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150 Teacher Quotes about the Power of Education

“Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.” – Solomon Ortiz ( 150 Teacher Quotes )

“One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.” – Philip Wylie

“Teachers teach because they care. Teaching young people is what they do best. It requires long hours, patience, and care.” – Horace Mann

“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” – Maria Montessori

“Not all superheroes wear capes, some have teaching degrees.” – Unknown

Teacher Quotes

“I was lucky that I met the right mentors and teachers at the right moment.” – James Levine

“Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” – John C. Dana

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.”- Japanese Proverb

“Students don’t know how much you know until they know how much you care.” – John C. Maxwell

“Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.”— Charles Kuralt

“What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.”- Joseph Addison

“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.”- John Dewy

“To teach is to learn twice.”- Joseph Joubert

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”- Benjamin Franklin

“The roots of education are bitter but the fruit is sweet.”- Aristotle

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” ― C.S. Lewis

“A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.” – Mark Twain

“Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.”- Edward Everett

“Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.” – Anatole France

“A teacher’s job is to take a bunch of live wires and see that they are well-grounded.”- D. Martin

“Cheers to all of the teachers who give out pencils every single day who know that they’ll never get them back.”- Unknown

“Don’t judge a teacher until you’ve walked a mile in her shoes.”- Unknown

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

“The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.” – Unknown

“Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.” – Josef Albers

“I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.”- John Wooden

“Be a wonderful role model because you will be the window through which many children will see their future.”- Thomas Mckinnon

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”- Maya Angelou

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.”- Alexandra K. Trenfor

“Teachers appreciate being appreciated, for teacher appreciation is their highest award.”- William Prince

“If you can read this, thank a teacher.” – American proverb

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” Cynthia Ozick

“Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.”- Andy Rooney

“A good criterion for measuring success in life is the number of people you have made happy.” – Robert Lumsden

“The teacher … must have a kind of faith that the child will reveal himself through work.”- Maria Montessori

“What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” – Alfred Mercier

“The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.” – Michel Legrand

“In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.”- Phil Collins

“To aid life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself, that is the basic task of the educator.”- Maria Montessori

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”- Margaret Mead

“Without teachers, life would have no class.”- Unknown

94. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” —Marcel Proust

“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.”- GK Chesterton

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of becoming.”- Goethe

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”- Sydney J. Harris

“A truly amazing teacher is hard to find, difficult to part with, and impossible to forget.”- Unknown

“A teacher nourishes the soul of a child for a lifetime.”- Unknown

“A truly special teacher is very wise and sees tomorrow in every child’s eyes.”- Unknown

“Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.”- William Butler Yeats ( 150 Teacher Quotes )

“When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts.”- Dalai Lama

“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” – Brad Henry

“Intelligence plus character– that is the goal of true education.”- Martin Luther King Jr.

“The secret in education lies in respecting the student.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Great teachers empathize with kids, respect them, and believe that each one has something special that can be built upon.”- Ann Liberman

“A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.”- Ever Garrison

 

“One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.” – Carl Jung

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X

“Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.” – Sidney Hook

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward ( 150 Teacher Quotes )

“Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.” – Lady Bird Johnson

“The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.” – Robert M. Hutchins

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” – B.B. King ( 150 Teacher Quotes )

“Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.” – Fred Rogers

“A good teacher is like a candle — it consumes itself to light the way for others.” – Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

“I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.” – Alexander the Great

“What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.” – Karl Menninger ( 150 Teacher Quotes )

“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talbert

“Give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime.” – Chinese Proverb

“A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart.” – Unknown ( 150 Teacher Quotes )

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” – John Dewey ( 150 Teacher Quotes )

“Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of the individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honor for me.” – APJ Abdul Kalam

“A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank. But the world may be a better place because I made a difference in the life of a child.”- Forest Witcraft

“Being able to help someone learn something is a talent.” – Margaret Riel

“It takes a big heart to help shape little minds.” – Unknown ( 150 Teacher Quotes )

“Summer vacation is the time when parents realize teachers are grossly underpaid.”- Unknown

“Teaching is not just a job. It is a human service, and it must be thought of as a mission.”- Dr. Ralph Tyler

“Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.”- Unknown ( 150 Teacher Quotes )

“The great teacher is not the man who supplies the most facts, but the one in whose presence we become different people.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.” – Eric Hoffer

“Those who know, do. Those who understand, teach.”- Aristotle

“What greater or better gift can we offer the republic than to teach and instruct our youth?” – Marcus T. Cicero

“When we strive to become better teachers than we are, everyone in our classroom becomes better too.”- Robert John Meehan ( 150 Teacher Quotes )

“Your heart is slightly bigger than the average human heart, but that’s because you’re a teacher.” – Aaron Bacall

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”- Henry Adams

“Teacher appreciation makes the world of education go around.” – Helen Peters
“He who opens a school door closes a prison.” – Victor Hugo

“What a teacher writes on the blackboard of life can never be erased.” – Unknown

“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.” – Khalil Gibran

“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” – Jacques Barzun

“Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.” – Gail Godwin

“Discover wildlife! Be a teacher!”- Unknown

“I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks.” – William Shakespeare

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” – Voltaire

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward

“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” – Mark Van Doren

“If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. They are society’s heroes.”- Guy Kawasaki

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