What does it mean to be a master? To present new information, ideas, techniques? To inspire, to expand someone's world, to leave a permanent mark on a student's life?
To Rickson Gracie, the best master is the one capable of teaching someone to have an open mind—one able to always be learning.
Whether you're a student, a teacher or, like most of us, both, check out seven quotes to stimulate you to learn and teach better. On the mats, in schools, at work or wherever it may be.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”
“Tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”
“Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.”
“The purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”
—Sydney J. Harris
“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.”
“As one goes through life, one learns that if you don’t paddle your own canoe, you don’t move.”