederick William Robertson on Swami Vivekananda
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."Frederick William Robertson on John Steinbeck
"Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. A child is given to the universe to be educated."
"In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain."
"We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness."
"A silent man is easily reputed wise. A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life, easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity, and men honor him for a saint. The unknown is always wonderful."
"The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly."