30 Best Teacher Quotes

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 good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning. – Brad Henry

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

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. – Malala Yousafzai

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. – Henry Adam

Teachers, who educate children, deserve more honor than parents, who merely gave them birth; for the latter provided mere life, while the former ensured a good life. – Aristotle

Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. – Solomon Ortiz

Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students. – Charles Kuralt

A gifted teacher is not only prepared to meet the needs of today’s child, but is also prepared to foresee the hopes and dreams in every child’s future. – Robert John Meehan.

The best teacher is not the one who knows most but the one who is most capable of reducing knowledge to that simple compound of the obvious and wonderful. – H.L. Mencken

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

A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary. – Thomas Carruthers

Anyone who teaches me deserves my respect, honoring and attention. – Sonia Rumzi

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well. – Alexander the Great

Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher. – Japanese proverb

The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see. – Alexandra K.Trenfor

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson. – John Henrik Clarke

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein

A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart. – Unknown

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit. – John Steinbeck

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

A great teacher who is full of excitement and love for her students can make all the difference in their lives. – Deval Patrick

Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system. – Sidney Hook

Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher. – Maggie Gallagher

Teaching is the highest form of understanding. – Aristotle

Every teacher is a reflection of his or her students. – Chris Walke

A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard. – Eliphas Levi

A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher. – Temple Grandin

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

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