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Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

A good quote always brightens up our day. It always gets you through a bad day. So if you are a teacher or aspiring to become one, read this Quotabulary article for sayings that are sure to motivate you.
Arjun Kulkarni
Quotes that inspire us are often those nuggets of wisdom that do well to push us on and help us tide over a difficult time, that often inspire us to do something different, to emulate our heroes or otherwise, get our lazy butts off the couch and do something worthwhile. So if you're a teacher and are not feeling really good about what you're doing in life, or need a little push in your efforts to qualify as a teacher, then perhaps the following saying will provide you the necessary push to help you feel better!
Quotes And Sayings For The Teacher In You
Some are funny, some serious. Some sarcastic and some grave. Some famous quotes and others not so famous. Some witty quotes and some dull but by someone famous nevertheless.
  • What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation. ― Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well. ― Aristotle
  • Seldom was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment. ― Bishop Hall
  • We learn by teaching. ― James Howell
  • It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. ― Albert Einstein
  • To me, education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. ― Muriel Spark
  • Nine-tenths of education is encouragement. ― Anatole France
  • I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. ― Chinese Proverb
  • Education is the transmission of civilization. ― Will Durant
  • To teach is to learn twice over. ― Joseph Joubert
  • Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ― William Arthur Ward
  • You are rewarding a teacher poorly if you remain always a pupil. ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  • If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn. ― Ignacio Estrada
  • Give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime. ― Chinese Proverb
  • A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove . . . . but the world maybe different because I was important in the life of a child. ― Kathy Davis
  • The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth. ― Dan Rather
  • The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. ― Mark Van Doren
  • Great teachers empathize with kids, respect them, and believe that each one has something special that can be built upon. ― Ann Lieberman
  • By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn. ― Latin Proverb
  • By viewing the old we learn the new. ― Chinese Proverb
  • Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. ― Albert Einstein
  • Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. ― Anonymous
  • Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more. ― Bob Talbert
  • Who dares to teach must never cease to learn. ― John Cotton Dana
So go on, pin one or two of these quotes on your desk. I assure you that this way, you'll feel a lot better about yourself for a long time to come.
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