Teaching Quotes - Page 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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