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.
- Kahlil Gibran
No man can be a good teacher unless he has feelings of warm affection toward his pupils and a genuine desire to impart to them what he believes to be of value.
- Bertrand Russell
Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the naturals, the ones who somehow know how to teach.
- Peter F. Drucker
Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
- Dr. Haim Ginott
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
- Karl Menninger
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 be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
- John Steinbeck
The difference between good teachers and great teachers is that great teachers have mastered the art of teaching people things they didn't know they needed to learn.
- Jeff Wahl
A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.
- Henry Adams
Teachers who educate children deserve more honor than parents who merely gave birth; for bare life is furnished by the one, the other ensures a good life.
- Aristotle
What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation?
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell, where his influence stops.
- Henry Brooks
A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.
- Thomas Szaz







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