Where would you be without all of the dedicated teachers who never gave up helping you learn as much as they can.  Let’s give them some inspirational quotes to motivate and inspire them in teaching.

“Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theatre.”

                                                                                                – Gail Goldwin

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

–  Ever Garrison

“I am not a teacher, but an awakener.”

–  Robert Frost

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains.  The superior demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires.”

                                                                                                           William A. Ward

Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.

 Abraham Lincoln

Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.

                                                                                               Rita Pierson

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.

                                                                                     Martin Luther King, Jr.

Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change. Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.

                                                                                        William Arthur Ward

“Do you know the secret of the true scholar? In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him; and in that I am his pupil.”

                                                                                       Ralph Waldo Emerson


“The principal goal of education in the school should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done. “

                                                                                          Jean Piaget

“When you learn, teach. When you get, give,”

   Maya Angelou

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

                                                                                        Henry Brooks Adams

“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

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

                                                                                 Margaret Mead

“I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.”

 –   Socrates

“A gifted teacher is not only prepared to meet the needs of today’s child, but is also prepared to foresee the hopes and dreams in every child’s future.”

Robert John Meehan

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

 Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

“As a general rule, teachers teach more by what they are than by what they say.”

–  Unknown


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