After parents, teachers are the next best thing that happens to people. For a better insight about teachers quotes, read on to find out about the famous quotations and sayings related to teachers.

Teacher Quotes

A teacher: Our role-models, second parents and for the rest of our lives, an undying guide. When we commit a mistake, a good teacher will not hesitate to point them out to us. Also, they help us to walk on the right path and endow us with life skills. A teacher besides involved with main objective of teaching also molds the heart and mind of students. According to definition, a teacher is a person who helps others to learn. Read further to know more about the quotations and sayings on teachers.

My sister taught me everything I really need to know, and she was only in sixth grade at the time.

- Linda Sunshine

Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.

- William Wordsworth

I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.

- Carl Rogers

One good schoolmaster is of more use than a hundred priests.

- The Age of Reason , Thomas Paine

Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.

- Dan Quayle

One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.

- Maria Montessori

The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything.

- Maria Montessori

The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.

- Maria Montessori

The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon.

- Maria Montessori

To aid life, leaving it free, however, that is the basic task of the educator.

- Maria Montessori

We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master.

- Maria Montessori

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

- Chanakya

If you don't ask, you don't get.

- Stevie Wonder

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.

- Stevie Wonder

Love is the bond between men, the way to teach and the center of the world.

- Jose Marti

Experience is a great teacher.

- John Legend

I think that there are some teachers that do a very good job of incorporating culture and history. And there are some teachers who could use a little more help

- Anne Sullivan

Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.

- C.S. Lewis

An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmaster of ever after wards.

- F. Scott Fitzgerald

As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.

- Margaret Mead

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

- Lee Iacocca

A professor must have a theory as a dog must have fleas.

- H. L. Mencken

Discussion in class, which means letting twenty young blockheads and two cocky neurotics discuss something that neither their teacher nor they know.

- Vladimir Nabokov

Once I understood Bach's music, I wanted to be a concert pianist. Bach made me dedicate my life to music, and it was that teacher who introduced me to his world

- Nina Simone

My teachers treated me as a diamond in the rough, someone who needed smoothing.

- Mother Jones

I could undertake to be an efficient pupil if it were possible to find an efficient teacher.

- Gertrude Stein

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

- Dalai Lama

No man, however strong, can serve ten years as schoolmaster, priest, or Senator, and remain fit for anything else.

- Henry B. Adams

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

- Henry Adams

Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts.

- Marian Wright Edelman

Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.

- Bell Hooks

I never did very well in math - I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally.

- Calvin Marshall Trillin

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.

- J. Lubbock

He is a great gentleman. He is kind of like the teacher and I am the mouth of the golf coaching squad.

- Jack Black

I've learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.

- Jack Welch

A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

A teacher enlarges people in all sorts of ways besides just his subject matter.

- W. H. Auden

A self-taught man usually has a poor teacher and a worse student.

- Henny Youngman

The schoolmaster is abroad! And I trust to him armed with his primer against the soldier in full military array.

- Jeremy Bentham

Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.

- Warren G. Bennis

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