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40 Teacher Quotes By Famous People

A teacher is a person who helps students to acquire knowledge. Teachers can make their students stand in the race of life. Best teachers are those who teach from the heart. They are awakeners for students. They help their students to discover their passion. Students learn about new phases of life from their teachers. The ethics of teachers can automatically transfer to their students. Good teachers are warm and friendly to their students. Teaching is their passion. Those who only want to earn money can never be mentors or someone who can touch the hearts of students. These teacher quotes are amazing, read these quotes and be inspired and understand more about teachers. 

Every person needs good teachers to teach them about the challenges and hardships of life. Teachers make their students achieve their goals and help them to get closer to their destinations. The ultimate goal of teaching is to promote knowledge, education, and learning. Every successful person had good mentors who helped them to become successful. Those who cannot respect their teachers cannot get anywhere in life and ultimately become losers. Respect teachers as they are your path to success.

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40 Teacher Quotes

  1. “Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.”  Bob Talbert
  2. “Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire.” B. Yeats
  3. “[Kids] don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.” Jim Henson
  4. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Henry Adams

  5. “Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.” Abraham Lincoln

  6. “Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.” Colleen Wilcox
  7. “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”  Charles W. Eliot
  8. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin
  9. “Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” Jacques Barzu
  10. “A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” Brad Henry

  11. “Good teaching must be slow enough so that it is not confusing, and fast enough so that it is not boring.” Sidney J. Harris
  12. “Being able to help someone learn something is a talent.” Margaret Riel
  13. “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” John Dewey
  14. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” William Arthur Ward
  15. “Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.” Anatole France

  16. “A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” Thomas Carruthers
  17. “I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.” John Steinbeck
  18. “Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.” Aristotle
  19. “In an effective classroom, students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how.” Harry Wong
  20. “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” Albert Einstein

  21. “What sculpture is to a block of marble; education is to a human soul.” Joseph Addison
  22. “Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.” Aristotle
  23. “Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.” Scott Hayden
  24. “In learning, you will teach, and in teaching, you will learn.” Phil Collins
  25. “I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” Robert Frost

  26. “Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.” Solomon Ortiz
  27. “Seek opportunities to show you care. The smallest gestures often make the biggest difference.” John Wooden
  28. “Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.” Gail Godwin
  29. “I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” Socrates

  30. “Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.” Confucius

  31. “The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers.” Socrates
  32. “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” Malcolm X
  33. “A good teacher, like a good entertainer, first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.” John Henrik Clarke
  34. “You can’t really teach a kid anything: you can only show him the way and motivate him to learn it himself.” Dave Cullen
  35. “I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” Albert Einstein

  36. “The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught as that every child should be given the wish to learn.” John Lubbock
  37. “If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.” Jim Rohn
  38. “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” Winston S. Churchill
  39. “There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can’t move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.” Robert Frost
  40. “You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.” Galileo

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