Best 67 Teacher Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing teacher sayings.

Contents

  1. Teacher Sayings
  2. Short Teacher Sayings
  3. Top Ten Teacher Sayings

Teacher Sayings

 

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” —Malala Yousafzai

 

“A good teacher is like a candle, it consumes itself to light the way for others.” —Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

 

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

 

“Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.” —Shah Rukh Khan

 

“A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.” —John Henrik Clarke

 

“It is sinful for students to badmouth their teachers and sinful for teachers to mislead their students.” —Igor Babailov

 

“It’s the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.” —Michael Morpurgo

 

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” —Henry Brooks Adams

 

“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.” —Lily Tomlin

 

“A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard.” —Eliphas Levi

 

“The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.” —Amos Bronson Alcott

 

“Teaching is the leading of human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them.” —John Ruskin

 

“The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves.” —Joseph Campbell

 

“We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master.” —Maria Montessori

 

“If a man is to shed the light of the sun upon other men, he must first of all have it within himself.” —Romain Rolland

 

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” —William Butler Yeats

 

“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” —John Dewey

 

“The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher.” —Elbert Hubbard

 

“A teacher who loves learning earns the right and the ability to help others learn.” —Ruth Beechick

 

“I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” —Winston S. Churchill

 

“A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” —Thomas N. Carruthers

 

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” —Hans Hofmann

 

“When you act like a teacher, it’s usually because you’re afraid to be the student.” —Byron Katie

 

“The most effective teachers embody the teaching they give out.” —Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

 

“I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” —Albert Einstein

 

“A teacher who loves learning earns the right and the ability to help others learn.” —Ruth Beechick

 

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

 

“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” —Bob Talbert

 

“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” —Malala Yousafzai

 

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” —William Butler Yeats

 

“You can’t stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it.” —J.D. Salinger

 

“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” —Brad Henry

 

“A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.” —Thomas Szasz

 

“As a general rule, teachers teach more by what they are than by what they say.” —Unknown

 

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” —Japanese proverb

 

“What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.” —Karl Menninger

 

“We can teach from our experience, but we cannot teach experience.” —Sasha Azevedo

 

“Give me a fish and I eat for a day.  Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime.” —Chinese Proverb

 

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” —Benjamin Franklin

 

“Teachers should guide without dictating, and participate without dominating.” —C.B. Neblette

 

“Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.” —William Wordsworth

 

“Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten.” —Mary Catherine Bateson

 

“I’ve learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.” —Jack Welch

Short Teacher Sayings

 

“I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” —Robert Frost

 

“Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.” —Charles Kuralt

 

“Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.” —Unknown

 

“Experience is the teacher of all things.” —Julius Caesar

 

“Your best teacher is your last mistake.” —Ralph Nader

 

“A professor is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep.” —Unknown

 

“You teach best what you most need to learn.” —Richard Bach

 

“The best way to teach people is by telling a story.” —Kenneth Blanchard

 

“In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.” —Phil Collins

 

“What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.” —Karl Meninger

 

“When one teaches, two learn.” —Robert Half

 

“First he wrought, and afterward he taught.” —Geoffrey Chaucer

 

“Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” —John Cotton Dana

 

“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” —Mark van Doren

 

“A teacher receives as much or more than is given.” —Penny Lamnek

 

“Teachers touch the future.” —Unknown

 

“True patience is grounded in wisdom & compassion.” —Allan Lokos

 

“Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” —John Cotton Dana

 

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited.” —Plutarc

 

“A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils.” —Bill Bowerman

 

“A teacher’s influence cannot be erased.” —Unknown

 

“Teaching should be full of ideas instead of stuffed with facts.” —Unknown

 

“The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.” —Unknown

 

“When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.” —Marva Collins

 

“To teach is to learn twice over.” —Joseph Joubert

 

“The older I got, the smarter my teachers became.” —Ally Carter

 

“Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.” —Colleen Wilcox

 

“A teacher should have a creative mind.” —Abdul Kalam

 

“Those who know how to think need no teachers.” —Mahatma Gandhi

 

“I’ve always said I’m a teacher at heart.” —Alex Rodriguez

Top Ten Teacher Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten teacher sayings selected by our team.

  1. “A good teacher is like a candle, it consumes itself to light the way for others.” —Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
  2. “A teacher’s influence cannot be erased.” —Unknown
  3. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” —Hans Hofmann
  4. “Those who know how to think need no teachers.” —Mahatma Gandhi
  5. “As a general rule, teachers teach more by what they are than by what they say.” —Unknown
  6. “A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.” —John Henrik Clarke
  7. “I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” —Robert Frost
  8. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” —Benjamin Franklin
  9. “Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.” —Unknown
  10. “A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” —Brad Henry

 

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