Best Teacher Motivational Quotes 2020

Looking for the best teacher quotes? We’ve compiled a list of top 35 quotes and sayings on this topic.

‘Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire.’ –W.B. Yeats


“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.’ –Jacques Barzun


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


‘I am not a teacher, but an awakener.’ –Robert Frost



‘I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.’ –Albert Einstein


‘Teaching is the highest form of understanding.’ –Aristotle


‘When one teaches, two learn.’ –Robert Heinlein


‘A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.’ –Henry Adams


‘I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.’ –Socrates


‘Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.’ –Aristotle


Teachers teach someone something, in that order.’ –Samuel Natale


‘I cannot be a teacher without exposing who I am.’ –Paulo Freire


‘Your work is not to drag the world kicking and screaming into a new awareness. Your job is to simply do your work sacredly, secretly, silently and those with “eyes to see and ears to hear’ will respond.’ –The Arturians


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


‘In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.’ –Lee Iacocca



‘The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.’ ― William Arthur Ward



‘The best teachers are the ones that change their minds.’ –Terry Heick


‘I am not a teacher, but an awakener.’ –Robert Frost


‘A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.’ –Mustafa Kemal Atatürk



‘Proper teaching is recognized with ease. You can know it without fail because it awakens within you that sensation which tells you this is something you have always known.’ –Frank Herbet


‘A great teacher can teach Calculus with a paper clip and literature in an empty field. Technology is just another tool, not a destination.’ –Unknown


‘You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.’ –Aristophanes


‘Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.’Unknown


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


‘Good teaching is 1/4 preparation and 3/4 theatre.’ –Gail Goldwin


‘Your worst enemy is your best teacher.’ –Buddha


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


‘All teachings are mere references. The true experience is living your own life.’ –Ming-Dao Deng

‘To know how to suggest is the art of teaching.’ –Henri Frédéric Amiel


‘Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.’ –Paulo Coelho


‘Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.’–Scott Hayden


‘You can teach a person all you know, but the only experience will convince him that what you say is true.’ –Richelle E. Goodrich


‘There is no failure. Only feedback.’–Robert Allen


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


‘It is essential to understand that battles are primarily won in the heart…(people) respond to leadership in a most remarkable way and once you have won (their) heart, (they) will follow you anywhere.’ –Vince Lombardi

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