Teachers Quotes

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

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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