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Latest 35 Inspirational Quotes For Teachers & Students

Dec 8, 2023 14.3K Reads

Inspirational Quotes for Teachers: Teaching has gone easier with the emergence of new technology, but the teacher has to go the extra mile to become compatible with the new age of teaching. Every teacher needs an extra dose of inspiration after the alarm clock wakes him.

We have the best 35 Inspirational Quotes for teachers as well as students to motivate them towards better and quality learning. We feel that these quotes will help you all to take steps toward appreciating our teacher.

The quotes are from some of the known personalities who were pioneers in their field. The personalities have achieved the greatest height in their career and they give all the due credit to their teachers.

Best 35 Inspirational Quotes for teachers as well as students

Share the article and quotes with friends and teachers to tell them how they are an important part of your career journey.

– Albert Einstein

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

– Alice Wellington Rollins

“The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer.”  

– Amos Bronson Alcott

“The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.”

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.”

– Jacques Barzun

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

– Bertrand Russell

“No man can be a good teacher unless he has feelings of warm affection toward his pupils and a genuine desire to impart to them what he believes to be of value.”  

Dan Rather

“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.” 

Bill Gates

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

– Charles Kuralt

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

– Brad Henry

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

– Heidi McDonald

“Teachers are flexible and can work on their lesson plans from anywhere!” 

– Lily Tomlin

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

– Chris Walker

“Every teacher is a reflection of his or her students.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The man who can make hard things easy is the educator.”

– Bob Talbert

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

– James Baldwin

A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.”

– Haim Ginott

“Children are like wet cement, whatever falls on them makes an impression.”

– Maria Montessori

“The greatest sign of a success for a teacher is to be able to say: The children are now working as if I did not exist.”

– Mark Van Doren

“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.”

– Robert John Meehan

“Teachers are unique problem solvers by character, temperament, and resilience. Teachers can not be manufactured.”

– Steve Denning

“Administrators need to shift from being controllers to enablers, so as to liberate the energies and talents of the teachers.”

– C. S. Lewis

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

– Joyce Meyer

“Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.”

Henry Adams

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

Robert John Meehan

“Perseverance is the hard work you do in the classroom after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.”

– Rita F. Pierson

“Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.”

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

“A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.”

Robert John Meehan

“We all need to go into the classroom believing our students can and will meet and often exceed our expectations.”

Robert Frost

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

Marva Collins

“The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we as teachers have failed.”

Winston Churchill

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

– Marva Collins

“What all good teachers have in common, however, is that they set high standards for their students and do not settle for anything less.”

Robert John Meehan

“If we are truly effective teachers, then we are creating autonomous, independent, and self directed learners, not just successful test takers.”

– Patricia Neal

“A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.”

– Shirley Frye

“Those who can, teach. Those who can’t, do something far less important.”

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