Teachers And Teaching Quotes

Teachers And Teaching Quotes by Richard Bach, Albert Einstein, Darwin D. Martin, Anatole France, Confucius, Patricia Neal and many others.

You teach best what you most need to learn.

You teach best what you most need to learn.
Richard Bach
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein
A teacher’s job is to take a bunch of live wires and see that they are well-grounded.
Darwin D. Martin
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
Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
Patricia Neal
None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody – a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns – bent down and helped us pick up our boots.
Thurgood Marshall
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Henry Adams
Don’t try to fix the students, fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
Marva Collins
Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the ‘naturals,’ the ones who somehow know how to teach.
Peter Drucker
Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson.
Vern Law
Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.
Helen Caldicott
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
Robert M. Hutchins
There’s no word in the language I revere more than ‘teacher.’ My heart sings when a kid refers to me as his teacher, and it always has. I’ve honored myself and the entire family of man by becoming a teacher.
Pat Conroy
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Henry Ford
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux