Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. —Benjamin Franklin

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Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.


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Rose from Texas MAY 30, 2017
An absolute true statement for anyone to live by, especially for all educators!

Carlos from Philippines MAY 30, 2017
Great lesson from a great man!

cloe MAY 30, 2017
good quote.

Linda from N. E. Lincs - UK MAY 29, 2017
So inspirational. Love it xxx

Mary J. from Rochester, N.Y. MAY 29, 2017
Awesome quote!!

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The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. —Mark Twain
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