Teacher Quotes
A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.
- Louis A. Berman
Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more.
- Bob Talbert
Wise teachers create an environment that encourages students to teach themselves.
- Leonard Roy Frank
The teacher if he is indeed wise does not teach bid you to enter the house of wisdom but leads you to the threshold of your own mind.
- Kahlil Gilbran
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
- William Arthur Ward
The biggest enemy to learning is the talking teacher.
- John Holt
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
The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted teacher reveals simplicity.
- Robert Brault
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
- Aristotle
The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer.
- Alice Wellington Rollins
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
If one student is bad, only that student is affected. But if one teacher is bad, hundreds of students get spoiled.
- Sri Sathya Sai Baba
In a completely rational society, the best of us would aspire to be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing civilization along from one generation to the next ought to be the highest honor and the highest responsibility anyone could have.
- Lee Iacocca
A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.
- Thomas Carruthers
The man who can make hard things easy is the educator.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson







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