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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.

Anatole France

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

William Arthur Ward

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

A teacher should have a creative mind.

Sylvester Stallone

When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.

Kobe Bryant

Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they've taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences.

Thurgood Marshall

None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots.

Thomas Paine

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

Horace Mann

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Neil Gorsuch

In the balance of my professional life, I've had the privilege of the working as a practicing lawyer and teacher.

Alexander the Great

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.

Peter Drucker

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.

Elisabeth Shue

I want to be involved with young people in some way. Teenagers. Because that's the most vulnerable time. I have a fantasy of becoming a teacher one day.

Dalai Lama

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

William Wordsworth

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

Phyllis Diller

We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.

Children
Denis Waitley

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Bill Gates

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.

Tucker Carlson

The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about.

In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: 'We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.'

Bill Gates

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.

Technology Togetherness
Lee Iacocca

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

W. H. Auden

A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.

Kimberly Guilfoyle

My mother, oddly enough, really wanted to pursue a career in law, but at the time, she had children and was working as a teacher.

Time Law Children
Paul Hollywood

Before I was ever a baker, I was a teacher. Or, at least, that is what I thought I was going to be. After O-levels, I went to art school in Wallasey on the Wirral, and my mate Cavan and I did a teacher training course.

Khalil Gibran

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.

Jamie Lee Curtis

I'm not a prophet. I'm not a teacher. I have no degrees. My degree is from the University of Life.

Robert Frost

There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.

Dr. Seuss

You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.

Lonliness

The American audience has really opened up to women being A.) funny and B.) kinda crude. 'Bridesmaids' is R-rated, and I think it was a major coup for women to have an R-rated comedy that did really well. Same as 'Bad Teacher.'

C. S. Lewis

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

Elbert Hubbard

The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.

Elbert Hubbard

The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.

Simone Weil

The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.

Albert Einstein

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Warren G. Bennis

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.

Khalil Gibran

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.

Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world.

I was quite a shy kid, but I was quite funny at school, and I was really into art. In our class, there were two of us who were good at drawing, and my teacher was like, 'He's going to make a wonderful artist one day, and Noel can make everyone laugh.'

Horace Mann

The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Mahatma Gandhi

Those who know how to think need no teachers.

Woody Allen

I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.

Eric Hoffer

It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.

Patrick Mahomes

Coach Reid is a great teacher. He understands how people learn, understands how to get people to get the concept of what the play is and why we're running it.

Baltasar Gracian

Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.

Cardi B

I'm so free-spirited. Everyone has a me inside them: that loud girl that just wanna go, 'Ayyyy!' No matter if you a doctor, a lawyer, a teacher, it comes out.

I was raised in New York City and raised in the New York City theater world. My father was a theater director and an acting teacher, and it was not uncommon for me to have long discussions about the method and what the various different processes were to finding a character and exploring character and realizing that character.

Audre Lorde

There's always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourself - whether it's Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc. - because that's the piece that they need to key in to. They want to dismiss everything else.

William Osler

No bubble is so iridescent or floats longer than that blown by the successful teacher.

Jacinda Ardern

The teacher crisis is something we are really worried about during the byelection in Mount Albert. I counted, across a month, seven teachers I identified just in my area who were all leaving - not the profession but Auckland.

I wanted to be a teacher. I love children, so I wanted to deal with children. Then I wanted to be a veterinarian. But by the age of ten or eleven, when I opened my mouth and said, 'Oh, God, what's this?' I kind of knew teaching and being a veterinarian were gonna have to wait.

Warren Buffett

The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves - and the better the teacher, the better the student body.

Tom Ellis

My mum was a music teacher. I've got three sisters, and we all played instruments when we were kids.

Music Kids
Joseph Conrad

To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a place of many words and man appears a mere talking animal not much more wonderful than a parrot.

Rooney Mara

I love to read. I'm still pen pals with my ninth-grade English teacher, Mr. Shanley. He tells me what books to read.

Confucius

If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.

William Osler

The teacher's life should have three periods, study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance.

Jill Biden

I'm an English teacher, so I'm used to reading and I'm used to reading out loud.

Harry S. Truman

I do not believe there is a problem in this country or the world today which could not be settled if approached through the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount.

Leo Buscaglia

I am a teacher. And I think I am a serious one who happens to be enjoying life.

Vladimir Nabokov

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

Kirsten Dunst

A lot of moms give their kids line reads. My mom wasn't put in that position because I always had an acting teacher helping with the feelings rather than how to say something.

My mom was a teacher. In the 1960s and '70s, she taught history at two largely African American public high schools in Washington, D.C. - McKinley Tech and H.D. Woodson. Her example taught me the importance of equality for all Americans.

Aristotle

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.

Walt Whitman

He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.

Oscar Wilde

Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.

John Ruskin

Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.

Vin Diesel

I grew up the son of an acting teacher, so I was kind of introduced to all of these various methods early... I've never been really good at articulating how, what that process is in the way that Stanislavsky could.

George Foreman

I remember in school once the teacher gave us a speech about anyone can make it if they try, and then she looked at me and said. 'I don't know what you are going to do, Georgie.'

Nicolas Cage

You can choose your family sometimes. You can choose people, it could be a teacher, it could be a professor, it could be someone you work with that actually genuinely cares about you and wants you to succeed.

I used to write things for friends. There was this girl I had a crush on, and she had a teacher she didn't like at school. I had a real crush on her, so almost every day I would write her a little short story where she would kill him in a different way.

Annie Leibovitz

I went to school at the San Francisco Art Institute, thinking I was going to become an art teacher. Within the first six months I was there, I was told that I couldn't be an art teacher unless I became an artist first.

On the first day of school, my teacher, Miss Mdingane, gave each of us an English name and said that from thenceforth that was the name we would answer to in school. This was the custom among Africans in those days and was undoubtedly due to the British bias of our education.

Gordon Ramsay

I'd like to think I'm a great teacher.

Eddie Van Halen

I'm blessed with a good pair of ears. That's how I fooled my piano teacher. I'd watch his fingers and I'd listen to it, and I just kind of basically learned it by myself.

Gordon Ramsay

My father was a swim teacher. We used to swim before school, swim after school.

Woodrow Wilson

I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something.

Helen Keller

What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.

Elie Wiesel

I'm a teacher and a writer; my life is words. When I see the denigration of language, it hurts me, and it's easy to denigrate a word by trivializing it.

Jill Biden

I buy my own clothes. I have a teacher's salary.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

Jill Biden

I'm not a politician. I am an English teacher.

Politicians
Albert Camus

After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books.

Noel Fielding

I guess standup is really painting pictures with words - especially for me, as I describe quite fantastical, visual things. My art teacher, Dexter Dalwood, always seemed to think they were linked. We bonded over our love of Vic Reeves.

Jill Biden

I think I am a tough grader, because I feel like it's my job to teach them to write well. I hope my students say I'm a fair teacher.

H. L. Mencken

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

I grew up in a house with a mother who was a teacher and a Freedom Rider - very left-wing Democrats living in a heterogeneous working-class neighborhood. I picked up a lot of those values there, and I brought them with me when I showed up in Hollywood.

Matthew McConaughey

A coach, especially at a college level - much more at a college or high school level, than at a pro level - you're more of a teacher than an actual coach.

Caitlyn Jenner

In the fifth grade I discovered something I could do better than the other kids. One day, the teacher set up a bunch of chairs, and she had everyone run to the chairs and back while she timed us. I had the fastest time in the whole school!

Gertrude Stein

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

Camille Paglia

I don't go to New York. I don't go to parties. I just do my business and study nature. My career is 28 years in an obscure art school, with limited staff and no perks. All I am is a teacher.

Kim Kardashian

I wanted to be a teacher.

Bill Gates

The best teacher is very interactive.

I've done some analysis of the biblical stories as part of my psychological work. I knew that I had more to do, and every time I've done it, it's been extremely valuable. It makes me a better teacher because I have a richer understanding of cultural history.

I did imitations of anyone who came to my parents' house, and that was my identity at school - if there were ten minutes to lunch, and the teacher was done with the lesson, he'd say, 'Okay, Leo, get up there and do something.'

I always wanted to be a teacher or wanted to do something with food. But modeling, I just never thought I could do it myself, really, ever. I still have trouble calling myself a model. I just never thought I was tall enough or skinny enough.

A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.

Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.