Training Quotes and Maxims


Merriam-Webster defines maxims as well-known phrases that express a general truth about life. People often use maxims and quotes as a way to become enlighten, motivated and inspired. Quotes and maxims can be found in almost all aspects of understanding the meaning in life. Here are some quotes that relate to teaching and learning.

  1.  “The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.”- Mark Van Doren
  2.  “What I hear, I forget. What I see, I remember. What I do, I understand.”-Confucius
  3.  “You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him discover it within himself.”- Galileo Galilei
  4.  “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
  5.  “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”- Albert Einstein
  6.  “Those who know, do. Those who understand, teach.”-Aristotle
  7.  “It’s no use talking unless people understand what you say.”- Zora Neale Hurston
  8.  “The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision.”-Bruce Barton
  9.  “The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.”- Elbert Hubbard
  10.  “Learning never exhausts the mind.-Leonardo da Vinci
  11.  “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”- Pablo Picasso
  12.  “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”- Bill Gates
  13.  “I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.”-Lou Holtz
  14.  “No one learns as much about a subject as one who is forced to teach it.”-Peter F. Drucker
  15.  “True Leaders bring out your personal best. They ignite your human potential.”- John Paul Warren
  16.  “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.”-Goethe
  17.  “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”-Aristotle
  18.  “I am still learning.”- Michelangelo



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