One of the most notable professions on this planet today is teaching. Want to learn more about this challenging job? Then, read some of the famous teaching quotes, quotations and sayings!

Teaching Quotes

As the number of educational institutes is increasing, the number of those switching to teaching jobs is also at its peak. Besides getting attractive packages, a teacher is also entitled to educate the pupils. Some of the common methods that teachers often employ in their teaching methods is class participation, demonstration, recitation, and memorization and so on. Great personalities like Albert Einstein, Confucius, Sir Isaac Newton, and Ron Clark were involved in the teaching profession. Let us get to know some of the popular quotations and sayings based on teaching.

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

- Linda Sunshine

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.

- Garrison Keillor

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.

- Angela Schwindt

You can't be too careful what you tell a child because you never know what he'll take hold of and spend the rest of his life remembering you by.

- Frederick Buechner

Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.

- Herman Hesse

When you're taught to love everyone, to love your enemies, then what value does that place on love?

- Marilyn Manson

I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.

- Marie Curie

At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.

- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings , Maya Angelou

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.

- Maya Angelou

In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.

- William Blake

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

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.

- Carl Rogers

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

- The Age of Reason , Thomas Paine

A writer must teach himself that the basest of all things is to be afraid.

- Thomas Paine

Every religion is good that teaches man to be good; and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.

- Thomas Paine

We have to start teaching ourselves not to be afraid.

- William Faulkner

Example is the best precept.

- Aesop

If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.

- Richard P. Feynman

Being is the great explainer.

- Henry David Thoreau

We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.

- B. F. Skinner

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

- Dan Quayle

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

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

- Maria Montessori

The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.

- Maria Montessori

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 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

As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being judged not to have lived.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.

- R. Buckminster Fuller

Responsibility for learning belongs to the student, regardless of age.

- Robert Martin

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

- Thomas Jefferson

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

- Chanakya

I may sometimes be willing to teach for nothing, but if paid at all, I shall never do a man's work for less than a man's pay.

- Clara Barton

Train up a child in the way that he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

- King Solomon

I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening.

- Larry King

Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.

- John Milton

We don't teach kids how to feel, we don't give them the words to go by.

- John Denver

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