Teachers Quotes

A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.

Unknown

Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more.

Bob Talbert

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.

Unknown

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

Henry Brooks Adams

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of wit or a market or a building.

A. Bartlett Giamatti

The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we as teachers have failed.

Marva Collins

Teachers must be celebrated for moving civilization from ignorance to enlightenment, from apathy to responsibility.

Sharon M. Draper

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

Louis A. Berman

The truth is, when all is said and done, one does not teach a subject, one teaches a student how to learn it.

Jacques Barzun

A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.

Unknown

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

Karl Menningervv

Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.

Helen Caldicott

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

Japanese proverb

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle

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

Louis A. Berman

All practical teachers know that education is a patient process of mastery of details, minute by minute, hour by hour, day by day.

Alfred North Whitehead

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

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

We all choose our own teachers, don't we? I wonder if our choice of teacher shows anything about what our lives will be.

Orson Scott Card

Suffering is one of life's great teachers.

Bryant McGill

What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.

Paulo Coelho

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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