Teacher Appreciation Quotes, , Sayings about Teachers

Each person in your life is a teacher, each experience in your life is a lesson. Living is like looking into a mirror, every teacher is you.
– L.J. Vanier

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
– Anatole France

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

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
– William A. Ward

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
– Edward Bulwer

In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
– Jacques Barzun

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

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

The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.
– John E. Southard

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

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
– William James

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
– H.G. Wells

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
– Plato

A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.
– Louis Berman

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
– Henry Brooks Adams

What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
– Soren Kierkegaard

Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.
– Chinese proverb

The highest result of education is tolerance.
– Helen Keller

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

To teach is to learn twice.
– Joseph Joubert