55 Teacher Quotes

Consider these teacher quotes; teachers influence and change lives by sharing their knowledge and experiences. A teacher inspires us to be the best we can be. Teachers are special people in our lives.


    A teacher is one who helps others and influences lives forever. Catherine Pulsifer

  1. "A teacher is one who helps others and influences lives forever." Catherine Pulsifer
    Quotes About Helping Others






  2. "As a general rule, teachers teach more by what they are than by what they say." Author Unknown
    Inspirational Quotes  




  3. Each of my teachers made a great impression on me, 
 but a few in particular touched my mind and changed my life.  Richard Nixon

  4. Each of my teachers made a great impression on me, but a few in particular touched my mind and changed my life. Richard Nixon , RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon
    Words of Encouragement




  5. 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

  6. 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
    Inspiring Others




  7. Planning is very important to legendary teaching. Itís been said that when we fail to plan, we are indirectly planning to fail. Hal Elrod And Others,The Morning Miracle For Teachers
    Goodmorning Quotes






  8. A great student is what the teacher hopes to be. Wookiee Hunt - Star War Quotes
    Hope




  9. A teacher is never a giver of truth - he is a guide, a pointer to the truth that each student must find for himself. A good teacher is merely a catalyst.  Bruce Lee

  10. A teacher is never a giver of truth - he is a guide, a pointer to the truth that each student must find for himself. A good teacher is merely a catalyst. Bruce Lee
    Truth Quotes




  11. When we extend the formal meditation practice into everyday living, life itself becomes our best mindfulness teacher. It also provides the perfect curriculum for healing, starting from exactly where you already are. Jon Kabat-Zinn, The Healing Power Of Mindfulness
    Mindfulness Quotes




  12. I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. Lily Tomlin

  13. "I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework." Lily Tomlin
    Funny Quotes




  14. Sweeping children along with activities / silliness / distraction to make happier, more effective classrooms, is one of the best bits of teaching. Sharing those activities and getting ideas back, made it even better. Sally Russell, Happy Little Activities
    Motherhood Quotes




  15. The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter
 the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. Kahlil Gibran

  16. "The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind." Kahlil Gibran
    Wise Quotes



  17. "If kids come to educators and teachers from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important." Barbara Colorose
    Health



  18. "A mother is a child's first teacher. We are raising the people who will grow up to influence society and the world." Marie Osmond, The Key Is Love
    Mother Quotes





  19. The man or woman who can make hard things easy is the educator. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Famous Quotes



  20. ....the best teachers educate young people for life, not school.  Ira Socol

  21. ....the best teachers educate young people for life, not school. Ira Socol,Timeless Learning
    School Quotes





  22. "Teaching our kids to become intelligent citizens is one of life's most esteemed callings." Steve Fadie, Words to the Rescue 2
    Inspirational Quotes about Life




  23. Highly effective teachers are worth their weight in diamonds 
because that's what they are. 
They sparkle, dazzle, and amaze us with their artistry. James L. Casale

  24. Highly effective teachers are worth their weight in diamonds because that's what they are. They sparkle, dazzle, and amaze us with their artistry. James L. Casale, Wise Up and Be the Solution
    Amazing Quotes



  25. "If someone were to analyze every single decision a teacher needs to make during a full school year, many of the most important ones would relate to how students will spend their instructional time - the time devoted to learning what they're supposed to learn." W. James Popham, Instruction That Measures Up
    Time Quotes



  26. When teaching, light a fire, don't fill a bucket. Dan Snow
  27. "When teaching, light a fire, don't fill a bucket." Dan Snow
    Passion



  28. Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops. Henry Brooks Adams
    Influence



  29. "Gradually I got used to the silence and darkness that surrounded me and forgot that it had ever been different, until she came - my teacher - who was to set my spirit free. Helen Keller
    Encouraging



  30. "A teacher is no longer just a teacher, but a tutor, therapist, guru, nurse practitioner, Dutch uncle, minister without portfolio and cop on the beat." David McCullough Jr., You Are Not Special
    Diversity



  31. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.  Chinese Proverb
  32. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Chinese Proverb
    Proverbs



  33. "Thankfully, Jesus is God, so he is the greatest teacher the world has ever known, and if his students have the patience to wait for it, they will learn the lesson the teacher intends." Christopher Greer, Easter is Coming
    Jesus Quotes



  34. "Successful teaching is about shaping the information flow so that the student experiences it - moment by moment - at the right level of difficulty." Fiona McPherson, How to Approach Learning
    Success



  35. "Teaching is a profession where you treat each child as you would treat your own - you teach them with their best interest in mind." Hyacinth Mottley
    Children



  36. All teachers teach history to those who will make history. Greg Henry Quinn
  37. "All teachers teach history to those who will make history." Greg Henry Quinn
    Future



  38. The difference between more effective teachers and their less effective colleagues is not what they know. It is what they do. Todd Whitaker, What Great Teachers Do Differently
    Action



  39. The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer. Alice Wellington Rollins
    Quote of the Day



  40. Teaching is a little like weaving a piece of fabric. Delia Halverson
  41. "Teaching is a little like weaving a piece of fabric. A weaver must have certain equipment and materials in order to create the desired design and color." Delia Halverson, 32 Ways to Become a Great Sunday School Teacher
    Inspirational Message



  42. "A teacher is better than two books." German Proverb
    Books



  43. "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains.
    The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."
    William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward Poems



  44. "None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots." Thurgood Marshall
    Funny Quotes about Life



  45. A good teacher is a good student first. By repeating his lessons, he acquires excellence. M. K. Soni
  46. "A good teacher is a good student first. By repeating his lessons, he acquires excellence." M. K. Soni
    Knowledge



  47. "A professor can never better distinguish himself in his work than by encouraging a clever pupil, for the true discoverers are among them, as comets amongst the stars." Carl Von Linne
    Work



  48. Those who are entrusted with teaching and coaching our children need to understand just how much impact they have on their students. That impact can be positive or negative Nola Peacock, Honouring Our Kids
    Positive



  49. "And yet, being such an unhappy student made me that much more grateful for those teachers who treated me with kindness and respect, or who showed me that I had value." Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor
    Kindness



  50. Teaching is the achievement of shared meaning. D. B. Gowin
  51. "Teaching is the achievement of shared meaning." D. B. Gowin
    Sharing



  52. "The amount of good values that students learn in school depends on how good of a role model their teachers are." Aidin Safavi, Homeschooling: for Beginners
    Example



  53. "One way of showing appreciation to your children's teacher is by physically helping out as much as you can in their school." Fhilcar Faunillan, Smart Parenting
    Appreciation



  54. "Good teachers are those who know how little they know. Bad teachers are those who think they know more than they don't know." R. Verdi
    Good



  55. I once had a teacher tell me, Students are taught what to think, but not how to think. Jason Scotts
  56. "I once had a teacher tell me, 'Students are taught what to think, but not how to think.' Fortunately, for me, I went to a high school that focused on teaching students critical thinking skills." Jason Scotts, Mental Strength and Positive Attitude
    Focus



  57. "No one sees a broader picture of healthy and unhealthy families. And no one sees a more long-term picture. Not only do teachers watch a child develop through the course of a year, but often they've taught more than one child from the same family." Dr. Ray Guarendi, Back to the Family
    Family



  58. We honestly believe that people go into teaching because they want to make a difference in students' lives. Mira Halpert, Mark Halpert
  59. "We honestly believe that people go into teaching because they want to make a difference in students' lives." Mira Halpert, Mark Halpert, The 3D Learner
    Make A Difference



  60. "No matter how much you protest the actions of a teacher or school corporation, if you haven't provided the guidance at home to teach your child right from wrong, someone else has to do it." Rose Marie Whiteside, As For Me And My House
    Home



  61. We are all teachers in the school of life. Olive Steele
  62. "Life's lessons take a lifetime to learn, that's just how it is in life's classroom. But as we learn, we teach others. We are all teachers in the school of life." Olive Steele, And When We Pray
    Life Lessons  



  63. From the moment our children step into a classroom . . . it's not who their parents are or how much money they have. It's who their teacher is. President Barack Obama
  64. "From the moment our children step into a classroom, new evidence shows that the single most important factor in determining their achievement today is not the color of their skin or where they come from; it's not who their parents are or how much money they have. It's who their teacher is." President Barack Obama
    Achievement



  65. "The teacher is assumed to always have the right answers, while the student is just there to absorb the information, as opposed to a coaching relationship where the answers are discovered interactively." Brian Cagneey, Coaching
    Coaching



  66. A great teacher is someone who knows their subject and knows how to teach it. Gil Bettman
  67. "A great teacher is someone who knows their subject and knows how to teach it." Gil Bettman
    Greatness



  68. "God designed the family as the place where children learn and grow. That means that imperfect parents are the teachers." Scott Turansky, Say Goodbye to Whining, Complaining, and Bad Attitudes... in You and Your Kids
    Attitude



  69. "Yep, we can all learn plenty from each other - even those we think don't know as much as we do - if we can just set our egos aside. There's no shortage of lessons. We're all each others' students and teachers." John Penberthy, To Bee or Not to Bee
    Inspirational Books



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



  71. We know that what we do matters. . . Paul Murphy
  72. Teachers, like doctors, do not have to search for meaning in their work. That's one of the best parts of the job: We know that what we do matters, and having a purpose in life is related to higher levels of happiness. Paul Murphy, Happy Teacher
    Purpose



  73. ... teachers need to ask fewer questions. They also need to answer fewer questions, and the questions they do ask must move beyond "When did Christopher Columbus sail the ocean blue?" to "Why did he sail?" and "Where would the world be today, if he hadn't made the journey?" Starr Sackstein, The Power of Questioning
    Question



  74. Students don't care how much you know until they know how much you care. Author Unknown
    Daily Motivation

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