Teacher Quotes

Experience is the best teacher, but a fool will learn from no other.

Benjamin Franklin

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Denis Waitley

I am a teacher. A teacher is someone who leads. There is no magic here. I do not walk on water, I do not part the sea. I just love children.

Marva Collins

A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.

Louis A. Berman

Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.

Japanese proverb

What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.

Karl Menningervv

Experience is the best teacher, but the tuition is high.

Norwegian Proverb

By embracing your mother wound as your yoga, you transform what has been a hindrance in your life into a teacher of the heart.

Phillip Moffitt

The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. [For] to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves-and the better the teacher, the better the student body.

Warren Buffett

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater.

William Hazlitt

Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.

Elizabeth Hardwick

A high-school teacher, after all, is a person deputized by the rest of us to explain to the young what sort of world they are living in, and to defend, if possible, the part their elders are playing in it.

Emile Capouya

A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money

Unknown

The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called "truth."

Dan Rather

The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.

Amos Bronson Alcott

Experience is the best teacher of all. And for that, there are no guarantees that one will become an artist. Only the journey matters.

Harry Callahan

Those blessed with the karma of good actions praise the Lord. O Nanak, they make the Guru their spiritual teacher. In the fourth watch of the early morning hours, a longing arises in their higher consciousness. They are attuned to the river of life; the True Name is in their minds and on their lips.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer.

Alice Wellington Rollins

Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.

Warren G. Bennis

The cardinal virtue of a teacher (is) to protect the pupil from his own influence

Ralph Waldo Emerson

For the mother is and must be, whether she knows it or not, the greatest, strongest and most lasting teacher her children have.

Hannah W. Smith

People can look to me as a teacher, but I consider myself a student of hip-hop.

Doug E. Fresh

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.

Louis Hector Berlioz

Experience is the worst teacher. It always gives the test first and the instruction afterward.

Unknown

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