Looking for inspirational teacher quotes? Here's a great collection to inspire a teacher to think, reflect and once again appreciate the importance of her work on this earth.
Being a great teacher is very challenging and rewarding work.
You have in your hands the power to influence and mould a student's mind. You have within you the capacity to instill in the child a love for learning, to keep an open mind and to keep questioning. You have the ability to promote confidence, stir thinking and awaken dreams...
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May these teacher quotes serve to motivate you on your path of teaching others!
A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others. -- Author Unknown
A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove . . . . but the world maybe different because I was important in the life of a child. -- Kathy Davis
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. -- Henry Brooks Adams
A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils. -- Ever Garrison
A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary. -- Thomas Carruthers
A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image. -- Author Unknown
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. -- Albert Einstein
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers. -- Josef Albers
I have been maturing as a teacher. New experiences bring new sensitivities and flexibility... -- Howard Lester
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. -- Lily Tomlin as "Edith Ann"
I touch the future. I teach. -- Christa McAuliffe
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years. -- Jacques Barzun
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverance to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it. -- Jacob Bronowski
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. -- Albert Einstein
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are endless. -- Mother Teresa
Man's mind stretched by a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes
No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness, and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure. -- Emma Golmam
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child. -- Carl Jung
Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. -- Author Unknown
Teaching should be full of ideas instead of stuffed with facts. -- Author Unknown
Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best. -- Bob Talbert
Teachers who inspire know that teaching is like cultivating a garden, and those who would have nothing to do with thorns must never attempt to gather flowers. -- Author Unknown
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. -- Mark Van Doren
The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book. -- Author 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 mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. -- William Arthur Ward
The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate "apparently ordinary" people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people. -- K. Patricia Cross
There is no education like adversity. -- Benjamin Disraeli
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. -- Henri Frederic Amiel
To stimulate life, leaving it then free to develop, to unfold,herein lies the first task of the teacher. -- Maria Montessori
To teach is to learn twice. -- Joseph Joubert
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches. -- Karl Menninger
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