Teaching Quotes - Page 2

Teacher: The child’s third parent.
– Hyman Berston

I touch the future. I teach.
– Christa McAuliffe.

Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.
– Helen Caldicott

Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
– Haim G. Ginott

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

We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master.
– Maria Montessori

The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.
– Amos Bronson Alcott

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

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

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.
– Horace Mann

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

The work can wait while you show the child the rainbow, but the rainbow won’t wait while you do the work.
– Patricia Clafford

I believe that every human soul is teaching something to someone nearly every minute here in mortality.
– M. Russell Ballard

There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
– James Truslow Adams

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

The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you learned this afternoon.
– Anonymous

Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
– Confucius

I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
– Woody Allen

Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson.
– Vernon Law

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