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.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
A teacher’s job is to take a bunch of live wires and see that they are well-grounded.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
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.
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.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
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.
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.
Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson.
Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
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.
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.