Inspirational Teacher Quotes and Teaching Quotes

Teacher Quotes - Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave lifeHere are some inspirational teacher and teaching quotes I have collected:

By learning you will teach; by teaching you will understand.
Latin Proverb

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

Education is the mother of leadership.
Wendell L. Willkie

What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

The important thing is not so much
that every child should be taught,
as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
John Lubbock

Education is the guardian genius of democracy.
It is the only dictator that free men recognize,
and the only ruler that free men require.
Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life,
those the art of living well.
Aristotle

Grammar speaks; dialectics teach us truth; rhetoric gives colouring to our speech; music sings; arithmetic numbers; geometry weighs and measures; astronomy teaches us to know the stars.
Latin Maxim

What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable than teaching?
Harriet Martineau

A child miseducated is a child lost.
John F. Kennedy

Seldom was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment.
Bishop Hall

If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
Tryon Edwards

We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.
Ben Sweetland

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.
Henri Frederic Amiel

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

We learn by teaching.
James Howell

Natural ability is by far the best, but many men have succeeded in winning high renown by skill that is the fruit of teaching.
Pindar

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

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

The most effective teacher will always be biased,
for the chief force in teaching is confidence and enthusiasm.
Joyce Cary

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Alexander of Macedon

A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe,
and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
Newton D. Baker

If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
Abdul Kalam

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest: we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction anil vary the song.
Henri Frederic Amiel

One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes
change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
Philip Wylie

Whatever you want to teach, be brief.
Horace

Be careful to leave your sons well
instructed rather than rich,
for the hopes of the instructed are better
than the wealth of the ignorant.
Epictetus

Education is the transmission of civilization.
Will Durant

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

To teach is to learn twice over.
Joseph Joubert

The true aim of every one who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions,
but to kindle minds.
F. W. Robertson

He that teaches us anything which we knew not
before is undoubtedly to be reverenced as a master.
Samuel Johnson

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
Chinese Prover

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