Teacher Quotes, Teachers Appreciation Sayings
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
- Victor Hugo
When a teacher calls a boy by his entire name, it means trouble.
- Mark Twain
When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son.
- The Talmud
It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.
- Tom Brokaw
To teach is to touch lives forever.
You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.
Teach a child how to think, not what to think.
- Sidney Sugarman
To know how to suggest is the art of teaching.
He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn.
- Latin Proverb
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
- Karl Menninger
Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.
- Bob Talbert
A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.
- Louis A. Berman
A teacher affects eternity he can never tell, where his influence stops.
- Henry Brooks Adams
I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
- Woody Allen
Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you learned this afternoon.
A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.
- Ever Garrison
There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
- James Truslow Adams
I believe that every human soul is teaching something to someone nearly every minute here in mortality.
- M. Russell Ballard
The work can wait while you show the child the rainbow, but the rainbow won’t wait while you do the work.
- Patricia Clafford
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
- Jacques Barzun
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.
- Horace Mann
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
- Edward Bulwer
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
- William Ward
Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
- Haim G. Ginott
Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.
- Helen Caldicott
To teach is to learn twice.
- Joseph Joubert
I touch the future. I teach.
- Christa McAuliffe
Teacher : The child’s third parent.
- Hyman Berston
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
- Andy McIntyre
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
- Benjamin Franklin
Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more.
- Bob Talbert
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
- James Allen
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
- Mark van Doren
Bitter are the roots of study, but how sweet their fruit.
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
- Wilson Mizner
Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.
- Karl Kraus