Teacher Quotes

Teacher Quotes by Famous People

Our teachers are one of the most wonderful and influential aspects in our life. Here I have compiled down some of the popular quotes about teacher by some of the most famous people. Hope you like the quotes, and share them with your dear ones.

A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

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

There’s many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
Flannery O’Connor

A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
Amos Bronson Alcott

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

Experience is the teacher of all things.
Julius Caesar

Love is a better teacher than duty.
Albert Einstein

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

Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher’s help.
Bodhidharma

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward

Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner.
John Updike

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

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

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

A teacher affects eternity he can never tell, where his influence stops.
Henry B. Adams

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

There is no recipe to be a great teacher, that’s what is unique about them.
Robert Sternberg

Your best teacher is your last mistake.
Ralph Nader

The greatest teacher I know is the job itself.
James Cash Penney

Every child grows; everything depends on the teacher.
Shinichi Suzuki

The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called “truth”.
Dan Rather

Charming women can true converts make, We love the precepts for the teacher’s sake.
George Farquhar

We love the precepts for the teacher’s sake.
George Farquhar

So what does a good teacher do? Create tension – but just the right amount.
Donald Norman

A child’s learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.
James S. Coleman

There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech.
Allan Bloom

The office of the public teacher is an unenviable and thankless one.
Felix Adler

If a teacher does not involve himself, his values, his commitments, in the course of discussion, why should the students?
Paul Wellstone

A teacher is a person who never says anything once.
Howard Nemerov

As a student I learned from wonderful teachers and ever since then I’ve thought everyone is a teacher.
Bill Moyers

A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils. But while runners differ, basic principles never change. So it’s a matter of fitting your current practices to fit the event and the individual. See, what’s good for you might not be worth a darn for the next guy.
Bill Bowerman

Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.
Sidney Hook

As a teacher you are more or less obliged to pay the same amount of attention to everything. That can wear you down.
Marilyn Hacker

Children are already accustomed to a world that moves faster and is more exciting than anything a teacher in front of a classroom can do.
Major Owens