Teacher Quotes, Sayings about Teachers

The best teacher must be the best entertainer and performer.

The best teacher is very interactive.
Bill Gates

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Bill Gates

A good teacher makes you sleep and the best teacher make your dream.
P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

If a teacher fails to teach justice to his student, the teacher is fake; if a judge fails to provide justice to his countrymen, the judge is fake; if a country fails to seek justice to its citizen, the country is fake. Who is fake? A raindrop remains pure until it doesn’t fall on the earth.
P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

To me, there’s only 5 real jobs in America: Police Officers, Teachers, Firefighters, Doctors, and the Military Service.
– Charles Barkely

A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential.
– John C. Maxwell

The job of an educator is to teach students to see the vitality in themselves.
– Joseph Campbell

What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
– Karl Menninger

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

Teachers touch the future.

A truly special teacher is very wise, and sees tomorrow in every child’s eyes.

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The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted teacher reveals simplicity.
Robert Brault

Discover wildlife: be a teacher!

The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
– Khalil Gibran

A teacher’s job is to take a bunch of live wires and see that they are well grounded.
– D. Martin

What a teacher writes on the blackboard of life can never be erased.

Teaching should be full of ideas instead of stuffed with facts.

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

A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.
– Louis A. Berman

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

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
– Lily Tomlin

A master can tell you what he expects of you.
A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
– Patricia Neal

Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.
– Chinese proverb

Teachers don’t impact for a year, but for a lifetime.

The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.

A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money.

The greatest sign of a success for a teacher…is to be able to say, The children are now working as if I did not exist.
– Maria Montessori

A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.

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