Consider these teacher quotes; teachers influence and change lives by sharing their knowledge and experiences.
A teacher may
be a schoolteacher, a professor, a supervisor, a friend, or family - no matter
what their title they have shared with you and taught you thereby having
a positive impact on your life. We can all be teachers by sharing and by
setting an example for others to learn from.
"A teacher is one who helps others and influences lives forever."
Helping Others |
"Healthy teachers set boundaries and create healthy routines so that
their work is meaningful, rich, and energetic, and they can also have healthy lives outside of their
classrooms and schools."
Mike Anderson, The Well-Balanced Teacher: How to Work Smarter and Stay Sane Inside the Classroom and Out
Inspirational Quotes |
"You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to
learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long
as he lives."
Clay P. Bedford
Words of Encouragement
"Teaching is the achievement of shared meaning."
D. B. Gowin
"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."
"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: My Mother's Wisdom, A Daughter's Gratitude
"There is no teaching until the pupil is brought into the same state or
principle in which you are; a transfusion takes place; he is you,
and you are he; then is a teaching; and by no unfriendly
chance or bad company can he ever lose the benefit."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Teaching our kids to become intelligent citizens is one of life's most
Steve Fadie, Words to the Rescue 2
Quotes about Life |
"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
"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: Successful Teaching in the Age of Accountability
"When teaching, light a fire, don't fill a bucket."
Some have the gift of song and some possess the gift of silver speech,
some have the gift of leadership and some the ways of life can teach.
Edgar A Guest , The Gift of Play
Motivational Poems |
"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.
"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: And Other Encouragements
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
"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: A Devotional Journey with Jesus
"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: What teachers and students should know about succeeding in school
"Teaching is a profession where you treat each child as
you would treat your own - you teach them with their best interest in mind."
"All teachers teach history to those who will make history."
Greg Henry Quinn
"We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace
to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause.
He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of
the greatest arts in the world."
"My coach is like a teacher,
my former manager was like a drill sergeant."
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer
"To my father (Vince Lombardi), coaching and teaching were synonymous.
He believed it was his duty to teach his players not only how to be successful
on the football field but also how to live happy, responsible, and successful
Vince Lombardi Jr., The Essential Vince Lombardi: Words & Wisdom to Motivate, Inspire, and Win
Vince Lombardi |
Quotes about Being Successful |
"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 |
"Although by nature teachers are caring and nurturing souls, those who
can put the concerns of the day behind them
and recharge their batteries are happier and far more
effective than those who take their work home with them and
bleed for the job."
Michael Linsin, The Happy Teacher Habits: 11 Habits of the Happiest, Most Effective Teachers on Earth
"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."
Funny Quotes about Life |
"A good teacher is a good student first. By repeating his lessons,
he acquires excellence."
M. K. Soni
"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
I have come to realize that life can be one of the most ultimate teachers,
whether youíre a young girl or a seasoned woman."
Stephanie Williams, Daily Meditation Of Scripture To Bring Faith, Hope, Love, Peace, Forgiveness, and Encouragment
"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: A Master Class on Mentoring, Motivating, and Making It Work!
"I like a teacher who gives you something to take home
to think about besides homework."
Funny Inspirational Quotes |
"I have experienced many hurts and pains through various situations in my life.
"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
"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: A Complete Guide for Busy Parents
"Good teachers are those who know how little they know.
Bad teachers are those who think they know more than they don't know."
"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
"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: How to Encourage Traditional Values in Complicated Times
"Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has
taught me to understand what your heart used to be.
I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape."
"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: Transform Stress to Outrageous Success for Your Child
Making A Difference |
"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
"When you wrote essays in high school, your teacher taught you
to write great topic sentences to start the essay. The same principle applies
when you are setting out to communicate about your goal."
Eric Davenport, Communication
"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 |
"Many wise teachers agree that you shouldn't concern yourself with
how your wishes come true. You should simply believe that they
will come true."
Andreas Boskugel, You can do it!
"Franklin is also interesting to us because by his life and teachings
he has done more than any other American to advance the material
prosperity of his countrymen."
Frank Woodworth Pine, Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes |
"To change the story of your life, all you have to do is teach
this narrator to speak in a new, more positive way."
Colleen Archer, The Power of the Positive - Achieve Fulfillment, Success, and Happiness Using Powerful, Positive Affirmations firmations (p. 54). Empowerment Nation. Kindle Edition.
"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
"The Bible teaches that God treats as a Father those who are his children
by faith and this can also involve suffering for corrective purposes Ė
just as happens in an ordinary human family."
Brian Johnston, Overcoming Objections to Christian Faith
"My fundamental message is that in today's test-pressured educational
environment, teachers can make better instructional decisions -
the kinds of decisions that benefit students -
by deliberately considering the potential relevance of
educational testing at critical decision-making junctures during
the instructional process."
W. James Popham, Instruction That Measures Up: Successful Teaching in the Age of Accountability
"We set boundaries because we wish to teach our children how to function in
life, how to have a healthy relationship with friends, family, and their girlfriend
or boyfriend, how to maintain a job they can enjoy, or at least gain a level of
satisfaction from, and how to understand right from wrong."
Sara Deedley, Positive Parenting: Build Confidence and Discipline for the Little One you Love and Care About
"While you can't teach someone to be more talented, you can teach
someone to act and write to the best of their ability."
Steven Kaplan, The Hidden Tools of Comedy: The Serious Business of Being Funny
"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: How To Influence Your Team With Coaching Skills, Leadership Skills And Coaching Questions
"A great teacher is someone who knows their subject and knows how
to teach it."
"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
"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 |
... many well-meaning leaders take away opportunities for employees
to learn from their own experiences and mistakes.
We provide feedback and validation that isnít authentic
but is simply meant to make them feel good. Instead of teaching
them to be self-sufficient,
we teach them to rely on us - making them and us less productive.
Misti Burmeister, Stop Killing Their Enthusiasm: How to Give Feedback That Provokes Greatness
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: A Scientific Approach to Being Happier in the Classroom
... 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: Opening up the World of Student Inquiry
Mothers don't provide the only nurturing that interacts with a child's nature.
There are teachers, neighbors, media, and a host of other influences.
Sheri McGregor MA, Done With The Crying: Help and Healing for Mothers of Estranged Adult Children