Teachers make the world and everything that is a part of it go around. Swing through this article to uncover for yourself inspiring and handpicked quotes on teachers.

Teacher Quotes

When you were a kid, who taught you the nuances of the language you now are so familiar with? Who taught you the numbers and familiarized you with ways of using them to your advantage? Well, these people are called teachers and from time immemorial the world hasn’t been able to do away with them. From ancient times to modern times, teachers have, in a way, been an indispensable part of human society as we know it and have known it to be. While parents are responsible for the existence of a child, teachers are the ones who are responsible for the survival of a child in a world that is more than just competitive. Most people, as kids, have always leaned towards hatred when teachers came into the equation. However, with the passing of time, it may have dawned on the very same people that teachers are only meant to be adored and respected. Read on to find for yourself inspiring quotes on teachers.
Inspirational Quotes On Teachers  
  • “The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate "apparently ordinary" people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people.” - K. Patricia Cross
  • “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.” - Alexander the Great
  • “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 true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.” - Amos Bronson Alcott
  • “We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children.” - John Sculley
  • “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” - William Arthur Ward
  • “A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.” - Unknown
  • “If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn't want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, then he might have some conception of the classroom teacher's job.” - Donald D. Quinn
  • “Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.” – Unknown
  • “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
  • “To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.” - Henri Frederic Amiel
  • “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
  • “The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.” - F. W. Robertson
  • “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 
Now that you have are done with reading your way through well chosen quotes on teachers, perceiving the almost always underestimated value of a teacher shouldn’t be much of a problem.

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