Teachers Quotes

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

Unknown

Teaching is leaving a vestige of one self in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures.

Eugene P. Bertin

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

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

Unknown

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

I touch the future. I teach.

Christa McAuliffe

Teachers perform major miracles in America, daily.

Meryl Streep

Teaching is leaving a vestige of one self in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures.

Eugene P. Bertin

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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